New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1981

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drivel : BLAH
5. Activist actress : FONDA
10. Ornery critter : CUSS
14. Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
15. Homeric poem : ILIAD
16. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
17. Long-running Broadway hit : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
20. Prophets : SEERS
21. Group established at Bogot√° in 1948 : OAS
22. Swarms : TEEMS
23. Liquid measures: Abbr. : PTS
25. Actress West : MAE
26. Long-running Broadway hit : ABIESIRISHROSE
34. A Scot and his relatives : CLAN
35. Arab noblemen : EMIRS
36. Spray driven by the wind : SCUD
37. Year in the reign of Claudius : LII
38. Agricultural degree: Abbr. : BSA
39. Concealed : HID
40. Luzon province : ABRA
42. Incisors : TEETH
44. Affectedly esthetic : ARTY
45. Long-running Broadway hit : PINSANDNEEDLES
48. Movie studio : SET
49. Climbing annual vine : PEA
50. Up and around : ASTIR
53. Barrel usually holding less than 10 gallons : KEG
56. Russian mountains : URALS
60. Long-running Broadway hit : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
63. Wrongful act, in law : TORT
64. Stately; splendid : REGAL
65. Southwestern elevation : MESA
66. Desires : YENS
67. Impoverished : NEEDY
68. River flowing from France into Germany : SAAR
1. Certain lingerie : BRAS
2. Solitary : LONE
3. Poet Sexton : ANNE
4. Sharp turn on a road : HAIRPIN
5. Fruit at Eden : FIG
6. Pseudobutter : OLEO
7. Actress Naldi of silents : NITA
8. "Long ___ Journey Into Night" : DAYS
9. Fuss : ADO
10. Goes headlong : CAREERS
11. Coax : URGE
12. Blighted urban area : SLUM
13. "___ and Lovers": Lawrence : SONS
18. Notable Italian family : ESTE
19. Where Bryce Canyon is : UTAH
24. Compass direction : SSE
25. Handwritten documents: Abbr. : MSS
26. Excuse : ALIBI
27. Child, in Scotland : BAIRN
28. Enclose firmly : IMBED
29. Ascended : RISEN
30. Furious : IRATE
31. Pigment for Turner : OCHRE
32. Fits : SUITS
33. Christian Science founder : EDDY
34. Applaud : CLAP
41. Aids : ASSISTS
42. Explosive : TNT
43. Drill sergeant's call : HEP
44. Warnings for Macbeth : ALARUMS
46. Baltic island : AERO
47. "Te ___ laudamus" : DEUM
50. Member of a certain A.B.A. : ATTY
51. Brake part : SHOE
52. Gull's relative : TERN
53. Word with jerk or joint : KNEE
54. Border : EDGE
55. Prod : GOAD
57. On the Red or Black : ASEA
58. Innkeeper in Bellini's "La Sonnambula" : LISA
59. Cicatrix : SCAR
61. Jardiniere : URN
62. Fishing lure : FLY

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