New York Times, Friday, December 4, 1981

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
William Lutwiniak has 249 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
P
2
A
3
P
4
P
5
S
6
P
7
R
8
I
9
G
10
T
11
A
12
B
13
S
14
A
C
L
U
15
P
A
I
N
E
16
A
B
E
L
17
T
H
E
S
18
U
L
T
A
N
O
19
F
S
U
L
U
20
S
E
A
S
N
A
I
L
21
R
A
T
T
L
E
22
Y
O
Y
O
23
A
G
U
E
24
S
25
P
26
E
C
S
27
D
R
E
S
S
28
L
29
E
30
R
31
E
L
S
A
32
T
33
H
E
M
A
T
34
O
D
E
35
M
A
S
T
36
R
A
G
E
D
37
R
O
S
S
38
I
N
A
39
P
A
R
A
D
E
40
I
S
E
E
41
S
K
Y
42
W
A
V
E
S
43
K
N
E
L
T
44
R
U
E
D
45
R
46
A
N
G
47
A
48
S
49
W
E
L
L
50
F
I
V
E
S
51
O
52
M
53
E
54
T
H
E
C
O
L
55
L
E
G
E
W
I
D
O
W
56
T
E
A
K
57
E
A
T
E
R
58
D
O
N
E
59
Y
A
K
S
60
D
W
E
L
T
61
E
R
O
S
© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Famed modern producer of Shakespearean plays : PAPP
5. Youth : SPRIG
10. Filing aids : TABS
14. Civil rights org. : ACLU
15. "Common Sense" man : PAINE
16. Actor Walter : ABEL
17. Musical of 1902 : THESULTANOFSULU
20. Whelk, e.g. : SEASNAIL
21. Unnerve : RATTLE
22. ___ Ma, noted cellist : YOYO
23. Malarial symptom : AGUE
24. Arch. details : SPECS
27. Oscar actress: 1930–31 : DRESSLER
31. Famed lioness : ELSA
32. On ___ (wrestling term) : THEMAT
34. Parabasis : ODE
35. Marina sight : MAST
36. Threw a tantrum : RAGED
37. Barney or Betsy : ROSS
38. ___ tizzy : INA
39. Rose Bowl feature : PARADE
40. Words of ken : ISEE
41. Radio transmissions via the ionosphere : SKYWAVES
43. Genuflected : KNELT
44. Wished undone : RUED
45. Resonated : RANG
47. To boot : ASWELL
50. Pentad : FIVESOME
54. Great comedy of 1904 : THECOLLEGEWIDOW
56. Ship wood : TEAK
57. What "phage" means : EATER
58. Complete : DONE
59. Jaws : YAKS
60. " . . . I ___ in marble halls": Bunn : DWELT
61. Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
1. Soft touches : PATS
2. Yearn : ACHE
3. Entreaty : PLEA
4. Rabbit-foot clover : PUSSYCAT
5. Spread out : SPLAY
6. Barbecue site : PATIO
7. Qum cash : RIAL
8. Wayside stop : INN
9. U.S. humorist, author of 17 and 54 Across : GEORGEADE
10. Samples : TASTES
11. Be next to : ABUT
12. Attorney General under Carter : BELL
13. Pivot : SLUE
18. Ones in Orense : UNOS
19. Gounod opera : FAUST
23. "Thrice is he ___ . . . ": Shak. : ARMED
24. Elimination rounds : SEMIS
25. Set down : PLANK
26. Elian work : ESSAY
27. French painter of scenes from the theater : DEGAS
28. Insecure : LOOSE
29. De Soto contemporary : EDSEL
30. Bowler's button : RESET
32. Did some globe-trotting : TRAVELLED
33. Made tracks : HARED
37. Area about a bout : RINGSIDE
39. São ___ : PAULO
42. Totals : WRECKS
43. Grasped : KNEW
45. Star in Orion : RIGEL
46. Ward off : AVERT
47. A.B.A. type : ATTY
48. Mets' playpen : SHEA
49. Ineffective : WEAK
50. Honor with a party : FETE
51. Reputation : ODOR
52. Noted cosmetician : MONO
53. Pasture mamas : EWES
55. Solon's creation : LAW

Found bugs or have suggestions?