New York Times, Wednesday, October 28, 1981

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Haggard work : SHE
4. Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
8. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
12. Knicks or Nets : TEAM
14. Artificial jewelry : PASTE
16. In the thick of : AMID
17. "The ___ 'e knows . . . ": Kipling : ORSE
18. Staggering : AREEL
19. Actor's quest : ROLE
20. Like Lovelace's lines : POETIC
22. Parvenus : UPSTARTS
24. Draw ___ on (aim) : ABEAD
26. A founder of Dadaism : ARP
27. Toadfish : SAPO
29. Oct., Nov., etc. : MOS
31. Key or cay : ISLET
35. Racing sailboat : MOTH
36. Part of the fleet : DESTROYERS
38. Tar's word : AHOY
39. Silver coin of Malta : ONCIA
40. Farmer's concern : CROP
41. Keeping company : CONSORTING
43. "Bonanza" good guy : HOSS
44. She wrote "Tender Buttons": 1914 : STEIN
45. Division; part: Abbr. : SEG
46. Privilege in a democracy : VOTE
47. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
49. Thackeray product : NOVEL
51. Hebrew scholar : SEMITIST
55. Alien : EXOTIC
59. Zone : AREA
60. Gather, as a seamstress : SHIRR
62. Actor Wilder : GENE
63. Shensi capital : SIAN
64. Does a garden chore : HOSES
65. Himalayan track maker : YETI
66. Cluckers and scratchers : HENS
67. Kitchen follower : ETTE
68. Sunny side of a bullfight arena : SOL
1. Halt : STOP
2. Protagonist : HERO
3. Facility : EASE
4. Swiftly : APACE
5. Gibbon : LAR
6. Quack of a sort : PSEUDOSCIENTIST
7. Short distance : STEP
8. Medium for a medium : PARAPSYCHOLOGY
9. Cupid : AMOR
10. Swingy rhythm : LILT
11. Lyrical literature : ODES
13. Speculative philosophers : METAPHYSICIANS
15. Wagner heroine : ELSA
21. Nigerian native : IBO
23. Threesome : TRIO
25. Idiots or catkins : AMENTS
27. Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
28. Do penance : ATONE
30. Strong drink in a pub : STINGO
32. Dormouse : LEROT
33. Worn away : EROSE
34. Recipe abbr. : TSPS
35. London raincoats, for short : MACS
36. June bug : DOR
37. Scott Joplin's creation : RAG
42. "With a blue ribbon ___" : ONIT
46. Annoy : VEX
48. Cookbook entry : DISH
50. This might be light : VERSE
51. Obi : SASH
52. City in Pa. : ERIE
53. Intend : MEAN
54. Hoof wear : SHOE
56. North Sea feeder : TEES
57. Division word : INTO
58. Line a roof : CEIL
61. Soak flax : RET

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