New York Times, Saturday, May 30, 1981

Author: Dorothy Elliott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
1
P
2
A
3
W
4
S
5
M
6
E
7
G
8
A
9
R
10
A
11
D
12
I
13
X
14
S
L
O
T
15
O
D
E
R
16
E
R
O
D
E
17
A
D
U
E
18
S
H
E
E
19
P
F
A
C
E
D
20
L
O
N
E
21
R
S
22
S
P
O
U
T
23
M
U
D
D
Y
B
24
R
E
A
S
T
25
M
26
R
27
S
28
S
S
E
29
M
A
E
30
H
E
31
R
O
I
C
32
D
33
I
E
C
U
34
T
35
S
36
S
O
U
S
A
37
E
38
L
K
O
39
K
N
O
T
40
S
41
S
T
E
M
42
S
A
N
T
43
A
44
E
Y
E
W
45
A
S
H
46
S
H
E
A
T
47
H
48
E
A
R
49
P
50
A
51
T
52
E
R
E
53
H
I
54
P
55
A
N
D
T
56
H
I
G
H
57
A
L
E
U
T
58
D
E
V
E
R
E
59
F
60
I
61
N
G
E
R
N
A
62
I
L
63
I
C
E
R
64
A
F
O
O
T
65
I
L
S
E
66
T
E
A
M
67
R
I
D
G
E
68
C
A
R
D
69
A
S
T
O
© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Manhandles : PAWS
5. Prefix with phone or cycle : MEGA
9. Root of a plant : RADIX
14. Position of a copy editor : SLOT
15. Stettin's river : ODER
16. Subject to ablation : ERODE
17. Together: Mus. dir. : ADUE
18. Bashful : SHEEPFACED
20. Self-sufficient people : LONERS
22. The blowing of a whale : SPOUT
23. Golden plover : MUDDYBREAST
25. Sra.'s counterpart : MRS
28. Dir. from Boston to Buzzards Bay : SSE
29. A memorable West : MAE
30. Larger than life : HEROIC
32. Punches out material on a machine : DIECUTS
36. Role for Clifton Webb: 1952 : SOUSA
37. Nevada city on the Humboldt : ELKO
39. Grannies, e.g. : KNOTS
41. Check : STEM
42. Anita, Monica or Clara : SANTA
44. Drivel : EYEWASH
46. Dress style : SHEATH
48. Attention : EAR
49. Exactly : PAT
52. Palindromic word : ERE
53. Unsparingly : HIPANDTHIGH
57. Member of an Alaskan group : ALEUT
58. Actress Trish Van ___ : DEVERE
59. Item bitten by an onychophagist : FINGERNAIL
63. Bakery employee : ICER
64. In the wind : AFOOT
65. Pianist Von Alpenheim : ILSE
66. Manhattan's Jaspers, e.g. : TEAM
67. Basking ___, N.J. : RIDGE
68. Joker, e.g. : CARD
69. Concerning : ASTO
1. O.T. book : PSALMS
2. One of the Huxleys : ALDOUS
3. Locale in a Dee Brown title : WOUNDEDKNEE
4. Lee's Traveller : STEED
5. Old fogy : MOSSBACK
6. Old English letter : EDH
7. Simpletons : GEESE
8. Texan's pancake : AREPA
9. Disproves : REFUTES
10. Smell ___ : ARAT
11. Haiti's Baby ___ Duvalier : DOC
12. Chemical suffix : IDE
13. Marked, as a ballot : XED
19. Elegant, as the Claridge : POSH
21. Surface of water, to a tar : RYME
24. Meet with fellow grads : REUNE
25. Official spokesmen : MOUTHPIECES
26. Appear : RISE
27. Operation in "The Sting" : SCAM
31. Antarctic sea : ROSS
33. Smidgen : IOTA
34. Trifle : TOY
35. Dutch master : STEEN
37. "___ Quam Videri," motto of N.C. : ESSE
38. He was the Cowardly Lion : LAHR
40. Enveloped securely : SWADDLED
43. Olympics participant : ATHLETE
45. "Vissi d'___," Tosca's great aria : ARTE
47. Sacred: Comb. form : HIER
50. "There's ___ text in Galatians": Browning : AGREAT
51. Prefix with dynamics or nuclear : THERMO
54. ___ Wars of ancient times : PUNIC
55. Chateaubriand novel : ATALA
56. Icelandic river : HVITA
57. Excited : AGOG
59. Very much : FAR
60. "___ Loved You," 1945 song : IFI
61. Place east of Eden : NOD
62. Begin's land: Abbr. : ISR

Found bugs or have suggestions?