New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1981

Author:Mike Shenk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Mike Shenk has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle and 7 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Honcho : BOSS
5. Mariner target : MARS
9. Actress Ekland : BRITT
14. Aspirin's target : ACHE
15. Border on : ABUT
16. Device for a ham : RADIO
17. Type of tide : NEAP
18. Football's Rote : KYLE
19. Girl watcher, perhaps : OGLER
20. Party decoration : JAPANESELANTERN
23. Burdensome : ONEROUS
24. Judy's daughter : LIZA
25. Current unit, for short : AMP
26. Indemnified : MADEGOOD
30. Adduce : QUOTE
33. Liturgies : RITES
34. Dale's spouse : ROY
35. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
36. Cast a spell on : HEXED
37. Disconcert : FAZE
38. Wedding words : IDO
39. Like some messages : CODED
40. City on the Rhone : ARLES
41. Creamy desserts : TORTONIS
43. Eggs, to Pliny : OVA
44. Eternally : EVER
45. The bounding main : OPENSEA
49. Game played on a star : CHINESECHECKERS
53. Come back, as a dream : RECUR
54. Biggers' sleuth : CHAN
55. Café additive : LAIT
56. Love, Italian style : AMORE
57. Fatigue : TIRE
58. Restless longing : ITCH
59. ___ and dined : WINED
60. Box : SPAR
61. Winning margin, sometimes : NOSE
1. Bluegrass instrument : BANJO
2. Immense expanse : OCEAN
3. Pentagon, for example : SHAPE
4. Isolated : SEPARATE
5. Studio department : MAKEUP
6. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
7. Decide, as a judge : RULE
8. Star-spangled : STELLATED
9. Coats, as baby shoes : BRONZES
10. The lowest classes : RAGTAG
11. Unemployed : IDLE
12. Stratum : TIER
13. Shredded : TORN
21. City on the Seward Peninsula : NOME
22. Succored : AIDED
26. Crossbreeds : MIXES
27. Kind of hygiene : ORAL
28. Seep : OOZE
29. Anil and eosin : DYES
30. Desist : QUIT
31. Loosen : UNDO
32. Skunk's weapon : ODOR
33. Changes course : REDIRECTS
36. Puts an edge on : HONES
37. Pennsylvania Gazette publisher : FRANKLIN
39. Insured : COVERED
40. Opposite of sans : AVEC
42. Teacher's status : TENURE
43. Kitchen gadget : OPENER
45. Tara name : OHARA
46. Defunct treaty org. of 1954 : SEATO
47. Heiden and Sevareid : ERICS
48. "___ World Turns" : ASTHE
49. Crop : CRAW
50. Prefix with sphere or lateral : HEMI
51. Sacred image : ICON
52. Casino item : CHIP

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