New York Times, Monday, May 4, 1981

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ in the hand . . . " : ABIRD
6. Tangle : MAT
9. ___ Loeveberg, Norwegian soprano : AASE
13. Street show : RAREE
14. Den : LAIR
15. Companion of dry : DRIP
16. Runway : STRIP
17. Earth goddess : ERDA
18. Evil : VILE
19. Small villages : HAMLETS
21. Imagine : IDEATE
23. Great temple of Athena : PARTHENON
25. Make amends : ATONE
27. Choice, as a wine : VINTAGE
31. Part of a carrousel : HORSE
32. Catkin or idiot : AMENT
34. Moo : LOW
35. Indian of the Great Lakes region : ERIE
36. Smart : STING
37. Challenge : DARE
38. Govt. agency : FTC
39. Feelings : MOODS
40. Pair of socks : MATES
41. "Winner ___" : TAKEALL
43. Fed up : SATED
44. Henry Moore's forte : SCULPTURE
47. Kind of window or arch : LANCET
50. Digresses : RAMBLES
53. Sector : AREA
54. Kaminska and Lupino : IDAS
56. Talks like a child : LISPS
58. Cinch : SNAP
59. Chances : ODDS
60. Weariness of the bored : ENNUI
61. "You Can't Get There From ___": Ogden Nash : HERE
62. Kind of impressionist : NEO
63. What they project, you might expect : SEERS
1. "___ gratia artis" : ARS
2. Tub rub : BATH
3. Singer Petina : IRRA
4. Levy anew : REIMPOSE
5. Get off at O'Hare : DEPLANE
6. Salt ___ (grassland beside the sea) : MARSH
7. Helping hand : AID
8. Boxer's prebout activity : TRAINING
9. Arrival : ADVENT
10. Springboard for Sills' trills : ARIA
11. Part of a delta : SILT
12. Fencer's need : EPEE
14. Inhabitant of a Baltic region : LETT
20. Before, to a poet : ERE
22. "___ tread on me" : DONT
24. Makes level : EVENS
25. Main artery : AORTA
26. Lobster ___ (night shift) : TRICK
28. Winged : ALATE
29. Like some skirts : GORED
30. Part of a flock : EWES
31. Influence; weight : HEFT
32. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
33. "___ pleasures and . . . " : MID
36. Puzzle fan's goal : SOLUTION
37. This goes along the 180th meridian : DATELINE
39. Spiked club : MACE
40. Elgin ___ (from 23 Across) : MARBLES
42. Vamoose from a calaboose : ESCAPE
43. It goes with substance : SUM
45. Madrid's great museum : PRADO
46. Foreign news service : TASS
47. Pupil protector : LASH
48. Composer for Addison's "Rosamund" : ARNE
49. Approach : NEAR
51. Laborer in Ivanhoe's day : ESNE
52. Stimulus : SPUR
55. H.S.T. follower : DDE
57. Relative, for short : SIS

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