New York Times, Saturday, September 18, 1982

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F G K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Mahal : TAJ
4. Texas farmer's acres : ARADO
9. Discomfit : ABASH
14. ___ Lanka : SRI
15. Of weight, in physics : BARIC
16. Spots for speakers : PODIA
17. Firing-squad order : AIM
18. "Medical Center" actor : CHADEVERETT
20. Malay chief : RAJA
22. Bill Blass's concern : STYLE
23. Wild plum : SLOE
24. Shavetail inst. : OCS
26. "___ Rob," poet Burns : OOR
27. Desinence : END
28. Revolutionary general : ISRAELPUTNAM
34. The common stag : REDDEER
35. Mechlin ___ : LACE
38. "___ thy countrymen . . . !": Shak. : STAINTO
39. Liquids used as solvents : ACETALS
42. Med. school subject : ANAT
43. One on a slate : NOMINEE
44. Film writer-producer-director : NORMANPANAMA
48. Nickname for an apple : MAC
51. Corrode : EAT
52. Composer Rorem : NED
53. Mine, in Màcon : AMOI
55. As before : DITTO
58. Apiece : EACH
61. U.S. Navy submarine builder : JOHNHOLLAND
64. Powell's partner : LOY
65. Speechify : ORATE
66. Caught morays : EELED
67. Antiquity, poetically : ELD
68. Nevada city and Italian river : RENOS
69. Singer Della : REESE
70. Compass pt. : ESE
1. Fyodor I, e.g. : TSAR
2. "Non mi dir," e.g. : ARIA
3. Fibber McGee : JIMJORDAN
4. Network initials : ABC
5. Bowl sounds : RAHS
6. Smell ___ : ARAT
7. "___ Ever See a Dream Walking?" : DIDYOU
8. Bobcat's cousin : OCELOT
9. Gibbon, for one : APE
10. Arthurian knight : BORS
11. Operatic maid : ADELE
12. Suppress : SITON
13. Felt odium : HATED
19. Pitcher Ruhle : VERN
21. Evangeline was one : ACADIAN
25. Taken care of : SEENTO
28. Apr. nemesis : IRS
29. ___ precedent : SETA
30. Permit : LET
31. In favor of : PRO
32. Former Mexican president : ALEMAN
33. Realto bargain : MATINEE
36. He portrayed Othello : CANADALEE
37. Kind of sch. : ELEM
39. Gloucester's cape : ANN
40. Narc. for one : COP
41. Red or Ross : SEA
45. Adjust the décor : REDO
46. He wrote "The Fight" : MAILER
47. A Churchill successor : ATTLEE
48. Gold oak-leafer : MAJOR
49. Tosca's emotion : AMORE
50. "Little Nellie Kelly" playwright : COHAN
54. Absorbed with : INTO
56. Fabrication : TALE
57. Change for a five : ONES
59. Passes for Hillary : COLS
60. Park abutting the Marble Arch : HYDE
62. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
63. He topped A.E.S. twice : DDE

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