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New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1981

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 591 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. March figure, for short : STPAT
6. Thin nail : BRAD
10. Cheapskate : PIKER
15. Storied lioness : ELSA
19. Writer Segal : ERICH
20. Aussie kangaroo : EURO
21. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
22. Magician Henning : DOUG
23. July 3, 1775 : WASHINGTONISCOMMANDER
27. Globe : SPHERE
28. Egg: Sp. : HUEVO
29. Veranda : PIAZZA
30. G.P.'s : DRS
32. Ike's command : ETO
33. Discordant : AJAR
35. October 17, 1777 : GATESVICTORATSARATOGA
46. Russian sea : AZOV
47. House wing : ELL
48. ____ game (pitcher's coup) : NOHIT
49. Of the mouth : ORAL
50. Stews : FUMES
52. Thai language : LAO
54. Stone marker : STELA
55. Part of the arm : WRIST
56. February 6, 1778 : FRENCHSIGNAIDALLIANCE
60. Its capital is Altdorf : URI
61. Manx call : MEOW
62. 1922 play : RAIN
63. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
64. Beach of Florida : POMPANO
68. Of Norse poetry : EDDIC
71. Custer busters : INDIANS
73. Word with long or now : ERE
74. ___-être (Marcel's maybe) : PEUT
76. Site of Bryce Canyon : UTAH
78. Lemon : DUD
79. July 16, 1779 : WAYNESTORMSSTONYPOINT
87. Texas city : ENNIS
88. Accordion item : PLEAT
89. Arles assent : OUI
90. Strength : SINEW
91. River to the Elbe : EGER
92. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1921 : SODDY
93. Cribbage card : NOB
95. Lady of Spain : DONA
96. September 23, 1779 : SERAPISBOARDEDBYJONES
102. La-di-da : ARTY
103. Eras upon eras : EON
104. Chosen, in Calais : ELU
105. Summing, e.g. : EQUINE
109. "___ beaucoup!" : MERCI
111. Asian wild sheep : ARGALI
116. October 19, 1781 : SURRENDEROFCORNWALLIS
121. Type of bed : SOFA
122. ___ sanctum : INNER
123. Host : ARMY
124. City on the Arkansas : TULSA
125. Aleutian island : ADAK
126. Certain trainee : CADET
127. Pottery pail : SEAU
128. Companionway : STAIR
1. Stitches : SEWS
2. Gin : TRAP
3. Phooey! : PISH
4. Hurt : ACHE
5. Musical intervals : THIRDS
6. Entreat : BEG
7. O.T. book : RUTH
8. Voltaire's real name : AROUET
9. ___ a turn (cooked perfectly) : DONETO
10. 100 centavos : PESO
11. Business abbr. : INC
12. "Hitchy-___," Kern revue : KOO
13. Slippery ___ : ELM
14. Bulwark : RAMPART
15. Wife of Skelton or Stengel : EDNA
16. Polish city : LODZ
17. Historic waterway : SUEZ
18. City on the Jumna : AGRA
24. Cheek : NERVE
25. Novello : IVOR
26. Grass genus : AIRA
31. Brooklyn's gift to opera : SILLS
33. Building stone : ASHLAR
34. Game like handball : JAIALAI
35. Fishing hook : GAFF
36. Côte d'___ : AZUR
37. Volume : TOME
38. Golf term : EVENUP
39. Demand as a right : CLAIM
40. Con : ANTI
41. Pigeon follower : TOED
42. African antelope : TORA
43. California town : ORINDA
44. Boastful one : GASCON
45. Changes : ALTERS
51. Predicaments : SCRAPES
53. Finishing strip : OGEE
54. Doll stuffing : SAWDUST
55. Conclusions : WINDUPS
57. Met basso : HINES
58. Land of ___ : NOD
59. "Lone Eagle" : LINDY
64. Phoebes : PEWEES
65. Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
66. N.J. governor: 1954–62 : MEYNER
67. Military station : OUTPOST
69. Possessive : ITS
70. "The Censor" : CATO
72. Martin-Preston vehicle : IDOIDO
75. " . . . a tale ___ an idiot . . . ": Macbeth : TOLDBY
77. Hecate's companion : HOUND
80. 1933 initials : NIRA
81. Make over : REDO
82. Yucatán Indian : MAYA
83. Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
84. Hep or hip : INON
85. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
86. Start of a C. Moore poem : TWAS
92. Alluring : SIRENIC
94. Corporation rule : BYLAW
97. Sheet of stamps : PANE
98. Shorten sail : REEF
99. Biblical seamstress : DORCAS
100. Bis : ENCORE
101. Magistrates : JURATS
105. U.S. satellite : ESSA
106. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
107. Turkish city : URFA
108. Asian republic: Var. : IRAK
109. Cartoonist Walker : MORT
110. "La Douce" : IRMA
112. Cloy : GLUT
113. ___ breve : ALLA
114. Actress Virna : LISI
115. Munich's river : ISAR
117. Genetic initials : DNA
118. Sake : END
119. Arikara : REE
120. Man. campus : NYU

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