New York Times, Saturday, December 26, 1981

Author:Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Companion of rattle and roll : SHAKE
6. Plié, to the layman : BEND
10. Some Nigerians : IBOS
14. Star of "Two Women" : LOREN
15. Duke of Edom, in Genesis : OMAR
16. Ibsen heroine : NORA
17. Piece of sculpture : ORANT
18. Posh wheels : LIMO
19. Lottery action : DRAW
20. Cousin of the meadowlark : BALTIMOREORIOLE
23. Iguanid lizards : UTAS
24. Depended (on) : LEANED
25. Force, to a mobster : MUSCLE
28. Donlevy or Aherne : BRIAN
30. Of a piece : ALIKE
31. The ancient hula : RAINDANCE
35. Neighbor of South Bend : GARY
36. Gog and ___ : MAGOG
37. Actor Tim or Jack : HOLT
38. Engraves : INSCRIBES
40. Aegean region : IONIA
41. European thrush : OUZEL
42. Acts like Paul Pry : SNOOPS
43. More hackneyed : STALER
46. Quiches Lorraine : PIES
47. Air Force Academy site : COLORADOSPRINGS
53. Soon : ANON
54. J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
55. Prepare to drive : TEEUP
56. Magritte : RENE
57. ___ House in Chicago : HULL
58. Heated : IRATE
59. Biographer Leon : EDEL
60. Footnote word : IDEM
61. Fall flower : ASTER
1. Boor : SLOB
2. Rumanian round dance : HORA
3. Sea east of the Caspian : ARAL
4. Bluegrass honoree : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
5. Authorize : ENTITLE
6. Machetes : BOLOS
7. Mirza's relative : EMIR
8. Reputation : NAME
9. Anticipating pleasure : DROOLING
10. "Fightin'" Midwest team : INDIANAHOOSIERS
11. Nonmetallic element : BORON
12. Fanon : ORALE
13. Used a briar : SAWED
21. Murray or Marsh : MAE
22. President of Delaware: 1777–78 : READ
25. Melchior and two others : MAGI
26. ___ Bator, Mongolian capital : ULAN
27. Letter opener : SIRS
28. Enclosure for cream cheese and lox : BAGEL
29. Branco and Grande : RIOS
31. Broadway playwright : RABE
32. Taboo : NONO
33. Type of joint : CLIP
34. Japanese outcasts : ETAS
36. Israeli religious group : MIZRACHI
39. Repentant one : RUER
40. Disinclination to move or act : INERTIA
42. Sample : SIP
43. Alarm : SCARE
44. ___ down (subdued) : TONED
45. Singly : ALONE
46. Antiphon : PSALM
48. Mamie Geneva ___ Eisenhower : DOUD
49. Heraldic border : ORLE
50. Shipshape : NEAT
51. Berliner's "___ Nacht!" : GUTE
52. Author of "From Native Roots" : SPER

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