New York Times, Saturday, January 24, 1981

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
William Lutwiniak has 289 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Enervates : SAPS
5. Had at the weeds : HOED
9. Emergency currency : SCRIP
14. Orchestra member : OBOE
15. Isolated : ONLY
16. Verify : PROVE
17. Mother Goose character : IOOCLOCKSCHOLAR
20. Blows up : EXPLODES
21. Fresh : RECENT
22. Alleged sky sight : UFO
23. Be anxious; fret : CARK
24. Must : HASTO
26. Destiny : FATE
27. Univ. degree : BBA
30. "Flick" : MOVIE
31. Meditate steadily : PORE
32. Vault : LEAP
33. These bear portraits of Cleveland : IOOODOLLARBILLS
36. Gyre : SPIN
37. Inducement : BAIT
38. Call up, as memories : EVOKE
39. Ukr., for one : SSR
40. Kill a bill : VETO
41. Like caramel : CHEWY
42. Flag : TIRE
43. Wield an ax : HEW
44. Hi-fi must : STEREO
47. Discusses in detail : GOESINTO
52. Mrs. Thatcher's residence : IODOWNINGSTREET
54. Motor : DRIVE
55. Sea dog : SALT
56. Give off : EMIT
57. Log in : ENTER
58. Homophone for use : EWES
59. Aria, e.g. : SOLO
1. Peau de ___ : SOIE
2. Jack-in-___ (E. Indian tree) : ABOX
3. Kind of deck : POOP
4. Solitude : SECLUSION
5. Bringer of bad luck : HOODOO
6. Susann's "___ Is Not Enough" : ONCE
7. Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
8. Impaired: Prefix : DYS
9. Domain : SPHERE
10. Ceramic piece : CROCK
11. Actor's concern : ROLE
12. Muscovite : IVAN
13. Vivacious : PERT
18. Sent skyward : LOFTED
19. Lunar feature : CRATER
23. Jeweler's unit : CARAT
24. Wickets : HOOPS
25. Parisian's property : AVOIR
26. Large book : FOLIO
27. Subordinate to : BELOW
28. Like a cantankerous critter : BALKY
29. Church feature : APSE
30. ___ Liberty : MISS
31. Photo-engraving : PLATE
32. Active, alert persons : LIVEWIRES
34. Opera by Weber : OBERON
35. Order : BEHEST
40. TV fan : VIEWER
41. Storage boxes : CHESTS
42. Valuable find : TROVE
44. Word with slip or swipe : SIDE
45. Actor Rip : TORN
46. Change the text : EDIT
47. What marmots do : GNAW
48. Flirt visually : OGLE
49. Verne hero : NEMO
50. Linden : TEIL
51. Bismarck : OTTO
53. Honshu bay : ISE

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