New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 1982

Author: Dorothy Elliott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lab vial : AMPULE
7. Stems : ARRESTS
14. Lengthy downpour : SOAKER
15. Old term for a pirate : SEATHIEF
17. One on the square : STRAIGHTSHOOTER
19. Gumshoes : TECS
20. Vein's glory : ORE
21. Butterfingers' exclamation : OOPS
22. John Wayne's last film : THESHOOTIST
27. Author Bellow : SAUL
28. Planes : SMOOTHS
32. ___ rule (normally) : ASA
35. Dandelion or cat's-ear : WEED
37. More than one : PLURAL
38. Murrow's "See ___" : ITNOW
40. One of the Carolines : YAP
42. "___ far, far better thing . . . " : ITISA
43. Norway spruce : REDFIR
45. "Gil ___" : BLAS
47. Lacking : SHY
48. More rapid : SWIFTER
50. Dog star : ASTA
52. Perform a navigator's function : SHOOTTHESUN
56. SST word : MACH
59. Use a shuttle : TAT
60. Film fragment : CLIP
62. Has a bull session : SHOOTSTHEBREEZE
67. This devil loves to revel : CAROUSER
68. Hood on a Londoner's car : BONNET
69. Pounds : BATTERS
70. ___ de cachet : LETTRE
1. ADC : ASST
2. Polyphonic composition : MOTET
3. Torrefy : PARCH
4. Fiats : UKASES
5. Oahu garland : LEI
6. Unit of work : ERG
7. Don Sutton is one : ASTRO
8. Adjusts for D.S.T. : RESETS
9. Collegian's "Bravo!" : RAH
10. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
11. Showdown in the Old West : SHOOTOUT
12. Opera director Capobianco : TITO
13. Exude : SEEP
16. Revs. : FRS
18. Festive Irish party : HOOLEY
23. "I ___ open eyes . . . ": Hodgson : SAWWITH
24. "River of Perfumes" in Vietnam : HUE
25. Bottle occupant in a Stevenson tale : IMP
26. Minor ballet dancer : SOLISTE
29. Speaker of the A.L. : TRIS
30. Diner specialty : HASH
31. Do in : SLAY
32. Haughtiness : AIRS
33. Predicament : STEW
34. "The King ___" : ANDI
36. Small portion : DAB
39. Twig : OFFSHOOT
41. Nebraska stream : PLATTE
44. Early Olds transport : REO
46. Leftover of a sort : ASH
49. Cad : ROTTER
51. "The ___ of Man": Bronowski : ASCENT
53. Himalayan wild goats : TAHRS
54. Abounding in: Suffix : ULENT
55. Author of "My Life in Court" : NIZER
56. M.I.T. bestowal : MSC
57. Jezebel's spouse : AHAB
58. Cain temptress : CORA
61. Fountain or Rose : PETE
63. Royal Egyptian nickname : TUT
64. Memphis-to-Mobile dir. : SSE
65. About 87 qts. of cranberries : BBL
66. Hind : ROE

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