New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 1982

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dowels : PEGS
5. Suburban landmark : MALL
9. Tappet : CAM
12. Eastern nurse : AMAH
13. "Pagliacci" role : CANIO
14. City founded 753 B.C. : ROME
15. Mah-jongg "card" : TILE
16. Hole borer : AUGER
17. Famous nom de plume : ELIA
18. Mark indicating omission : ELLIPSIS
20. Opie or Turner : ARTIST
22. Gumbo base : OKRA
23. Government by three : TRIARCHY
25. Kin of a skip : HOP
27. Turku, to a Swede : ABO
29. "The ___ and Future King": White : ONCE
30. Singular : UNEQUALED
33. Postern, e.g. : ENTRY
37. Spiritual adviser : GURU
38. Begat : SIRED
40. Early Canadian : CREE
41. Specialty of 17 Across : ESSAY
43. Evanescent : VANISHING
45. Matron : DAME
47. Faucet : TAP
48. Tooth : COG
49. George Lucas film : STARWARS
53. Kenny Rogers hit : LADY
55. Cruel master : TYRANT
56. ___ Cup, in yachting : AMERICAS
60. Wedge, for one : IRON
61. Sassafras tea, e.g. : TONIC
63. Type of skirt : SLIT
64. Garrison : POST
65. Court queen after King : EVERT
66. Mackerellike fish : CERO
67. Adjectival suffix : ESE
68. Presume : DARE
69. Greek peak : OSSA
1. U.S. Open winner: 1976 : PATE
2. Biographer Ludwig : EMIL
3. Steeds at Belmont : GALLOPERS
4. Valentino role : SHEIK
5. Site of Haleakala : MAUI
6. Feeling of depression : ANGST
7. Recline : LIE
8. Ohio city on Lake Erie : LORAIN
9. Baby's problem : COLIC
10. Certain Mennonites : AMISH
11. Thought-provoking : MEATY
13. Muskmelons : CASABAS
14. Economize : RETRENCH
19. Indonesian boat : PRAU
21. Daytona attraction : RACE
24. Beaver, for one : RODENT
25. Titanic : HUGE
26. Responsibility : ONUS
28. ___ Hazard Perry, naval hero : OLIVER
31. Navigator's aid : QUADRANT
32. Mesozoic, e.g. : ERA
34. Transport for tots : TRICYCLES
35. Where Johnson beat Jeffries : RENO
36. Safecracker : YEGG
39. Gullah, for one : DIALECT
42. Show fatigue : YAWN
44. Wrangle : SPAR
46. In a tangle : MATTED
49. Mushroom stalk : STIPE
50. Beginners : TYROS
51. Got up : AROSE
52. Less impractical : SANER
54. Fad of the 70's : DISCO
57. Bog : MIRE
58. Pretensions : AIRS
59. Portico : STOA
62. Gametes : OVA

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