New York Times, Friday, October 8, 1982

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Word with slip or pitch : SALES
6. Boy in "The Yearling" : JODY
10. Pub plaything : DART
14. Broken-down horse : CROCK
15. A fright with a bite : OGRE
16. Dies ___ : IRAE
17. Confronted with a hard decision : ATTHECROSSROADS
20. Spread more grass seed : RESOWED
21. Electron's path : ORBIT
22. Day : ERA
23. Beard grown by many farmers : AWN
25. Sauce for sushi : SOY
26. Confidential : UNDERONESHAT
32. Web, for one : TOILS
33. Corroded : ATE
34. Trawler's trail : WAKE
38. Merry, to a Basque : ALAI
39. Stillwater student : AGGIE
41. Heron's relative : IBIS
42. Gallimaufry : HASH
43. ___ de mer : MAL
44. Bayou : INLET
45. Secretly ready : UPONESSLEEVE
49. A pal of Bo's in a film : APE
52. Component of a joule : ERG
53. Gallic garlic : AIL
54. Line from the Louvre to Pigalle : METRO
56. Public defender : TRIBUNE
61. In private : BEHINDTHESCENES
65. Author Hunter : EVAN
66. Oral sigh : AHME
67. Kind of artery : ILIAC
68. Sunder : REND
69. Capt.'s deck aide : BOSN
70. Soupçon : TASTE
1. Hilum : SCAR
2. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
3. A passel : LOTS
4. Alpine reprise : ECHO
5. Brochettes : SKEWERS
6. Hussein's kingdom : JORDAN
7. U.S. satellite : OGO
8. Some are G.P.'s : DRS
9. Reply to Virginia : YES
10. Haute-couture name : DIOR
11. Yamani and Fahd : ARABS
12. Pilot-controller link : RADIO
13. Petulant : TESTY
18. Mackerellike fish : CERO
19. Novelist Jaffe : RONA
23. Italian bubbly region : ASTI
24. Roller-coaster sound : WHEE
26. Deseret's successor : UTAH
27. Puzzler's popular piano piece : NOLA
28. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
29. He had his Roots in Clinton, N.Y. : ELIHU
30. U.S. flagpole sitter : EAGLE
31. Convolution : TWINE
35. Fit : ABLE
36. Ukrainian capital : KIEV
37. Artist Alberti's angel : ESTE
39. Son of Venus : AMOR
40. Go, to Burns : GANG
44. Not allowed : ILLICIT
46. Chess pawn, in Cádiz : PEON
47. Glossy fabric : SATEEN
48. Letter opener : SIRS
49. Describing some waves : AMBER
50. Nettle : PEEVE
51. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
55. Bacon part : RIND
57. Composer Bartók : BELA
58. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
59. Nifty : NEAT
60. Follower of opal : ESCE
62. Smidgen : DAB
63. However, lazily : THO
64. "___ Pinafore" : HMS

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