New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1981

Author:Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Caroline G. Fitzgerald has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Incipient admiral, perhaps : PLEBE
6. Avast! : STOP
10. Persian religious leader ___ Ullah : BAHA
14. Extend a subscription : RENEW
15. Whet : HONE
16. Friend of the Kingfish : AMOS
17. Best film of 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
20. Cold wind of the Adriatic : BORA
21. Forte or Harris of football : IKE
22. Roscoe of tennis : TANNER
23. ___ Islands, off Galway Bay : ARAN
24. Zee, in Suffolk : ZED
25. Taiwan Strait island : MATSU
26. Bill picturing U.S. Treasury : TEN
27. Existed : WAS
28. German patriot-philosopher: 1762–1814 : FICHTE
29. Common Latin verb : EST
30. Port of entry in N Spain : IRUN
32. Be or end follower : ALL
33. McKenna novel, with "The" : SANDPEBBLES
37. Balsam or alpine : FIR
38. An Old Glory color : BLUE
39. Agent: Suffix : URE
42. Close : STUFFY
45. Pacino and Smith : ALS
46. Beaked warship : RAM
47. The Raffaello, for one : LINER
48. Chem., e.g. : SCI
49. Blood condition: Suffix : EMIA
50. ___ Doria : ANDREA
52. Approvals : OKS
53. Describe : LIMN
54. Rachel Carson's tidal-zone report : THEEDGEOFTHESEA
57. Merit : EARN
58. Of the opposition : ANTI
59. About : ANENT
60. Photocopy : STAT
61. Bridle part, in Braemar : REYN
62. Sticky mixture : PASTE
1. Kind of court : PROBATE
2. Poe's "radiant maiden" et al. : LENORES
3. Contestants : ENTRANTS
4. "Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
5. Nanny goat's relative : EWE
6. Shocks : SHAKESUP
7. Hauled : TOTED
8. Before "blast off" : ONE
9. Forward : PERT
10. Piggyback rider on a whale : BARNACLE
11. Turgenev's "___ in the Country" : AMONTH
12. Upright : HONEST
13. " . . . my man's ___ as steel": Shak. : ASTRUE
18. Magic : WIZARDRY
19. Bourbons et Bonapartes : FAMILLES
27. Poet Letts : WINIFRED
28. Aesop, for one : FABULIST
31. Neighbor of S.D. : NEB
34. Conveying impulses to a nerve center : AFFERENT
35. Snapper or whitefish : BLACKFIN
36. Guesses : SURMISES
40. Attire : RAIMENT
41. Come forth : EMANATE
42. Chalk tablets : SLATES
43. W.W. I helmet : TINHAT
44. ___ cloud (suspected) : UNDERA
48. Soiled, in a way : SOOTY
49. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
51. Product of red seaweeds : AGAR
55. Wind dir. : ENE
56. Luck : HAP

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