New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1981

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Ululate : HOWL
5. Eve's trio in a 1957 film : FACES
10. Rough file : RASP
14. Out : AWAY
15. Likeness : IMAGE
16. Ending for confer or defer : ENCE
17. Permits : LETS
18. Ursa Major : LARGERBEAR
20. Lyric poem : ODE
21. Cut : SLIT
22. Montemezzi's "L'Amore ___ Re" : DEITRE
23. Where Joan of Arc perished : ROUEN
25. Tart : ACID
26. Grow embittered : FESTER
28. Pass on some bus lines : TRANSFER
32. Frog : RANID
33. Military V.I.P.'s : BRASS
34. Town in New Guinea : LAE
35. Historic periods : ERAS
36. Eisenhower in 1911 : PLEBE
37. On which Joan of Arc perished : PYRE
38. He wears a tooth : ELK
39. Corp. officer : TREAS
40. Worked at steadily : PLIED
41. This may have seeds : RYEBREAD
43. Kin of klipspringers : ELANDS
44. Lady who is often fickle : LUCK
45. Tossed : FLUNG
46. Elite : CHOICE
49. Rich earth : LOAM
50. Albee's "___ and Yam" : FAM
53. Capricorn : HORNEDGOAT
55. Agree : JIBE
56. Imitated : APED
57. Golfer's thrill : EAGLE
58. Tool company's customer : USER
59. Hardy heroine : TESS
60. Cure, as fur skins : DRESS
61. Quaker pronoun : THEE
1. Nimbus : HALO
2. Was in debt : OWED
3. Hydrus : WATERSNAKE
4. Belgian-French river : LYS
5. Secondary item in a newspaper : FILLER
6. With full force : AMAIN
7. Haul : CART
8. Squirrel's theft : EGG
9. Pericarp : SEEDCASE
10. Makes a new proposition : REBIDS
11. "He hath spread ___ . . . " : ANET
12. Trauma memento : SCAR
13. A Dumas : PERE
19. Controlling power : REINS
21. Apt rhyme for wooed : SUED
24. Erstwhile Cape Cod A.F.B. : OTIS
25. Middle Easterners : ARABS
26. Less confined : FREER
27. Betimes : EARLY
28. Stair part : TREAD
29. Piscis Volans : FLYINGFISH
30. Like some seals : EARED
31. Woodwinds : REEDS
33. Stark; barren; dreary : BLEAK
36. Came first : PRECEDED
37. George C. Marshall devised one : PLAN
39. Pause in hostilities : TRUCE
40. Windfall : PLUM
42. Shutters : BLINDS
43. Raises the spirits : ELATES
45. Gives birth, as a mare : FOALS
46. Light conversation : CHAT
47. Diamond name : HOPE
48. Bauxite and galena : ORES
49. Theater section : LOGE
51. Busy as ___ : ABEE
52. Adjective for a trifle : MERE
54. Destructive freshwater fish : GAR
55. Protrude : JUT

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