New York Times, Friday, November 13, 1981

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. End of a Stein line : ALAS
5. Agraffe : CLASP
10. Menton and Vichy : SPAS
14. Indian music adopted by the Beatles : RAGA
15. Corporeal conduit : AORTA
16. The Gatlin Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
17. Mirror breaker, perhaps : RUER
18. Falconer's trainee : SAKER
19. Author Jaffe : RONA
20. Arabesque : ORNATE
22. Slackens : EASESUP
24. Warning atop an escalator : WATCHYOURSTEP
27. Shrine Bowl teams : EASTS
28. Object : INTENT
31. "I met a man who ___ there": Mearns : WASNT
34. Dick or Schick : TEST
36. Relative of a lighter : SCOW
37. One-act play by O'Neill : ILE
38. Prepared oysters : SHELLED
41. Quoits target : TEE
42. Victimizes in a scam : CONS
44. Space : AREA
45. Approach to a pew : AISLE
47. Word with gate or inn : KEEPER
49. Traffic jam : SNARL
51. Beliefs in omens, charms, etc. : SUPERSTITIONS
56. Impute : ASCRIBE
58. Hilliard-Mann song: 1950 : DEARIE
59. Saul's chief herdsman : DOEG
60. Do some shuffling : EVADE
63. Singer Janet Baker's title : DAME
64. "Judith" composer : ARNE
65. Glowing through a haze : LURID
66. Plural suffix akin to "ese" : ITES
67. "Cinderella team" of 1969 : METS
68. Rent : LEASE
69. "___ la vie!" : CEST
1. Toxophilite's item : ARROW
2. Author Hobson : LAURA
3. Eminence grise : AGENT
4. Crusader's foe : SARACEN
5. Jones and Stengel : CASEYS
6. Mauna ___ : LOA
7. "Boner's ___," comic strip : ARK
8. Mosshorn : STEER
9. Aphid or flea : PARASITE
10. Bond and Baker : STREETS
11. Views : PROSPECTS
12. Japanese aborigine : AINU
13. Product of saponification : SOAP
21. "___ My Desire," 1931 song : THATS
23. Depot: Abbr. : STN
25. Paravane : OTTER
26. Good for nothing : USELESS
29. Strain at a crèche : NOEL
30. Cheep's cousin : TWEE
31. Part of an oil lamp : WICK
32. Tree ___ (quiver tree) : ALOE
33. Aging : SENESCENT
35. Virgule : SLANT
39. Slender, delicate perennial : HAREBELL
40. "Vissi ___," Puccini aria : DARTE
43. Poinsettias and rubber trees : SPURGES
46. Of a certain work having 24 books : ILIADIC
48. One of Vanuatu's islands : EPI
50. ___-camp : AIDEDE
52. Ziegfeld creation : REVUE
53. Spout : ORATE
54. Cathedral city NW of Marseille : NIMES
55. "___ thou these great buildings?": Mark 13:2 : SEEST
56. London's "Before ___" : ADAM
57. Tender : SORE
61. Parseghian : ARA
62. Hades : DIS

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