New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1980

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pack down lightly : TAMP
5. Lady of Nice : DAME
9. First name in spying : MATA
13. Salmagundi : OLIO
14. Sandarac : RESIN
15. Way out : EXIT
16. Economist John Stuart : MILL
17. Beside : ALONG
18. Rake's spiel : LINE
19. Fast mover, politely : BATOUTOFHADES
22. Chief exec. : PRES
23. Woody herb : RUE
24. Part of the flatware : SPOONS
27. Author of "Watch on the Rhine," politely : HADESMAN
32. Less, in Lyon : MOINS
33. Accumulates : SAVES
34. Manganese, e.g. : ORE
35. "And my fingers wandered ___ . . . ": Procter : IDLY
36. Pluto, to Plato : HADES
37. C. P. or Phoebe : SNOW
38. Note connector : TIE
39. Auspices : AEGIS
40. Stage : PHASE
41. Troublemaker, politely : HADESCAT
43. Guide : LEADER
44. .01, e.g. : PCT
45. Cloven : TORN
46. "I give up!," politely : TOHADESWITHIT
52. Rare : THIN
54. One of a Sheridan pair : RIVAL
55. Moor's deceiver : IAGO
56. Ethereal : AIRY
57. Without exception : EVERY
58. Harrow foe : ETON
59. Judge : DEEM
60. Back talk : SASS
61. Parched : SERE
1. Grant's ___, N.Y.C. : TOMB
2. Late queen of Jordan : ALIA
3. Cartoonist Gross : MILT
4. Equine in a chukker : POLOPONY
5. Greek isle of oracle fame : DELOS
6. ___ now (to date) : ASOF
7. Ho Chi ___ : MINH
8. Duelers' alerts : ENGARDES
9. Confused struggles : MELEES
10. Plant stem : AXIS
11. Kind of ear or horn : TIN
12. Daughter of Eris, according to Hesiod : ATE
14. Merits : RATES
20. Vases : URNS
21. Club fees : DUES
24. Pocahontas saved him : SMITH
25. Rostrums : PODIA
26. Blotto : OILED
27. "You never ___ so good" : HADIT
28. Cicero's birds : AVES
29. Protozoan : MONAD
30. Stood : AROSE
31. More recent : NEWER
33. Roman-fleuve : SAGA
36. Metric units of area : HECTARES
37. Lean-tos : SHANTIES
39. Sholem of literature : ASCH
40. Elf : PERI
42. Person for whom a nation or city is named : EPONYM
43. Humble : LOWLY
45. Nicholas and Peter : TSARS
46. Bore utterly : TIRE
47. Sutherland or Scotto : DIVA
48. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
49. Strong antipathy : HATE
50. Frankenstein's man Friday : IGOR
51. Stereo owner's concern : TONE
52. Little one : TAD
53. Hurry : HIE

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