New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1981

Author:Benson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K V W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Labyrinth : MAZE
5. Spongy cake : BABA
9. Resource : ASSET
14. Take ___ view of : ADIM
15. Israel's former U.N. representative : EBAN
16. Release from bonds : UNTIE
17. Indian princess : RANI
18. Eustis or Jay : FORT
19. Movable personal property : GOODS
20. Mary ___, late black educator : MCLEODBETHUNE
23. Common French verb : ETRE
24. Paravane : OTTER
25. Matelot's milieu : MER
28. Prynne et al. : HESTERS
31. Kind of accent : ACUTE
33. Madison Ave. output : ADS
34. Study hard and late : CRAM
38. First black woman elected to Congress : SHIRLEYCHISHOLM
42. Broadway's Oscar : TONY
43. Muumuu accessory : LEI
44. Waste maker : HASTE
45. Word with bed or brain : FEATHER
48. Sparks's desperate call : SOS
49. Driving force : STEAM
52. Quaff for Quintilius : AQUA
54. "The Moses of her people" : HARRIETTUBMAN
59. Fong of Hawaii : HIRAM
60. Pro ___ : RATA
61. Unwraps, poetically : OPES
63. Ragged : EROSE
64. Promote peccancy : ABET
65. Parade ___ : REST
66. European yard : METER
67. Word with handed or footed : SURE
68. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Botch : MAR
2. First of the first pair : ADAM
3. Metallic element : ZINC
4. Rousseau classic : EMILE
5. Caption in a diet-pill ad : BEFORE
6. Casas, maisons, etc. : ABODES
7. Stinging remark : BARB
8. Join a poker game : ANTE
9. Zeros : AUGHTS
10. Miss Piggy's prominence : SNOUT
11. Item for Danny Fisher : STONE
12. Duck down : EIDER
13. Thy, in Tours : TES
21. Late blues singer Waters : ETHEL
22. Trunks : TORSI
25. Galleon part : MAST
26. Ham's call word for E : ECHO
27. Acropolis sight : RUIN
29. Still : TACIT
30. Th, in Anglo-Saxon days : EDH
32. Essay : TRY
34. Slangy suffix with hot or got : CHA
35. Singer-actress Diana : ROSS
36. Choir voice : ALTO
37. Fr. titles : MMES
39. Tropical resin : ELEMI
40. Apt anagram for aye : YEA
41. Landscaping item : SHRUB
45. Former CORE director : FARMER
46. Carroll's crazy character : HATTER
47. Treat as identical : EQUATE
49. Stallone's co-star in "Rocky" : SHIRE
50. Mystical card : TAROT
51. Clear the board : ERASE
53. Subject of some Italian songs : AMORE
55. Historic periods : ERAS
56. Verboten : TABU
57. Little is one : APER
58. Gangsters' former nemesis : NESS
59. Fimbriate : HEM
62. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

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