New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1981

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gather : REAP
5. Humble : ABASE
10. Boxer's quick, straight punch : JAB
13. "Comus" composer : ARNE
14. Joshua or Ella : LOGAN
15. Hurricane's little cousin : GALE
16. Omen : SIGN
17. A style of wrestling : GRECOROMAN
19. Trifled or quibbled : PALTERED
21. Stirred up : ROUSED
22. Propelled a wherry : OARED
23. Self-righteous : SMUG
24. Toy weapon : CAPGUN
26. One definitely not on the run : LOITERER
30. ___ committee : ADHOC
31. Tritons : NEWTS
32. Treat badly : USE
33. Check : REIN
34. Flock of partridges : COVEY
35. N.A.A.C.P., e.g. : ASSN
36. Tennis term for "tied" : ALL
37. Small candle : TAPER
38. ___ du Louvre : MUSEE
39. Be on the wagon : TEETOTAL
41. Elaborate hoaxes : PUTONS
42. Upon which legions marched : ITER
43. Richard ___, one of the Hartford wits : ALSOP
44. Pollen producer : STAMEN
47. Took, as would a crook : SNATCHED
50. Group encouraging free trade : EUROMARKET
52. Part : ROLE
53. Kind of sapphire : STAR
54. Mock : TAUNT
55. French ecclesiastic : ABBE
56. Prefix with let or lease : SUB
57. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
58. Rend : TEAR
1. Harsh sound : RASP
2. Term for a worm : ERIA
3. He's all for Great Britain : ANGLOPHILE
4. Brass base : PENTAGON
5. Author of "The Man with the Golden Arm" : ALGREN
6. Drilled : BORED
7. Adjective for Enos : AGED
8. N.A. Indian : SAC
9. Outrageous act : ENORMITY
10. Spreads for breads : JAMS
11. Amor's adjuncts : ALAE
12. Give in; yield : BEND
15. Chisel for cutting grooves in wood : GOUGE
18. Disorderly retreats : ROUTS
20. Cordage fiber : ERUC
23. Plantation employee : SOWER
24. Gem weight : CARAT
25. Fred Astaire's sister : ADELE
26. On the ___ (honest) : LEVEL
27. He's afraid of the big, bad Bear : RUSSOPHOBE
28. Where Krupp put up his works : ESSEN
29. Coty and Clair : RENES
31. Without face value, as stocks : NOPAR
34. Form into a chain : CATENATE
35. "The ___ of the Breakfast Table": O. W. Holmes : AUTOCRAT
37. Type of pole : TOTEM
38. Compulsion : MUST
40. ___ Sea, arm of the Indian Ocean : TIMOR
41. River flowing to the Missouri : PLATTE
43. Concerning : ANENT
44. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
45. Ballet skirt : TUTU
46. Waif : ARAB
47. Predatory sea gull : SKUA
48. Island in a palindrome : ELBA
49. Kind of crossing : DEER
51. Sought office : RAN

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