New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1981

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Successor of Bess : MAMIE
6. Theda of the silents : BARA
10. Unravel : FRAY
14. Dodgson's girl : ALICE
15. Musical composition : OPUS
16. Prefix with gram or dyne : AERO
17. Jury list : PANEL
18. Small suitcase : WEEKENDER
20. West Indies product : RUM
21. Imogene's partner : SID
22. Pusher's victim : ADDICT
23. French family member : TANTE
25. Forever ___ : ANDADAY
26. Word following raw or burnt : SIENNA
28. Old Nick : SATAN
29. ___ de guerre : NOM
30. Penetrate : ENTER
32. Dope : SCHMO
36. "Sliding ___," Paul Simon song : AWAY
38. Wicked biblical city : SODOM
40. Of the dawn : EOAN
41. Sections often made of mica in old Rome : PANES
43. Pavarotti, e.g. : TENOR
45. Numero ___ : UNO
46. Change : ALTER
48. Start of Sarah Adams's well-known hymn : NEARER
50. "The Face on the ___ Floor" : BARROOM
53. Bees do it : STING
54. Microscopic animals : AMEBAE
55. Scrooge utterance : BAH
56. ___ de France : ILE
58. Wherein the Balcony Scene occurs : SECONDACT
60. Mixed alcoholic drink : SMASH
62. Double preposition : INTO
63. ___ 500 : INDY
64. Ballet ___ : RUSSE
65. Between Mont. and Minn. : NDAK
66. ___-do-well : NEER
67. ___ bridge (Euclidean proposition) : ASSES
1. Tourist's need : MAP
2. Resembling a wing : ALAR
3. Armed civilian of 1776 : MINUTEMAN
4. "The ___ Cometh": O'Neill : ICEMAN
5. Sniggler's victim : EEL
6. Kind of knife : BOWIE
7. Mimicked : APED
8. ___ de la Paix : RUE
9. "And I saw ___ the armies": Whitman : ASKANT
10. For which Rand got a hand : FANDANCE
11. Decorated again : REDID
12. Betel palm : ARECA
13. L.A. mayor in the 60's : YORTY
19. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
21. Musial and Laurel : STANS
24. Weathercock dir. : NNE
25. Burr or Copland : AARON
26. Photo : SNAP
27. Harry Hershfield's home state : IOWA
28. Jewish feast : SEDER
31. Type of pole : TOTEM
33. What a Gay Nineties belle resembled : HOURGLASS
34. Simba's tresses : MANE
35. ___ about : ONOR
37. School days' souvenir : YEARBOOK
39. Updike's "A ___ of Sundays" : MONTH
42. U.S. "ashcan" painter : SLOAN
44. King David ally : REI
47. Walked like a pigeon : TOEDIN
49. Hostility : ANIMUS
50. Washbowl : BASIN
51. Improve : AMEND
52. "Right on!" to Cicero : RECTA
53. Brown-winged butterfly : SATYR
55. A–F connection : BCDE
57. Existence : ESSE
59. Chemical suffix : ANE
60. Mrs., in Sevilla : SRA
61. Men : HES

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