New York Times, Friday, February 6, 1981

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pull Pauline off the tracks : RESCUE
7. Ancient galley : BIREME
13. Small spaces : AREOLAE
15. Andiron : FIREDOG
16. "___, the Light Brigade!" : FORWARD
17. Like some lights : LEADING
18. Tic-___-toe : TAC
19. Largest land in Africa : SUDAN
21. Mel or Ed of baseball : OTT
22. Bank of the Tiberis : RIPA
23. Part of an archipelago : CAY
24. Suffix with president : IAL
26. Vinegar: Prefix : ACET
27. Did featherstitching : SEWED
29. Theater part : LOGE
30. Bat boys : MASCOTS
32. Did a lexicographer's job : DEFINED
34. Sacred mountain of China : HWA
35. Alley Oop's kingdom : MOO
36. Seconds : MOMENTS
40. A Celtic language : CORNISH
44. Armadillo : APAR
45. Lawgiver : SOLON
47. Widgeon : SMEE
48. Home of the Braves: Abbr. : ATL
49. ___ a plea : COP
50. Part of a schooner : SPAR
51. Org. for peers on piers : ILA
53. Events in a mad, mad, mad world : RIOTS
55. Fruit found in a hedgerow : HAW
56. Mental deficiency : AMENTIA
58. Enclosed : INCASED
61. Marsh plant : CATTAIL
62. Not so refined : COARSER
63. Dinsmore and Janis : ELSIES
64. Angus and Hereford : BREEDS
1. Few who did much for many : RAF
2. Some Ovidian works : EROTICA
3. Sonorans' shawls : SERAPES
4. Brief TV plug for a minor sponsor : COWCATCHER
5. Gums, to an M.D. : ULA
6. What walls have, proverbially : EARS
7. Très ___ : BIEN
8. Levin or Allen : IRA
9. Fix over : REDO
10. Bulldog, for one : EDITION
11. Composite picture : MONTAGE
12. Shampoo additive : EGG
14. Infers : EDUCES
15. Censured severely : FLAYED
20. Nursery-rhyme name : DAW
22. ___ Jam, rock group : RAM
25. Was winning : LED
27. Office copies, for short : STATS
28. "Paradise Lost" figure : DEMON
29. Goodly part : LIONSSHARE
31. Have : OWN
33. Pro : FOR
36. Bleat : MAA
37. Most satisfactory : OPTIMAL
38. "With ___ aforethought," croquet shark's slogan? : MALLETS
39. Friendly : SOCIAL
40. Egypt's ___ Church : COPTIC
41. Deadlock : IMPASSE
42. Shore sight : SEAWEED
43. Pronoun : HER
46. Looby-___, children's game : LOO
52. Prefix for body or type : ANTI
53. Journalist Jacob August: 1849–1914 : RIIS
54. One with a nose in the air : SNOB
56. ___ in the hole : ACE
57. To. in Dundee : TAE
59. Lucrative Japanese product : CAR
60. G.P.'s : DRS

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