New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1982

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Olympic hawk : ARES
5. Garden insect : APHIS
10. Encircle : WRAP
14. Endure : LAST
15. Relative of won't : SHANT
16. Cry when attacked by a tack : OUCH
17. Preposition : INTO
18. Apple worker : CORER
19. Type of car : USED
20. Rubella : GERMANMEASLES
23. Bark : YIPE
24. Mom's spouse : DAD
25. Writer St. Johns : ADELA
28. Handy ___ : ANDY
30. Toddler : TOT
33. Feast of Lots : PURIM
34. Plane type, for short : STOL
35. Weaned on a pickle? : SOUR
36. Spicy egg dish : SPANISHOMELETTE
39. Otherwise : ELSE
40. Colliery center : MINE
41. Photo : IMAGE
42. Bishop's jurisdiction : SEE
43. Napa Valley product : WINE
44. Greek island : MILOS
45. What Mr. Rose wields : BAT
46. Kind of trench : SLIT
48. Certain spuds : IRISHPOTATOES
54. Battle memento : SCAR
55. Poetic foot or verse : IONIC
56. Nab : NAIL
58. Await judgment : PEND
59. ___ nous : ENTRE
60. Serf of yore : ESNE
61. Inquires : ASKS
62. Facing the direction whence a glacier moves : STOSS
63. Type of catalogue : SEED
1. World-famous athlete : ALI
2. Reverberated : RANG
3. Italian town or family : ESTE
4. Plot : STORYLINE
5. Composers' org. : ASCAP
6. Communicate, in a way : PHONE
7. Injure : HARM
8. Arrow poison : INEE
9. Hedge on an issue : STRADDLE
10. "The Man Who ___ Be King" : WOULD
11. Trick : RUSE
12. Rickenbacker, Red Baron et al. : ACES
13. High deg. : PHD
21. Mecca for many retirees : MIAMI
22. Berlin's "___ It Isn't So" : SAY
25. Church sections : APSES
26. Twofold : DUPLE
27. Eradicate : ERASE
28. Make amends : ATONE
29. Alaskan city : NOME
30. Utter : TOTAL
31. Opposite of income : OUTGO
32. Ashes, e.g. : TREES
34. Item sometimes barked : SHIN
35. Sounds a half step away from others, in music : SEMITONES
37. Places for horseshoers : SMITHIES
38. Boundary : LIMIT
43. Had been : WAS
45. Gals, to Alfie : BIRDS
46. Agitates : STIRS
47. Adds liquor : LACES
48. Cool desserts : ICES
49. File's partner : RANK
50. French bridge : PONT
51. West Pointer's " . . . ___ the fray" : ONTO
52. Comfort : EASE
53. Trig word : SINE
54. French Lick, for one : SPA
57. Headed : LED

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