Mel Rosen
Mel Rosen 

New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1982

Author: Mel Rosen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Mel Rosen has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 13 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Disintegrate : ATOMIZE
8. Cheer : HEARTEN
15. Kin of a cookie jar : CAKEBOX
16. Get : ACQUIRE
17. Translucent type of glass : OPALINE
18. School figure : STUDENT
19. Tie fabric : REP
20. Factions : SECTS
22. Early Dr. Kildare : AYRES
23. Creek : RIA
25. One-on-one contests : DUELS
27. 12-year-old : PRETEEN
29. Sounds of laughter : HAHA
33. Used air-to-ground machine guns : STRAFED
35. Thoroughfare : AVENUE
37. Came : ARRIVED
38. One who evades the issue : SKIRTER
39. Hot, to a hood : STOLEN
40. Shrove ___ : TUESDAY
41. Arthur Garfield ___ : HAYS
42. Metrical foot : SPONDEE
44. TV's Verdugo : ELENA
45. Coq ___ : DOR
48. Plane : SHAVE
53. City northeast of Venice : UDINE
55. Fight : ROW
57. Gear for Ansel Adams : CAMERAS
59. Bucolic poem : ECLOGUE
61. Surplus : OVERAGE
62. Ravel-proof edge : SELVAGE
63. Tutelary deities : PENATES
64. Got ready for action : TRAINED
1. Acidity : ACOR
2. Come to a point gradually : TAPER
3. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
4. Torme : MEL
5. Wading bird : IBIS
6. Gridiron ploy : ZONEDEFENSE
7. Carried out : EXECUTED
8. Be a pain in the neck : HASSLE
9. Outer: Prefix : ECT
10. Light greenish blue : AQUA
11. Vallee : RUDY
12. Pinafore : TIER
13. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
14. Jersey cagers : NETS
21. ___ off (irate) : TEED
24. " . . . young ___ blue surprise": O'Donnell : APRILS
26. One in a zigzag procession : SNAKEDANCER
28. Hoped-for review : RAVE
29. Kept in line : HERDED
30. Architectural pier : ANTA
31. One of the Long fellows : HUEY
32. Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
33. Mex. girl's title : SRTA
34. To which Helen was taken : TROY
36. Shop tool : VISE
37. Eliot's "___ Wednesday" : ASH
38. Least clouded over : SUNNIEST
40. ___ the line (behaved) : TOED
43. Assets : PLUSES
46. Radio City Music Hall feature : ORGAN
47. Makeup : ROUGE
48. Old minstrel : SCOP
49. Experience : HAVE
50. It is so : AMEN
51. Vague on the screen : VERA
52. What "est" becomes tomorrow : ERAT
54. Name meaning "elfin" : ELLA
56. Knawel is one : WEED
58. Ripen : AGE
60. Egg: Prefix : OVI

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