New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1980

Author: Norton Rhoades
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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1. Chess problems having two solutions : DUALS
6. Boob ___ : TUBE
10. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
14. Enter : ENROL
15. Not written : ORAL
16. Kind of waiter or bell : DUMB
17. Jack-in-the-pulpit's cousin : CUCKOOPINT
19. Cuzco aborigine : INCA
20. Hoods' knives : SHIVS
21. I stand, to Cicero : STO
22. River from Silesia to the Neisse : ODER
23. Small island : AIT
25. Dramatic criteria formulated by Aristotle : UNITIES
27. Movies like "Psycho" : SHOCKERS
32. Anatomical pouch : SAC
33. Young salmon : PARR
34. Accts. : RECS
36. Festive occasions : GALAS
40. Preakness winner: 1942 : ALSAB
42. Cole or Turner : NAT
43. Fanon : ORALE
44. "___ the day!" : SEIZE
45. Take part in the Hambletonian : TROT
47. It once bought a cup of coffee : DIME
48. Veer at sea : YAW
50. Size of writing paper : FOOLSCAP
52. Helmets : CASQUES
56. Ike : DDE
57. Outermost island of the Aleutians : ATTU
58. Uncle, in Edinburgh : EME
60. Particles : ATOMS
64. Faction that exiled Dante : NERI
65. Former Tiger pitcher : DIZZYTROUT
68. Abbr. indicating additional people : ETAL
69. To be, to Jacques : ETRE
70. Marry in haste : ELOPE
71. Family branch : SEPT
72. Master a primer : READ
73. Fix the clock : RESET
1. Mo. for St. Nick : DEC
2. Ringling star who balanced on one finger : UNUS
3. Oboler of radio fame : ARCH
4. Trick-playing god : LOKI
5. Eastern European : SLOVAK
6. ___ of the Mark, in S.F. : TOP
7. "Exodus" author : URIS
8. African language : BANTU
9. Britt and John : ELTONS
10. Cues carried by TV crews : IDIOTCARDS
11. "Sic transit gloria ___" : MUNDI
12. Merv, e.g. : EMCEE
13. Ski-slope accessories : TBARS
18. Willow : OSIER
24. Rival of Spade or Queen : TRENT
26. Sly one in Venice : IAGO
27. Baden and Evian : SPAS
28. Hearty's companion : HALE
29. Bears, to Barzini : ORSI
30. Patchwork : CRAZYQUILT
31. Cloth for a bureau : SCARF
35. "I should of ___ in bed": Joe Jacobs : STOOD
37. Not of the clergy : LAIC
38. Mater's predecessor : ALMA
39. Ooze : SEEP
41. ___ Brummell : BEAU
46. "___ I am a man" : TODAY
49. Tare eradicator : WEEDER
51. Poe's was "purloined" : LETTER
52. Applies the hickory stick : CANES
53. Last part of a phrase for a chat : ATETE
54. Kind of hanger : STRAP
55. "God shall ___ thee": Acts 23:3 : SMITE
59. Pound the poet : EZRA
61. Heraldic bearing : ORLE
62. Barn sounds : MOOS
63. Extra at the Met : SUPE
66. Londoner's omega : ZED
67. Vietnamese holiday : TET

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