New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1980

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fish seen in tanks a lot : GUPPY
6. Asian title of respect : KHAN
10. Sea ___ (motorboat) : SLED
14. Harden : INURE
15. The Supreme Court, e.g. : NINE
16. He had many a kick coming : PELE
17. English town : STRATFORDONAVON
20. Rent : TORN
21. Top-notch : ACE
22. Clumsy : INEPT
23. Uncomfortably moist : DANK
25. Preserves in brine : PICKLES
27. About to be a has-been : FADING
30. Chummy, in Cheltenham : MATEY
31. Great expanse : OCEAN
32. Adjutant : AIDE
33. Tit for ___ : TAT
36. French city : CHALONSSURMARNE
40. Coop dweller : HEN
41. Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
42. Make amends : ATONE
43. Boniface, Benedict et al. : POPES
45. Without kernels : PITTED
46. Neckwear : SCARVES
49. Birthmark : MOLE
50. Craze : MANIA
51. Dads : PAS
52. Unless, to lawyers : NISI
56. New York town : ARDSLEYONHUDSON
60. Nothing : ZERO
61. Virile : MALE
62. Kind of criminal : FELON
63. She wrote "The Salamanca Drum": 1977 : EDEN
64. Card game : SKAT
65. "Night Music" playwright : ODETS
1. Main point : GIST
2. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
3. Contented cat's comment : PURR
4. Regarding dinner : PRANDIAL
5. Still : YET
6. Bad-mouth : KNOCK
7. Charter : HIRE
8. Plus : AND
9. Recent: Prefix : NEO
10. "Our Gang" member : SPANKY
11. Tell it like it is : LEVEL
12. Run away together : ELOPE
13. Jalopy features : DENTS
18. Jack London's "White ___" : FANG
19. Pleasing : NICE
24. Part of A.D. : ANNO
25. City west of Venice : PADUA
26. Aqueduct of Sylvius : ITER
27. World War I marshal : FOCH
28. Dull pain : ACHE
29. Doyen : DEAN
30. Vapors : MISTS
32. Silly people : ASSES
33. Jog : TROT
34. One of Henry VIII's wives : ANNE
35. ___ off (began) : TEED
37. Neck part : NAPE
38. Post : MAIL
39. Was there : ATTENDED
43. Possible residence of 62 Across : PRISON
44. Ellipsoidal : OVAL
45. Fashionable : POSH
46. Form of air pollution : SMAZE
47. Was concerned : CARED
48. Novelist Malraux : ANDRE
49. Impressionist Edouard : MANET
51. Actress Negri : POLA
53. Lake Superior's ___ Royale : ISLE
54. Fuliginous substance : SOOT
55. Hospices : INNS
57. Typesetting measures : EMS
58. "Mirthquake" : YAK
59. Strange sky sight : UFO

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