New York Times, Monday, February 16, 1981

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
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: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tilt : LIST
5. Seed vessels : PODS
9. ___ au rhum : BABA
13. Playfully saucy : ARCH
14. Latin-grammar word : AMAT
15. All sewed up : ONICE
17. Genuine Risk in the future : MARE
18. Wander : ROVE
19. Author of "Waiting for Lefty" : ODETS
20. Over : ATOP
21. Sully : SOIL
22. Thong : STRAP
23. Made over : REDONE
25. Dimension : DEPTH
27. Dimension : WIDTH
29. Serviceable : USEFUL
33. Clocked : TIMED
36. Large amount : RAFT
38. Unadorned : BARE
39. Habituate : ENURE
40. Unwell : ILL
41. Navy guardhouses : BRIGS
42. Liberal ___ : ARTS
43. Sheriff on TV : LOBO
44. Buenos ___ : AIRES
45. Stamina : METTLE
47. Adlai ___ Stevenson : EWING
49. ___ miss (at random) : HITOR
51. Organized framework : SCHEME
55. Devil : SATAN
58. Nicholas I, e.g. : TSAR
60. Student's pony : TROT
61. Declaim : ORATE
62. "___ boy!" : ATTA
63. Merit : EARN
64. Kind of diver : SCUBA
65. Relative of cabbage : KALE
66. Greek portico : STOA
67. Mob follower : STER
68. Author Ludwig : EMIL
69. "Sixteen ___," Tennessee Ernie Ford hit : TONS
1. Truman's birthplace, in Mo. : LAMAR
2. Hot under the Eton : IRATE
3. Young haddock : SCROD
4. Book by 7 Down: 1979 : THEPOWERSTHATBE
5. Described grammatically : PARSED
6. Melville novel : OMOO
7. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist: 1964 : DAVIDHALBERSTAM
8. Memorial pillar : STELE
9. Increases : BOOSTS
10. "The Best ___," by 7 Down : ANDTHEBRIGHTEST
11. Berliner's brew : BIER
12. Official proceedings : ACTA
16. Sixth sense, informally : ESP
24. Brood of pheasants : NIDE
26. "___ Your Dreams Away," Sinatra theme song : PUT
28. The Rover boys, e.g. : TRIO
30. "State ___," film of 1933, 1945 or 1961 : FAIR
31. Yen : URGE
32. Minus : LESS
33. Cosmos or Strikers : TEAM
34. Business-letter phrase : INRE
35. Jeff's partner : MUTT
37. Proceed smoothly : FLOW
41. Judge's seat : BANC
43. Call on a tennis court : LET
46. Following a straight course : LINEAR
48. Republic since 1948 : ISRAEL
50. " . . . ___ those lips away": Shak. : OTAKE
52. Muse of poetry : ERATO
53. Andalusian city : MORON
54. Lab equipment : ETNAS
55. "Mayday!" relative : SOS
56. Parts of a circle : ARCS
57. High-strung : TAUT
59. King of the Huns : ATLI

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