New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 1981

Author: Whelan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Iridescent gem : OPAL
5. Frat-party garments : TOGAS
10. Orlando rarity : SNOW
14. Local food store, for short : DELI
15. Old-womanish : ANILE
16. Fundy phenomenon : TIDE
17. Flap, as a sail : SLAT
18. Bogged down : MIRED
19. Mucho : ALOT
20. Terpsichorean twosome : FREDANDGINGER
23. Irks : RILES
24. Jerry Pate's turf piercer : TEE
25. Getaway : ESCAPE
28. Noxious vapors : MIASMAS
32. Pillage : LOOT
33. O'Neill's "___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
35. Carney or Buchwald : ART
36. Hit film of 1933 : FLYINGDOWNTORIO
40. "There! ___ Said It Again": Mann-Evans song : IVE
41. He spoke for Standish : ALDEN
42. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
43. Chilean poet's family : NERUDAS
45. Abominate : DETEST
47. Nest : NID
48. Centers : CORES
50. Sometime co-star with 20 Across : EDWARDEHORTON
55. Becloud : BLUR
56. ___-visual equipment : AUDIO
57. Fracas : RIOT
59. On the Caspian : ASEA
60. Tree lump : GNARL
61. Caribbean sight : ISLE
62. Servants : HELP
63. Teasdale and a Roosevelt : SARAS
64. Lowly laborer : PEON
1. "___ bodkins!" : ODS
2. Riches : PELF
3. Winglike : ALAR
4. Educated class : LITERATI
5. Mexican dish : TAMALE
6. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
7. Strengthens : GIRDS
8. Give ___ up (assist) : ALEG
9. Political agitation : SEDITION
10. Western vehicles : STAGES
11. Egyptian delta : NILE
12. Aroma : ODOR
13. Moist : WET
21. Brief swim : DIP
22. Sartre's "Nothingness" : NEANT
25. Puckish : ELFIN
26. Find the answers : SOLVE
27. More bashful : COYER
28. Cut, as a lawn : MOWN
29. W.W. I battle site : MARNE
30. Diva's numbers : ARIAS
31. Chubby : STOUT
33. Appends : ADDS
34. One of the Three Stooges : MOE
37. Comaneci or Boulanger : NADIA
38. Sunday best : GLADRAGS
39. Surpass : OUTSTRIP
44. Disclose : UNWRAP
45. Prattles foolishly : DROOLS
46. Poetic contraction : EER
48. Fragrant wood : CEDAR
49. Prime Minister before Suzuki : OHIRA
50. Otherwise : ELSE
51. One-on-one encounter : DUEL
52. The Danube, in Hungary : DUNA
53. Seine tributary : OISE
54. ___ contendere : NOLO
55. Scrooge's expression : BAH
58. Decimal base : TEN

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