New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1981

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. The sun is one : STAR
5. Watch pockets : FOBS
9. Clasp and twist, as hands : WRING
14. Commotion : TODO
15. Not windward : ALEE
16. Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
17. Curtain modifier : IRON
18. Allot : METE
19. ___ course (at the right time) : INDUE
20. Their waves rarely interfere with each other : FMRADIOSTATIONS
23. Salad herb : FENNEL
24. Hasten : HIE
25. Deluded : MISLED
28. River through Germany : ELBE
32. Certain Georgia Tech grads : EES
35. Prefix with nautical : AERO
36. Passbook holder : SAVER
37. Carson, Cavett and Miss Piggy : TVPERSONALITIES
41. Torso : TRUNK
42. Pa.'s only Great Lakes port : ERIE
43. "Where—where slept thine ___": Keats : IRE
44. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
45. Trade without money : BARTER
47. Old French coin : SOU
48. Small cavern : GROTTO
53. Purveyors of sound investments : LPRECORDDEALERS
59. Martini garnish : OLIVE
60. Previous reference indicator : IDEM
61. Not of the cloth : LAIC
62. Glossy-faced fabric : SATIN
63. Festive : GALA
64. Film terrier : ASTA
65. Lacking spontaneity : STALE
66. Sixteenth Hebrew letter : AYIN
67. Palmist : SEER
1. He makes a waiter a hater : STIFF
2. "The Velvet Fog" : TORME
3. Festoon : ADORN
4. Legendary Irish king : RONAN
5. They have trees : FAMILIES
6. Oil product : OLEO
7. Stakes : BETS
8. Churn in the kettle : SEETHE
9. E. B. or Theodore H. : WHITE
10. Rajah's spouse : RANI
11. ___-European languages : INDO
12. Word sometimes in apposition : NOUN
13. Donates, to Burns : GIES
21. Set boundaries : DEMARK
22. Succor : AID
26. Pleased producer's placard : SRO
27. Standoffish one : LONER
28. Break bread : EAT
29. When Nero was 20 : LVII
30. Gambrinus's invention : BEER
31. Old tongue : ERSE
32. Ending for novel : ETTE
33. "Let ___ heart prepare . . . ": Watts : EVRY
34. Cowhand's gear : SPUR
36. Saw-toothed range : SIERRA
38. WSW's opposite : ENE
39. Gainsborough's forte : ART
40. Feudal vassal : LIEGEMAN
45. Scornful sound : BOO
46. Charioteer constellation : AURIGA
47. Something not to make in public : SCENE
49. Spanish jars : OLLAS
50. Raise a nap : TEASE
51. Shopworn : TRITE
52. Filmland's golden giveaway : OSCAR
53. Kind of leader : LOSS
54. Braid : PLAT
55. Donizetti opera : RITA
56. Kind of spirit : EVIL
57. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
58. Bagels and lox supplier : DELI

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