New York Times, Friday, June 19, 1981

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Famed anthropologist : BOAS
5. Pros : ACES
9. Hatchetlike tool : ADZE
13. "___ plaisir!" : AVEC
14. Highlands hillside : BRAE
15. Exercised : PLIED
16. Character in Jonson's "Sejanus" : NERO
17. Sturdy fiber : BAST
18. River of the Argonne Forest : AISNE
19. Climbing spurge of Madagascar : CROWNOFTHORNS
22. Name in Cooperstown : OTT
23. "Stamboul Train" author : GREENE
26. Disgusts : REPELS
30. "In ___ Our Life": Glasgow : THIS
32. "Neither snow, ___ rain . . . " : NOR
33. Roman rooms : ATRIA
34. City on the Dnepr : KIEV
35. " . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
36. Continuous annoyance : THORNINONESSIDE
39. Mild : TAME
40. Yuletide concoctions : NOGS
41. Levels, e.g. : TOOLS
42. Duo after em : ENO
43. Prefix with physics : META
44. Deep red shade : GARNET
45. Boxholder : RENTER
47. Athenians' 300 : TAU
48. McCullough novel : THETHORNBIRDS
55. Ermine : STOAT
57. Jejune : ARID
58. Rail : COOT
59. Galloon : ORRIS
60. Behindhand : LATE
61. ___ May Oliver : EDNA
62. "Happy ___," Beckett play : DAYS
63. Pip : ONER
64. Hart or hind : DEER
1. Judgment seat : BANC
2. Done : OVER
3. Prefix with sol or space : AERO
4. Barge : SCOW
5. Priory principals : ABBOTS
6. Weaving or knitting, e.g. : CRAFT
7. Down ___ (New England or Maine) : EAST
8. A son of Adam : SETH
9. Dress style : ALINE
10. Strife : DISSENSION
11. Form of Buddhism : ZEN
12. City near Ibadan : EDE
15. Samlets : PARRS
20. Man in "The Man Without a Country" : NOLAN
21. Gothic arch : OGIVE
24. Bean : NOODLE
25. Gann or Renan : ERNEST
26. Stoolie : RATTER
27. Gaseous hydrocarbon : ETHANE
28. Headland : PROMONTORY
29. Erstwhile name of a republic : EIRE
30. Pennsylvania county : TIOGA
31. Layers : HENS
34. Bend or hitch : KNOT
35. Ancient stringed instrument : ASOR
37. Supine : INERT
38. Rusty of baseball : STAUB
43. Assembles : MEETS
44. Male graylag : GANDER
46. Opera by Massenet : THAIS
47. Shopworn : TRITE
49. Relative of a corona : HALO
50. Algerian seaport : ORAN
51. Chilled : ICED
52. Teased : RODE
53. Finished : DONE
54. Thuban, e.g. : STAR
55. Turf : SOD
56. La leader : TRA

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