New York Times, Tuesday, March 3, 1981

Author: Charles Engler
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
5. Encore : BIS
8. ___ Iowa, Mississippi feeder : UPPER
13. Hawser : ROPE
14. Time spans : ERAS
16. Nerve: Comb. form : NEURO
17. "Celeste Aïda," e.g. : ARIA
18. Shoemaker's form : LAST
19. Farm workers : HANDS
20. What 1980 was in Chinatown : YEAROFTHEMONKEY
23. Italian cash : LIRE
24. Huascarán is its highest peak : PERU
25. The Elder or the Younger : PLINY
27. Fylfot : SWASTIKA
31. Tin Lizzie starter : CRANK
32. Backbone : CHINE
33. Hack : CAB
34. Sharp pain : PANG
35. Chanticleer's domain : ROOST
36. Erudition : LORE
37. Burlesque's Corio : ANN
38. Salted, as a noix : SALEE
39. Punitive : PENAL
40. Aviator : SKYRIDER
42. Take it easy : COAST
43. Former A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
44. Fastener : HASP
45. Old Ebbets Field cry : WAITTILNEXTYEAR
52. Happify : ELATE
53. Close relative : AUNT
54. Sailors' patron saint : ELMO
55. Kitchen device : TIMER
56. Skid-row sight : WINO
57. Similar : AKIN
58. Fallers on Alabama in a Mitchell Parish song : STARS
59. Thrash : TAN
60. Gats : RODS
1. Wagon without sides : DRAY
2. Noted French illustrator: 1833–83 : DORE
3. Samoan port : APIA
4. "The ___," Rawlings novel : YEARLING
5. A pealing place : BELFRY
6. Wroth : IRATE
7. Cummerbund : SASH
8. Dislodge from a saddle : UNHORSE
9. Goober : PEANUT
10. Touchwood : PUNK
11. Soil, in Essen : ERDE
12. Blushing : ROSY
15. Gradual : STEPWISE
21. Sow sound : OINK
22. Intended : MEANT
25. Antic : PRANK
26. Tenor Ross of radio fame : LANNY
27. Smith : SHOER
28. Religious images : ICONS
29. Jeweler's measure of fineness : KARAT
30. First shepherd : ABEL
31. Some math experts : CPAS
32. Fish-fry dish, usually : COLESLAW
35. Spokes : RADII
36. Quadrennial occurrence : LEAPYEAR
38. They stay while parents play : SITTERS
39. Station : POST
41. Scoundrel : ROTTER
42. First English printer : CAXTON
44. Hair dye : HENNA
45. Volstead's opponents : WETS
46. Lodged : ALIT
47. "___ Liberal": Matthew Arnold : IAMA
48. Night, in Nancy : NUIT
49. City on the Humboldt : ELKO
50. During : AMID
51. Ex-Mets Hunt and Swoboda : RONS

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