New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 1981

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Row in a race : SCULL
6. Long-billed bird : IBIS
10. Do, ti, la, ___ . . . : SOFA
14. Craze : MANIA
15. Hawk's opposite : DOVE
16. Kiln : OVEN
17. Le Carré's Smiley, for one : UNDERCOVERAGENT
20. Golf club part : TOE
21. Seaman-author : DANA
22. Coastal inlets : FIORDS
23. Native of Belgrade : SERB
25. Pulled apart : TORE
27. One of the Seven Dwarfs : DOC
28. First specimen of a new species : HOLOTYPE
31. Clerics' titles : DOMS
34. "And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
36. Word with spot or soap : SOFT
38. Pinch : NIP
39. Certain want ads : RENTALS
42. Employee in a sausage plant : STUFFER
44. Finis : END
45. German philosopher : KANT
47. Having a very sharp taste : BRINY
48. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
50. Soothed, in a way : CARESSED
53. Geneticist's substance : DNA
55. ___ of entry : PORT
56. Five-time Presidential candidate : DEBS
59. Prefix with band or diction : CONTRA
62. Module : UNIT
64. Tchrs.' group : NEA
65. With too much effusiveness : OVEREXUBERANTLY
68. Matador's dodge : PASE
69. Wings : ELLS
70. 1,000, in Tours : MILLE
71. " . . . or ___ swoon to death": Keats : ELSE
72. Marginal notation : STET
73. More cunning : SLYER
1. Blackens : SMUTS
2. Kayak : CANOE
3. Double-dealer's trait : UNDERHANDEDNESS
4. First Secretary General of the U.N. : LIE
5. Coat with fat : LARD
6. "___ choose to run": Coolidge : IDONOT
7. Emma's in-laws : BOVARYS
8. "___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
9. Thrall : SERF
10. "So far, ___" : SOGOOD
11. With too much aplomb : OVERCONFIDENTLY
12. Parry, with "off" : FEND
13. Hill dwellers : ANTS
18. Roman Censor : CATO
19. Lend a hand : AID
24. Roll in a fabrics shop : BOLT
26. Major poem : EPOS
29. Inform surreptitiously : LEAK
30. Salamander : EFT
32. Carriage : MIEN
33. Active : SPRY
34. Zone : AREA
35. Dwelling in a Valentino film : TENT
37. Keeves : TUBS
40. Varnish component : LAC
41. Child's play : SNAP
43. Silverman of TV : FRED
46. Vex : TROUBLE
49. Freedom of access : ENTREE
51. Borgnine : ERNEST
52. Rouse : STIR
54. 100 square meters : ARE
57. Isle off Labrador : BELLE
58. Reciter : SAYER
59. Vestment : COPE
60. Like most race tracks : OVAL
61. Tools at Roaring Camp : AXES
63. Kin of berets : TAMS
66. Extreme: Abbr. : ULT
67. Naught : NIL

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