New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 1981

Author: Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Peen target : BRAD
5. Org. for Kite, Pate et al. : PGA
8. Wither : SEAR
12. Sensational : LURID
14. Nice drink : EAU
15. Violin's big brother : CELLO
16. Weasel's relative : OTTER
17. Word with tight and open : END
18. Blue-chip stocks or diamonds : ASSET
19. Ty Cobb : THEGEORGIAPEACH
22. ___ up (admit) : OWN
23. Loafer's part : SOLE
24. Type of lamp : ARC
27. Union, in D.C. : STA
29. Ulna-humerus meeting place : ELBOW
33. Popes from I to XIII : LEOS
35. Incite : ABET
38. Burdened : LADEN
40. Popular dessert : APPLEPIEALAMODE
43. Pertaining to ecological communities : SERAL
44. Pollster Roper : ELMO
45. Former constellation : ARGO
46. Flows along or against : LAVES
48. Bartok or Gabor : EVA
50. D.C. resident : SEN
51. Pongidae family members : APES
54. Carlton's important stat. : ERA
56. Another dessert : BANANASANDCREAM
64. Bell town : ADANO
65. Like Reynard : SLY
66. Pétain : HENRI
67. Tool for prying : LEVER
68. "___ atque vale!" : AVE
69. ___ ear and . . . (unconcerned) : INONE
70. Howard's "They ___ What They Wanted" : KNEW
71. Still : YET
72. "Unto us ___ is given" : ASON
1. Backgammon piece exposed to capture : BLOT
2. The Sultan of Swat : RUTH
3. TV's Johnson : ARTE
4. Rivera of Mexico : DIEGO
5. Noble : PEER
6. Bands in a Bernstein musical : GANGS
7. Word before tape or visual : AUDIO
8. Mobutu ___ Seko, President of Zaire : SESE
9. Role for Nilsson : ELSA
10. Waugh or Templeton : ALEC
11. Portnoy's creator : ROTH
13. John and Ellen : DREWS
15. Brightest star in Auriga : CAPELLA
20. Ready for use : ONTAP
21. "For a quart of ___ is a dish for a king": Shak. : ALE
24. Word of woe : ALAS
25. Make the attack go back : REPEL
26. Source of coconut oil : COPRA
28. Rose's beau : ABIE
30. The Crimson Tide : BAMA
31. Scents : ODORS
32. St. Andrew's club : WEDGE
34. Tchaikovsky was one : SLAV
36. Silver ___ (mature elver) : EEL
37. Make a beast behave : TAME
39. Rialto sign : NEON
41. Predecessor of Bess : ELEANOR
42. "If I ___ You," 1945 song : LOVED
47. Bath or Bad Ems : SPA
49. Chief: Prefix : ARCHI
52. Pope's "An ___ on Criticism" : ESSAY
53. Medicament : SALVE
55. Sports palace : ARENA
56. Moundsman's misstep : BALK
57. Arabian port : ADEN
58. Part of Notre Dame : NAVE
59. Freshly : ANEW
60. Refusal in Kiev : NYET
61. Man's name meaning "man" : ENOS
62. Ponte Vecchio's river : ARNO
63. Disposition : MIEN

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