New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 1979

Author: Daughdrille
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Give us ___ day . . . " : THIS
5. Word with horn or whistle : TIN
8. Alack's companion : ALAS
12. Gate fastener : HASP
13. Salt water : BRINE
15. Flame seeker : MOTH
16. On the salt water : ASEA
17. Renovate : RENEW
18. Man or boy : MALE
19. Cheops' structure : THEGREATPYRAMID
22. Pay attention : HEED
23. Between 12 and 20 : TEEN
24. Aegis : SHIELD
27. "No-see-um" insect : GNAT
28. Narcs' group : FDA
31. Shindig : PARTY
32. Ring king in 1934 : BAER
33. Finishing nail : BRAD
34. Disturbance : RIOT
35. Great joy : BLISS
36. Acreage : LAND
37. Former Spanish colonial territory : IFNI
38. Ages of long duration : EONS
39. Knight's weapon : LANCE
40. Lively : GAY
41. Burma neighbor : LAOS
42. World's most popular outdoor game : SOCCER
43. ___ to Coventry (ostracize) : SEND
44. Golfer's problem : HOOK
45. Everest : TALLESTMOUNTAIN
52. An organ stop : OBOE
53. Court hearings : OYERS
54. Prefix with Chinese or European : INDO
55. Like late-autumn leaves : SERE
56. "When You Wish ___ Star," 1940 song : UPONA
57. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
58. Search for : SEEK
59. Sunday seat : PEW
60. Lone : SOLE
1. Opposite of 1 Across : THAT
2. Meat dish : HASH
3. Words of understanding : ISEE
4. Trattoria specialty : SPAGHETTI
5. Color : TINT
6. Bungler's problem : INEPTNESS
7. Words with Day or Eve : NEWYEARS
8. Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
9. Rich soil : LOAM
10. King of the Huns : ATLI
11. "God ___ His grace . . . " : SHED
13. Propagate : BREED
14. Peruse : READ
20. Depend : RELY
21. Soak flax : RET
24. Appropriate rhyme for twig : SPRIG
25. Seaport of Israel : HAIFA
26. Satiric twist : IRONY
27. Capital ___ : GAINS
28. Cannes coin : FRANC
29. Saraband or hora : DANCE
30. Milk snake : ADDER
32. O, A, B or AB : BLOODTYPE
33. Formal attire : BLACKTIES
35. Diner item : BEANSOUP
39. Great northern diver : LOON
41. Inventor De Forest : LEE
42. "The March King" : SOUSA
43. Well groomed : SLEEK
44. Ruark's "___ of the Hunter" : HORN
45. Turn's partner : TOSS
46. Busy as ___ : ABEE
47. Learning : LORE
48. Response to a catty remark : MEOW
49. ___ Domini : ANNO
50. A Buddha image : IDOL
51. Durante feature : NOSE

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