New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1982

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Anagram for Elba : ABLE
5. Cart : DRAY
9. Bright fish : OPAH
13. Heart's companion : SOUL
14. Composure : POISE
15. Beverage ingredient : COLA
16. Rugby, in a Hughes book : TOMBROWNSSCHOOL
19. Looked : APPEARED
20. Van Gogh lived here : ARLES
21. Semirigid colloid : GEL
22. "___ like it hot . . . " : SOME
24. Adapted or adjusted : SHAPED
28. Clothes : INVESTS
31. Senate employee : PAGE
32. ___-propre : AMOUR
33. Tease : RAG
35. Toast accompaniment : ORANGEMARMALADE
39. Pro ___ : TEM
40. Proverb : ADAGE
41. Town on the IJsselmeer : EDAM
42. Dietrich : MARLENE
44. Vessel groups : FLEETS
46. Adjunct for over or cover : ALLS
47. Mauna ___ : KEA
48. "There Is Nothin' Like ___," 1949 song : ADAME
51. Ingress : ENTRANCE
56. Eddie Cantor hit: 1926 : BYEBYEBLACKBIRD
59. Organic compound : ENOL
60. Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
61. ___ Bator, Mongolian capital : ULAN
62. British sandhill : DENE
63. Neb : BEAK
64. Tanoan Indian : TEWA
1. Detective's pet in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
2. Animated-cartoon figure Betty : BOOP
3. Portion of sugar : LUMP
4. North Sea feeder : ELBE
5. Wooden pin : DOWEL
6. Peel : RIND
7. Onager : ASS
8. "___, my darling daughter" : YES
9. Pigments for Gainsborough : OCHRES
10. Certain stakes : POOL
11. Lily relative : ALOE
12. "Laughing Cavalier" creator : HALS
14. Gazed earnestly : PORED
17. Fad : RAGE
18. Judge's private room : CAMERA
22. Night sound : SNORE
23. Egg-shaped ornament : OVUM
24. Locality : SPOT
25. Oda site : HAREM
26. Iguana's relative : AGAMA
27. Shoat's home : PEN
28. Figure of speech : IMAGE
29. Word with wind or union : TRADE
30. Memorable Mideastern leader : SADAT
32. "For ___ house is his castle": Coke : AMANS
34. Spinel and peridot : GEMS
36. Kind of proof or slave : GALLEY
37. Biographer Leon : EDEL
38. Golf's Trevino : LEE
43. Meander : RAMBLE
44. "To ___ a pail of water" : FETCH
45. Bird celebrated in "Cymbeline" : LARK
47. Aptitude : KNACK
48. Not up : ABED
49. Unit of force : DYNE
50. Ages untold : AEON
51. Fitzgerald : ELLA
52. Touch upon : ABUT
53. Shade of green : NILE
54. Crop : CRAW
55. Ferber : EDNA
57. Flow's partner : EBB
58. Nectar collector : BEE

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