New York Times, Thursday, May 21, 1981

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Spee : GRAF
5. Nobleman : LORD
9. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
14. ___ and void : NULL
15. Foe of a Seneca : ERIE
16. Barrel part : STAVE
17. Largest continent : ASIA
18. Drop the QB : SACK
19. Circus performer : TAMER
20. Start of a diner's question to a B'way waiter : WHATISTHEREPORT
23. Loose or loosen : FREE
24. Slithery one : EEL
25. Dress designer for Garbo et al. : ADRIAN
28. Like Evangeline's forest : PRIMEVAL
33. Barbecue : ROAST
34. Designer of St. Paul's Cathedral : WREN
35. Harem room : ODA
36. Completion of 20 Across : ONTHECHEFSSALAD
40. Chemical suffix : ANE
41. Relative of a boo : HISS
42. Delight for Narcissus : IMAGE
43. Burgoyne's men : REDCOATS
46. Springes : SNARES
47. "Exodus" hero : ARI
48. Sedimentary stuff : LEES
49. Waiter's reply to the diner : MIXEDREVIEWSSIR
57. Tubby : OBESE
58. Swerve : VEER
59. Tittle : IOTA
60. Coin of Iraq : DINAR
61. Photographer Morath : INGE
62. Creator of the Democratic donkey : NAST
63. Kitchen emanations : ODORS
64. Berliner's song : LIED
65. Mardi ___ : GRAS
1. What beavers and marmots do : GNAW
2. Hustle and bustle : RUSH
3. Late queen of Jordan : ALIA
4. Halibut or sole : FLATFISH
5. Abate : LESSEN
6. Declaim : ORATE
7. Opulent : RICH
8. Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
9. Regard highly : ESTEEM
10. Wheat or cotton : STAPLE
11. "___ Shanter" : TAMO
12. Concluded : OVER
13. Sassy : PERT
21. Wrathful : IRATE
22. Jockey's controls : REINS
25. Bellowing : AROAR
26. Metaphysical poet: 1573–1631 : DONNE
27. Assessed : RATED
28. The Fourth Estate : PRESS
29. Kin of umps : REFS
30. Of the palm or sole : VOLAR
31. "Better late than never" is one : ADAGE
32. Fills the hold : LADES
34. Trifle : WHIT
37. Follower of easy or high : CHAIR
38. Tendon; strength : SINEW
39. Hoarder's activity : AMASSING
44. Famed cordon bleu : CAESAR
45. Restaurant patrons' choices : ORDERS
46. Become boiling mad : SEERED
48. Feudal lord or vassal : LIEGE
49. Manner, in Mexico : MODO
50. Footnote abbr. : IBID
51. Strange: Comb. form : XENO
52. Sinful; sinister : EVIL
53. "___, vidi, vici" : VENI
54. Fly high : SOAR
55. "___ girl!" : ITSA
56. Cry of disgust : RATS

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