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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

OF CLOCKS AND CALENDARS

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 1983

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 516 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid is asymmetric.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,150
Across Down
1. About 17 million sq. mi. : ASIA
5. Boards walker : ACTOR
10. Dig hard : GRUB
14. Early victim : ABEL
18. Roman clan : GENS
19. Title for Macbeth : THANE
20. Popeye's nemesis : BLUTO
21. Gad : ROVE
22. Edward G. Robinson film: 1948 : NIGHTHASATHOUSANDEYES
26. Puts out of mind : UNLEARNS
27. Face, militarily : REVET
28. Finances : FUNDS
29. Notice : SEE
30. Back a hand : BET
31. Patron saint of France : DENIS
32. Gen. Eaker : IRA
33. ___ bonne : ALA
34. Deserve : EARN
35. Scarlett's place : TARA
37. Harper Valley org. : PTA
40. Comden and Green musical : ONTHETWENTIETHCENTURY
47. Playboy : ROUE
48. Onassis : ARI
49. Ad ___ committee : HOC
50. Indonesian island group : AROE
51. Gershwin tune : SUMMERTIME
55. Maxwell Anderson play : WINTERSET
58. Switch words : ONS
59. Court segments : SETS
60. Con job : STING
62. Outdistances : LOSES
63. 1, 66 et al. : RTES
64. Kind of ear : TIN
65. Twist : SLUE
66. Progeny : BROOD
68. Trigger or Champion : STEED
70. Solar disk : ATEN
71. Farm sound : MAA
74. 1940, 1980, etc. : LEAPYEARS
76. "___ Rose" : SECONDHAND
79. Long times : EONS
80. Foe of Isr. : PLO
81. Needlefish : GAR
82. Buck's follower : AROO
83. Words from Berlin : GOTTOGETUPTHISMORNING
91. Harvest goddess : OPS
92. Speeds : HIES
93. Counterpart of Rizzuto : REESE
94. Trap : BAG
95. Teen-ager : LAD
96. Japanese deer : SIKA
97. D.A., e.g. : ATT
98. Coat-label abbr. : LGE
101. Used a radio : HEARD
103. Circus member : TAMER
104. ___ de Troyes, 12th-century poet : CHRETIEN
106. Commandment command : SIXDAYSSHALTTHOULABOR
109. Rose Bowl, for one : OVAL
110. Ever : ATALL
111. Cache : HOARD
112. Church calendar : ORDO
113. Attic township : DEME
114. Golfing goals : PARS
115. Bristlelike parts : SETAE
116. Incapacitate a hawk : SEEL
1. "___ Dei" : AGNUS
2. Net : SEINE
3. Fireplace : INGLE
4. U.S. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
5. Pose ___ (endanger) : ATHREAT
6. Intone : CHANT
7. Soviet news source : TASS
8. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
9. Hideaway : RETREAT
10. Mucilages : GLUES
11. Strong brown : RUST
12. Hagen of the stage : UTA
13. Open-air blaze : BONFIRE
14. Amphitheater : ARENA
15. He played Hopalong Cassidy : BOYD
16. Certain dates : EVES
17. A bandleader for Doris : LES
20. Sluggish : BOVINE
23. Collection of numbers : TABLE
24. Matisse : HENRI
25. Roberto of the ring : DURAN
31. Coarse cotton : DENIM
33. Attention-getter : AHEM
35. Leather strip : THONG
36. Ad-agency item : ACCT
37. Cookbook word : PUREE
38. Ponies : TROTS
39. Tar's agreement : AYE
40. About : ORSO
41. Midnight or dawn, e.g. : NOUN
42. Snare beats : TUMS
43. L.A. section : WATTS
44. Goddess of discord : ERIS
45. Water down : THIN
46. Jacques's cup : TASSE
52. Prohibit : ESTOP
53. Long and slim : REEDY
54. Met bass-baritone : ESTES
55. Primes a timepiece : WINDS
56. Terry or Burstyn : ELLEN
57. Ring unit : ROUND
61. 15-15 or 40-40 : TIE
63. Oven item : ROAST
65. Outburst : STORM
66. Kind of single : BLOOP
67. Monthly items : RENTS
68. Seasons : SALTS
69. ___-de-loup (military pit) : TROU
70. Make ___ for (defend) : ACASE
71. Gaby's spouse : MARI
72. Presently : ANON
73. "I had rather be ___ . . . ": Shak. : ADOG
75. Buttoned weapon : EPEE
77. Protection : EGIS
78. Put up a swing : HANG
79. Jungian concern : EGO
84. "BUtterfield 8" author : OHARA
85. Rider's command : GIDDYAP
86. Chief : PRIMAL
87. "Mene, mene, ___ . . . " : TEKEL
88. Homes, so to speak : HEARTHS
89. Thrust forward : OBTRUDE
90. Badgerlike animal : RATEL
95. Dipper : LADLE
96. Comedian Mort and kin : SAHLS
97. Now, in Tijuana : AHORA
98. Vers ___ : LIBRE
99. Crystal-lined stone : GEODE
100. Sign up : ENROL
101. Busy place : HIVE
102. Term ender : EXAM
103. Autocrat : TSAR
104. Shoot the breeze : CHAT
105. N.M. mecca for artists : TAOS
106. Turf : SOD
107. Penn, for one : STA
108. The hallux is one : TOE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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