New York Times, Friday, January 2, 1981

Author: Hal R. Hollinger
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Biblical dreamer : JACOB
6. Capp and Jolson : ALS
9. Billiard shot : MASSE
14. Red ___, oil-fire fighter : ADAIR
15. Quick trip : HOP
16. Benefit : AVAIL
17. Beethoven's "___ Solemnis" : MISSA
18. Suite movement : AIR
19. Nicolai of the Met : GEDDA
20. Vehicle for Barrymore, Davis and Hepburn : THECORNISGREEN
23. Jackie Coogan role, with "The" : KID
24. Pfc.'s mentors : NCOS
25. Compensated : REPAID
29. Governor's pin-up : STATEMAP
33. Some original New Yorkers : ERIES
34. Like a Hammett character : THIN
35. "The Greatest" : ALI
36. Holden Caulfield : CATCHERINTHERYE
40. ___ loss (perplexed) : ATA
41. "Not with a ___ but a whimper": Eliot : BANG
42. Chosen few : ELECT
43. Procrastinate : POSTPONE
46. TV's Dr. Gillespie : MASSEY
47. Nonworking days, in Londonese : HOLS
48. Morsel for Spectacular Bid : OAT
49. Unfinished trilogy by Frank Norris : THEEPICOFWHEAT
56. O.K.'s of a sort : YEAHS
57. Feminist's cause, for short : ERA
58. Part of ESP : EXTRA
60. Parisian's partition : PAROI
61. Worry : NAG
62. Saltpeter : NITER
63. Ole of vaudeville : OLSEN
64. H.S.T. successor : DDE
65. Special interest : STAKE
1. Spread or crisis : JAM
2. Mine passage : ADIT
3. Hard stuff : CASH
4. French river : OISE
5. Like the Dead Sea : BRACKISH
6. Beatles' "___ Day's Night" : AHARD
7. Kind of chop : LOIN
8. Action at a track : SPRINTING
9. Obsessive idea : MAGGOT
10. Disinclined : AVERSE
11. Marquis de ___ : SADE
12. Kind of show or walk : SIDE
13. Entertainer's asset : ELAN
21. Suffix with human or planet : OID
22. Brief : SCANT
25. Sum up : RECAP
26. One of nine sisters : ERATO
27. Century plants : PITAS
28. Predecessor of the N.R.C. : AEC
29. Take a ___ to (fancy) : SHINE
30. Grown fillies : MARES
31. ___ clover, forage plant : ALYCE
32. Devoutness : PIETY
34. Overcome limitations : TRANSCEND
37. Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
38. Missionary's concerns : HEATHENS
39. City overheads : ELS
44. Markham's "The Man with ___" : THEHOE
45. Visits briefly or unexpectedly : POPSIN
46. Symbol of voracity : MAW
48. Mead's "Coming ___ in Samoa" : OFAGE
49. Steno's mishap : TYPO
50. Mend : HEAL
51. Lugs of jugs : EARS
52. Towards the mouth : ORAD
53. Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
54. "___ boy!" : ATTA
55. Arduous journey : TREK
59. "Friends ___ all . . . ": G. Burgess : ARE

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