New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1981

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
William Lutwiniak has 289 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Spats : TIFFS
6. "___, the heavy day . . . ": Richard II : ALACK
11. Sword of Damocles : THREAT
12. "Whether 'tis ___ . . . ": Hamlet : NOBLER
14. U.S. writer: 1871–1945 : THEODOREDREISER
17. Admonishes : WARNS
18. Permission to leave a diocese : EXEAT
19. U.S. power complex : TVA
20. Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
21. Chief hellion : SATAN
22. Glass-making material : FRIT
23. Embouchure : LIP
24. Macho types : HEMEN
25. Alla ___ : BREVE
26. Secular group : LAYWOMEN
28. Contributed to a common stock : POOLED
29. Sour : ACIDULOUS
31. Ear prominence : TRAGUS
34. Walter Pater was one : AESTHETE
38. Book-jacket blurbs : RAVES
39. Hordeola : STIES
40. U.K. party : LIB
41. Reputation : ODOR
42. Attraction at Chichen Itza : RUINS
43. Food fish : CERO
44. Pres. Smeal's org. : NOW
45. Nigeria's capital : LAGOS
46. Old court dance : PAVAN
47. "An ___," novel by 14 Across : AMERICANTRAGEDY
50. Office item : ERASER
51. Ionesco : EUGENE
52. Umbrageous : SHADY
53. Orchestra section : REEDS
1. Remedial treatment : THERAPY
2. Literary device : IRONY
3. G-men : FEDS
4. U.N. outfit : FAO
5. Moved steadily or swiftly : STREAMED
6. Like certain Indians or wolves : ANDEAN
7. Tracking system : LORAN
8. Further : ABET
9. Year in the reign of Antonius Pius : CLI
10. Small falcon : KESTREL
11. Wearer of a comic mask : THALIA
13. Freshen : REVIVE
14. Gabardine, e.g. : TWILL
15. Partial excuse : EXTENUATION
16. Chid : RATED
21. Truck rigs : SEMIS
22. Would-be sophs : FROSH
24. Deceive : HOCUS
25. Engagements for Larry Holmes : BOUTS
27. Quinella, e.g. : WAGER
28. Propounds : POSES
30. Dublin's province : LEINSTER
31. A sodium carbonate : TRONA
32. Radar antenna housing : RADOME
33. They declare openly : AVOWERS
35. Field hockey teams : ELEVENS
36. Immoderate speech : TIRADE
37. Hard wood : EBONY
39. Honeyed : SUGARY
42. Sprinted : RACED
43. Pent up : CAGED
45. ___ Halaby (Queen Noor of Jordan) : LISA
46. Capitol Hill aide : PAGE
48. Cheerleader's yell : RAH
49. Wish undone : RUE

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