New York Times, Monday, March 9, 1981

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Window part : SASH
5. Repute : ODOR
9. Andrea ___ : DORIA
14. Manitoba Indian : CREE
15. "The Gentleman Is a ___," 1947 song : DOPE
16. African antelope : ELAND
17. In the center : AMID
18. Greek underground org. : ELAS
19. British coins : PENCE
20. Showing age : LONGINTHETOOTH
23. Primps : PREENS
24. British machine gun : STEN
25. Word with claw or drop : DEW
27. Gained : NETTED
32. Fragrance : ATTAR
36. Retired court figure : ASHE
39. Former southern constellation : ARGO
40. Hoarseness : FROGINTHETHROAT
43. Hindu deity : RAMA
44. Roman way : ITER
45. Plant fiber : ISTLE
46. "Louise" and "Martha" : OPERAS
48. Put one's ___ in : OAR
50. Promontory : NESS
53. Cooks or sews : BASTES
58. Glum : DOWNINTHEMOUTH
62. Paddle one's own ___ : CANOE
63. Seed covering : ARIL
64. Align : TRUE
65. A. L. batting champ: 1964, 1965, 1971 : OLIVA
66. Haying tool : RAKE
67. Ebb or neap : TIDE
68. Asiatic palm : BETEL
69. "Stars in My ___," 1936 song : EYES
70. Unique person or thing : ONER
1. Part of the head : SCALP
2. Defensive body covering : ARMOR
3. Fishing net : SEINE
4. Noncommittal statement : HEDGE
5. H. C. Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
6. Stupid one : DOLT
7. Brightly colored food fish : OPAHS
8. Adjust a clock : RESET
9. Testify under oath : DEPONE
10. Food staple : OLEO
11. Carry on : RANT
12. Measure of length : INCH
13. American humorist: 1866–1944 : ADE
21. Tailless lemur : INDRI
22. Belief : TENET
26. Unit of electrical power : WATT
28. Blackens : TARS
29. What some Standardbreds do : TROT
30. Sans ___ (matchless) : EGAL
31. Love to excess : DOTE
32. Hairdo : AFRO
33. Golf hazard : TRAP
34. Large volume : TOME
35. He married Shirley Temple : AGAR
37. Haggard novel : SHE
38. Kind of sandwich : HERO
41. Second-generation Japanese-American : NISEI
42. President Grant's first name : HIRAM
47. Toughen : ANNEAL
49. White poplars : ABELES
51. Delusion's partner : SNARE
52. Err : STRAY
54. ___ voce (very softly) : SOTTO
55. City on the Po : TURIN
56. Liszt offering : ETUDE
57. Utter : SHEER
58. Smith and ___, old vaudeville team : DALE
59. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
60. Intermeshed : WOVE
61. Boost in price : HIKE
62. Male swan : COB

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