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New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 1980

Author:Anne Fox
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Spans: 7
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pretext : PLEA
5. Underwater gear : SCUBAS
11. Act of 1765 : STAMP
16. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
21. Acclaim : LAUD
22. Hag in "Ivanhoe" : ULRICA
23. Of bodily tissue : TELAR
24. Tutelary deities : GENII
25. Boston Tea Party (à la O. W. Holmes) : ATRIBEOFREDMENAXEINHAND
29. Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
30. Flavor : SALT
31. Dugout : ABRI
32. Creek : RIA
33. Dr. Rhine's field : ESP
34. Cutting tool : DIE
36. Acacia or tulip : TREE
37. ___ bono : CUI
39. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
43. Valley Forge (à la T. B. Read) : THEWINTERFIERCEANDWHITE
50. Devilkin : IMP
51. Vex : RILE
52. Ancient Syrian city : EMESA
53. ___ Moines : DES
54. Type of shoe, for short : BAL
56. Barristers, in Brest : AVOCATS
59. Malay canoe : PROA
60. Appoint summarily : COOPT
62. Monmouth (à la L. E. Richards) : MOLLYWITHYOUREYESSOBLUE
66. Sandy's word : ARF
67. Frosh course : ENGI
68. Clear : NET
69. Opposite of ant. : SYN
70. Carried away : RAPT
71. Siberian antelope : SAIGA
73. Desserts : ICES
76. Heavyweight champion: 1934 : BAER
78. Press org. : UPI
80. "___ unfurled" (Concord, à la Emerson) : THEIRFLAGTOAPRILSBREEZE
88. Cuckoo : ANI
89. Actor Frobe : GERT
90. Gobi explorer Hedin : SVEN
91. Bay : INLET
92. B ___ Baker : ASIN
95. Relative of Inc. : LTD
98. Fall call : RAH
99. Willing : GAME
101. Loot for Cortés : ORO
102. Lexington (à la J. Parker) : DONTFIREUNLESSFIREDUPON
109. Back: Comb. form : DORSO
110. N.T. book : ACTS
111. Trains : SCHOOLS
112. Home: Abbr. : RES
113. Call ___ day : ITA
114. Soubise, e.g. : SAUCE
116. S.A. cape : HORN
117. Johnny Reb's govt. : CSA
119. Crossing the Delaware (à la G. E. Woodberry) : CHRISTMASSNOWWASFALLING
128. Certain age : TEEN
129. Singer Janis : IAN
130. Space agcy. : NASA
131. Baba : ALI
132. Female rabbit : DOE
133. Trouble : AIL
135. Sully : SOIL
136. Navy recruit : BOOT
139. Showy flower : PEONY
141. Betsy's battle flag (à la M. Irving) : KEEPSTHECOLOROFTHESKIES
148. Canvas holder : EASEL
149. Flabbergast : AMAZE
150. Barber's window sign : UNISEX
151. Sharpen : EDGE
152. Penned : WROTE
153. Softened : MUTED
154. Mother ___ : NATURE
155. French window : DOOR
1. Earth, e.g. : PLANET
2. Somewhat tardy : LATISH
3. Grand Tour site : EUROPE
4. Star in Draco : ADIB
5. Solicit : SUE
6. Cupboard : CLOSET
7. Turkish city : URFA
8. Take part in a roleo : BIRL
9. Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
10. Kind of sack : SAD
11. Soprano Eleanor : STEBER
12. Insectivorous mammal : TENREC
13. Jai ___ : ALAI
14. First name of 76 Across : MAX
15. Grand ___ : PRE
16. Fire god : AGNI
17. Go over again : REHASH
18. "Faerie Queene" heroine : UNA
19. Receptacle for grain : BIN
20. Help : AID
26. Obscure : BEDIM
27. Former filly : MARE
28. Blue flags, e.g. : IRIDS
35. Hocked : INPAWN
36. Affix, in a way : TIETO
37. Portuguese poet: 1524–80 : CAMOES
38. Restless : UNEASY
40. Phantoms : EIDOLA
41. Advance : STEPUP
42. Six-line stanza : SESTET
44. One of the Durants : WILL
45. Sexy literature or art : EROTICA
46. Affluent : RICH
47. Excoriate : FLAY
48. Weird : EERY
49. City on the Brazos : WACO
54. Mount ___, Idaho : BORAH
55. Caine role: 1966 : ALFIE
57. Long watch : VIGIL
58. Basks : SUNBATHES
59. Soprano Roberta : PETERS
61. Actor Pat : OBRIEN
62. Topgallant : MAST
63. Long : YEARN
64. Harvest : REAP
65. Slight : SNUB
72. Colossi : GIANTS
74. Kind of roll : EGG
75. Ships' parts : STERNS
77. Atlas abbr. : RIV
79. Nosed : PRIED
81. Thread: Comb. form : FILI
82. Buccal : ORAL
83. Foreign and American : LEGIONS
84. Tangle : SNARL
85. Run off : ELOPE
86. Ciphers : ZEROS
87. Collar type : ETON
92. Devotee : ADDICT
93. Placate : SOOTHE
94. ___ form (at one's best) : INRARE
96. Emotional shock : TRAUMA
97. Region of India : DECCAN
100. Mexican liquor : MESCAL
103. Conductor Lukas ___ : FOSS
104. Salt Lake City team : UTES
105. Indistinct vowel sound : SCHWA
106. Indicate : SHOW
107. Tribunals : FORA
108. Russian river : URAL
115. With lance in hand : ATILT
118. Fluffs : SLIPS
120. Peevish : INAPET
121. Nap : SNOOZE
122. Caught red-handed : NAILED
123. Where the Storting sits : OSLO
124. Pilgrim ___ : FATHER
125. Martin-Preston vehicle : IDOIDO
126. External world : NONEGO
127. Sporadic spouter : GEYSER
134. Man, for one : ISLE
135. Ella's forte : SCAT
136. ___ fide : BONA
137. What ___? (So?) : OFIT
138. Honshu city : OTSU
140. Squeezed (out) : EKED
141. ___ Gardens : KEW
142. Type of drum : EAR
143. Inner: Comb. form : ESO
144. Son of Noah : HAM
145. Ratite bird : EMU
146. Bull ___ : RUN
147. Devon river : EXE

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