New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1981

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Suggestion : HINT
5. "Caveat emptor" notice : ASIS
9. "It's ___ country" : AFREE
14. Voyaging on the QE2 : ASEA
15. Sewing-machine inventor : HOWE
16. Settle down for the night : ROOST
17. Salamander : NEWT
18. Discordant : AJAR
19. See 6 Down : TRUTH
20. "I have a ___": King : DREAM
22. Unique individual : ONER
24. Jacques' summers : ETES
25. Alabama site of a Freedom March : SELMA
26. Says : UTTERS
28. Sluggish : INERT
30. Lennon was one : BEATLE
34. Kind of sister : SOB
37. Mortise fitting : TENON
39. Like some infections : VIRAL
40. Outline : PROFILE
42. Soprano Galli-Curci : AMELITA
44. Coral island : ATOLL
45. Estimator : RATER
47. Peridot, e.g. : GEM
48. Mexican food : TAMALE
50. King Arthur's father : UTHER
52. Pleasure-dome site, in a Coleridge poem : XANADU
54. "___ again!" : NEVER
58. Play parts : ACTS
61. Move : STIR
62. Farm equipment name : DEERE
63. Weeping one : CRIER
65. Physicist's abbr. : ATNO
67. Throat impediment : FROG
68. "Roots" author : HALEY
69. Movie pioneer : LOEW
70. Icelandic literary works : EDDA
71. Gotlander : SWEDE
72. Misses the ball : ERRS
73. Nothing, in Nancy : RIEN
1. Field workers : HANDS
2. French river : ISERE
3. Stairway post : NEWEL
4. Straw mat : TATAMI
5. "Eureka!" : AHA
6. With 19 Across, famed black abolitionist : SOJOURNER
7. "___ Hold Your Hand," 1963 song : IWANTTO
8. Ukrainian river : SERET
9. MOMA offering : ART
10. Offshore flapper : FORESAIL
11. Complete defeat : ROUT
12. Tasso's patron : ESTE
13. Suffixes with ordinal numbers : ETHS
21. Conchita's cape : MANTILLA
23. Johnny ___ : REB
27. Title for Jesse Jackson : REVEREND
29. Conger : EEL
31. Kin of geom. : TRIG
32. Behind schedule : LATE
33. Ancient region, now part of Iran : ELAM
34. Minor dispute : SPAT
35. Jorge of the Indians : ORTA
36. Type of spar : BOOM
38. Subject of a Styron book : NATTURNER
41. Source of a yellowish oil : FLAXSEED
43. "___ Lady," T. N. Page short story : MEH
46. Official who checks accounts : AUDITOR
49. Printers' measures : ENS
51. Illegal smoke : REEFER
53. "___ told by an idiot . . . ": Macbeth : ATALE
55. "Rigoletto" composer : VERDI
56. Wear down : ERODE
57. Secretary of the Treasury : REGAN
58. Exclamations from Hans : ACHS
59. Bird's gullet : CRAW
60. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
64. Sandwich bread : RYE
66. Cries of pain : OWS

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