New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1981

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { B F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 234 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Vault : LEAP
5. Resorts : SPAS
9. "Buenos ___!" : DIAS
13. Food for Moses' people : MANNA
14. Work over : REDO
15. Whence some vino comes : ASTI
16. Articulate : UTTER
17. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
18. Inert gas : NEON
19. Clip : SHEAR
20. Tramontanes : STRANGERS
22. Reign of ___: 1793–94 : TERROR
24. Penthouse : AERIE
25. Tropical American mammal : TAPIR
27. Disney dog : TRAMP
31. Island occupied by the Japanese in 1942 : ATTU
35. Operated : RAN
36. Excite or incite : AROUSE
37. Figure at the bar : COUNSEL
39. Whip : SCOURGE
40. Explosive : TONITE
41. Fingerstall : COT
42. Scot's shirt : SARK
43. Eliza Harris, e.g. : SLAVE
44. Great number : TROOP
46. Eradicate : ERASE
48. Hinder : RETARD
53. Speak for : REPRESENT
57. Kentucky Derby horse's age : THREE
58. Antony's friend : EROS
59. Algorab or Altair : STAR
60. What Stanley Dancer holds : REINS
61. Author Leffland : ELLA
62. Painter Alberti's patron : ESTE
63. Emulate Isocrates : ORATE
64. Howard of musical comedy fame : KEEL
65. Hide's partner : SEEK
66. Suffix with use or help : LESS
1. Woodworking machine : LATHE
2. Join : ENTER
3. Lend ___ : ANEAR
4. Macaw : PARROT
5. Madrileñas' titles: Abbr. : SRAS
6. Be related : PERTAIN
7. Gaspar at Bethlehem : ADORER
8. Underwater detection device : SONAR
9. Film for which Bette Davis won an Oscar: 1935 : DANGEROUS
10. What "video" means : ISEE
11. Suffix with comment : ATOR
12. Confessor's earful : SINS
13. New wine : MUST
21. Part of TNT : NITRO
23. Street show : RAREE
26. Mary, in an old song : PAL
28. Distinctive air : AURA
29. R.C. cleric's title : MSGR
30. Quick look : PEEK
31. Book of the Bible : ACTS
32. Awl or adze : TOOL
33. Prickly pear : TUNA
34. Entire; whole : UNIVERSAL
36. Person in a cast : ACTOR
38. Cordwood measure : STERE
39. ___ Canals : SOO
41. Notched : CRENATE
44. Pest that causes nagana : TSETSE
45. Fuel for a lorry : PETROL
47. ___ bridge (Euclidean proposition) : ASSES
49. Soothing word : THERE
50. Former president of Panama : ARIAS
51. Splits : RENTS
52. Leo Gorcey pronoun : DESE
53. Miasma : REEK
54. A first name in whodunits : ERLE
55. Pope John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
56. Boer's trip in an ox cart : TREK

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