New York Times, Monday, May 24, 1982

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tale twister : LIAR
5. Upper hand : EDGE
9. Turn's partner : TOSS
13. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
14. Bully or jerky : MEAT
15. Paid for a poker hand : ANTED
17. Streak : VEIN
18. Comb. form indicating an eye defect : OPIA
19. Full of cheer : MERRY
20. Urgent : IMPORTANT
22. Verify : PROVE
23. Swerves : VEERS
24. Evening prayer : VESPER
25. Trample : TREAD
28. An ungulate : TAPIR
30. Varnish ingredient : MASTIC
32. Affirmative : YES
33. Melon or squash : PEPO
37. Armory : ARSENAL
39. Race official : STARTER
41. Lack : NEED
42. Aries : RAM
44. Quantity : AMOUNT
45. Glacial ridge : SERAC
47. Improper : AMISS
48. Edit : REDACT
52. Raccoon's cousin : COATI
54. Knowing : AWARE
55. What Americans are entitled to pursue : HAPPINESS
59. Number of wonders : SEVEN
60. Hibernia : ERIN
61. Wicked : EVIL
62. Soprano Leontyne : PRICE
63. Sayers's "The ___ Tailors" : NINE
64. Memo : NOTE
65. Stopping places: Abbr. : STAS
66. Kind of novel : SAGA
67. ___ off (in a snit) : TEED
1. V.P. Morton: 1889–93 : LEVI
2. Article : ITEM
3. On cat's feet : ATIP
4. Made over : RENOVATED
5. Ham it up : EMOTE
6. Take to the air at O'Hare : DEPART
7. Dispute : GAINSAY
8. French state : ETAT
9. Monkey (with) : TAMPER
10. Blows that cause kayos : ONERS
11. Barber's purchase : STROP
12. Answer a purpose : SERVE
16. His stint is making tints : DYER
21. "Nature, ___ tooth and claw": Tennyson : REDIN
24. Outlook : VISTA
25. Special agent at D.C. : TMAN
26. Unusual : RARE
27. "___ Quam Videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
29. Locale of the talus : PES
31. Printer's mark : CARET
33. Noticeable : PROMINENT
34. Ornamental case : ETUI
35. Writes : PENS
36. Scraps : ORTS
38. Household god : LAR
40. Cremona creation : AMATI
43. Daughter of Heracles : MACARIA
45. Stage settings : SCENES
46. Kind of saw : COPING
48. Grate : RASP
49. Pitchers : EWERS
50. Device for hoisting liners' boats : DAVIT
51. Betel palm : ARECA
53. Asphyxia : APNEA
55. Layers : HENS
56. Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
57. Developer's concern : SITE
58. Coaster : SLED

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