New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1981

Author:Marie West
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Marie West has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Associate of Manet : DEGAS
6. Viziers' superiors : AGAS
10. Ancient Semitic deity : BAAL
14. Prevent : AVERT
15. Arrearage : DEBT
16. Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
17. Title for a caballero : SENOR
18. Like a human dynamo : ENERGETIC
20. Pitch : RESIN
22. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
23. Cry in a frontón : OLE
24. Fix : REPAIR
26. Scored between birdie and bogey : PARRED
28. Saratoga, e.g. : SPA
30. Alone onstage, as a diva : SOLA
31. Oxford fellow : DON
32. Soapstone : TALC
34. Shed : MOLT
36. " . . . care's an ___ to life": Shak. : ENEMY
39. "Lohengrin," to Wagner : OPER
40. Arabian Sea feeder : INDUS
42. Fuchsin and eosin : DYES
43. Part of a sunflower : PALEA
45. Of aircraft : AERO
46. Monster : OGRE
47. Poetic time : EEN
48. Personage : LION
50. Suffix with sonnet : EER
51. St. Thomas à ___ : BECKET
54. Detain, as an alien : INTERN
56. Informer : RAT
57. Con's knife : SHIV
59. Bullock : STEER
61. Athenian statesman called "the Just" : ARISTIDES
64. Region in Austria and Italy : TIROL
66. ___-eyed : SLOE
67. Agrippina's son : NERO
68. Growing out : ENATE
69. Film editor's concern, for short : SYNC
70. What Aussies call a stonker : KAYO
71. Valleys : DALES
1. Sudermann's "___ hohe Lied" : DAS
2. ___ and anon : EVER
3. November event : GENERALELECTION
4. Originated : AROSE
5. What an ecdysiast does : STRIPS
6. Drink : ADE
7. Post office department : GENERALDELIVERY
8. Help an arsonist : ABET
9. Item wielded in a woodshed : STRAP
10. Drone, for one : BEE
11. Chief law officer : ATTORNEYGENERAL
12. Infirm : ANILE
13. Added cognac : LACED
19. Open space in a woods : GLADE
21. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
25. Actress Massey : ILONA
27. Musical composition : RONDO
28. Cease : STOP
29. One of the Goldbergs : PAPA
33. Inlet : CREEK
35. "The Detroit of Italy" : TURIN
37. Apt rhyme for sheer : MERE
38. Battle site: 1914–18 : YSER
41. "It ___ me!" (chimney sweep's cry) : SOOTS
44. "___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
49. Caught : NETTED
51. Gall : BRASS
52. Primitive : EARLY
53. Cogitate : THINK
55. Sophia is one : REINA
58. Concept : IDEA
60. Learning method : ROTE
62. Dry, as wine : SEC
63. Canals in U.S. and Canada : SOO
65. "___ Misérables": Hugo : LES

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