New York Times, Monday, February 8, 1982

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Streetcar : TRAM
5. Traffic sign : STOP
9. Recording medium : TAPE
13. Yorkshire river : OUSE
14. Binge : SPREE
15. Served a winner : ACED
16. Frontier way westward : THENATIONALROAD
19. Day or many days : ERA
20. Slow, in music : LENTO
21. Primitive : EARLY
22. Siberian river : LENA
23. Assembly-line org. : UAW
24. Frontier way westward : NEMACOLINSPATH
31. Chemical suffix : OLIC
32. Wallet fillers : ONES
33. Consume : EAT
35. Follower of ready and willing : ABLE
36. Not so many : FEWER
38. All: Comb. form : OMNI
39. Vacation, to a Londoner : HOL
40. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
41. Church part : APSE
42. Frontier way westward : WILDERNESSROAD
47. Resembling: Suffix : OID
48. European mountain range : ALPS
49. Metrical feet : IAMBS
52. Bet : WAGER
54. Acct. : CPA
57. Frontier way westward : GREATVALLEYROAD
60. Skip : OMIT
61. Group of eight : OCTET
62. "G.W.T.W." plantation : TARA
63. Adjective for cerium : RARE
64. Plunder : LOOT
65. SAT, for one : EXAM
1. Haul : TOTE
2. German river : RUHR
3. Oceanward : ASEA
4. Kingsley's "___ in White" : MEN
5. Of the backbone : SPINAL
6. Jog : TROT
7. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
8. Kind of jacket or shooter : PEA
9. Mid-Pacific island : TARAWA
10. Acidity : ACOR
11. Loud ringing of bells : PEAL
12. MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
14. Transcriber : STENO
17. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
18. "My heart ___ up . . . ": Wordsworth : LEAPS
22. Fine fabric : LACE
23. Pusher's prey : USER
24. Ham's father : NOAH
25. Arm joint : ELBOW
26. Thousand: Comb. form : MILLI
27. Native of the Hawkeye State : IOWAN
28. Compass point : NNE
29. Time : TEMPO
30. Medieval merchant guild : HANSA
34. Evened the score : TIED
36. Radio comedian Allen : FRED
37. Stray : ERR
38. Rows : OARS
40. Writer like Pindar : ODIST
43. Having rounded, projecting parts : LOBATE
44. Fledgling in an aerie : EAGLET
45. Icy precipitation : SLEET
46. Lively : SPRY
49. Stravinsky : IGOR
50. First word of a Latin epic : ARMA
51. Memorable Israeli leader : MEIR
52. Texas city : WACO
53. Kind of clef : ALTO
54. Wheedle : COAX
55. Brazilian rubber : PARA
56. First of billions : ADAM
58. Kind of fire dept. : VOL
59. A subj. of this puzzle : RTE

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