New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1981

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. " . . . with the greatest of ___" : EASE
5. Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
8. Resounded : RANG
12. Novel by Durrell : CLEA
13. Ankara citizens : TURKS
15. Birthstone for 19 Across : OPAL
16. G.B.S. play : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
19. Indian summer mo. : OCT
20. Sharp rebukes : RAPS
21. Beat at Belmont : OUTRAN
22. Chorine : GIRL
23. Analyze sentences : PARSE
24. "Upon my soul!" is one : PHRASE
26. Antediluvian : OLD
27. "For ___ a jolly good fellow . . . " : HES
30. Highlander's shoulder covering : PLAID
31. Guinea or Rock Cornish : HEN
33. Emitted, with "forth" : SENT
34. Shoemakers' gear : LASTS
35. Finis : END
36. Ladder rung : STAVE
37. Construction workers, of a sort : ANTS
38. Ripen : AGE
39. Kind of card : TAROT
40. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
41. Berliner's article : DER
43. Snow in Miami : RARITY
45. Visit often : HAUNT
47. Tinted : HUED
48. Complied with : OBEYED
50. Stiff bristle : SETA
51. Lillie or Arthur : BEA
54. Joseph Conrad story : HEARTOFDARKNESS
57. Weed in a grain field : TARE
58. Fatigued : WEARY
59. Word of regret : ALAS
60. Wee leftovers : ORTS
61. Where mdse. is sold : MKT
62. Oversupply : GLUT
1. She doted on Narcissus : ECHO
2. Guinness : ALEC
3. Pew, for one : SEAT
4. Spike of corn : EAR
5. Medal : PURPLEHEART
6. Angers : IRES
7. Alias : AKA
8. Haley opus : ROOTS
9. " . . . clean hands, and ___": Psalm 24 : APUREHEART
10. Space Age acronym : NASA
11. Narrow valley : GLEN
13. Transports for skiers : TBARS
14. Alpine toast : SKOAL
17. Three-toned chords : TRIADS
18. Aptly named painter of ranch scenes : HURD
22. Charleston breakfast dish : GRITS
23. Welty novel, with "The" : PONDERHEART
24. Carpenter's tool : PLANE
25. John Patrick play, with "The" : HASTYHEART
28. Agent on a mission : ENVOY
29. Bit of marginalia : STET
30. City map : PLAT
32. U.K. division : ENG
33. Solemn : STAID
36. Lightning bolt : STREAK
41. Work for piano and violin : DUET
42. Provide with income : ENDOW
44. "The Singing Cowboy" : AUTRY
46. Film actor Lew : AYRES
48. "___ be in England . . . ": Browning : OHTO
49. Tolerate : BEAR
50. Neighbor of Wyo. : SDAK
51. Nautical time signal : BELL
52. Rebekah's hirsute son : ESAU
53. Kind of prof. : ASST
55. Not masc. or neut. : FEM
56. Racing has-been : NAG

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