New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 1981

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Escape gradually : LEAK
5. Fireplace fallout : ASHES
10. Bad cut : GASH
14. Identical : SAME
15. Horse house : STALL
16. Noted writer-diplomat : LUCE
17. Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : TSAR
18. ___ di Caracalla (Rome monument) : TERME
19. School Shelley attended : ETON
20. Line for Lamont Cranston : THESHADOWKNOWS
23. Want : NEED
24. In the dumps : SAD
25. Lower : ABASE
28. Ideology : ISM
31. Person equipped for clamming : RAKER
35. Kitchen feature : SINK
36. Whole : ENTIRE
38. Emulated Horner : ATE
39. Place to which host Raymond admitted listeners : THEINNERSANCTUM
42. Threw a hat in the ring : RAN
43. Valuables : ASSETS
44. Military assistant : AIDE
45. Menu selection : ORDER
47. Mineral spring : SPA
48. Marksman's sport : SKEET
49. Ballot marks : XES
51. Dough, bread or moola : KALE
53. Line for the Lone Ranger : HIHOSILVERAWAY
60. Use a blue pencil : EDIT
61. Indistinct : FAINT
62. Kin of alack : ALAS
64. French roast : ROTI
65. Decision on Publishers Row : TITLE
66. Knowledge : LORE
67. Guinness : ALEC
68. Doesn't go : STAYS
69. Artist Rockwell : KENT
1. Omaha Beach craft : LST
2. "___ of Suez," Maugham play : EAST
3. Oriental nurse : AMAH
4. Prime minister of Russia: 1917 : KERENSKI
5. "___ World Turns," TV soap opera : ASTHE
6. Funambulist's forte : STEADINESS
7. Like a diamond : HARD
8. Sailor's saint : ELMO
9. Pivots : SLEWS
10. Actress Jackson : GLENDA
11. Edsel was one : AUTO
12. Kind of barge : SCOW
13. Pecking-order participants : HENS
21. Cathedral : SEE
22. Actress Black : KAREN
25. Prefix for dome or turf : ASTRO
26. Where Patna is : BIHAR
27. "Let there be ___": Browning : ANEND
29. Adjective for a sore throat : STREP
30. By accident : MISTAKENLY
32. Cole Porter's "___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
33. Musical piece : ETUDE
34. Fought again : REMET
36. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
37. Headland : RAS
40. Breather's need : NARES
41. Stage dance : CAKEWALK
46. Strange or showy : EXOTIC
48. U.S. historian ___ Marshall : SLA
50. Examines carefully : SIFTS
52. "___, Scientia, Veritas" : ARTES
53. Goddess watching over Xanthippe : HERA
54. Matinee follower : IDOL
55. "The ___ Report": 1976 : HITE
56. Café au ___ : LAIT
57. Brief autobiography : VITA
58. Perennial plant : ALOE
59. Tale : YARN
63. Tennis unit : SET

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