It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1979

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
H
2
A
3
L
4
T
5
M
6
O
7
T
8
E
9
L
10
S
11
L
12
A
13
M
14
A
S
E
A
15
O
M
A
N
I
16
H
E
R
O
17
L
I
A
R
18
R
A
K
E
D
19
R
A
N
A
20
L
A
V
A
21
A
R
E
22
D
E
V
O
N
23
E
N
24
D
S
25
F
26
A
27
C
A
D
E
28
S
29
P
I
T
E
S
30
R
O
A
M
31
S
32
A
33
C
34
C
A
N
O
N
35
T
E
R
S
E
36
O
R
R
37
A
T
T
38
M
A
N
T
A
39
F
O
E
40
N
T
H
41
T
O
S
C
A
42
G
43
R
A
S
S
44
T
I
E
45
R
O
S
H
46
P
R
O
B
E
S
47
L
48
A
U
R
E
L
49
U
R
I
S
50
F
51
L
U
N
K
52
E
53
A
T
54
S
E
55
A
56
S
57
L
A
R
D
58
O
59
P
A
R
T
60
T
N
U
T
61
O
N
C
E
62
L
E
V
E
E
63
E
C
R
U
64
P
A
H
S
65
D
R
E
A
R
66
R
E
A
D
© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,842

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Cease moving : HALT
5
Highway shelter : MOTEL
10
Bridge thrill : SLAM
14
On the water : ASEA
15
Middle Easterner : OMANI
16
Protagonist : HERO
17
Unreliable one : LIAR
18
Did an autumnal chore : RAKED
19
"It ___ hundred years . . . " : RANA
20
Etnean discharge : LAVA
21
"You ___ My Sunshine," 1940 song : ARE
22
Galsworthy's "A Man of ___" : DEVON
23
Remnants : ENDS
25
Outward appearance : FACADE
28
Treats maliciously : SPITES
30
Spatiate : ROAM
31
Black Hawk was one : SAC
34
Churchman : CANON
35
Pithy : TERSE
36
Former hockey star : ORR
37
A.B.A. member : ATT
38
Devilfish : MANTA
39
Burr, to Hamilton : FOE
40
___ degree : NTH
41
Puccini heroine : TOSCA
42
"Leaves of ___" : GRASS
44
Link : TIE
45
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
46
Congressional investigations : PROBES
47
Evergreen tree : LAUREL
49
"Trinity" author : URIS
50
Goof on an exam : FLUNK
52
Mom's admonition : EAT
54
Traditional septet : SEAS
57
Enrich : LARD
58
Mod style, in painting : OPART
60
Fastener : TNUT
61
All at ___ : ONCE
62
Formal reception : LEVEE
63
Relative of beige : ECRU
64
Exclamations of disgust : PAHS
65
Cheerless : DREAR
66
Interpret signs : READ
Down
1
"Annie ___" : HALL
2
Global area : ASIA
3
Abandon : LEAVEINTHELURCH
4
Italian gulf : TARANTO
5
Fenny tract : MORASS
6
Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
7
Decamp : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
8
Dir. from Nantes to Angers : ENE
9
Operculum : LID
10
Bit : SHRED
11
Temporary terminations : LEAVESOFABSENCE
12
Pisa's river : ARNO
13
Complain : MOAN
22
Myra Hess, for one : DAME
24
Thieves' hangout : DEN
26
Body passage : AORTA
27
Señora's bailiwick : CASA
28
Cut down : SCANT
29
Adelina of operatic fame : PATTI
32
Appeared above the horizon : AROSE
33
Pungent plant : CRESS
35
Calais cup : TASSE
38
Wasteland area : MOOR
41
Pacific island : TRUK
42
Kennel sound : GRR
43
Revel noisily : ROISTER
46
Golfer's No. 6 club : PUTTER
48
"Backbone" of S.A. : ANDES
50
Failure, in show biz : FLOP
51
Hollywood name : LANA
53
Kind of way or code : AREA
55
Ambiance : AURA
56
Boss of a sort : STUD
58
"On, brave ___ Army team" : OLD
59
By means of : PER

Answer summary: 2 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.

|