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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1983

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
L
3
A
4
N
5
G
6
I
7
D
8
E
9
A
10
L
11
B
A
I
L
E
Y
12
B
A
L
L
E
13
T
14
G
L
I
T
T
E
R
15
A
N
D
B
E
G
A
16
Y
17
R
O
N
18
A
R
A
B
19
S
E
N
A
T
E
20
E
N
T
21
E
R
22
T
R
23
A
24
E
T
E
S
25
E
D
E
N
26
M
E
A
G
27
E
28
R
29
E
R
E
30
R
E
S
I
31
D
E
32
C
O
R
I
33
E
S
S
34
D
A
R
35
T
A
G
N
A
36
N
37
A
38
D
39
S
40
B
L
E
D
41
I
S
O
42
L
43
D
44
E
45
L
E
W
46
S
E
R
A
47
P
E
48
T
E
E
M
49
A
T
A
50
N
51
I
B
O
52
P
E
S
T
O
53
M
O
T
I
54
O
55
N
56
R
O
57
S
A
58
P
E
T
59
P
U
T
O
N
A
60
H
A
P
P
Y
61
F
A
C
E
62
R
E
B
A
T
E
63
E
A
T
O
U
T
64
R
E
N
E
W
65
R
E
V
E
L
© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,377
Across
1
"Kiddo," e.g. : SLANG
6
Model : IDEAL
11
Pearl or Bill : BAILEY
12
Kind of slipper : BALLET
14
Aria from Bernstein's "Candide" : GLITTERANDBEGAY
17
Nancy's partner : RON
18
Muscat native : ARAB
19
Group containing 100 : SENATE
20
Come in : ENTER
22
Musical syllable : TRA
24
Cézanne's summers : ETES
25
A Churchill successor : EDEN
26
Poor : MEAGER
29
Before, to Tennyson : ERE
30
Live : RESIDE
32
Nobelist in Medicine: 1947 : CORI
33
Feminine suffix : ESS
34
Swashbuckler of fiction : DARTAGNAN
37
Madison Ave. creations : ADS
40
Ran, as dye : BLED
41
Wagnerian heroine : ISOLDE
45
Actor Ayres : LEW
46
Shawl for Conchita : SERAPE
48
Abound : TEEM
49
___ impasse : ATAN
51
Native of the lower Niger : IBO
52
Basil and garlic sauce : PESTO
53
Proposal on Capitol Hill : MOTION
56
Painter Bonheur : ROSA
58
Dearie : PET
59
Strouse-Adams tune: 1960 : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
62
Bonus of a kind : REBATE
63
Patronize a restaurant : EATOUT
64
Extend a subscription : RENEW
65
Make merry : REVEL
Down
1
Bernadette et Jeanne : SAINTES
2
Kindled : LIT
3
Communion table : ALTAR
4
___-do-well : NEER
5
Whirl : GYRATE
6
"Son of," in Arabic : IBN
7
June honorees : DADS
8
Czech river : ELBE
9
Awl, to de Gaulle : ALENE
10
Heir : LEGATEE
11
Renoir's "___ Bather" : BLONDE
13
Spuds : TATERS
14
Germaine, the feminist : GREER
15
Magical formula : ABRACADABRA
16
What nods signify : YESES
21
Home of Phillips University : ENID
23
Excited : AGOG
26
Biographer Miller : MERLE
27
Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
28
Inlets : RIAS
31
Pats gently : DABS
35
Actress Garr : TERI
36
Memo : NOTE
37
" . . . ___ unto my feet" : ALAMP
38
Londoners call it a diversion : DETOUR
39
Musca domestica's nemesis : SWATTER
42
Popular electric guitarist : LESPAUL
43
Emulate Columbo : DETECT
44
Shed tears onstage : EMOTE
47
Party ___ (boor or bore) : POOPER
50
Weeping mother of myth : NIOBE
52
Movie medium : PAYTV
54
___ even keel : ONAN
55
Hoopster Archibald : NATE
57
Foretell, in Inverness : SPAE
60
Fell : HEW
61
The Red Baron, to Snoopy : FOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|