New York Times, Saturday, April 22, 1978

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York Times
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1. He likened 23 Across to 44 Across : POPE
5. Helen's launched a large fleet : FACE
9. Ovine eating place : LEA
12. Play the siren : LURE
13. Muster many or much : AMASS
15. Like Jekyll's personality : DUAL
16. Côte d'___ : AZUR
17. Word in Shakespeare's epitaph : CURST
18. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
19. Last letter from London : ZED
20. Storage area : SILO
21. Show embarrassment : REDDEN
23. Crossword puzzle byproduct? : ALITTLELEARNING
26. Part of a ream : SHEET
27. Sac of a sort : CYST
28. Balderdash! : PSHAW
30. Quaker-to-Quaker word : THEE
31. Leaper over Luna : COW
34. Go to one side : TILT
35. Muse morosely : BROOD
37. Word with stick or dash : SLAP
38. Whatever quantity : ANY
39. Duck's cousin : COOT
40. Vivien Leigh role : OHARA
41. Teasdale : SARA
42. Peninsula in eastern Arabia : QATAR
44. "Saturday night special," e.g. : ADANGEROUSTHING
50. Bearded : DEFIED
51. "If the shoe ___ . . . " : FITS
52. Kolinsky : FUR
53. ___ test : ACID
54. Have on sale : OFFER
56. Akron product : TIRE
57. Vidal : GORE
58. "Be Prepared," e.g. : MOTTO
59. Siesta : REST
60. It nictates : EYE
61. Tweed, e.g. : BOSS
62. Light bulb, symbolically : IDEA
1. Simon's "___ Suite" : PLAZA
2. European blackbird : OUZEL
3. In bluenosed fashion : PRUDISHLY
4. Eternally, poetically : EER
5. Easy : FACILE
6. Talisman : AMULET
7. A charming Channing : CAROL
8. Twisting area on a road : ESS
9. Monday, in Montbéliard : LUNDI
10. Corroded : EATEN
11. One way to tag : ALONG
14. Took a wrong turn : STRAYED
15. "She ___ Say Yes" : DIDNT
20. Dither : STEW
22. Highlander's old tongue : ERSE
24. "How about ___!" : THAT
25. First communications satellite : ECHO
28. Sch. group : PTA
29. Envy or covetousness : SIN
30. A touch of rum : TOT
31. Swept away confusion : CLARIFIED
32. It has a handle and a blade : OAR
33. Agency under F.D.R. : WPA
35. Ennui : BOREDOM
36. Leo's lament : ROAR
37. Pahlavi : SHAH
39. Teller's milieu : CAGE
40. Mel and a Pirate catcher : OTTS
41. Sly and nasty : SNIDE
42. Pacifies : QUIETS
43. Nine under a dome : ASTROS
44. Saw : ADAGE
45. Kind of blind : DECOY
46. Like S.F. in 1906 : AFIRE
47. "We're ___ see the Wizard" : OFFTO
48. Do nutricial work : NURSE
49. Garbo : GRETA
55. Little pocket : FOB
56. Numerical prefix : TRI

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