New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1981

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Phyllis Diller's birthplace in Ohio : LIMA
5. Marquand shamus : MOTO
9. Shifts policy abruptly : TACKS
14. Anagram for Nora, Arno and roan : ORAN
15. Cry at a Dionysian bash : EVOE
16. Former president of Peru : ODRIA
17. Character in "Turandot" : PING
18. One of the Teutonic Fates : NORN
19. Damp; soggy : MOIST
20. October bouquet : ASTERS
22. Lampblack : SOOT
24. Monogram of an American-British poet : TSE
25. One who dreads the sea : THALASSOPHOBE
28. Of anger: Lat. : IRAE
29. Adjective for irrepressible laughter : HOMERIC
32. Memorable maestro: 1867–1957 : TOSCANINI
36. Part of a doorframe : STILE
37. ___ de Waart, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conductor : EDO
38. Town WNW of Mantua : ASOLA
40. T. N. Page's "In ___ Virginia" : OLE
41. Jeanette or Lloyd : NOLAN
44. Routes like 1 and 80 : MAINLINES
47. Device on an organ : TREMOLO
49. Ollie's sidekick : STAN
50. Motion-picture theater, to a Londoner : CINEMATOGRAPH
55. Sand's "Elle et ___" : LUI
57. Count or viscount : PEER
58. Play idly on an instrument : NOODLE
59. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
61. Award named for Antoinette Perry : TONY
63. "Pigeons on the grass, ___": Stein : ALAS
64. Isle in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
65. Original Moabites : EMIM
66. Rather and Rowan : DANS
67. Charabancs : BUSES
68. Sentences in slammers : RAPS
69. Lot or spot : SITE
1. "Steady Eddie" of pitching fame : LOPAT
2. G. M. Cohan's ancestors : IRISH
3. Devilfish : MANTA
4. Like putti : ANGELIC
5. "___ in corpore sano" : MENSSANA
6. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
7. Museum exhibit : TORSO
8. Vintner's best customer : OENOPHILIST
9. These are beaten on the warpath : TOMTOMS
10. Second word in a Shakespeare title : ADO
11. Touchstone : CRITERION
12. Romeo's last action : KISS
13. Cloy : SATE
21. ___ avis : RARA
23. Cry of amused surprise : OHO
26. Device recording our planet's movements : SEISMOMETER
27. Parlay, e.g. : BET
30. "Winnie ___ Pu," Lenard book : ILLE
31. Homophone for seize : CEES
32. "Pagliacci" prop : TENT
33. Onion property : ODOR
34. They say, "We done it!" : SOLECISTS
35. Ship that picked up Glenn : NOA
39. Sad-happy, good-bad, etc. : ANTONYMS
42. Start of a Cain question : AMI
43. Puzzle : NONPLUS
45. Como, to Carlo : LAGO
46. Injurious encroachments : INROADS
48. "The Gray Fox" : LEE
51. An asset of mint : AROMA
52. Two-time loser to Dwight : ADLAI
53. Mill, for one : PLANT
54. Nobelist in Literature: 1946 : HESSE
55. Shish kebab item : LAMB
56. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
60. Suffix with journal : ESE
62. Piquancy : NIP

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