New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 1980

Author: Scully
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Silly fool, in Soho : TWIT
5. Van Druten's "I Remember ___" : MAMA
9. Words of praise on a book jacket : BLURB
14. Madcap : RASH
15. "___ and Civilization": Marcuse : EROS
16. Logrolling tournament : ROLEO
17. He wrote: "A bit of talcum/Is always walcum" : OGDENNASH
19. Author Cobb : IRVIN
20. Dickens : DEUCE
21. He wrote "Fables in Slang" : GEORGEADE
23. Great amount : REAMS
25. Ermine : STOAT
26. Erect : REAR
28. Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
32. She wrote "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : ANITALOOS
37. Reel, e.g. : DANCE
38. One of Ghent's rivers : LYS
39. Tom Lea's brave bulls : TOROS
41. Snood : NET
42. Chick chatter : PEEPS
45. "Nize Baby" creator : MILTGROSS
48. Flank and New York : STEAKS
50. Lamb who wrote about a pig : ELIA
51. Files : RASPS
54. Sequence : ORDER
57. He wrote about a jumping frog : MARKTWAIN
61. Palls : TIRES
63. " . . . nothing like ___" : ADAME
64. Creator of Ah Sin : BRETHARTE
66. Indian lute : SITAR
67. Let out surreptitiously : LEAK
68. Hammett heroine : NORA
69. Carbines : STENS
70. " . . . ___ the fray" : ONTO
71. Turkey follower : TROT
1. Walked : TROD
2. Stake : WAGER
3. " . . . tribute to whom tribute ___": Romans : ISDUE
4. It's sometimes put before the horse : THECART
5. Kingsley's "___ in White" : MEN
6. Part of a Kipling line : ARAG
7. Asch book : MOSES
8. ___ as a pistol : ASHOT
9. Robin Hood, e.g. : BRIGAND
10. Swit of TV : LORETTA
11. Nicaraguan group : ULVA
12. Publisher Whitelaw ___ (1837–1912) : REID
13. Costa or scapula : BONE
18. Hercules-vs.-lion site : NEMEA
22. Caviar : ROE
24. Book by Herbert Gold : SALT
27. Woolf's "A ___ of One's Own" : ROOM
29. ___ Domini : ANNO
30. Desserts : ICES
31. Some tennis plays : LETS
32. Site of the Jungfrau : ALPS
33. Muscovite's refusal : NYET
34. Listener's phrase : ISEE
35. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
36. Dover ___ : SOLE
40. Capital of Manche : STLO
43. He wrote "Montcalm and Wolfe" : PARKMAN
44. Fratianne and Babilonia : SKATERS
46. Band for holding a saddle : GIRTH
47. Glowing : RADIANT
49. Compass pt. : SSW
52. Casals : PABLO
53. Temptress : SIREN
55. Lapse : ERROR
56. Backward: Prefix : RETRO
57. Mozart's "Coronation ___" : MASS
58. Mine access : ADIT
59. Birth or death follower : RATE
60. Without admixture : NEAT
62. Install in office : SEAT
65. Ref's decision : TKO

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