New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1980

Author:Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F H J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

1
A
2
S
3
P
4
I
5
C
6
P
7
I
8
P
9
S
10
P
11
R
12
E
13
P
14
P
O
O
N
A
15
A
G
R
A
16
R
I
A
L
17
E
L
E
C
T
18
N
O
O
N
19
O
L
G
A
20
D
E
M
O
N
21
S
T
R
A
T
22
I
V
E
L
Y
23
N
A
I
S
24
A
B
I
D
E
S
25
C
26
L
27
A
S
P
S
28
B
29
R
A
I
N
30
L
A
P
I
S
31
M
O
O
N
S
C
32
A
33
P
34
E
35
A
M
I
S
36
A
O
R
T
A
37
I
R
O
N
38
M
A
S
T
39
O
D
O
N
S
40
C
A
N
T
O
41
E
M
O
T
E
42
V
A
L
E
T
S
43
S
44
I
45
N
N
E
R
46
M
I
N
I
47
P
R
O
C
R
A
48
S
49
T
I
N
A
T
50
I
51
O
52
N
53
R
A
V
I
54
B
E
A
M
55
S
I
N
G
E
56
I
N
E
E
57
L
A
V
E
58
T
E
N
E
T
59
T
I
L
S
60
E
N
I
D
61
A
S
S
E
S
© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Savory jelly : ASPIC
6. Knight's backup : PIPS
10. Attend Choate or Andover : PREP
14. City ESE of Bombay : POONA
15. Site of the Pearl Mosque : AGRA
16. Iranian coin : RIAL
17. Exercise an option : ELECT
18. Word with tide or time : NOON
19. "Three Sisters" character : OLGA
20. With exuberance : DEMONSTRATIVELY
23. River nymph : NAIS
24. Stands : ABIDES
25. Fastens : CLASPS
28. Kind of trust : BRAIN
30. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
31. Lunar terrain : MOONSCAPE
35. "That Certain Feeling" author : AMIS
36. Heart line : AORTA
37. Cross or Duke : IRON
38. Pleistocene mammals : MASTODONS
40. Section of a long poem : CANTO
41. Mug : EMOTE
42. Civilian cousins of batmen : VALETS
43. Decalogue defier : SINNER
46. Skirt of the 60's : MINI
47. Scarlett's form of escapism : PROCRASTINATION
53. Shankar : RAVI
54. Grin broadly : BEAM
55. Burn the ends : SINGE
56. Curare : INEE
57. Flow along : LAVE
58. Part of Aquinas's credo : TENET
59. East Indian herbs : TILS
60. Actress Markey : ENID
61. Pompous ones : ASSES
1. Copied : APED
2. Matchless : SOLE
3. Rondel, e.g. : POEM
4. Self-contradictions : INCONSISTENCIES
5. Dozes lightly : CATNAPS
6. Locale of Sam's lengthy error : PANTS
7. Pet bat in "The Munsters" : IGOR
8. Pacific sailing vessel : PROA
9. Hot, dry wind of southern Calif. : SANTAANA
10. Unsophisticated, narrow-minded traits : PROVINCIALITIES
11. All het up : RILED
12. U.S. $10 coin, until 1933 : EAGLE
13. Pinter products : PLAYS
21. Sonny's sibling : SIS
22. Okefenokee denizen : IBIS
25. Goeduck or gweduc : CLAM
26. User of a prayer wheel : LAMA
27. Sacred bull : APIS
28. Carried : BORNE
29. Molders : ROTS
31. Purely academic : MOOT
32. Princess changed into a magpie : ARNE
33. Printing-paper size : POTT
34. Father of Cainan : ENOS
36. Charming : ADORABLE
39. Period starting on the second day of Passover : OMER
40. Variation of rummy : CANASTA
42. ___ blanc : VIN
43. Diagonal support for a sail : SPRIT
44. Dweller in Qum : IRANI
45. Drabble offering : NOVEL
46. Emulated Marceau : MIMED
48. O'Casey : SEAN
49. Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
50. London's ___ of Court : INNS
51. Gula : OGEE
52. Clears : NETS

Found bugs or have suggestions?