New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, 1981

Author:Tenfelde
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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1. Prefix with tasse : DEMI
5. Aphid, e.g. : PEST
9. Former Turkish military title : PASHA
14. Molecular part : ATOM
15. Frequent follower of for : EVER
16. Tremulous : ASPEN
17. "Ship of the desert" : DROMEDARY
19. Soothing word : THERE
20. Amorous song : SERENADE
21. Pigment containing iron oxide : SIENNA
22. Senator from Kansas : DOLE
23. Poet who wrote "The Faerie Queene" : SPENSER
24. Lightweight carriage : CHAISE
27. Give a wide berth to : SHUN
28. Relative of a mesa : LOMA
29. Players' stock : REPERTOIRE
35. Let forth : EMIT
36. Savanna : LEA
37. Top of a cliff : BROW
38. Lengthwise on a lighter : FOREANDAFT
42. Please a gourmand : SATE
43. Strong vapor : REEK
44. Where matches are brought to thousands : ARENAS
46. Kind of butterfly : EMPEROR
50. Rarae ___ : AVES
51. Spread through, causing gradual change : LEAVEN
52. Game bird : PHEASANT
56. He played alongside Mantle : MARIS
57. Irregular soldier : GUERRILLA
58. Public notice : EDICT
59. Site of a Vichy French naval defeat: 1940 : ORAN
60. Galley gear : OARS
61. Naps : RESTS
62. Accommodations at hostels : BEDS
63. Pens' business ends : NIBS
1. Pops : DADS
2. To be, in Boulogne : ETRE
3. Secure, as with cables : MOOR
4. Closest : IMMEDIATE
5. Cyclist : PEDALER
6. Foil a would-be catcher : EVADE
7. Parched : SERE
8. Experiment : TRY
9. Like Griselda : PATIENT
10. Pale : ASHEN
11. Sir Patrick of ballad fame : SPENS
12. Industrial center in Germany : HERNE
13. Approaching, in poesy : ANEAR
18. TV program : ENOS
21. Stimulus : SPUR
23. Bundle, as of papers : SHEAF
24. Musical symbol : CLEF
25. ___ sapiens : HOMO
26. Moslem commander : AMIR
27. Hold forth : SPEAK
30. Follower of box or marsh : ELDER
31. Monomaniac's problem : OBSESSION
32. Site of Mount Demavend : IRAN
33. Ecclesiastical court : ROTA
34. Kids' mothers : EWES
39. Retards : ARRESTS
40. Glowing gas : NEON
41. Grogshops : TAVERNS
45. Back seat : REAR
46. Gantry : ELMER
47. Civil War general : MEADE
48. Juliet's fiancé : PARIS
49. Put out bag and baggage : EVICT
50. Forward or onward : AHEAD
52. Word after simon : PURE
53. Jai ___ : ALAI
54. Body established in F.D.R.'s day : NLRB
55. Soviet news agency : TASS
57. U.S.N. tar : GOB

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