New York Times, Monday, December 28, 1981

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sagacious : WISE
5. Hollywood initials : MGM
8. Anatomical cavity : FOSSA
13. Valhalla dweller : ODIN
14. Kansas city : IOLA
16. Double-reeds : OBOES
17. Ex-shepherd from Bethlehem : KINGDAVID
19. Outer layers : RINDS
20. Barbados products : RUMS
21. A Stooge of films : MOE
23. Capone's rod : GAT
24. Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
27. Homecoming events : REUNIONS
29. Worship : DEIFY
30. Dispatched : SENTOFF
31. Word of warning : DONT
32. Small amount : JOT
33. Red entries : LOSSES
36. Part of G.B. : ENG
37. Bird with a pouch : PELICAN
39. Room in a sultan's palace : ODA
40. Just reward : DESERT
42. Dissenter's declaration : NAY
43. Grow together, as a broken bone : KNIT
44. Animal with a pouch : OPOSSUM
46. Troll : ANGLE
47. React like Pavlov's dogs : SALIVATE
49. Nixon's "Six ___" : CRISES
50. Arafat's org. : PLO
51. Flightless bird : EMU
52. Barflies : SOTS
53. To love, in Lyon : AIMER
55. Wife of Uriah : BATHSHEBA
60. Powerful weapon : HBOMB
61. Sight at an agora : STOA
62. Mild oath : EGAD
63. Astrodome visitors : NINES
64. Grain beard : AWN
65. London district : SOHO
1. Kitchen utensil : WOK
2. Amin : IDI
3. One of a deadly septet : SIN
4. Implant : ENGRAFT
5. Dolphins' home : MIAMI
6. Capitol people: Abbr. : GOVS
7. Year in St. Leo IX's papacy : MLI
8. Breakfast time : FORENOON
9. Kimono adjunct : OBI
10. Work by 26 Down : SONGOFSONGS
11. Coupe's kin : SEDAN
12. Deps. : ASSTS
15. Madison Avenue types : ADMEN
18. On time : DULY
22. Payment : OUTLAY
24. Subjoined : ADDED
25. Sierra ___ : LEONE
26. Builder of Israel's first temple : KINGSOLOMON
27. Attendants : RETINUE
28. Stipulations : IFS
30. Sky sight : SOL
32. Something to throw overboard : JETSAM
34. Roman official : EDILE
35. Cloys : SATES
37. Work attributed to 26 Down : PROVERBS
38. Rotating mechanism : CAM
41. Roof covering : EPI
43. Order at a Jewish restaurant : KNISHES
45. Ashtray occupants : STUBS
46. Wiles : ARTS
47. Hall of Fame pitcher : SPAHN
48. Word meaning "elsewhere" : ALIBI
49. "Little Nellie Kelly" playwright : COHAN
52. Pack : STOW
54. Scottish uncle : EME
56. ___ loss for words : ATA
57. Narcissist's problem : EGO
58. Dickens interjection : BAH
59. Stir : ADO

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