New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1981

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Herb L. Risteen has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Quarrels : SCRAPS
7. Pertain : RELATE
13. Dixie river : ALABAMA
15. Soviet republic : KARELIA
16. Changed into gaseous form : VAPORED
17. Horseshoe throws : RINGERS
18. "Cap'n ___," Lincoln novel : ERI
19. Polliwog : TADPOLE
21. ___ Tyler, English rebel : WAT
22. Rivals of the Dodgers : REDS
24. Tourist attraction in Pompeii : RUINS
25. Wait : BIDE
26. Condition : STATE
28. One of three in "cyclic" : CEE
29. Musician of '76 : FIFER
30. Sign of coryza : SNEEZE
32. Type of scholar : RHODES
34. Exist : ARE
35. Experienced : OLD
36. Thatcher et al. : TORIES
39. Pusher's customer : ADDICT
42. Tommy Dorsey favorite : MARIE
43. Lew Wallace hero : HUR
45. Show disdain : SNORT
47. Where Sligo is : ERIN
48. Dark brown : SEPIA
50. Thrive : GROW
51. ___ Jacinto : SAN
52. Periods : SEASONS
54. Pious person, in Paris: Abbr. : STE
55. Paul Pry : SNOOPER
57. Ocean swell : SEAGATE
59. Dürer and Whistler, e.g. : ETCHERS
60. Altar-bound : ENGAGED
61. Places to stay : ROOSTS
62. Winebibbers : TOPERS
1. Frugal ones : SAVERS
2. Dry red beverages : CLARETS
3. Virginia river : RAPIDAN
4. Finnish port : ABO
5. Parcel's partner : PART
6. Slander : SMEAR
7. Blows one's top : RAILS
8. Water bird : ERNE
9. Triangle side : LEG
10. Fish of the herring family : ALEWIFE
11. Scolding speeches : TIRADES
12. ___ Island in the Pacific : EASTER
14. Cite as proof : ADDUCE
15. Copenhagen coins : KRONER
20. Slapstick staple : PIE
23. Soap ingredient : STEARIN
25. Auction action : BIDDING
27. Strange : EERIE
29. Certain pens : FOLDS
31. Zuider ___ : ZEE
33. Trough : HOD
36. Italian gulf : TARANTO
37. S.A. river : ORINOCO
38. Tailor's tool : SHEARS
39. Melodic : ARIOSE
40. Bouquet for a belle : CORSAGE
41. Meadowlands performer : TROTTER
42. ___ Marco Polo : MESSER
44. High points : UPS
46. Fall apparel : TWEEDS
48. Foresighted fellows : SEERS
49. Concerning : ANENT
52. Small barracuda : SPET
53. Pudding starch : SAGO
56. Exclamations : OHS
58. Interstice : GAP

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