New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1981

Author:A. J. Santora
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Used a hot tub : BATHED
7. Where St. Augustine is : FLA
10. Hemingway or Bear : PAPA
14. Kin of propane : ETHANE
15. OPEC product : OIL
16. Swear : AVOW
17. Actor Brian : AHERNE
18. Type of lizard : UMA
19. Domesticate : TAME
20. Popular Irish song : LOVELYLEITRIM
23. Greensward : LEA
24. Ear: Comb. form : AUR
25. Get someone's Irish up : RILE
26. Irish Sweepstakes figures : ODDS
28. Observational : EMPIRIC
30. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
32. Puckered : COCKLED
36. Monogram of a great Irish-American playwright : EGO
37. Sandy's bark : ARF
39. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
40. Diggings : ORE
41. Long-tailed whydah : REDBILL
43. Actor Lee : MARVIN
45. Mrs. ___ cow : OLEARYS
48. Counting-out word : EENY
49. Piece of land : ACRE
51. Ad ___ committee : HOC
52. Happy ___ lark : ASA
53. Where persuasive talkers kissed a stone : BLARNEYCASTLE
57. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
58. Stat for Nolan Ryan : ERA
59. J.F.K.'s prep school : CHOATE
61. Irish poet Aubrey de ___ : VERE
62. Expanse west of Ire. : ATL
63. More succinct : TERSER
64. "When Irish ___ are . . . " : EYES
65. Cleansing solution : LYE
66. Existing : INESSE
1. Lillie or Arthur : BEA
2. Sports: Abbr. : ATHL
3. Hibernia : THEOLDSOD
4. Reap : HARVEST
5. Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
6. Shannon feeder : DEEL
7. Bungle : FOULUP
8. A lace of Irish origin : LIMERICK
9. Jai ___ : ALAI
10. ___ Street (Cork business area) : PATRICK
11. Benefit : AVAIL
12. ___ de terre (potato) : POMME
13. Disciple's emotion : AWE
21. "I ___ what I . . . ": Popeye : YAM
22. Julie's sister : TRICIA
26. Unique person : ONER
27. Venetian official : DOGE
28. City near Memphis : EARLE
29. Gads about : ROAMS
31. Common scold : RAILER
33. "Amo, amas, I ___": O'Keeffe : LOVEALASS
34. Ireland : ERIN
35. Gainsay : DENY
38. "Pegeen Mike" in a Synge play : FLAHERTY
42. Acid salts : BORATES
44. Bring back : RESTORE
46. Egg custard : ROYALE
47. Little brother of the C.C.C. : YCC
49. Dublin's ___ Theatre : ABBEY
50. Irish county : CLARE
52. Pale : ASHEN
54. Gaelic boy's name : NEAL
55. Start of an O'Casey opus : ACTI
56. Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
57. Fifth ___, parade site : AVE
60. Homophone for Eire : ERE

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