New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1981

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Did in : SLEW
5. Kiddy or box follower : CAR
8. Big ___, pop singer : MAMA
12. End: Comb. form : TELO
13. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
15. Likeness : IMAGE
17. Peregrinate : ROAM
18. Palm of Australasia : NIPA
19. Items in Turkish banks : LIRAS
20. Imaginary boundary for the South Frigid Zone : ANTARCTICCIRCLE
23. Teenie follower : WEENIE
24. V.I.P. in the Senate : DOLE
25. Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
27. ___-Prussian War: 1866 : AUSTRO
32. Spar for a sail : SPRIT
36. Bani-Sadr's land : IRAN
39. Lew of tennis fame : HOAD
40. Nelson Column site : TRAFALGARSQUARE
43. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
44. Prin.'s aide : ASST
45. Beneath : UNDER
46. Regaled with an old tale : RETOLD
48. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
50. Prefix for plane or sol : AERO
53. Brews : STEEPS
58. Fearsome Atlantic area : BERMUDATRIANGLE
63. Wild calla, for one : AROID
64. "Five Card ___," Dean Martin film : STUD
65. African port : ORAN
66. Sleep distracter : SNORE
67. Soccer great : PELE
68. Apollo's mother : LETO
69. Large German dam : EDER
70. ___ gestae : RES
71. Suffix with liquid or invalid : ATOR
1. Mulching material : STRAW
2. Sierra ___ : LEONE
3. Uplift : ELATE
4. Wilde's "A ___ of No Importance" : WOMAN
5. Annul : CANCEL
6. Landed : ALIT
7. ___ City, S.D. : RAPID
8. Setting : MILIEU
9. Kabul bigwig : AMIR
10. Painter Chagall : MARC
11. "I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
14. City on the Brazos : WACO
16. Compass pt. : ESE
21. Lariat for catching a dogie : RIATA
22. Septs : CLANS
26. Young swine weighing less than 120 lbs. : PIGS
28. Avoid : SHUN
29. Prince in disguise : TOAD
30. Infrequent : RARE
31. Stettin's river : ODER
32. Pokey : STIR
33. Before: Prefix : PRAE
34. Carry on : RANT
35. "___ be that we suffer . . . ": Rom. 8:17 : IFSO
37. Abyssinian prince : RAS
38. Music and sculpture, e.g. : ARTS
41. Dipped : LADED
42. Share : QUOTA
47. "Roamin' in the Gloamin'" composer : LAUDER
49. Stage lines : ASIDES
51. Grate : RASP
52. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
54. First name of a famous plane : ENOLA
55. Heron : EGRET
56. Academy founder at Athens : PLATO
57. Title in Taxco : SENOR
58. ___-relief : BAS
59. Sea bird : ERNE
60. Crucifix : ROOD
61. Bog : MIRE
62. Govern : RULE

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