New York Times, Friday, June 5, 1981

Author: Massi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Jazz improvisation : VAMP
5. Against : ANTI
9. Denture : PLATE
14. Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
15. Norman who invaded TV : LEAR
16. Mr. Dithers of the comics, for one : RAGER
17. Cartoonist or river : ARNO
18. Skirt style : MAXI
19. Structural member : IBEAM
20. Madame de Staël, ___ Necker : NEE
21. Does it pack a wallop in Warsaw? : POLISHVODKA
23. Holds back : DETAINS
25. Markham memorialized him : HOER
26. Like Joe in a Foster song : OLD
27. Plant disease : SMUT
28. Guided : LED
31. Kind of glass or house : OPERA
34. Greek letters : CHIS
35. A waiter for Godot : GOGO
36. Lisbon born? : PORTUGUESEBREAD
39. "Sempre libera" is one : ARIA
40. Assist, usually nefariously : ABET
41. Disorderly : ROWDY
42. Billina in the Oz tales : HEN
43. Clothed : CLAD
44. Simba's foot : PAW
45. Campbell : GLEN
46. Church dignitary : PRELATE
50. Senado votes? : SPANISHEYES
54. Japanese sect : ZEN
55. Spring bloom : LILAC
56. That girl, in Gers : ELLE
57. Baseball ploy : BUNT
58. Religious group : AMISH
59. Black : EBON
60. Gaelic : ERSE
61. Use a Jacuzzi : BATHE
62. Goggles part : LENS
63. Natty Bumppo's quarry : DEER
1. Something to eat : VIAND
2. Concur : AGREE
3. "Cape Martin" painter : MONET
4. Expert : PRO
5. Nut : ALMOND
6. Elaine and Patricia : NEALS
7. TV sit-com : TAXI
8. Fog in a Dublin bar? : IRISHMIST
9. Hedge shrub : PRIVET
10. Sec. Donovan's concern : LABOR
11. Mellowed : AGED
12. Wood for shipbuilding : TEAK
13. Bombeck : ERMA
21. Rice dish : PILAU
22. Abode : HOUSE
24. Artery : AORTA
27. He wrote "Muhammad Ali" : SHEED
28. Theater-chain name : LOEW
29. Relative of "Zounds!" : EGAD
30. Goodman, the comedienne : DODY
31. Niger-Congo fish : OPAH
32. Minute opening : PORE
33. Where banshees wail : ERIN
34. Caribbean cad? : CUBANHEEL
35. Guttural sound : GROWL
37. High winds : GALES
38. Bonnie spots : BRAES
43. Trite expression : CLICHE
44. Dolls up : PREENS
45. Grind one's teeth : GNASH
46. Gateway building : PYLON
47. Shade of blue : AZURE
48. Up-tight : TENSE
49. Employ an ingress : ENTER
50. Thick slice : SLAB
51. Cotton shirting : PIMA
52. Dismounted : ALIT
53. North Sea feeder : ELBE
57. River bottom : BED

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