New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 1981

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain Scandinavian rugs : RYAS
5. Spanish city or province : JAEN
9. He wrote "The Raggedy Man" : RILEY
14. Tops : AONE
15. Marine flier : ERNE
16. Playwright's ploy : ASIDE
17. Call at a barn dance : PROMENADE
19. Done in : SLAIN
20. Kegler's game : TENPINS
21. Ascends at Logan : DEPARTS
23. Bridge expert Culbertson : ELY
24. Ex-quarterback Dawson : LEN
25. Poisonous snake : COBRA
28. Issue dodger : STRADDLER
34. A Gabor : EVA
35. Spot for a hot pot : TRIVET
37. Newscaster Abel : ELIE
38. Italian actress: 1859–1924 : DUSE
40. Precipitancy : HASTE
41. Make an incised mark : RASE
42. Baba and Pasha : ALIS
43. River, county, city or lake in N.Y. : ONEIDA
45. Sparks of old films : NED
46. Profound; abstruse : RECONDITE
48. Bonkers : LOONY
50. Low digit : TOE
51. Small dog, for short : POM
52. Hunter's requisite : LICENSE
56. Crosby epithet, with "The" : GROANER
60. Frogs, toads, etc. : ANURA
61. One afraid of foreigners : XENOPHOBE
63. Ferber novel : SOBIG
64. "That's one small step for ___ . . . " : AMAN
65. Earldom once held by Eden : AVON
66. Harness strap : TRACE
67. Violin attachment : MUTE
68. Dwarf: Comb. form : NANO
1. Spellbound : RAPT
2. Auld lang syne : YORE
3. Ever's partner : ANON
4. "Sic ___ tyrannis" : SEMPER
5. Soprano Lind : JENNY
6. Macaws or screw pines : ARAS
7. Terminus : END
8. Require : NEED
9. Made a harsh sound : RASPED
10. Hawaiian, e.g. : ISLANDER
11. Ananias : LIAR
12. Do some redacting : EDIT
13. Hankerings : YENS
18. Gulf of Aqaba port : EILAT
22. On cloud nine : ELATED
25. Pencil wood : CEDAR
26. Small egg : OVULE
27. ___ English : BASIC
28. Pass-catcher Michael ___ : SIANI
29. One of more than 76 million in the U.S. : TVSET
30. Bind anew : RETIE
31. Spanish-American grassy plain : LLANO
32. Shipment to Essen : EISEN
33. Long and thin : REEDY
36. ___ scholar : RHODES
39. Beyond the ken of most people : ESOTERIC
44. Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
47. Youthful period : NONAGE
49. President Ford, by birth : OMAHAN
51. Disposed : PRONE
52. "Krapp's ___ Tape": Beckett : LAST
53. "___ we are spoil'd!": Shak. : INOR
54. A discovery in 1492 : CUBA
55. Trial at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
56. Punkie : GNAT
57. PBS program : NOVA
58. Deep black : EBON
59. City near the Comstock Lode : RENO
62. Second-largest bird : EMU

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