New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1981

Author: Tenfelde
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { H J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Gait : PACE
5. Search thoroughly : COMB
9. Crowns of furnaces : DOMES
14. "Over the hill" : AWOL
15. To shelter : ALEE
16. Abrasive : EMERY
17. Call : NAME
18. Frond : LEAF
19. Beelzebub's associate : SATAN
20. Per ___ (daily) : DIEM
21. Justice of the peace : MAGISTRATE
23. Loft : ATTIC
25. Vanity case : ETUI
26. Ogle's next of kin : LEER
29. Kind of collar : SNAPON
34. Royal personage, bird, grape or color : SULTANA
38. Having a milky iridescence : OPALINE
39. Consecrates with oil : ANOINTS
40. Directs (oneself) : BETAKES
41. Victim of S.R.O. : STANDEE
42. Frozen condition : ICINESS
43. Relent : SOFTEN
44. Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
45. Hold back : STEM
47. Kind of drip : NASAL
52. Inaccessibility : REMOTENESS
58. Dandy : DUDE
59. Stradivari's teacher : AMATI
60. Countertenor : ALTO
61. Highly excited : AGOG
62. Singer Marni ___ : NIXON
63. Abound : TEEM
64. Prefix with mutuel : PARI
65. Eminence ___ (confidential agent) : GRISE
66. Feminine suffix : ETTE
67. Weight allowance : TRET
1. Bearlike mammal : PANDA
2. Anticipate : AWAIT
3. Celestial body : COMET
4. Lacquer ingredient : ELEMI
5. Composed : CALM
6. Olive, to Ovid : OLEA
7. Sparse : MEAGER
8. Suit : BEFIT
9. Goal : DESTINATION
10. "The Tentmaker" : OMAR
11. Prefix with physics : META
12. Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
13. Since, in a New Year's song : SYNE
22. Distrust : SUSPECT
24. Sub rosa : CLANDESTINE
27. Triple ___ : ENTENTE
28. Ameliorate or mitigate : EASE
30. Actor Mowbray : ALAN
31. Muskellunge : PIKE
32. Dicer's "snake eyes" : ONES
33. Home of a monster, perhaps : NESS
34. Lip : SASS
35. "Thy word is lamp ___ my feet . . . ": Psalm 119 : UNTO
36. What goldbricks do : LOAF
37. Hair treatment : TINT
38. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
44. Diner dish : OMELET
46. Growing out : ENATE
48. Adjust; conform : ADAPT
49. Honeyed words : SUGAR
50. Antonym for abhor : ADORE
51. On the up and up : LEGIT
52. Pealed : RANG
53. Eastern bigwig : EMIR
54. Kind of skirt : MAXI
55. Group in Nebraska : OTOS
56. Galley word : STET
57. "___ Came Running," book by Jones : SOME

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