New York Times, Friday, March 27, 1981

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Used-car-lot sign : ASIS
5. Part of an iamb : ARSIS
10. Role for a grand seigneur : HOST
14. Soho pad : LOFT
15. Take care of : SEETO
16. With skill : ABLY
17. Wool, in Venice : LANA
18. Kind of team or brush : SCRUB
19. Do a bar job : POUR
20. Recipe phrase : PINCHOFPEPPER
23. "Ich ___," motto of Prince of Wales : DIEN
24. "Norma ___" : RAE
25. Word with facto : IPSO
27. Li'l girl : SIS
30. Map feature : INSET
34. Civil rights gp. : ACLU
35. "___ Roberts" : MISTER
37. Wine-label word : CRU
38. Recipe phrase : HEAPINGTEASPOON
41. Sinclair Lewis heroine : ANN
42. Former president of Harvard : CONANT
43. Gold deposit : LODE
44. Please, on the Rhine : BITTE
46. B'way sign : SRO
47. ___ noire (bugbear) : BETE
48. Get on the wrong track : ERR
50. A Butler slept here : TARA
52. Recipe phrase : SEASONTOTASTE
58. Disarrange : MESS
59. Memorable mime : HARPO
60. Prefix for gram or dyne : AERO
62. Start a poker game : ANTE
63. Encore, in plain English : AGAIN
64. Something to be hit on the head : NAIL
65. Neisse joiner : ODER
66. Sluggo's friend, in comics : NANCY
67. Kilmer's inspirer : TREE
1. "Time wounds ___ heels" : ALL
2. TV offering : SOAP
3. Moroccan territory : IFNI
4. Has durability : STANDSUP
5. "A ship is always referred to ___ . . . ": Nimitz : ASSHE
6. Delivers the goods again : RECONSIGNS
7. Fiefdom peasant : SERF
8. Words after ham or live : ITUP
9. Abstemious : SOBER
10. Occur : HAPPEN
11. Navigation system : OBOE
12. Catty remark : SLUR
13. One of the war gods : TYR
21. A.F.L.-___ : CIO
22. Components of full houses : PAIRS
25. Early Britons : ICENI
26. Factory : PLANT
28. Vincent d'Indy composition : ISTAR
29. Having poor ecological adaptability : STENOTOPIC
31. Skedaddle : SCOOT
32. Wear away : ERODE
33. Air : TUNE
34. Melville character : AHAB
35. L–P filler : MNO
36. Consume victuals : EAT
39. Freezers : ICERS
40. Enjoyable : PLEASANT
45. Hairdresser, sometimes : TEASER
47. Bikini part : BRA
49. Noted leader of the Huguenots : ROHAN
51. Physiological weakness : ATONY
52. Transmit : SEND
53. Tasso's patron : ESTE
54. ___ Hills, in Burma : NAGA
55. Journey; passage: Abbr. : TRAN
56. What an onion may produce : TEAR
57. One of the "Great" ones : ERIE
58. Long March leader : MAO
61. Ring cry in Tijuana : OLE

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