New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1982

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Con artist's ploy : SCAM
5. ___ donna : PRIMA
10. Sailor Masefield's steering aid : STAR
14. A Maxwell : ELSA
15. Support for Georgia O'Keeffe : EASEL
16. Call for Mr. Morris : PAGE
17. Competition : MEET
18. Emulate Raines of the Expos : STEAL
19. Work animals : OXEN
20. Bright words from Conrad Aiken : IFACETHESUNRISE
23. Target on a green : HOLE
24. Loss, at bridge : SET
25. Deposit : PUT
28. An uncle of Saul : NER
29. Frozen water in Berlin : EIS
30. Next after bi : TRI
33. Particular : ITEM
35. Stamped out : SCOTCHED
37. Heliophile's favorite phrase from "The Deserted Village" : ETERNALSUNSHINE
41. Rebukes : CENSURES
42. Theater org. : ANTA
43. Bitter vetch : ERS
44. Stack the deck : RIG
45. ___ Albert : FAT
48. Abbr. at a service station : GAL
49. Burro : ASS
50. Omnium-gatherum : OLIO
52. Thoroughfare for fading stars? : SUNSETBOULEVARD
60. Former TV sitcom : ENOS
61. Passageway : AISLE
62. Wiesel or Siegmeister : ELIE
63. Feminine ending : ETTE
64. Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
65. Dilemma in a drama : NODE
66. Keats or Yeats : POET
67. Wear down : ERODE
68. Pit : SEED
1. Prefix with tone : SEMI
2. Musical sign : CLEF
3. On the Coral : ASEA
4. Borg-McEnroe thriller : MATCH
5. Mortar pounder : PESTLE
6. Cronkite's successor : RATHER
7. Words of comprehension : ISEE
8. Yd. or in. : MEAS
9. Passing reference : ALLUSION
10. Big spender : SPORT
11. Run along a runway : TAXI
12. Ripens : AGES
13. Coty : RENE
21. Long period : EON
22. Homes for hoopoes : NESTS
25. Section : PIECE
26. Extreme : UTTER
27. Some salad days : TEENS
29. Shield or old coin : ECU
30. "Let's Call the Whole ___ Off" : THING
31. Designer de la ___ : RENTA
32. Perfection : IDEAL
34. Gamp or Grundy : MRS
35. Draft org. : SSS
36. Half the name of a dance : CHA
38. Tend the ill : NURSE
39. Awned : ARISTATE
40. Part of a trek : LEG
45. Hit very low, in boxing : FOULED
46. Assert sans evidence : ALLEGE
47. A must for a man in many a cafe : TIE
49. Liability's antithesis : ASSET
51. Kilns : OVENS
52. Ooze : SEEP
53. Preposition : UNTO
54. Observe : NOTE
55. Rathskeller quaff : BIER
56. Site of the Nobel Institute : OSLO
57. Succulent plant of dry areas : ALOE
58. Use a bridle path : RIDE
59. Title document : DEED

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