New York Times, Saturday, May 23, 1981

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. President, actor or actress : ADAMS
6. President, comedian or actress : WILSON
12. Footstool : OTTOMAN
14. May and Stritch : ELAINES
16. Toxic liquid : BROMINE
17. Ancestry : LINEAGE
18. Nol of Cambodia : LON
19. Item cast at a casino : DIE
20. Stripling : LAD
21. " . . . for me and my ___" : GAL
22. Wou-wous : APES
24. " . . . faces in the ___": Pound : CROWD
26. Honor : FETE
27. Pithy : TERSE
29. "No seats" sign : SRO
30. Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
31. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
33. Co-writer of "What Kind of Fool Am I?" : BRICUSSE
35. Study group : SEMINAR
37. Mousse au ___ : CHOCOLAT
41. Sister of Moses : MIRIAM
46. Nongregarious one : LONER
47. Lynx or cougar : CAT
49. Barry or Robert of film fame : MORSE
50. Fit to ___ : ATEE
51. Derived from apples : MALIC
53. Prepare a salad : TOSS
54. Japanese statesman : ITO
55. Ethylene, e.g. : GAS
56. Fabled bird : ROC
58. She wrote "The House of Incest": 1949 : NIN
59. Leaseholders : RENTERS
61. Worship : IDOLIZE
63. Soviet republic : ESTONIA
64. Those imposing retribution : NEMESES
65. President, actor or actress : TAYLOR
66. President, actor or actress : GRANT
1. Expiators : ATONERS
2. Monastic title : DOM
3. Surrounded by : AMID
4. ___-depressive : MANIC
5. Shows scorn : SNEERS
6. Commonplace : WELLWORN
7. Epic about a siege : ILIAD
8. Alight : LAND
9. They, in Thüringen : SIE
10. Wild asses or catapults : ONAGERS
11. Invalidates : NEGATES
12. Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
13. Figures of speech : TROPES
15. Moon goddess : SELENE
23. Dir. : SSE
25. Like a satellite's path : ORBITAL
26. Crazy, in Crécy : FOU
28. Belgian Surrealist: 1860–1949 : ENSOR
30. Sheer cloth used for curtains : SCRIM
32. Conger : EEL
34. "___ a Camera" : IAM
36. Indonesian port or hair oil : MACASSAR
37. Chennault of Air Force fame : CLAIRE
38. Most peppery : HOTTEST
39. New York city : ONEONTA
40. Third letter : CEE
42. Putrefy : ROT
43. Socrates, at times : IRONIST
44. Judicial inquiry : ASSIZE
45. Certain feudal lords : MESNES
48. Somewhat weary : TIRING
51. Lanza or Cavaradossi : MARIO
52. Cryptographer : CODER
55. Mil. rank of 37 Down : GENL
57. Book by Robin Cook : COMA
60. Bandalore, e.g. : TOY
62. Deighton or Dawson : LEN

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