New York Times, Monday, October 12, 1981

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
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1. Adjective once misapplied to the Earth : FLAT
5. Like Ferdinand or Isabella : REGAL
10. One of Niña's gaffs : SPAR
14. Coin for a descendant of Columbus : LIRA
15. Obliterate : ERASE
16. Mata ___ : HARI
17. Italian navigator: 1454–1512 : AMERIGOVESPUCCI
20. One concern of a skipper : NEAPTIDE
21. Maria and Clara : SANTAS
22. Garden tool : HOE
23. "___ we forget" : LEST
24. Columbus was one : SEAMAN
28. Confined : PENT
29. ___ Amin, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem : HAJ
32. Caper : ANTIC
33. A Pinta officer : MATE
34. Like Lindbergh's flight : SOLO
35. Where Columbus died: 1506 : VALLADOLIDSPAIN
38. And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
39. College or collar : ETON
40. Enveloping glows : AURAE
41. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
42. Jeanne and Cécile: Abbr. : STES
43. Australian lumbermen : PINERS
44. Where Vientiane is : LAOS
45. Actor Linden : HAL
46. Columbus's first ___ to Spain was made on the Niña : RETURN
49. Columbus, by birth : GENOVESE
54. Parader in October : ITALIANAMERICAN
56. Blue dye : ANIL
57. Language of millions in India : TAMIL
58. Narrated : TOLD
59. Bando, Maglie and Mineo : SALS
60. Prominent Alaskan family : EGANS
61. Antarctica is devoid of these : ANTS
1. British tart : FLAN
2. This gives ade : LIME
3. San Salvador's 60 square miles : AREA
4. Boat covering, for short : TARP
5. Tract : REGION
6. What seas do to shores : ERODE
7. Donated : GAVE
8. Enzyme : ASE
9. Decreased : LESSENED
10. Sidetrack : SHUNT
11. NATO is one : PACT
12. Old chest for valuables : ARCA
13. "The Making of an American" is his autobiography : RIIS
18. Whence Odysseus sailed : ITHACA
19. What 1492 is part of : PAST
23. Admit : LETIN
24. Rescued : SAVED
25. Growing out : ENATE
26. Cartographer's volume : ATLAS
27. Place on the Floss : MILL
28. Whence Columbus sailed : PALOS
29. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
30. "___ needs a good memory": Quintilian : ALIAR
31. Founder of U.S. Navy tradition : JONES
33. Specks : MOTES
34. Revolved rapidly : SPUN
36. Explode : DETONATE
37. Martin Alonso Pinzón, e.g. : SAILOR
42. Rani's gown : SARI
43. Discussion groups : PANELS
44. Periods of calm : LULLS
45. Surround : HEMIN
46. Inlets; creeks : RIAS
47. Sicilian menace : ETNA
48. Kind of wind : TAIL
49. Navigator Vasco da ___ : GAMA
50. Life, to Columbus : VITA
51. A social sci. : ECON
52. Ancient mariner : SALT
53. Bow and stern, e.g. : ENDS
55. Gee-gee : NAG

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