New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1981

Author: Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Source of iodine : KELP
5. Lisbon's famous tower : BELEM
10. Seagoing pole : SPAR
14. Bones at the hips : ILIA
15. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
16. Diplomatic finesse : TACT
17. Gay Nineties fashion : WALRUSMOUSTACHE
20. Vehement : INTENSE
21. ___ blanche : CARTE
22. Gareth's title : SIR
23. Voucher : CHIT
24. Substitute handkerchief : TISSUE
28. Shovel's companion : PAIL
29. Portray others : ACT
32. Novelist Michael : ARLEN
33. Singleton : ONE
34. Woodwind : OBOE
35. Gay Nineties fashion : HOURGLASSFIGURE
39. "Lean ___," Bill Withers hit song : ONME
40. Skill : ART
41. Wyoming range : TETON
42. Oracles have it: Abbr. : ESP
43. St. ___ (town near Penzance) : IVES
44. Hope and treasure : CHESTS
45. Refreshers : ADES
46. Goat's cry : MAA
47. City on the Warta, to Germans : POSEN
49. Monk : ASCETIC
54. Gay Nineties fashion : POMPADOURHAIRDO
57. Topmost : AONE
58. Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
59. Army surgeon Walter : REED
60. What spiders do : SPIN
61. Kin of martingales : REINS
62. To be, to Pliny : ESSE
1. Flightless bird : KIWI
2. Spirit : ELAN
3. Rhythmic cadence : LILT
4. Do a K.P. job : PARE
5. A nickname for Elizabeth : BESSIE
6. Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
7. "The Lip" of baseball : LEO
8. Australian bird : EMU
9. What imps get into : MISCHIEF
10. Sudden jolt : START
11. Agreement : PACT
12. Possible result of caries : ACHE
13. Map abbr. : RTE
18. Not celebrated : UNSUNG
19. Word with gate or light : TAIL
23. Sacks; fires : CANS
24. Western resort : TAHOE
25. Items for unruly sailors : IRONS
26. Problem for batters or investors : SLUMP
27. Withered : SERE
28. Travels with haste : POSTS
29. Borders : ABUTS
30. French landscape painter : COROT
31. Years between 12 and 20 : TEENS
34. Kind of arch : OGEE
36. Partner of old lace : LAVENDER
37. Mars, to Greeks : ARES
38. N.Y. college town : ITHACA
43. Cranial concoction : IDEA
44. What a teller does often : CASHES
45. Its leaves tremble : ASPEN
46. French seaman : MARIN
47. Kind of deck : POOP
48. All: Comb. form : OMNI
50. The old "ould sod" : EIRE
51. "___ bien, merci" : TRES
52. Follower of nones : IDES
53. Area or Morse : CODE
54. Dance step : PAS
55. Genesis of steel : ORE
56. One: Comb. form : UNI

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