New York Times, Friday, July 3, 1981

Author:Gerald Brooks
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Gerald Brooks has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Type of squash : ZUCCHINI
9. Bogyman : SCARER
15. Strived to equal : EMULATED
16. Fascination : ALLURE
17. Inherent craving : APPETITE
18. Samples : TASTES
19. Sass : LIP
20. Properties : ESTATES
22. Latin-lesson word : AMO
23. Nymph : OREAD
25. W.W. II acronym : ETO
26. Vaccine developer : SABIN
28. Scray : TERN
29. Vegetable vendor's adjective : FRESH
31. Nurse shark : GATA
32. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
34. Chlorine or iodine : HALOGEN
36. Bizet opera : CARMEN
39. Ruler : DYNAST
40. Not consumed : UNEATEN
42. Bolognese painter: 1575–1642 : RENI
43. Hurl : CAST
44. V.P. under Coolidge : DAWES
46. Dross : SLAG
50. Speak : UTTER
52. Felt shoe : PAC
53. 35.315 cubic feet : STERE
54. Conductance unit : MHO
55. Letter before phi : UPSILON
58. Mass. cape : ANN
59. Big ___, German gun : BERTHA
61. Escamillo, e.g. : TOREADOR
63. Arab princes : EMEERS
64. Endive : ESCAROLE
65. Most unusual : RAREST
66. Kin of culs-de-sac : DEADENDS
1. Fanatic : ZEALOT
2. Bill Klem was one : UMPIRE
3. Metalworks employee : CUPPER
4. Diminutive suffix : CLE
5. Loathed : HATED
6. Beckett's "How ___" : ITIS
7. Some cod-carrying Communists : NETTERS
8. Think : IDEATE
9. Fill : SATE
10. Track bettor's consideration : CLASS
11. Kaline and Pacino : ALS
12. Turnip : RUTABAGA
13. Hermits : EREMITES
14. Echoing : RESONANT
21. Twaddle : TOSH
24. Alive : ANIMATE
27. Competitor or contestant : AGONIST
29. Amerced : FINED
30. Hell : HADES
33. Tennis unit : SET
35. Brook follower in N.Y. : LYN
36. Salad ingredient : CUCUMBER
37. Curse : ANATHEMA
38. Specialist working at the Tate : RESTORER
41. Dozes : NAPS
42. Shut again : RECLOSE
45. Bided one's time : WAITED
47. Induce : LEADON
48. W.W. II general Hap ___ : ARNOLD
49. Distinctive styles : GENRES
51. German river and valley : RUHRS
53. Sam or J. C. : SNEAD
56. Beyond : PAST
57. Killer whale : ORCA
60. Ess chaser : TEE
62. Verb that sounds like a letter : ARE

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