New York Times, Saturday, October 3, 1981

Author: Vincent L. Osborne
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Place for a throne : DAIS
5. ___ passu (equably) : PARI
9. Certain fiddler : CRAB
13. Gallic income : RENTE
15. Dash : ELAN
16. Rock's companion : ROLL
17. Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
18. Turned gray : AGED
19. City on the Colorado : YUMA
20. One of the Leewards : BORABORA
22. Preoccupy greatly : OBSESS
24. U.S.A. : AMER
25. Lubber : LOUT
26. Lucille Ball role : MAME
28. Character in "Catch-22" : MAJORMAJOR
34. Sino-Soviet border river : AMUR
35. Alt. : ELEV
36. Trainer or fighter : PLANE
37. De Soto or Hudson : CAR
38. Facility : PROWESS
40. Apoc. : REV
41. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
43. Beatles movie : HELP
44. Ecotone : EDGE
45. Reservation dweller in Oregon : WALLAWALLA
47. Gauge face : DIAL
48. Pure fiction : LIES
49. Disaccustom : WEAN
51. Fats, waxes, etc. : LIPIDS
54. Former name of Ossining, N.Y. : SINGSING
58. "Ramayana," for one : EPIC
59. Feature of a common : LAWN
61. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
62. Piedmontese city : ASTI
63. République, perhaps : ETAT
64. Stuffed ___, Jewish dish : DERMA
65. Locust, for one : PEST
66. Rickles' synonym for an idiot : YOYO
67. Riffle : REEF
1. Cheerless : DRAB
2. NASA prefix : AERO
3. Like certain college games : INTRAMURAL
4. Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
5. Tree for a partridge : PEAR
6. Water plant : ALGA
7. Field role : RAE
8. Type of baseball : INDOOR
9. Grain of salt, e.g. : CRYSTAL
10. Debauchee : ROUE
11. Pauper's wherewithal : ALMS
12. Lesage's "Gil ___" : BLAS
14. Dresden's river : ELBE
21. Abalone : ORMER
23. Ousts, in a way : BUMPS
25. Astronomer or astronaut : LOVELL
26. Lovebird's kin : MACAW
27. ___ Society, Iowa sect : AMANA
29. Wahines' greetings : ALOHAS
30. Watch bearing : JEWEL
31. Ornamental flower pot : JARDINIERE
32. Large Russian lake : ONEGA
33. Wild celebration : REVEL
38. Tartan : PLAID
39. Give rise to : SPAWN
42. Verboten : ILLICIT
44. TV's Lou Grant : EDASNER
46. Founder of Methodism : WESLEY
50. Mild oath : EGAD
51. Grand jeté, for instance : LEAP
52. ___ dixit : IPSE
53. Stones : PITS
54. Dominion : SWAY
55. Two prepositions in one : INTO
56. Eponym's contribution : NAME
57. German count : GRAF
60. From ___ Z : ATO

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