New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1981

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Calumniator : SMEARER
8. Soil : BEGRIME
15. ___ Islands, in the Indian Ocean : MALDIVE
16. Passes, as time : ELAPSES
17. Dance introduced by the Castles : ONESTEP
18. Certain muscles : TENSORS
19. Insulate a steam boiler : LAG
20. Mischievous menace to moppets in Munich : ERLKING
22. One of Tom Watson's concerns : LIE
23. Year in the papacy of Gregory I : DCI
24. Marks of disgrace : STIGMAS
25. Sothern or Landers : ANN
26. Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
27. Vane letters : ESE
28. Heel's companion : TOE
29. Some headmasters : RECTORS
33. Lake ___, N.Y. : SUCCESS
37. Outcome of severe annoyance : IRE
38. Parseghian : ARA
39. Cut down with a scimitar : SABERED
43. Pestle, for one : GRINDER
47. A.F.L. partner : CIO
48. Suffix with auction : EER
50. English Channel feeder : EXE
51. Pharmacist's "in equal quantities" : ANA
52. Talk-talk-talk gathering : GABFEST
56. Army man, for short : CPL
57. Grid positions : RTS
58. Jackleg : AMATEUR
59. Friend of David : REI
60. Goddess of the moon : ARTEMIS
62. Stretches tight, as sails : TAUTENS
64. Shortest distance between two points : BEELINE
65. Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
66. Protein derivatives, such as gelatin : SERINES
67. Pokes fun at : DERIDES
1. Seethe : SMOLDER
2. Handcuff : MANACLE
3. Plaintive, as a poem : ELEGIAC
4. Sales stimulators, for short : ADS
5. Formal procedures : RITES
6. Mrs. John Lloyd, née ___ : EVERT
7. Correspondence items : REPLIES
8. Early : BETIMES
9. Oates heroine : ELENA
10. Some are in chains : GANGS
11. Chef's creations: Abbr. : RPS
12. Send to Coventry : ISOLATE
13. Suppliers of wool : MERINOS
14. Ascetics of the second century B.C. : ESSENES
21. Bk. of the Bible : KGS
30. Draw : TIE
31. Governor of Indiana : ORR
32. Female ruff : REE
34. Mideastern initials: 1958–71 : UAR
35. Dernier ___ : CRI
36. Preserve fruit : CAN
39. Sacred insects of Egypt : SCARABS
40. Site of the Grand National : AINTREE
41. One blowing his own horn : BOASTER
42. Cheapens : DEBASES
43. Met the new arrivals : GREETED
44. Ordained : DECREED
45. Kind of account : EXPENSE
46. Draws up a new catalogue : RELISTS
49. Triton : EFT
52. Urchin : GAMIN
53. Ammonia compound : AMINE
54. Oily : SUAVE
55. More authentic : TRUER
61. Actor Wallach : ELI
63. Quang ___, city in Vietnam : TRI

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