It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1980

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { H K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
B
3
S
4
C
5
U
6
S
7
P
8
G
9
A
10
F
11
F
12
E
13
C
O
A
T
14
O
S
A
R
15
E
L
R
I
O
16
A
R
N
O
17
R
E
N
I
18
Y
E
A
T
S
19
M
A
J
O
20
R
P
R
E
M
21
I
S
E
22
E
X
O
D
U
S
23
R
E
N
E
24
A
25
R
26
S
27
M
E
28
D
29
T
R
30
O
W
E
L
31
A
32
D
33
L
34
I
B
35
Y
36
E
37
A
R
38
V
A
S
E
39
P
R
I
V
A
40
T
E
P
R
O
41
P
E
R
T
Y
42
L
I
M
A
43
W
R
I
T
44
A
N
D
E
S
45
A
V
E
N
46
G
E
47
S
48
A
L
49
N
E
D
50
L
E
51
N
52
T
53
B
E
54
S
55
T
56
E
57
D
58
G
E
N
E
R
59
A
L
S
T
O
R
E
60
C
61
O
62
B
R
A
63
V
I
N
E
64
A
D
A
M
65
C
L
A
I
M
66
E
P
O
S
67
L
A
S
S
68
C
E
L
T
S
69
R
E
N
T
70
E
Y
E
© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,341
Across
1. Boys' ammo : BBS
4. Tooth part : CUSP
8. Faux pas : GAFFE
13. Pelage : COAT
14. Glacial ridges : OSAR
15. Town in S Calif. : ELRIO
16. Ponte Vecchio's river : ARNO
17. Guido of Bologna : RENI
18. "Deirdre" playwright : YEATS
19. Syllogism's opener : MAJORPREMISE
22. Uris novel : EXODUS
23. M. Coty : RENE
24. ___ gratia artis : ARS
27. Pedagogue's deg. : MED
29. Mason's tool : TROWEL
31. Improvise : ADLIB
35. Fiscal or academic follower : YEAR
38. Ming treasure : VASE
39. Sign warning poachers and trespassers : PRIVATEPROPERTY
42. "City of Kings" : LIMA
43. Holy ___ : WRIT
44. Locale of Pili and Pular : ANDES
45. Retaliate : AVENGE
47. ___ volatile : SAL
49. Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
50. Fast time : LENT
53. Surpassed : BESTED
58. Rural mart : GENERALSTORE
60. Mamba's kin : COBRA
63. Liana, e.g. : VINE
64. Furniture style : ADAM
65. Kind of jumper : CLAIM
66. Heroic poetry : EPOS
67. Damsel : LASS
68. Primitive chisels : CELTS
69. Let : RENT
70. Spud bud : EYE
Down
1. Cleansing agent : BORAX
2. "___ Eyes" (Cantor) : BANJO
3. Tolerated : STOOD
4. Carr's "The ___ in the Waxworks" : CORPSE
5. Coleridge, with regard to opium : USER
6. More rational : SANER
7. Kind of time : PRIME
8. Old Faithful, e.g. : GEYSER
9. America's Cup term : ALEE
10. Ecclesiastical title : FRA
11. Healthy : FIT
12. She changed a king into a grasshopper : EOS
13. "I ___, I saw . . . " : CAME
20. Mambo's kin : RUMBA
21. Emcee's spiel : INTRO
24. Oscar or Tony : AWARD
25. Residue, in Rouen : RESTE
26. Weavers' reeds : SLEYS
28. Beautician, at times : DYER
30. Microwave or Dutch ___ : OVEN
31. "A man, ___, a canal, Panama" : APLAN
32. Get-up-and-go : DRIVE
33. Treated the lawn : LIMED
34. Czarist name : IVAN
36. Prefix for center or graph : EPI
37. Some are fine : ARTS
40. 'Twixt : TWEEN
41. Pickets : PALES
46. " . . . gracious, golden, glittering ___": Shak. : GLEAMS
48. Most capable : ABLEST
51. " . . . ___ the twain . . . " : NEVER
52. Balderdash : TRIPE
54. Vapid : STALE
55. Brokaw show : TODAY
56. Cancel : ERASE
57. H.S.T. and J.F.K. : DEMS
58. Horatio Alger hero's virtue : GRIT
59. Soon : ANON
60. Depression ecology org. : CCC
61. Bull of Bergen : OLE
62. Robe de ___, dance frock : BAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|