New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1981

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Word in "The Trolley Song" : CLANG
6. Shavian monogram : GBS
9. Festive : GALA
13. Tree of Lebanon : CEDAR
14. Kind of rug : AREA
15. Arab notable : EMIR
16. City at the Ohio-Mississippi junction : CAIRO
17. Nod, e.g. : SIGN
18. Pre-Easter period : LENT
19. Difficulties : STRAITS
21. Polo Grounds team of yore : GIANTS
23. Kind of suit : ANTITRUST
25. Takes out : DATES
27. Like the slickest city slicker : OILIEST
31. Successful hitchhiker : RIDER
32. Flora's partner : FAUNA
34. Sacra or Dolorosa : VIA
35. Wife of Osiris : ISIS
36. Kind of type : ELITE
37. Fat from hogs : LARD
38. Expert : ACE
39. Habituate : ENURE
40. Respighi's "The ___ of Rome" : PINES
41. Warhol motif : SOUPCAN
43. He wrote "North of Boston" : FROST
44. Bugbear or bugaboo : HOBGOBLIN
47. For some, this is a total experience : RECALL
50. Cliché : BROMIDE
53. Cupid's other name : AMOR
54. Fancy : IDEA
56. "Ring'd with the ___ world . . . ": Tennyson : AZURE
58. Tenor Martini : NINO
59. Meddlesome : NOSY
60. Taut : TENSE
61. Kinds of kinds : ILKS
62. Turn to the right : GEE
63. Glacial ridge : ESKER
1. F.D.R. youth program : CCC
2. Where herds laze and graze : LEAS
3. Mine feature : ADIT
4. Spins yarns : NARRATES
5. Crosby epithet : GROANER
6. Opera star Reri ___ : GRIST
7. Panhandle : BEG
8. Ruddy or confident : SANGUINE
9. Italian desserts : GELATI
10. Church corner : AMEN
11. Cloth ravelings : LINT
12. Martial ___ : ARTS
14. Italian wine center : ASTI
20. Anagram for 'tis : ITS
22. Puerto Rico is one : ISLA
24. Itinerary : ROUTE
25. Night spot, for short : DISCO
26. Balzac book: 1832 : ADIEU
28. Edith or Maurice of stage fame : EVANS
29. River rising in the Carpathians : SIRET
30. Moppets : TADS
31. U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
32. Far follower : FLUNG
33. Mixture containing argon, neon, etc. : AIR
36. Kind of act or resolution : ENABLING
37. Treats royally : LIONIZES
39. E.P.A.'s concern : ECOL
40. Archbishop, e.g. : PRIMATE
42. Lighthouse : PHAROS
43. First name of B'way fame : FLO
45. Corpulent : OBESE
46. Madeline ___, in "Nicholas Nickleby" : BRAY
47. Wife of a rajah : RANI
48. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
49. ___ out (stall) : CONK
51. Immerse briefly : DUNK
52. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
55. John or Jane : DOE
57. Always, to a poet : EER

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