New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1981

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Pen : WRITE
6. Simulacrum : IMAGE
11. Not random : CAUSAL
12. Harmful : NOCENT
14. Famed lexicographer : DRSAMUELJOHNSON
17. Famed cowboy singer : AUTRY
18. Loud : GAUDY
19. Taradiddle : LIE
20. Actor Douglas : KIRK
21. Wed : MARRY
22. High wind : GALE
23. Enzyme : ASE
24. Spree : BINGE
25. Macadamized : PAVED
26. Trust : RELIANCE
28. Uniform : LIVERY
29. TV recording medium : VIDEOTAPE
31. Farmer's concern : PARITY
34. Recidivist : REPEATER
38. Certain moldings : OGEES
39. Conform : ADAPT
40. Wish one hadn't : RUE
41. Pops : DADS
42. Addicts : USERS
43. Insipid : DULL
44. Adherent: Suffix : ITE
45. Lead-in, for short : INTRO
46. Portage craft : CANOE
47. Lexicographer, to 14 Across : AHARMLESSDRUDGE
50. Star in Aquila : ALTAIR
51. Without bias : EVENLY
52. Bivouac units : TENTS
53. Dos y cinco : SIETE
1. Spendthrift : WASTREL
2. He wrote "Poor No More": 1959 : RUARK
3. "The Lord ___ shepherd . . . " : ISMY
4. Greek letter : TAU
5. Polish : ELEGANCE
6. Do harm : INJURE
7. Temperamental : MOODY
8. Caught in the grip of la grippe : ACHY
9. Brig. or Lt. follower : GEN
10. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
11. Junket at sea : CRUISE
13. Workman : TOILER
14. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
15. Difficult tasks : LARGEORDERS
16. Hard up : NEEDY
21. "Mork and ___" : MINDY
22. ___ darn (cared) : GAVEA
24. Uses a come-on : BAITS
25. Lab glassware : PIPET
27. Climbers on campus, perhaps : IVIES
28. Reindeer herdsmen : LAPPS
30. Flowers named for their scent : TEAROSES
31. Spots for Mehta and Ozawa : PODIA
32. Christie : AGATHA
33. Provided another hand : REDEALT
35. Move on wheels : TRUNDLE
36. Panegyric : EULOGY
37. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
39. Garden bloomers : ASTERS
42. Dark : UNLIT
43. Cow : DAUNT
45. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
46. American Indian : CREE
48. Hwy. : RTE
49. Twice CCLIII : DVI

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