New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1982

Author:Kay Sullivan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Kay Sullivan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A long time : AGES
5. Plant : MILL
9. Pillars of ore : JAMBS
14. Lead strip joining glass panes : CAME
15. "Pace, pace, mio Dio!" is one : ARIA
16. Part of a bird's wing : ALULA
17. Cruise : TRIP
18. Trimester : TERM
19. "Nuts ___," by C. O. Skinner : INMAY
20. Meaningless talk : ABRACADABRA
23. Schoolboy's vehicle : BUS
24. Name for a collie : LAD
25. Mélange : OLIO
27. Rowan : ASH
30. Watch pockets : FOBS
33. Dixieland band instrument : BANJO
35. Share the burden : COOPERATE
38. Habituate : INURE
40. U.S. playwright : LUCE
41. Belly-flops : SLEDS
43. Discharge : EMIT
44. Take over forcefully : USURP
46. Long Island town : SAGHARBOR
48. Musicians' org. : ASCAP
50. Cry, Irish style : KEEN
51. ___ for the books : ONE
52. Hawaiian goddess : PELE
53. Relative of an ump : REF
55. Ziegfeld : FLO
57. Meaningless talk : JABBERWOCKY
64. School for Luis : LICEO
66. Unless, to Belli : NISI
67. Inter ___ : ALIA
68. Occupied : INUSE
69. Penny ___ : ANTE
70. Suburbanite's pride : LAWN
71. Peevish : TESTY
72. The ___ of March : IDES
73. Belt : SWIG
1. ___ Sanctorum : ACTA
2. Attire : GARB
3. Moslem ruler : EMIR
4. Part of a calyx : SEPAL
5. Arruza and Manolete : MATADORS
6. Angered : IRED
7. Monetary unit of Turkey : LIRA
8. Innocent : LAMB
9. Ball game played with baskets : JAIALAI
10. North Sea feeder : ALN
11. Meaningless talk : MUMBOJUMBO
12. Blue, to Dürer : BLAU
13. Simon ___ : SAYS
21. Barroom : CAFE
22. Hold up : ROB
26. Kind of circle or tube : INNER
27. Rights org. : ACLU
28. U.S. composer : SOUSA
29. Meaningless talk : HOCUSPOCUS
31. Parisian social events : BALS
32. Tartare or Swiss : STEAK
34. Rigel's constellation : ORION
36. Nez ___ (Indian group) : PERCE
37. Brink : EDGE
39. Basic French verb : ETRE
42. Products of Jerez : SHERRIES
45. Rodgers and Hart 1940 success : PALJOEY
47. Once more : ANEW
49. Kind of jacket : PEA
54. Young donkeys : FOALS
55. Flutter : FLIT
56. Kind of drawing : LINE
58. ___ B'rith : BNAI
59. Difficult situation : BIND
60. Opposite direction from oeste : ESTE
61. Chela : CLAW
62. New Zealand bird : KIWI
63. Yin's partner : YANG
65. Part of i.e. : EST

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