New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 1982

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Medics : DOCS
5. O.T. term of unknown meaning : SELAH
10. Word with way or step : DOOR
14. Send out : EMIT
15. Martini fruit : OLIVE
16. Fairy-tale start : ONCE
17. Flappers' drink : BATHTUBGIN
19. Actress Anna : STEN
20. Kilmer poem : TREES
21. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
22. U.S. naval strategist : MAHAN
23. ___ Vegas : LAS
25. Native animal : INDIGENE
27. British Columbia neighbor : ALBERTA
31. Again : ANEW
32. Diving bird : LOON
33. Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
36. Swiss river : AAR
39. Nick's pooch : ASTA
40. Mend the shirring : RESEW
41. Flirt : OGLE
42. Tennis unit : SET
43. Pub : BISTRO
44. "___ Indigo," 1931 song : MOOD
45. Capital of Aisne, France : LAON
47. Sunday in Cádiz : DOMINGO
49. Found the mean : AVERAGED
53. ___ Passos : DOS
54. Cuts into cubes : DICES
55. Undies item : BRA
57. Blue Nile lake : TSANA
61. Tibeto-Burman tongue : LOLO
62. Still man : MOONSHINER
64. Hebrew month : ELUL
65. On one's own : ALONE
66. Plains Indian : OTOE
67. He wrote "In the Boom Boom Room" : RABE
68. Mature : RIPEN
69. The Darlings' dog : NANA
1. National ___ : DEBT
2. Sharif or Khayyám : OMAR
3. Call to court : CITE
4. Exile locale: 1815–21 : STHELENA
5. Old French coin : SOU
6. Exile locale: 1814–15 : ELBA
7. Wood: Comb. form : LIGNI
8. Pertaining to birds : AVIAN
9. "Hickety, pickety, my black ___" : HEN
10. Prescription measure : DOSAGE
11. Off the sauce : ONTHEWAGON
12. Vast amount : OCEAN
13. Dancer or Prancer, to Pierre : RENNE
18. Nicholas or Alexander : TSAR
22. Explosive device : MINE
24. Activity in a warehouse : STORING
26. Sandwich of a sort : DAGWOOD
27. Wellaway! : ALAS
28. Mislay : LOSE
29. After-hours place for imbibing : BOTTLECLUB
30. Protector of Hector : ARES
34. Inquired, in Dogpatch : AST
35. Lout: Slang : NERD
37. As easy as falling off ___ : ALOG
38. Decorate anew : REDO
41. Something left out : OMISSION
43. Anthropologist Franz : BOAS
46. Interstice : AREOLE
48. Flame seeker : MOTH
49. Larry or Polly : ADLER
50. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
51. "Christ Stopped at ___": Levi : EBOLI
52. Sag : DROOP
56. Last Stuart monarch : ANNE
58. Pier, to an architect : ANTA
59. Kind of sign : NEON
60. Figure in a title search : AREA
62. Spoil : MAR
63. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN

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