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JUMPING JEHOSHAPHAT!

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1980

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 597 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,296
Across Down
1. Beaver or Angel : FALLS
6. Finery : REGALIA
13. Invention of the 1830's : REAPER
19. ___ of quinine : OLEATE
21. Tuesday chore : IRONING
22. Last : ENDURE
23. Start of a verse : RAISINGFROGSFORPROFIT
26. Abuse : MISTREAT
27. Août's saison : ETE
28. Southpaw's stat : ERA
29. Charge : FEE
30. Prepare for action : GIRD
31. Sorrow : DOLOR
33. Red-carpet recipient : VIP
34. Hot Mediterranean wind : SOLANO
37. "Iron pumper" : HEMAN
38. Secured : FAST
39. Farm animal : EWE
42. Greek letters : PSIS
43. Boxer's garment : ROBE
44. Learned role on TV : MAMA
45. Careless : LAX
46. Second line of verse : ISAPLAINANDSIMPLEJOKE
53. Nürnberg article : EIN
54. Young conger : ELVER
55. Seine tributary : OISE
56. Drill : AUGER
57. Abased : DEGRADED
59. Like a heliogram : CODED
60. Father : PRIEST
61. Protest : AVER
62. Kitchen aid : PARER
63. Balm for a rash : TALC
64. Addict's pill : DOWNER
67. Viscous : SLIMY
68. Practiced horticulture : GARDENED
72. Toss out : EVICT
73. Foal producer : MARE
74. ___ the good : ALLTO
75. Hogg : IMA
76. Third line of verse : FORHOWCANONEMAKEMONEY
81. Bar order : ALE
82. Shell : HUSK
83. Refuse : DENY
84. Airhole : VENT
85. Yo-yo, for one : TOY
86. Severe wound : GASH
87. Penned in : CAGED
89. Pageboy, e.g. : HAIRDO
91. Giant of fame : OTT
92. Boxing is his job : CASER
93. Bivouac : CAMP
94. Evian, for one : SPA
97. Wine: Comb. form : ENO
98. U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS
99. Panaceas : CUREALLS
103. Last line of verse : WHENSOMANYOFTHEMCROAK
108. Throw open the windows : AIROUT
109. Child born early in Nov. : SCORPIO
110. Sailboat : SHARPY
111. L.T.A. craft : BLIMPS
112. Damselfish : PINTANO
113. Emulate Juliet : ELOPE
1. Compose : FORM
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Garlands : LEIS
4. At the ___ (just before the end) : LASTGASP
5. Recipe phrase : STIRIN
6. Estrangement : RIFT
7. Bungle : ERR
8. Stickum : GOO
9. Lansbury : ANGELA
10. Loser to Clay: 1964 : LISTON
11. Read into : INFER
12. Past : AGO
13. Avenger's act : REPRISAL
14. Spellbound : ENRAPT
15. Hassle : ADO
16. Variety of pastry : PUFF
17. Canal finished in 1825 : ERIE
18. Network : RETE
20. Madrid month : ENERO
24. Rove idly : GAD
25. Overhaul : REVAMP
31. Exclude : DEBAR
32. Augur : OMEN
34. Glimpsed : SPIED
35. Actor Davis : OSSIE
36. Old Peking weight : LIANG
37. Sharpened : HONED
38. Celebrated : FAMED
39. R.I.P. speech : ELOGE
40. Arouses : WAKES
41. Strive : EXERT
43. Place for birling : RIVER
44. Molière's Harpagon : MISER
47. Bequeath : LEAVETO
48. Rot-resistant wood : ALDER
49. Hotel employees : DOORMEN
50. Journalist Hugh : SIDEY
51. Nobleman's domain : EARLDOM
52. Electricity : JUICE
58. Estancia : RANCH
59. City of about 6,000,000 : CAIRO
60. Ex ___ (one-sided) : PARTE
62. Floorboard : PLANK
63. Garrulous : TALKY
64. Make skim milk : DEFAT
65. Convex molding : OVOLO
66. Lean and supple : WIREY
67. Boffo : SMASH
68. Thymus, for one : GLAND
69. " . . . miner, forty-___" : NINER
70. Correct : EMEND
71. "Good ___ you": W. S. Gilbert : DAYTO
74. Arab chief : AMEER
77. Bric-a-brac holders : WHATNOTS
78. Usage : CUSTOM
79. Advantage : EDGE
80. Producing eggs hatched outside the body : OVIPARAL
86. Ascends : GOESUP
87. Grand ___ : CANYON
88. Arrange : ASSORT
89. Preminger's "In ___ Way" : HARMS
90. Don of late shows : AMECHE
92. Shelley subject : CENCI
93. Hoppe's "weapon" : CUE
94. Mop : SWAB
95. Bandleader Harris : PHIL
96. Air: Comb. form : AERI
99. Half a toy train : CHOO
100. Parrot fish : LORO
101. Finn's neighbor : LAPP
102. ___ terrier : SKYE
104. ___ de plume : NOM
105. Viper : ASP
106. "Conning Tower" monogram : FPA
107. Pewter metal : TIN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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