New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1980

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Threaten : MENACE
7. N.H. prep school : EXETER
13. Certain English collegian : ETONIAN
15. Raise in rank : ELEVATE
16. Order from on high : MANDATE
17. She was told "No, no" : NANETTE
18. Bread spread : OLEO
19. Abba of Israel : EBAN
21. Ryan of the movies : ONEAL
22. Sci-fi group : VENUSIANS
25. Desert traveler : CAMEL
28. Santa's concern : LIST
29. Service org. : USCG
33. Washington, D.C., university : AMERICAN
35. Military trench digger : SAPPER
37. Big ___ (Cornell) : RED
38. Author of "Sister Carrie" : DREISER
40. Chou En-___ : LAI
41. Small flycatcher : PEEWEE
43. Lands occupied by the Ottoman Empire : NEAREAST
45. Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
46. Allowance for waste : TRET
48. Sweetens the pot : ANTES
49. Island music makers : STEELBAND
52. Prefix with fascism : PROTO
55. Two of a kind : DYAD
56. " . . . one whose name was ___ in water": Keats : WRIT
60. Site of Dante's tomb : RAVENNA
62. Hairy, as a plant : CILIATE
64. Native of a European peninsula : IBERIAN
65. Minnesota moundsman : KOOSMAN
66. Little swimmer : MINNOW
67. Shoplifts : STEALS
1. Kind of pad : MEMO
2. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
3. "And then there were ___" : NONE
4. Old rival of 7 Across : ANDOVER
5. Washington org. : CIA
6. Consumed : EATEN
7. High note : ELA
8. Gaseous element used in lasers : XENON
9. Makes quits : EVENSUP
10. London museum : TATE
11. Kett of the cartoons : ETTA
12. Angler's device : REEL
14. Cloudlike patches in the night sky : NEBULAE
15. Del or Skinnay : ENNIS
20. In a stupid way : ASININELY
23. Omit; ignore : ELIDE
24. Uncertain : ATSEA
25. "___ diem!" : CARPE
26. Afghan bigwig : AMEER
27. Ancient dwellers in Ecbatana : MEDES
30. Chair part : SPLAT
31. Desist's partner : CEASE
32. Southern side order : GRITS
34. Canea is its capital : CRETE
36. Island in Firth of Clyde : ARRAN
39. Defeat : SETBACK
42. John Wayne vehicle : WESTERN
44. Opposite of broadside : ENDWISE
47. Two-faced fieldwork : REDAN
50. Baritone role in a Leoncavallo opera : TONIO
51. So long, in Sevilla : ADIOS
52. Proper's partner : PRIM
53. Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
54. Dutch ___ : OVEN
57. Incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
58. Eur. land : ITAL
59. Sawbucks : TENS
61. Slangy denial : NAW
63. Escaper from Sodom : LOT

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