ELVIS

New York Times, Sunday, August 16, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

1
L
2
A
3
D
4
L
5
E
6
P
7
T
8
A
9
H
10
C
11
T
12
S
13
S
14
K
15
A
16
W
17
O
L
E
I
C
18
A
U
L
A
19
P
H
O
T
20
O
21
T
U
B
E
22
G
A
M
M
A
23
C
R
I
S
24
L
A
T
I
N
25
O
L
E
S
26
O
N
E
B
R
27
O
K
E
N
H
28
E
A
R
T
F
O
29
R
S
A
L
E
30
T
I
R
E
E
31
A
N
G
E
L
32
E
S
K
E
R
33
G
34
R
35
A
36
C
E
L
A
N
D
37
S
T
E
R
I
38
L
E
39
R
O
P
A
40
E
T
S
41
M
E
A
D
42
N
I
N
43
M
44
A
45
E
46
O
L
I
V
47
E
R
48
B
E
L
I
49
G
S
T
50
R
I
N
G
51
I
F
E
E
L
S
52
O
53
B
A
D
54
N
55
B
56
A
57
S
E
E
S
T
O
58
N
E
D
D
A
59
F
A
R
E
60
D
61
E
R
62
R
O
R
L
E
S
S
63
I
F
I
C
A
N
64
D
R
E
A
M
65
V
66
A
67
L
68
D
69
A
O
S
T
A
70
A
R
Y
A
N
71
H
72
E
73
F
74
T
75
S
76
A
B
O
U
N
D
77
S
R
78
S
79
A
L
L
T
80
H
A
T
I
A
M
81
C
A
P
I
T
A
82
L
83
H
84
A
M
S
85
E
T
H
E
N
E
86
A
S
E
87
O
T
E
88
S
E
N
S
89
A
90
P
A
91
A
L
T
A
92
N
E
G
93
A
T
E
D
94
S
U
R
R
95
E
N
D
E
R
96
S
97
P
98
A
99
H
I
100
A
W
A
R
E
101
I
R
A
N
I
102
A
R
E
Y
O
103
U
L
O
N
E
S
104
O
M
E
T
O
N
105
I
106
G
107
H
108
T
109
L
O
D
E
110
N
E
R
D
S
111
H
O
O
T
112
S
O
R
O
R
113
E
V
E
N
114
I
S
L
E
T
115
M
O
L
L
116
A
N
O
D
E
117
M
E
S
A
118
E
D
E
119
S
M
E
E
120
M
A
S
S
E
© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Molten-metal carrier : LADLE
6. Memphis god : PTAH
10. Parts of dols. : CTS
13. Danish cape, with "The" : SKAW
17. Of oil : OLEIC
18. Hall, in Hamburg : AULA
19. Snapshot : PHOTO
21. Londoner's subway : TUBE
22. Third of a series : GAMMA
23. Pass receiver Collinsworth : CRIS
24. Kind of quarter : LATIN
25. Corrida sounds : OLES
26. Presley vending song: 1963 : ONEBROKENHEARTFORSALE
30. One of the Hebrides : TIREE
31. Wylie's "The Orphan ___" : ANGEL
32. Glacial ridge : ESKER
33. Presley estate : GRACELAND
37. Unfruitful : STERILE
39. Peruvian clothing : ROPA
40. Latin conjunctions : ETS
41. Anthropologist Margaret : MEAD
42. She wrote "Delta of Venus" : NIN
43. Fannie follower : MAE
46. Colonel North : OLIVER
48. Legendary British king : BELI
49. Ecdysiast's covering : GSTRING
51. Rueful Presley song: 1961 : IFEELSOBAD
54. Abdul-Jabbar's gp. : NBA
57. Takes care of : SEESTO
58. "Pagliacci" role : NEDDA
59. Got on : FARED
61. Perfect : ERRORLESS
63. Hopeful Presley song: 1968 : IFICANDREAM
65. Autonomous region of NW Italy : VALDAOSTA
70. Indo-Iranian : ARYAN
71. Weighs or weights : HEFTS
76. Teem : ABOUND
77. H.S. V.I.P.'s : SRS
79. Presley avowal song: 1966 : ALLTHATIAM
81. Excellent : CAPITAL
83. Radio amateurs : HAMS
85. Product resulting from cracking petroleum : ETHENE
86. Enzyme suffix : ASE
87. Ending denoting origin : OTE
88. Champagne town : SENS
89. Brazilian border river : APA
91. Utah resort : ALTA
