Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld 

New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1981

Author:Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Alan Arbesfeld has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 96 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bucket : PAIL
5. Arizona Indian : HOPI
9. Bear Bryant's ball club, for short : BAMA
13. 4,840 square yards : ACRE
14. Toward the mouth : ORAD
15. Disappears slowly : FADES
16. Chopsticks? : CHINAWARE
18. Beds for Leo and Elsa : LAIRS
19. Actress O'Shea of music-hall fame : TESSIE
20. Ali ___ : BABA
22. Needle feature : EYE
23. Encircle : HEM
24. Part of a Warsaw bank? : POLEVAULT
26. Tweed, for one : BOSS
28. Enclosure for a sandhog : CAISSON
29. Feign : ACT
30. "___ the Way," 1957 song : ALL
31. Mining car : HUTCH
34. "Shoe the horse, shoe ___" : THEMARE
37. Seeming intersection of earth and sky : HORIZON
39. Word with tooth or heart : SWEET
40. "The orb of the day" : SUN
41. Antiochian or Augustan : ERA
42. Asiatic bird : TREEPIE
44. Strikebreaker : SCAB
45. Rio kook? : BRAZILNUT
48. Favorite Scrooge utterance : BAH
49. Small ape : LAR
50. Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
51. Oz figure : TINMAN
54. Revoke, as a marriage : ANNUL
56. Hamlet? : GREATDANE
58. "Mortal ___," Huxley book : COILS
59. Heal : MEND
60. Italian cousin of Mount St. Helens : ETNA
61. Spot for Sonny Boy : KNEE
62. Annexes : ADDS
63. Puma's prey : DEER
1. NATO, for one : PACT
2. Word with tooth or heart : ACHE
3. Hubbub in Dublin? : IRISHSTEW
4. Opticians' products : LENSES
5. Hockey great : HOWE
6. Anglo-Saxon money : ORA
7. Overheat : PARBOIL
8. Paragons : IDEALS
9. Barnyard sound : BAA
10. Ta-ta, in Tours : ADIEU
11. Streep of Hollywood : MERYL
12. What you have going for you : ASSET
15. Taste, to a Londoner : FLAVOUR
17. Intention : AIM
21. Illuminated : BESHONE
24. Homophone for 1 Across : PALE
25. Not pro : ANTI
26. Casey's cudgel : BAT
27. Late protest singer : OCHS
28. Trusts : CARTELS
32. Prague comrade? : CZECHMATE
33. Sabra's dance : HORA
35. City ENE of Paris : METZ
36. Forward passes in football : AERIALS
37. Sept follower : HUIT
38. Collar : NAB
40. Incited : SPURRED
43. Riddle : ENIGMA
44. Polished : SANDED
45. Ebon or raven : BLACK
46. Chattered incessantly : RANON
47. Athlete with an army : ARNIE
48. Fell for : BIT
51. Urchins : TADS
52. Bancroft or Boleyn : ANNE
53. Intimate : NEAR
55. Rubber tree : ULE
57. Word with split or tight : END

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