This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, July 14, 1980

15-Down : From Helsinki

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
M
3
P
4
S
5
C
6
A
7
D
8
E
9
T
10
C
11
R
12
I
13
M
O
R
T
14
A
L
A
M
O
15
F
O
E
S
16
B
R
O
A
17
D
W
A
Y
M
U
18
S
I
C
A
L
19
O
N
A
I
R
20
S
E
R
E
N
A
D
E
21
D
E
22
B
23
T
24
T
E
E
N
25
R
26
E
27
F
28
N
O
R
29
M
30
D
R
I
31
V
32
E
33
R
34
U
S
E
35
C
L
A
U
36
S
37
S
I
L
O
38
S
T
E
39
P
H
E
N
S
O
40
N
41
D
H
E
I
M
42
T
O
L
E
43
S
I
N
A
I
44
W
H
A
45
S
P
A
R
46
S
47
E
48
C
A
P
E
49
S
U
N
50
V
I
L
51
E
52
R
A
S
53
P
54
P
55
H
56
E
A
S
A
N
57
T
58
E
R
59
A
60
S
61
E
62
S
E
N
D
I
N
T
H
63
E
64
C
L
O
W
N
S
65
T
I
D
E
66
D
R
A
K
E
67
B
E
A
T
68
S
R
S
69
S
Y
N
G
E
70
E
D
G
E
© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,206
Across
1
Elec. units : AMPS
5
Midshipman : CADET
10
Dernier ___ : CRI
13
Sahl : MORT
14
Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
15
Antagonists : FOES
16
"Barnum" or "Camelot" : BROADWAYMUSICAL
19
Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
20
Schubert work : SERENADE
21
Obligation : DEBT
24
Harold of the comics : TEEN
25
N.B.A. official : REF
28
Set standard : NORM
30
Links wood : DRIVER
34
Application : USE
35
Kringle : CLAUS
37
Fodder holder : SILO
38
"West Side Story" lyricist : STEPHENSONDHEIM
42
Decorative metalware : TOLE
43
Biblical mountain : SINAI
44
"Scots ___ hae ... " : WHA
45
Meager : SPARSE
48
May or Ann : CAPE
49
Arizona State's ___ Devils : SUN
50
Odious : VILE
52
Kind of file : RASP
54
Lady Amherst's ___ : PHEASANT
58
Remove : ERASE
62
Hit tune by 38 Across : SENDINTHECLOWNS
65
This has its highs and lows : TIDE
66
Star of "Kismet," "Oklahoma!," etc. : DRAKE
67
Cop's domain : BEAT
68
Grads-to-be : SRS
69
Top playwright of the Irish Renaissance : SYNGE
70
Successful gambler's asset : EDGE
Down
1
Ancient pulpit : AMBO
2
Poetic time of day : MORN
3
Outrigger for an Indonesian : PROA
4
Sober as a judge : STAID
5
Corvine call : CAW
6
Mode or king predecessor : ALA
7
Werfel's "The Forty ___ of Musa Dagh" : DAYS
8
Robert ___ Sherwood : EMMET
9
Took the show on the road : TOURED
10
Letitia Primrose in "On the 20th Century" : COCA
11
Scan : READ
12
" ... this scepter'd ___": Shak. : ISLE
15
From Helsinki : FINNISH
17
Soak : DRENCH
18
Crystal-baller : SEER
22
Tree trunk : BOLE
23
Prefix with form or port : TRANS
25
Parasitic fungi : RUSTS
26
Prohibit at the bar : ESTOP
27
"I ___ Song Coming On" : FEELA
29
Frederick Loewe's forte : MUSIC
31
Opinions : VIEWS
32
Yale or Root : ELIHU
33
Type face : ROMAN
36
Detection device : SONAR
39
Spread through : PERVADE
40
California valley : NAPA
41
Engine or fuel : DIESEL
46
"In Spain they say ___" : SISI
47
Cousins of dik-diks : ELANDS
51
Bookkeeper's item : ENTRY
53
Investigation : PROBE
54
Attention-getting sounds : PSTS
55
Scion : HEIR
56
Millay's candle had two : ENDS
57
Word for comparisons : THAN
59
Overwhelmed : AWED
60
Nylon problem : SNAG
61
Puzzler's favorite Italian family : ESTE
63
Hosp. test : EKG
64
School mark : CEE

Answer summary: 3 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.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle