New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1981

Author:Audrey Koch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Type of pear : BOSC
5. At another time : LATER
10. Arabian ruler : EMIR
14. Figure in a title search : AREA
15. Divert : AMUSE
16. Magic writing : RUNE
17. "Go away, grimalkin!" : SCAT
18. Arabs' folding materials : TENTS
19. Italian wine city : ASTI
20. Crusaders' foes : SARACENS
22. Part of a car's engine : PISTON
24. Bard : POET
25. Busy place : HIVE
26. Reddish brown : AUBURN
29. Waterfall : CATARACT
33. Stone pillar : STELE
34. Steve or Woody : ALLEN
35. Disfigure : MAR
36. Liquid measure : PINT
37. Mine entrances : ADITS
38. "Aria da ___," Millay book : CAPO
39. Refrigerant : ICE
40. Dutch cheeses : EDAMS
41. Site of the Mosque of Akbar : CAIRO
42. Subterranean cemetery : CATACOMB
44. Herb felines like : CATNIP
45. Does wrong : ERRS
46. Kittens, e.g. : PETS
47. Beat in a foot race : OUTRUN
50. Plot : CONSPIRE
54. Site of the Pearl Mosque : AGRA
55. That is, to Tacitus : IDEST
57. Kin of smashes : ADES
58. Use a letter opener : SLIT
59. Natives of Bergen : NORSE
60. "They ___ thataway!" : WENT
61. Kind : TYPE
62. Actress Garson : GREER
63. Cloy : SATE
1. Deep in tone : BASS
2. Member of the dolphin family : ORCA
3. Scorch : SEAR
4. Ancient missile-launcher : CATAPULT
5. Triangular sail : LATEEN
6. Catkin : AMENT
7. Large casks : TUNS
8. Time in N. Eng. : EST
9. Delays : RESPITES
10. Blackboard cleaner : ERASER
11. Obligation : MUST
12. Division word : INTO
13. Curb : REIN
21. Leftover in Eden : CORE
23. ___ the Terrible : IVAN
25. Stops : HALTS
26. Meat jelly : ASPIC
27. City on the Barge Canal : UTICA
28. Stephen Vincent ___ : BENET
29. Ascend : CLIMB
30. With might : AMAIN
31. "Isle of ___," 1934 song : CAPRI
32. Scout group : TROOP
34. ___ apple : ADAMS
37. Trimming : ADORNING
38. Tools : CATSPAWS
40. Having the color of unbleached silk : ECRU
41. Members of a clowder : CATS
43. Charge with gas : AERATE
44. Middle : CENTER
46. Sheriff's band : POSSE
47. Hops kiln : OAST
48. Repulsive : UGLY
49. Journey : TRIP
50. Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
51. Germ for an invention : IDEA
52. Lessee's outgo : RENT
53. Noble Italian family : ESTE
56. Beetle : DOR

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