New York Times, Thursday, October 11, 1979

Author: Ruth N. Schultz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1979, The New York Times
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1. Spoon rings, e.g. : FAD
4. Fair lady in "My Fair Lady" : ELIZA
9. ___ of God (Agnus Dei) : LAMB
13. A Cantor : IDA
14. Baritone hero of a Tchaikovsky opera : ONEGIN
15. Chinese gelatin : AGAR
16. Like Spectacular Bid at the gate : RARINGTOGO
18. Censored item : NONO
19. Non compos ___ : MENTIS
20. "And pretty maids all ___" : INAROW
22. Struther or Sterling : JAN
23. Top-notch : AONE
25. "___ Vickers," Lewis novel : ANN
26. Become fully developed : MATURE
29. Fact : DATUM
31. Muscat native : OMANI
32. Bridge word : PASS
33. Cleopatra's maid : IRAS
37. Kind of clock : BANJO
38. Prefix for dermis : EPI
39. Land of Nut and Tut : EGYPT
40. "Out, damned Spot!" : SHOO
41. Belfry dwellers : BATS
42. City for which a dog was named : LHASA
43. Take out : ERASE
45. Small bus : JITNEY
46. Sash for Yum-Yum : OBI
49. "O, my Luve is like ___ . . . ": Burns : ARED
50. "___ old time!" : ANY
51. Sounds made while Kringle jingles : HOHOHO
53. Compound resembling another : ISOMER
56. Slippery ___ eel : ASAN
57. Literally, something for something : QUIDPROQUO
61. Go far and wide : ROVE
62. Pawnbrokers: Slang : UNCLES
63. Exploit : USE
64. Choppers : AXES
65. Loom part : EASER
66. Comparative ending : IER
1. Douglas ___ : FIR
2. Eliot's hero's first name : ADAM
3. "I ___ do all . . . ": Macbeth : DARE
4. Donkey or fire follower : ENGINE
5. "___ Fall in Love," 1933 song : LETS
6. "___ to prepare a place . . . " : IGO
7. Execute a slalom turn : ZIG
8. Consecrates : ANOINTS
9. A Turner who was christened Julia : LANA
10. Where Greek met Greek : AGORA
11. Massenet opera : MANON
12. Ivy League team : BROWN
14. Smallest of five great ones : ONTARIO
17. Twain villain : INJUNJOE
21. New, to Goethe : NEU
23. Fitted : ADAPTED
24. Refuge : OASIS
26. Unruly throngs : MOBS
27. Eastern nursemaid : AMAH
28. New Mexican Indian : TANO
30. Nickname for a famous warship : MIGHTYMO
32. "___ porridge . . . " : PEASE
34. O'Neal : RYAN
35. Church part : APSE
36. Remain : STAY
39. Glyn and Wylie : ELINORS
41. Rococo : BAROQUE
44. Stadium sound : RAH
45. Any Manhattan College athlete : JASPER
46. Kipling's Kim : OHARA
47. Fisk, Lynn, Rice et al. : BOSOX
48. "___ a little shadow . . . " : IHAVE
52. Change for a five : ONES
53. Loafing : IDLE
54. Prefix for distant or lateral : EQUI
55. Subterfuge : RUSE
58. Actress Merkel : UNA
59. Science of: Suffix : ICS
60. "___ the land of . . . " : OER

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