92. Made ineffective : NEGATED
94. Giving-up Presley song: 1961 : SURRENDER
96. Algerian cavalryman : SPAHI
100. Onto : AWARE
101. Qum native : IRANI
102. Presley thoughtful-question song: 1960 : AREYOULONESOMETONIGHT
109. Rich source : LODE
110. Wimps' cousins : NERDS
111. Strigiformes sound : HOOT
112. Sister, to Cato : SOROR
113. Tied : EVEN
114. Key : ISLET
115. Defoe heroine : MOLL
116. Battery terminal : ANODE
117. Louis L'Amour's "The Haunted ___" : MESA
118. Dutch commune : EDE
119. Barrie pirate : SMEE
120. Billiard stroke : MASSE
1. Trademark : LOGO
2. Senator Cranston : ALAN
3. Attica division : DEME
4. Tamarack part : LIMB
5. Card game for two : ECARTE
6. Rodent robber-hoarder : PACKRAT
7. Soup vessels : TUREENS
8. Brought into agreement : ALINED
9. Diner order : HASH
10. What the Light Brigade did : CHARGED
11. Walk like a two-year-old : TOTTER
12. Oppressive : STIFLING
13. Facing a glacier : STOSS
14. Farmer opposed to Soviet collectivization : KULAK
15. White poplar : ABELE
16. Hameln's river : WESER
19. Banana plant : PLANTAIN
20. Yoko ___ : ONO
27. Edmonton hockey team : OILERS
28. Studio feature : EASEL
29. Come again : REENTER
33. Intersecting vaults' edge : GROIN
34. Pocahontas's spouse : ROLFE
35. On foot, in Paris : APIED
36. Hollowed out : CAVED
38. Supple : LISSOM
41. Jason's first wife : MEDEA
43. ___ en scène : MISE
44. Leaf cutters : ANTS
45. Selves : EGOS
47. Guido note : ELA
48. Commuter's delight : BARCAR
50. Sis, e.g. : REL
52. Some switches : OFFS
53. Lures : BAITS
55. Emerald and aquamarine : BERYLS
56. Of a region : AREAL
60. Genetic material : DNA
62. Rave's partner : RANT
63. Treat with a certain antiseptic : IODATE
64. Small amounts : DRAMS
65. Cow, in Vigo : VACA
66. Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
67. Long, swinging stride : LOPE
68. Twos, in Roma : DUI
69. Violinist-composer Vivaldi : ANTONIO
71. Toque or cloche : HAT
72. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
73. Kind of goal or trip : FIELD
74. Pierre's aunt : TANTE
75. Besmirch : SMEAR
78. Most transparent : SHEEREST
80. " . . . ___ evil" : HEARNO
82. Court jargon : LEGALESE
84. Vicuña's milieu : ANDES
88. Met zealot : STANDEE
89. Halo : AUREOLE
90. Babble : PRATTLE
93. Kissinger's "___ Restored . . . ": 1957 : AWORLD
94. African desert wind : SIMOOM
95. Lonely, in Ems : EINSAM
96. City in India : SALEM
97. Try out : PROVE
98. Yellow-fever vector : AEDES
99. Wolflike carrion eater : HYENA
103. Prefix with form or cycle : UNI
104. Electrical resistance units : OHMS
105. New Rochelle college : IONA
106. ___ de Londres (ribbed silk) : GROS
107. Coal scuttles : HODS
108. Shoe insertion : TREE

Found bugs or have suggestions?