New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1981

Author: Emory H. Cain
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Border : HEM
4. Kobe quaff : SAKE
8. Tallinn native : ESTH
12. Bye-bye : TATA
13. Dismounted : ALIT
14. Rapidity : SPEED
16. Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
17. Joust : TILT
18. Earl or duke : TITLE
19. With 46 Across, quotation from Cicero : AMANOFCOURAGEIS
22. ___ gin : SLOE
23. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
24. "___, is it I?": Matt. 26:25 : MASTER
27. Fast cat : CHEETAH
31. Tittles : IOTAS
32. Wire nails : BRADS
33. A gift that some possess : GAB
35. Playing card : TREY
36. He wrote "A Mind That Found Itself" : BEERS
37. Had on one's person : WORE
38. Paris season : ETE
39. Moderated : BATED
40. Begat : SIRED
41. Place for matériel : ARSENAL
43. Kind of seed : SESAME
44. Canoodle : PET
45. Little chief ___ (the pika) : HARE
46. See 19 Across : ALSOFULLOFFAITH
54. Electron tube : DIODE
55. Comfort : EASE
56. Singer Laine : CLEO
57. Winsor heroine : AMBER
58. Let it stand : STET
59. " . . . shall ___ the whirlwind": Hos. 8:7 : REAP
60. Oldest living First Lady : BESS
61. Slithery : EELY
62. Diminutive suffixes : ETS
1. City in NW Germany : HAMM
2. Borough near Pittsburgh : ETNA
3. Principal support : MAINSTAY
4. Obliged a portraitist : SATFOR
5. Kramden's mate : ALICE
6. Prefix for watt : KILO
7. Brute predecessors : ETTU
8. Landed properties : ESTATES
9. Peg for a keg : SPIGOT
10. What Danton lost in 1794 : TETE
11. Prefix for copter : HELI
12. Shelley's "___ Skylark" : TOA
15. ___ Arc, Ark. : DES
20. Fronton cries : OLES
21. Bamboolike grasses : REEDS
24. Minute arachnid : MITE
25. Artery : AORTA
26. Ox : STEER
27. Wickerwork basket : CREEL
28. Darlene of tennis fame : HARD
29. Greek assembly : AGORA
30. Where a khanum presides : HAREM
32. Phi ___ Kappa : BETA
34. Eliot hero : BEDE
36. Language spoken in Malawi : BANTU
37. Know-it-all : WISEACRE
39. Grumblebrains : BEEFERS
40. Toiler of 1066 : SERF
42. Famed English potters : SPODES
43. Gun part : SAFETY
45. Golf club part : HOSEL
46. "___ from Decatur" : ADA
47. Fin or wing : LIMB
48. "___ it!" : SOBE
49. ___-majesté : LESE
50. Not on time : LATE
51. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
52. Socials : TEAS
53. Flight on a shuttle : HOP

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