New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1980

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Concerning : ASTO
5. Weight units : DRAMS
10. Aleutian island nearest Japan : ATTU
14. Bacteriology pioneer: 1828–98 : COHN
15. Jack of old films : OAKIE
16. "___ Can't Be Love," 1938 song : THIS
17. Arnold Bennett novel: 1908 : THEOLDWIVESTALE
20. Kind of sister : SOB
21. Arabian port : ADEN
22. Performer at Roosevelt Raceway : PACER
23. Like some beavers : EAGER
25. Avoid duty : SHIRK
27. His hero is Paul Bunyan : LOGGER
29. High-strung : TAUT
30. German river : EMS
33. Creator of Tattered Tom : ALGER
34. Hollywood immortal : GABLE
35. "Ole!" relative : RAH
36. Interpret : READ
37. Ruffle : FRILL
38. Cause of harm : BANE
39. Elongated fish : GAR
40. One of 50 : MAINE
41. Irish river : BOYNE
42. Printers' measures : ENS
43. Grammatical goof : AINT
44. C.I.A. head : TURNER
45. Fragrances : ODORS
47. ___ planes : CARGO
48. Constantinople coin : ASPER
50. Standard : NORM
51. Double-U predecessor : VEE
54. J. R. Lowell work: 1848 : THEBIGLOWPAPERS
58. Fictional plantation : TARA
59. Cowboy carnival : RODEO
60. Goren coup : SLAM
61. Culture medium : AGAR
62. Uncompromising : STERN
63. ___ of Pines : ISLE
1. "Hamlet" quintet : ACTS
2. London film center : SOHO
3. Gay work: 1728 : THEBEGGARSOPERA
4. "Sail ___ Union . . . ": Longfellow : ONO
5. Walk unsteadily : DODDER
6. More inexperienced : RAWER
7. Related : AKIN
8. Twice DII : MIV
9. ___ about (investigate) : SEE
10. Perfume : ATTAR
11. Victorian classics : THACKERAYNOVELS
12. Roofing material : TILE
13. Patron : USER
18. Light beer : LAGER
19. Rancor : SPITE
24. Hoary : AGED
25. Fine fur : SABLE
26. Jane Addams's ___ House : HULL
27. Extensive : LARGE
28. City SSE of Buffalo : OLEAN
29. Corrupt : TAINT
31. Shelly ___, jazz drummer : MANNE
32. Diaphanous : SHEER
34. Beams : GRINS
37. "___ stood the wind for France" : FAIR
38. A four-time Wimbledon winner : BORG
40. Soprano Kanawa is one : MAORI
41. Where Rangoon is : BURMA
44. Game fish : TARPON
46. Exclude : DEBAR
47. Show fear : COWER
48. "___ boy!" : ATTA
49. Kind of rug : SHAG
50. Swelling : NODE
52. Of an epoch : ERAL
53. Salinger heroine : ESME
55. Weight units: Abbr. : GRS
56. Batch : LOT
57. Greek letter : PSI

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