New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1981

Author: Edward Marchese
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Early star trekkers : MAGI
5. Spanish folk dance : JOTA
9. Weapons, for short : AMMO
13. Heathen deities : IDOLS
15. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
16. "Lamia" is one : POEM
17. City near Hannover : CELLE
18. Long-shot candidate : DARKHORSE
20. Imperil : ENDANGER
22. Extremely filthy : AUGEAN
23. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
24. "Bury My Heart at Wounded ___" : KNEE
25. Rajah's wife : RANI
27. Subject : TOPIC
30. The Graces waited on him : EROS
34. Cornice bracket : ANCON
36. Pickets : PALES
38. "Orare ___ laborare . . . " : EST
39. Foreign minister for Mussolini : CIANO
40. Distinctive theory : ISM
41. One field for hams : RADIO
43. Pipe joint : ELL
44. Income, in Indre : RENTE
46. Word for the greener-grass side : OTHER
47. Skillful : DEFT
49. Approaches : NEARS
51. Ethereal : AERY
52. Freshwater European fish : RUDD
54. "___ myself to sleep . . . ": Twain : PURR
56. One lacking normal pigmentation : ALBINO
59. Traveler on foot : WAYFARER
63. Describing an illegal labor contract : YELLOWDOG
65. Chemical compound : OXIDE
66. Indigo : ANIL
67. Ireland, formerly : EIRE
68. Burn superficially : SINGE
69. Darlings : HONS
70. Philosopher Kierkegaard, for one : DANE
71. Matured : AGED
1. Passengers on Apollo 17 : MICE
2. Arabian gulf : ADEN
3. Mammon : GOLDENCALF
4. Inference : ILLATION
5. Green color : JADE
6. Famed poet-mathematician : OMAR
7. Rocky hill : TOR
8. With suspicion : ASKANCE
9. Farthest point : APOGEE
10. Additional : MORE
11. ___ Verde National Park : MESA
12. Presage : OMEN
14. Dispatched : SENT
19. Plum or apricot : HUE
21. Violin string : GUT
24. "Trees" poet : KILMER
25. Sprinted : RACED
26. Infirm : ANILE
28. Supposed : OPINED
29. Ristorante fare : PASTA
31. Planned distraction : REDHERRING
32. Willow : OSIER
33. Welty product : STORY
35. Negative connective : NOR
37. Angel's favorite letters : SRO
42. Imperturbability : ATARAXIA
45. Equipped gratuitously : ENDOWED
48. What opera fans get : TRILLS
50. One who "came in from the cold" : SPY
53. Top número : UNO
55. Strange sights in the skies : UFOS
56. Maid for Indira : AYAH
57. Type of weave : LENO
58. Yeasty pancake : BLIN
59. Spent : WORN
60. Pulitzer Prize author: 1958 : AGEE
61. John Lindsay's "The ___" : EDGE
62. Person easily swayed : REED
64. Through or across: Prefix : DIA

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