New York Times, Thursday, May 7, 1981

Author:Kathryn Righter
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Line of cliffs : SCARP
6. Greek letter : ETA
9. Nitwits : SAPS
13. Goof : ERROR
14. Terrible czar : IVAN
15. Late queen of Jordan : ALIA
16. Division of a poem : CANTO
17. Heaviest U.S. President : TAFT
18. Depend : RELY
19. Opulence : WEALTH
21. Haberdasher's display : FEDORAS
23. Angry : IRATE
25. Pop song lead-in : INTRO
26. Heady : INTOXICATING
31. What to show an unwanted visitor : DOOR
32. Hat made from jipijapa leaves : PANAMA
33. Id's cousin : EGO
36. Songlike : ARIOSO
38. Elementary textbook : PRIMER
40. Pharmacist's word for salt : SAL
41. Delight : PLEASE
45. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
46. Headwaiter : MAITREDHOTEL
48. John Jacob ___ : ASTOR
51. Letters in Einstein's famous formula : EMCEE
52. Butcherbirds : SHRIKES
54. Abhorrent : ODIOUS
58. Duo : PAIR
59. National emblem of Great Britain : LION
61. Termagant; virago : SHREW
63. Fencing item : EPEE
64. Praise : LAUD
65. Jeweled headdress : TIARA
66. Headland : NESS
67. Termite : ANT
68. Destroyer installation : SONAR
1. Dry, as wine : SEC
2. Bird's crop : CRAW
3. "Abel" composer : ARNE
4. Roster : ROTA
5. Verbose : PROLIX
6. Stowe heroine : EVA
7. Fine, rather stiff fabric : TAFFETA
8. Pay up : ANTE
9. Malay garment : SARONG
10. On the qui vive : ALERT
11. Hairy : PILAR
12. Dictum : SAYSO
14. Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
20. City in Libya or Lebanon : TRIPOLI
22. Middle Eastern monetary unit : DINAR
24. Shoe color : TAN
26. A Cantor and an Eisenhower : IDAS
27. Ibsen heroine : NORA
28. Serf's lot : TOIL
29. Gold, in Genova : ORO
30. Hindered : IMPEDED
33. Give off : EMIT
34. Hereditary factor : GENE
35. Nuncupative : ORAL
37. Kind of plug : SPARK
39. "But ___ on forever": Tennyson : IGO
42. Recurring annually : ETESIAN
43. Firth : ARM
44. Aide for Holmes : SECOND
46. Watered-silk fabrics : MOIRES
47. Stickups : HEISTS
48. Colorado resort : ASPEN
49. Form : SHAPE
50. Attempts : TRIES
53. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
55. One of Cairo's rivers : OHIO
56. Monitor lizard : URAN
57. Antibodies : SERA
60. Umpire's call : OUT
62. Whitman's "The Real ___" : WAR

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