New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1981

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { G J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. La Scala site : MILAN
6. Surfer's surface : CREST
11. Took as a second academic subject, with "in" : MINORED
13. College president's overseer : TRUSTEE
15. Toynbee's 12-volume tome : ASTUDYOFHISTORY
17. Walked heavily : TROD
18. Tree trunk : BOLE
19. Mets' manager : TORRE
20. Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
21. Math homework, at times : AREAS
23. Buttress : PIER
24. Parts of an inventory : ITEMS
27. Partitions : SEPTA
29. Annapolis grad. : ENS
30. Composed : SEDATE
32. Flower native to China : TEAROSE
34. Pardon granted for sins or crimes : REMISSION
36. Herb relished by grimalkins : CATMINT
38. Word with line or swiss : DOTTED
42. Dowson's "Non ___ Qualis Eram" : SUM
43. Tap : START
45. Fabric having a watered pattern : MOIRE
46. Jostle : PROD
48. Fishgig : SPEAR
50. Thermometer rec. : TMP
51. Central Roman rooms : ATRIA
53. Architect Saarinen : EERO
54. Soft French cheese : BRIE
55. Gaelic name for the Irish Free State : SAORSTATEIREANN
58. More indistinct : MISTIER
59. Like a biased report : SLANTED
60. Unswerving in allegiance : LOYAL
61. C.I.A. employees : SPIES
1. Evaluate erroneously : MISRATE
2. Recited in singsong style : INTONED
3. Stentorian : LOUD
4. Suffix with dull : ARD
5. Dominican Republic town : NEYBA
6. ___ de coeur (passionate protest) : CRI
7. "Diamonds and ___," Baez song : RUST
8. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
9. Skyscraper count : STORIES
10. Of this world : TERRENE
11. "Wonderful! Wonderful!" singer : MATHIS
12. Portals : DOORS
13. "Tarzan and ___" : THEAPES
14. Witnesses : EYERS
16. The London press : FLEETSTREET
22. Far from flighty : STAID
25. Trading center : MART
26. Stanches : STEMS
28. Forster's "___ with a View" : AROOM
31. Gives voice to : EMITS
33. Hip : ONTO
35. "And a partridge ___ . . . " : INAPEAR
36. Abridge : CURTAIL
37. With tenderness: Mus. dir. : AMOROSO
39. Make a lab test on a solution : TITRATE
40. Minks' kin : ERMINES
41. Be contingent : DEPEND
42. Burst of energy : SPASM
44. Noxious weeds of the Bible : TARES
47. "___ Harry," Eastwood film : DIRTY
49. Muddies the waters : ROILS
52. Kipling's "The Eyes of ___" : ASIA
54. River in Bolivia : BENI
56. ___ Aviv : TEL
57. Talk, mod style : RAP

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