New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1980

Author: Tepper
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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1. Tree or sea part : ARM
4. Philatelists' possessions : STAMPS
10. Kind of cry or country : FAR
13. Elusive object in a shell game : PEA
14. Old-fashioned : ARCHAIC
16. "___ Didn't Care," 1939 song : IFI
17. From ___ (precariously) : HANDTOMOUTH
19. Depression antidote, for short : NRA
20. "Thus with a kiss ___": Romeo : IDIE
21. ___ Moines : DES
22. Thieu's milieu in 1967 : SAIGON
24. Human powerhouse : DYNAMO
26. Question, as a bequest : CONTEST
27. Place for a band : RINGFINGER
30. A Louvre display : DUFYS
33. Circle part : ARC
34. Author ___ Maria Remarque : ERICH
37. Cuckoo : ANI
38. Its embrace can be fatal : BOA
39. Word in a wedding report : NEE
40. Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
43. British business abbr. : LTD
44. Gimlet's big brother : AUGER
46. Referee's command before a bout : SHAKEHANDS
49. Plays by Aristophanes, e.g. : SATIRES
51. Bony : OSTEAL
55. " . . . prisoners ___": Zech. 9:12 : OFHOPE
56. Hinny's relative : ASS
58. Norte, ___, sur, oeste : ESTE
59. Sea inlet : RIA
60. Get ___ (lay hold of) : ONESHANDSON
63. Homophone for urn or earn : ERN
64. Cotton or wool : TEXTILE
65. Hand ___ foot (totally) : AND
66. ___ Chief (O. Henry brat) : RED
67. Received as one's due : REAPED
68. Truly! : YEA
1. Plant pest : APHID
2. Kind of money : READY
3. The ___ the moon : MANIN
4. Minded the baby : SAT
5. Trampled : TRODON
6. Zenith : ACME
7. Units of electrical conductance : MHOS
8. French winter resort : PAU
9. