New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1981

Author: Rosalind Pavane
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Coalition of a sort : BLOC
5. Like Red Riding Hood's wolf : BAD
8. Scheme : PLOT
12. Italian capital, to Loren : ROMA
13. Spanish coins : DUROS
15. Distinctive air : AURA
16. Opposed, in Dogpatch : AGIN
17. Prefix for mural or venous : INTRA
18. Precipitation : RAIN
19. Wagnerian opera, with "Die" : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
22. Air Force heroes : ACES
23. N.B.A. player : PRO
24. District : SECTOR
27. Accessory for Lew Archer : HOLSTER
31. South African village : KRAAL
32. Brawl : MELEE
33. Cover : LID
35. Desires : YENS
36. Packer of bulky goods : BALER
37. Beau Brummell : DUDE
38. Outside: Prefix : ECT
39. Founder of French opera : LULLY
40. Poet W. H. : AUDEN
41. Home of the Blue Jays : TORONTO
43. Main highway : ARTERY
44. Brain-wave rec. : EEG
45. Heroic : EPIC
46. Bernstein one-act opera: 1952 : TROUBLEINTAHITI
54. Banish : OUST
55. Outdo : EXCEL
56. Roman god of war : MARS
57. Erase : DELE
58. Affectionate term of address : DEARY
59. "I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
60. Scent : ODOR
61. Highway sign : SLO
62. City in Alaska : NOME
1. Boast : BRAG
2. Trademark : LOGO
3. Leave out : OMIT
4. Choral works : CANTATAS
5. Leagues, German style : BUNDS
6. Department or river of Greece : ARTA
7. Univ. building : DORM
8. Imitate : PARROT
9. Hilo feast : LUAU
10. "Mourning Becomes Electra" role : ORIN
11. Pungency : TANG
13. More ominous : DIRER
14. Cloth that may contain a motto : SAMPLER
20. Environmental biol. : ECOL
21. Gaelic : ERSE
24. ___ terrier : SKYE
25. Like homo sapiens : ERECT
26. Division of a Pound poem : CANTO
27. Greeting for the Levi lass : HELLO
28. Composer Speaks : OLEY
29. Be evasive : ELUDE
30. T.R. was a "Rough" one : RIDER
32. Beer ingredient : MALT
34. Disown : DENY
36. Made a hash of : BUNGLED
37. Wagner's "The Flying ___" : DUTCHMAN
39. Famed physiologist: 1859–1924 : LOEB
40. Operatic song : ARIA
42. Founder of an international news agency : REUTER
43. In a suitable way : APTLY
45. First month in Tijuana : ENERO
46. Commotion; fuss : TODO
47. Regretted : RUED
48. Capital of Norway : OSLO
49. Former spouses : EXES
50. Ending with poet : ICAL
51. Operatic and dramatic villain : IAGO
52. Streetcar in London : TRAM
53. Homophone for I'll : ISLE

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