New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1981

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barter : SWAP
5. Member of a pastor's flock : LAIC
9. New growth : SHOOT
14. Opus that opened at a hall in Memphis : AIDA
15. Betel palm : ITMO
16. "___ diem!" : CARPE
17. Burl in wood : KNAR
18. 15.4324 grains troy : GRAM
19. City east of Jamestown, N.Y. : OLEAN
20. Rodgers-Hart musical: 1937 : IDRATHERBERIGHT
23. More dignified : SEDATER
24. First ___ : AID
25. Oil-yielding tree : EBO
26. Inhabitants of Haifa : ISRAELIS
31. Houston pro : ASTRO
34. Kind of acid : KETO
35. Tavern order : ALE
36. Rodgers-Hammerstein musical: 1959 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
40. Musician Brown : LES
41. Profit from sowing : REAP
42. Not mounted, as stones : UNSET
43. Female hormone : ESTROGEN
46. Suppositions : IFS
47. Costal byproduct : EVE
48. "___ shame about Mame?' : AINTITA
52. Rodgers-Hart musical: 1940 : HIGHERANDHIGHER
57. Canadian physician : OSLER
58. S-shaped molding : OGEE
59. ___ about (snoop) : NOSE
60. Beseech : PLEAD
61. Close : NEAR
62. N.C. college : ELON
63. Tend : SEETO
64. She, in Vichy : ELLE
65. Agr. is one : DEPT
1. H. H. Munro : SAKI
2. Proverbial foursome : WINDS
3. Antarctic cape : ADARE
4. July 4 celebrants : PARADERS
5. ___-love (paramour) : LIGHTO
6. Up ___ (cornered) : ATREE
7. Rodgers-Hart musical: 1938 : IMARRIEDANANGEL
8. Tonsorial item : COMB
9. Smelting refuse : SCORIA
10. Binary compound : HALIDE
11. Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
12. Colorful fish : OPAH
13. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
21. Proscription : TABOO
22. "The ___ jealousy heareth all things" : EAROF
27. Sign at a crossing : STOP
28. Highland Mary, e.g. : LASS
29. Opponent for Bjorn or Vitas : ILIE
30. Their ism causes a schism : SECT
31. Salt tree : ATLE
32. "___ only a bird in . . . " : SHES
33. Stanford-Binet or Schick : TEST
34. It's above the shank : KNEE
37. Pressing person : URGER
38. Off-duty attire : MUFTI
39. Like Anon's output : UNSIGNED
44. Put back in the oven : REHEAT
45. Exaggerate : OVERDO
46. Belong : INHERE
49. Just about perfect : IDEAL
50. Oar pin : THOLE
51. Legendary storyteller : AESOP
52. Dances : HOPS
53. ___ Royale : ISLE
54. Mirth : GLEE
55. First-class : AONE
56. Budget item : RENT

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