New York Times, Tuesday, December 28, 1982

Author:Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Printer's term : STET
5. Theater areas : LOGES
10. Strike heavily : BASH
14. Toodle-oo : TATA
15. An Astaire : ADELE
16. Hodgepodge : OLIO
17. Nigerian group : IBOS
18. Elegant residence : VILLA
19. Unharmed : SAFE
20. Holds : CONTAINS
22. Diamond surfaces : FACETS
24. Sockets in golf clubs : HOSELS
25. Coarse meal : SAMP
26. Triumphant cry : AHA
28. Appropriate beforehand : PREEMPT
32. Trot and canter : GAITS
36. Postcombustion bargains : FIRESALES
38. Actress Best : EDNA
39. Dimmer : PALER
40. "Rio ___" : RITA
41. Rotating platform : TURNTABLE
43. Willow : OSIER
44. Lady's maid : ABIGAIL
45. ___ Browne belt : SAM
47. Bird of prey : ERNE
48. Servile : MENIAL
53. Red wine : CLARET
56. Delicious food : AMBROSIA
58. Jennifer of TV's "WKRP . . . " : LONI
59. Actor Flynn : ERROL
61. Polanski film : TESS
62. Related : AKIN
63. Former teammate of Campanella : REESE
64. Writer Gardner : ERLE
65. ___ en scène : MISE
66. A.L.-N.L. figures : STATS
67. Roebuck, e.g. : DEER
1. Verse or line : STICH
2. Prohibit : TABOO
3. Collars or jackets : ETONS
4. Sample : TASTE
5. Extravagant : LAVISH
6. Host at Valhalla : ODIN
7. Sets : GELS
8. Addition of a sort : ELL
9. Salt : SEAFARER
10. Juicy fruits : BOSCPEARS
11. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
12. Separate carefully : SIFT
13. Cultivate : HOES
21. Word of regret : ALAS
23. Singer Ed : AMES
25. Benders : SPREES
27. Faulkner book : AFABLE
29. Date in the 16th century : MLII
30. A Rose by another name : PETE
31. Former Russian V.I.P. : TSAR
32. "___ horse!" : GETA
33. Rub-___ : ADUB
34. Crucifix letters : INRI
35. Fruit or song : TANGERINE
37. Not up to par : ILL
39. Manet and Monet : PAINTERS
42. Allowance for waste : TARE
43. Biblical measure : OMER
46. Saunters : AMBLES
49. Observed : NOTED
50. French river : ISERE
51. Bride's walk : AISLE
52. Powerful beam : LASER
53. Quahog : CLAM
54. Norse god of discord : LOKI
55. Witch birds : ANIS
56. Locale : AREA
57. Nearly all : MOST
60. Steep : RET

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