New York Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1981

Author:Sawikin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Unauthorized revelation : LEAK
5. Kazakh-Uzbek sea : ARAL
9. Medieval weapons : MACES
14. Famous middle name : ALVA
15. ___-naikai, Japan's Inland Sea : SETO
16. Positive electric pole : ANODE
17. Newspaper item : OBIT
18. "Long Day's Journey ___ Night" : INTO
19. Blue or Missionary : RIDGE
20. 1964 Rod Serling thriller : SEVENDAYSINMAY
23. Desire : YEN
24. Blood state: Suffix : EMIA
25. Music for Kringle's ears : CAROLS
29. Dutch town : EPE
30. L.A.P.D. broadcast : APB
33. "A Bell for ___" : ADANO
34. Lucid : SANE
36. Song for Scotto : ARIA
37. Theological list : SEVENDEADLYSINS
40. Mimics : APES
41. Gabor and Le Gallienne : EVAS
42. In concord : ATONE
43. Elm, Maple, etc. : STS
44. Milwaukee product : ALE
45. ___ a pancake : FLATAS
46. Contest, Greek style : AGON
47. Three, to Agrippa : III
48. At ___ (confused) : SIXESANDSEVENS
55. Walled plain on the moon : GODIN
56. City near Toronto : GALT
57. Assist a robber : ABET
58. Coop group : BROOD
59. Blunted weapon : EPEE
60. Edible Pacific plant : TARO
61. Site of King's 1965 protests : SELMA
62. Form of quartz : SARD
63. ___ White : SNOW
1. Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
2. River to the North Sea : ELBE
3. Tel ___ : AVIV
4. Higham's biography of Hepburn : KATE
5. Many of Hamlet's lines : ASIDES
6. French historian: 1823–92 : RENAN
7. Nizer, for one: Abbr. : ATTY
8. Things left undone : LOOSEENDS
9. Film by Hitchcock: 1964 : MARNIE
10. Soul; life : ANIMA
11. Musical climax : CODA
12. Nervous : EDGY
13. Diocese : SEE
21. Ubiquitous synthetic : NYLON
22. Drive forward : IMPEL
25. Houses, in Málaga : CASAS
26. Skilled : ADEPT
27. Prattles : RAVES
28. Singles : ONES
30. In turmoil : ARIOT
31. Mollusk of warm seas : PINNA
32. Diamond points : BASES
34. Jaques's human divisions : SEVENAGES
35. Car-care org. : AAA
36. One of Rin Tin Tin's successors : ASTA
38. Island sacred to Apollo : DELOS
39. Rooter for the Elis : YALIE
44. Program : AGENDA
45. Word with two or close : FISTED
46. Postulate : AXIOM
47. Sluggard : IDLER
48. Tender : SORE
49. Graven image : IDOL
50. California wine-making valley : NAPA
51. Cisterns : VATS
52. Israeli statesman : EBAN
53. Stepson of Claudius : NERO
54. Pack away : STOW
55. Literary monogram : GBS

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