New York Times, Wednesday, April 15, 1981

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, 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. Goddess of youth : HEBE
5. Lake or Perry : COMO
9. Liberal ___ : ARTS
13. Sector : AREA
14. Waif : ARAB
15. Old-time actress Ada : REHAN
17. Tops : FIRSTRATE
19. Of our feathered friends : AVINE
20. Tithe : TENTH
21. Impeded : HAMPERED
23. Bauxite and mispickel : ORES
26. Cache : HOARD
27. Incorrect title : MISNOMER
31. Lurie's "___ Between the Tates" : THEWAR
34. Lime, lemon or grape ___ : ADE
35. More extensive : WIDER
37. Honshu city : ONODA
38. Subtlety : TACT
40. Type of beer : LAGER
42. Stepped (on) : TROD
43. Folklore devil in Russia : CHORT
45. Opposite of zenith : NADIR
47. Monogram of the author of "Little Women" : LMA
48. Balzac's first name : HONORE
50. "The ___ Hill Mob," 1951 film : LAVENDER
52. Chaperon in Valencia : DUENA
54. Skipper of the Nautilus : NEMO
55. Without creditors : DEBTLESS
58. River to the Rhone : ISERE
62. Mo of the House : UDALL
63. Midweek, to a Friend : FOURTHDAY
66. Japanese-American : NISEI
67. Penny ___ : ANTE
68. Advantage : EDGE
69. Vietnamese lunar holidays : TETS
70. Yellow-fever researcher Walter : REED
71. Used henna : DYED
1. Dagger handle : HAFT
2. Railroad manipulated by Jay Gould : ERIE
3. City near Jungfrau : BERN
4. Site of Lafayette College : EASTON
5. Word with load or port : CAR
6. "Kia ___!" (Australian toast) : ORA
7. Coll. course : MATH
8. Witchcraft in parts of Africa : OBEAH
9. An Algonquian people : ARAPAHO
10. Profoundly respectful : REVERENT
11. Developing countries : THIRDWORLD
12. Having all one's marbles : SANE
16. Edward, to buddies : NED
18. Kind of rug : THROW
22. Bit of wit : MOT
24. Jannings : EMIL
25. Closed automobile : SEDAN
27. Arena event : MATCH
28. Potato type : IDAHO
29. Item often stolen in public : SECONDBASE
30. Stately; splendid : REGAL
32. " . . . ___ of many-colored glass": Shelley : ADOME
33. Speeder's nemesis : RADAR
36. Fieldwork : REDAN
39. Fingerling : TROUTLET
41. Tear apart : RIVE
44. Support for climbing plants : TRELLIS
46. Settle a bill : REMIT
49. Prow's direction : ENE
51. Ate some snacks : NOSHED
53. "___ as the eye can see" : ASFAR
55. Shade of brown : DUN
56. Supervise, as a journalist : EDIT
57. Unit of loudness : SONE
59. Whirlpool : EDDY
60. Storm : RAGE
61. Viewed : EYED
64. Reservation dweller in Colo : UTE
65. Grange or Barber : RED

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