New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 1979

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Makes as good as new : RESTORES
9. Noted U.S. historian: 1834–1927 : HOSMER
15. Bond bonus : INTEREST
16. Pharmaceutical ointment : OLEATE
17. Loser, to Loos : BRUNETTE
18. Central vein of a leaf : MIDRIB
19. Back talk : LIP
20. Plotted on a curve : GRAPHED
22. Louis or Frazier : JOE
23. Business-school subj. : ECON
25. Different : OTHER
26. Inst. like Swarthmore : COLL
27. Plaza de ___ : TOROS
29. Poetic word : EER
30. Atoll builder : CORAL
31. Take tea with delicacy : SIP
33. Propose for office : NOMINATE
35. Post-Presidential role for Washington : GENTLEMANFARMER
39. Intimidated : OVERAWED
40. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
41. Cranial nerve : VAGUS
42. Site: Abbr. : LOC
44. Eve of Passover : SEDER
48. Susiana : ELAM
49. Casting matrix for Henry Moore : MOULD
51. Eliminate : DELE
52. Road hazard : RUT
53. Coagulate : CONGEAL
55. Set afire : LIT
56. Caught red-handed : NAILED
58. Freedom of choice : LATITUDE
60. Mira or Lyra, to Pierre : ETOILE
61. Baseball statistics : AVERAGES
62. Synonym for 37 Down : DENIAL
63. Most tranquil : SERENEST
1. Breast-of-lamb cut : RIBLET
2. Caruso : ENRICO
3. Narcose condition : STUPOR
4. Coffee-break hour : TEN
5. Salem's state, for short : OREG
6. Kind of rocket : RETRO
7. Mansion's milieu : ESTATE
8. Lincoln's pre-Presidential opponent : STEPHENADOUGLAS
9. Painter Winslow : HOMER
10. Stenchy : OLID
11. Conjunction for Cicero : SED
12. Cooking herb : MARJORAM
13. Enfeeble or bleach : ETIOLATE
14. One up in arms : REBELLER
21. Shore bird : HERON
24. Panacea : NOSTRUM
26. Actor Hans : CONRIED
28. Marner : SILAS
30. Greetings in Genoa, to Americans : CIAOS
32. Communicant's bench : PEW
34. Product maker: Abbr. : MFR
35. Controlled : GOVERNED
36. Assess : EVALUATE
37. Rebuttal : NEGATION
38. Profit windfall : MELON
43. Split or adhere : CLEAVE
45. Cloudburst : DELUGE
46. Abridges verbally : ELIDES
47. Second checkup : RETEST
49. Prototype : MODEL
50. Office machine : DATER
53. He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
54. Cambio coins : LIRE
57. Twice XXVI : LII
59. Whip : TAN

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