New York Times, Monday, March 2, 1981

Author: Edward Marchese
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Counterfeit : SHAM
5. Thick-coated dog : CHOW
9. Pantheon ruler : ZEUS
13. Treacherous ensign : IAGO
14. Israel's first native-born prime minister : RABIN
16. Louvre name : LISA
17. Grain husk : BRAN
18. "Grief weeps ___": Knowles : ALONE
19. City below Moscow : OREL
20. Disturbed situation : TROUBLEDWATERS
23. Law degrees : LLBS
24. Snoop : PRY
25. Weasel : ERMINE
28. Shout disapproval : HOOT
30. Frequently, to Freneau : OFT
33. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
34. Sullen : DOUR
35. Whine : PULE
36. Tops : OFTHEFIRSTWATER
39. Frances and Ruby : DEES
40. Remainder : REST
41. Employs : HIRES
42. Do wrong : ERR
43. Sheep shelter : COTE
44. Expunge : DELETE
45. Euripides play : ION
46. Flipper flapper : SEAL
47. Confuse an issue : MUDDYTHEWATERS
54. Minotaur, for example : OGRE
55. Norse gods : AESIR
56. Weblike membrane : TELA
58. Excuse : PLEA
59. Minimum : LEAST
60. Receptions : TEAS
61. Caesar and Silvers : SIDS
62. Luxuriant : LUSH
63. Place of banishment : ELBA
1. Kin : SIB
2. Moss or Lorenz : HART
3. Culture base : AGAR
4. Obelisks, e.g. : MONOLITHS
5. He played Tarzan in 1933 : CRABBE
6. "From the ___ of Montezuma . . . " : HALLS
7. Woodwind : OBOE
8. Entwine : WIND
9. Polish coin : ZLOTY
10. Ireland, formerly : EIRE
11. Addict : USER
12. Pharmacy salts : SALS
15. Rhode Island resort : NEWPORT
21. Forearm bones : ULNAE
22. Tennyson's "The Palace of ___" : ART
25. Type of lyric poem : EPODE
26. More prevalent : RIFER
27. Verse rhythm : METER
28. Gym apparatus : HORSE
29. Expel : OUST
30. Eccentric : OUTRE
31. Swift : FLEET
32. Succinct : TERSE
34. Daily fare : DIET
35. Spangle or sequin : PAILLETTE
37. Head-on; direct : FRONTAL
38. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Zach ___ : WHEAT
43. Evasive : COY
44. Scarcity : DEARTH
45. Concepts : IDEAS
46. People you can "bank" on : SWISS
47. Implements for Carroll's "seven maids" : MOPS
48. Jamaican citrus fruit : UGLI
49. ___ Scott case : DRED
50. List, as a ship : HEEL
51. Inheritance vendor : ESAU
52. Stagger : REEL
53. Part of a pitcher's mound : SLAB
57. " . . . lonely ___ cloud": Wordsworth : ASA

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