New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1981

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Units of angular measurement : RADIANS
8. Sites of some venditions : YARDS
13. Tale told by an oldster : ANECDOTE
15. Prepares for action : ALERTS
17. Tale of woe : JEREMIAD
18. Battologize : REPEAT
19. Nice friend : AMI
20. Kind of door or scale : SLIDING
22. Japanese woman diver : AMA
23. Edna Best's hometown : HOVE
25. Monkey wrench : SNAG
26. Take ___ view of : ADIM
27. Weasel : SNEAK
29. Epithet used by H.S.T. : SOB
31. Part of the handwriting on the wall : MENE
32. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
35. Islamic month : RAMADAN
37. Press : IRON
38. Port on the Firth of Lorne : OBAN
39. Type of butterfly : EMPEROR
42. Certain bulbs : TULIPS
45. Golf scores : PARS
46. ___ de plume : NOM
48. Siouan Indians : OTOES
50. Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
51. A Scandinavian : LAPP
54. Chief : ARCH
55. Trippet : CAM
56. Shoots from stems of plants : TILLERS
59. Refrain syllable : TRA
60. Marbles : AGATES
62. Made to order : TAILORED
64. Devastating : LETHAL
65. Tailless : ACAUDATE
66. Inventor of farm machines : DEERE
67. Surrounded : EMBAYED
1. Indian rulers : RAJAHS
2. Windflower : ANEMONE
3. Infers : DERIVES
4. Ferber's "___ Palace" : ICE
5. U.S.N. officers : ADMS
6. Fibers combed from wool : NOILS
7. Blot : STAIN
8. Weaver's purchase : YARN
9. Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
10. Corded fabric : REP
11. Feared : DREADED
12. Miler's sine qua non : STAMINA
14. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
16. Long part of a spider plant : STAMEN
21. Luzon native : IGOROT
24. " . . . those move ___ who have learn'd to dance": Pope : EASIEST
26. Deadly fungus : AMANITA
28. Dramatist or drama critic : KERR
30. Hindu gentleman : BABU
33. High point : NOON
34. Place on a list : ENROLL
36. Saint-___, French port : MALO
39. Heroic : EPICAL
40. Emulated Ralph Houk : MANAGED
41. Archbishop : PRIMATE
43. Depict : PORTRAY
44. Conceal : SECRETE
47. Mediterranean island : MALTA
49. Like Unter den Linden : SHADED
52. What "shalom" means : PEACE
53. Father of Troilus : PRIAM
56. Something to shed : TEAR
57. Cay : ISLE
58. Slightly twisted wool : SLUB
61. Brew in Brest : THE
63. Harem room : ODA

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