New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. "Jack and the Beanstalk" theft : HARP
5. Humane org. : SPCA
9. "Curmudgeon" in F.D.R.'s Cabinet : ICKES
14. El Hadj ___ Bongo, President of Gabon : OMAR
15. Follower of turkey or fox : TROT
16. Kitchen intruder : ROACH
17. What Satan asked : HOTENOUGHFORYOU
20. Ciceronian collection : ORATIONS
21. Engrossed : INTENT
22. Brink : EDGE
23. "Coffee, Tea, ___": Baker and Jones : ORME
24. Place for a parade : AVENUE
27. Hedonist's quest : PLEASURE
31. Like Williams's "Menagerie" : GLASS
32. Jampan : SEDAN
33. Only, in Oldenburg : NUR
34. Vice principal : AIDE
35. Kind of jury : PETIT
36. Tennis term : ADIN
37. Designer of Kennedy Library at Harvard : PEI
38. Hot under the collar : IRATE
39. Lopez from Dallas : TRINI
40. Span for angels or devils : ETERNITY
42. Ryan's "A ___ Too Far" : BRIDGE
43. ___ buco, Italian dish : OSSO
44. Plum for gin : SLOE
45. "___ the public" : OPENTO
48. Water sports : AQUATICS
52. See 17 Across : BURNINGQUESTION
54. Trolley track : IRAIL
55. Spades, e.g. : SUIT
56. Opera that opens in Memphis : AIDA
57. Item for Mary Cassatt : EASEL
58. Immies : MIBS
59. Brat's mouthwash : SOAP
1. Accompaniment for Kringle's jingles : HOHO
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. Pro ___ : RATA
4. It's only make-believe : PRETENSE
5. Curly, Moe or Larry : STOOGE
6. Sourpuss : PRUNE
7. Gear teeth : COGS
8. Decathlon participant: Abbr. : ATH
9. Epithet given Lou Gehrig : IRONMAN
10. Legislative body of Spain or Portugal : CORTES
11. Danny, Sammy or Stubby : KAYE
12. A social sci. : ECON
13. Occlude : SHUT
18. Breeding place : NIDUS
19. "___ will!" : FIREAT
23. Any pop song of Pop's day : OLDIE
24. Yawning : AGAPE
25. John ___ Lindsay : VLIET
26. She was a lady : EADIE
27. Nit-picking : PETTY
28. Ruined : UNDID
29. Feeling contrite : RUING
30. Banks of baseball fame : ERNIE
32. Former kin of NATO : SEATO
35. Newgate, for one : PRISON
36. Short songs for sopranos : ARIETTAS
38. Put in drop by drop : INSTILL
39. Priam's territory : TROAS
41. Singer Milsap : RONNIE
42. Flowers of the madder family : BLUETS
44. Lampoon : SQUIB
45. Off Broadway award : OBIE
46. Aqua ___ : PURA
47. Christian and Caesarean : ERAS
48. Here, to Hernando : AQUI
49. Year in reign of Louis VI : IIIO
50. Musical epilogue : CODA
51. Ginger follower : SNAP
53. Loser to R.M.N. in 1972 : GSM

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