New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 1981

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fisherman's spear with barbed prongs : GIG
4. Shopper's need : BAG
7. Culinarian Claiborne : CRAIG
12. Rover's relative : FIDO
13. Part for Boomer : ROLE
14. Eskimo's best friend : HUSKY
15. Georgia city : ADEL
16. Gobs : ALOT
17. "___ You've Gone" : AFTER
18. Live like Lassie? : LEADADOGSLIFE
21. Scale trio : SOLATI
22. Item fitted into a thole : OAR
23. Certain Lions: Abbr. : RTS
26. Nav. officer : ENS
27. "___ Bull," 1980 film : RAGING
30. Erelong : SOON
31. Kind of spaniel : WATER
32. Honshu seaport : AKITA
33. Cynophile's adage : LOVEMELOVEMYDOG
38. Saying "th" for "s" : ALISP
39. Peter, and Mr. Wolfe : NEROS
40. Corn or Bible follower : BELT
41. Handgun : PISTOL
43. Patriotic org. : SAR
46. Mediator Linowitz : SOL
47. " . . . hame to my ___ countree!": Cunningham : AIN
48. Dravidian language : TELUGU
50. "Mad Dogs ___," Noel Coward verse : ANDENGLISHMEN
54. Epic poem : ILIAD
56. Pop singer Clapton : ERIC
57. Christie or Lucasta : ANNA
58. Short adventure tale : CONTE
59. Upholstered couch : SOFA
60. The Dukhobors, e.g. : SECT
61. Lightened : EASED
62. Beatles' ___ Pepper : SGT
63. Suffix with diction or vision : ARY
1. Name on a Bible : GIDEON
2. Models : IDEALS
3. Meir : GOLDA
4. Type of machete : BOLO
5. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
6. Mounts or fares : GETSON
7. Preside over a meeting : CHAIR
8. Collar or sandpiper : RUFF
9. Very small planet : ASTEROID
10. He was Mamie's man : IKE
11. Spiral: Prefix : GYR
12. Kind of arrest or address : FALSE
13. Beam : RADIATE
19. "The Lady Is ___" : ATRAMP
20. Fall behind : LAG
24. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
25. Hosiery mishap : SNAG
28. Set : GEL
29. Firedogs : IRONS
30. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
31. Horse-opera setting : WEST
32. Soap plants : AMOLES
33. Some retrievers, familiarly : LABS
34. Bread spread : OLEO
35. Dognappers et al. : VILLAINS
36. Malemute's medic : VET
37. X-rated literature : EROTICA
41. Reward for a feline trio : PIE
42. U.S. painter George : INNESS
43. Diplomat-author Welles: 1892–1961 : SUMNER
44. Means : AGENCY
45. Attack : RUNAT
47. Supplementary : ADDED
49. ___ apso, long-haired canine : LHASA
51. Archibald of the Celtics : NATE
52. British tar's ration : GROG
53. "I ___ my lamp . . . " : LIFT
54. Ferber's "___ Palace" : ICE
55. Mauna ___ : LOA

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