New York Times, Thursday, July 31, 1980

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jean J. Davison has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Winkle's prey : CLAM
5. Master contrapuntist: 1685–1750 : BACH
9. Crack in glaze or enamel : CRAZE
14. Man, to Manlius : HOMO
15. ____ breve : ALLA
16. Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
17. Greeley creation : EDITORIAL
19. Command to Kelly : SLIDE
20. Imperative alternative : FISHORCUTBAIT
22. Triple agents : SPIES
23. Worker on a hill : ANT
24. Evil : BAD
27. French possessive : SES
28. "___ sweet is she!": Jonson : OSO
29. "The law is a ___": Dickens : ASS
32. Time spans : ERAS
34. Underrate or overrate : MISVALUE
36. Imperative alternative : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
40. Forsakes : ABANDONS
41. Erskine or Essex : AUTO
42. Rep. bordering Lebanon : SYR
43. Iris's milieu : EYE
44. A kind of gen. : MAJ
47. Number of "Little Indians" : TEN
48. Up: Prefix : ANO
49. R2-D2, e.g. : ROBOT
51. Imperative alternative : PUTUPORSHUTUP
56. Welsh ___ (dachshund 's cousin) : CORGI
58. Fatuous : INSENSATE
59. Circa : ABOUT
60. Sagan's "The Dragons of ___" : EDEN
61. Historic Yugoslav plateau : KRAS
62. Base for a memoir : DIARY
63. Fool : DOLT
64. Section of New York or London : SOHO
1. Brillat-Savarin, e.g. : CHEF
2. City in N.J. or Calif. : LODI
3. Kingsley ___ : AMIS
4. Racing sailboats : MOTHS
5. Peter Pan's creator : BARRIE
6. "___ Restaurant" : ALICES
7. Noted Flemish painter: 1849–1924 : CLAUS
8. Hesitate, as a speaker : HALT
9. Libertine of the 18th century : CASANOVA
10. Kindled anew : RELIT
11. Stulm : ADIT
12. Londoner's last letter : ZED
13. Suffix with journal : ESE
18. Omigosh! : OOPS
21. ___-Terre, capital of Guadeloupe : BASSE
24. Gammas' predecessors : BETAS
25. What Milton called "the blest" : ARABY
26. Port of Senegal : DAKAR
28. Fuel in the news : OIL
29. Eskimo's relative : ALEUT
30. Hotel accommodation : SUITE
31. Attack : SETON
33. Small Japanese coin : SEN
34. Woolf's "___ Dalloway" : MRS
35. Bambi's cousin : AVA
37. What a dog tag reveals : IDENTITY
38. "Happy Birthday ___" : TOYOU
39. Unit : ONE
44. Tidbit : MORSEL
45. Missing : ABSENT
46. Bull or Doe : JOHN
48. Presage : AUGUR
49. A musical form : RONDO
50. Ivory source : TUSKS
51. Malay boat : PROA
52. Varicolored : PIED
53. Starchy root : TARO
54. Site of Cedar Breaks National Monument : UTAH
55. A pittance in Quezon City : PESO
56. Character like Steerforth : CAD
57. Sash worn in Sasebo : OBI

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