New York Times, Wednesday, May 12, 1982

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. State : AVER
5. Witch-hunt town : SALEM
10. "Bird ___ never wert": Shelley : THOU
14. Not taped : LIVE
15. Charlie ___, country singer : PRIDE
16. Turnpike component : RAMP
17. Flops, as a play : DIES
18. Confine : LIMIT
19. Writers Levin and Wolfert : IRAS
20. Waller hit : AINTMISBEHAVIN
23. Primary, e.g. : RACE
24. Ending for Manhattan : ITE
25. Descendant of Shem : SEMITE
28. Like the speed of light : CONSTANT
33. With, to Pierre : AVEC
34. "___ a leg!" : SHAKE
35. "The ___ Sanctions": Trevanian : LOO
36. Gershwin's "It ___ So" : AINTNECESSARILY
40. Co.'s cousin : LTD
41. Ovid was one : ODIST
42. Zaire river : UELE
43. Latitudinal line : EASTWEST
45. Swindled : CONNED
47. Nancy's man : RON
48. Director Vittorio De ___ : SETA
49. Song of 1916 : IAINTGOTNOBODY
56. Complain : CARP
57. Opera highlights : ARIAS
58. Olive, to Caesar : OLEA
59. " . . . ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
60. This takes two to do : TANGO
61. ___ Bator : ULAN
62. Wojtyla or Walesa : POLE
63. Glacial ridge : ESKER
64. "Pillow ___," 1959 film : TALK
1. "Four Seasons" director : ALDA
2. Number for a Henry : VIII
3. Tied : EVEN
4. Synonym for 18 Across : RESTRICT
5. Do a cutting-room job : SPLICE
6. Stand : ARISE
7. Out on a ___ : LIMB
8. Ernie's widow : EDIE
9. "___ I scent the morning air": Shak. : METHINKS
10. Plate for holding hot dishes : TRIVET
11. Mata of interest in spy lore : HARI
12. Land sounding like a hipster's cry : OMAN
13. Downs' partner : UPS
21. Door or welcome follower : MAT
22. Flummoxed : ATSEA
25. Elbe feeder : SAALE
26. Broadway hit : EVITA
27. Darns : MENDS
28. This may have a pair of drawers : CHEST
29. Kind of kiln : OAST
30. Foreign : ALIEN
31. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
32. Fiddled around : TOYED
34. Bio., chem., etc. : SCIS
37. From ___ (henceforth) : NOWON
38. Toothless : EDENTATE
39. Vagabond : RUNABOUT
44. Three-bagger : TRIPLE
45. Bowdlerize : CENSOR
46. Siouan people : OTO
48. Where Tandy is dandy : STAGE
49. Role played by Jose Ferrer: 1943–45 : IAGO
50. Soviet sea : ARAL
51. Mardi ___ : GRAS
52. Sty sound : OINK
53. Earthenware jar : OLLA
54. Salesman's goal : DEAL
55. Hero of "The Hairy Ape" : YANK
56. Size of paper : CAP

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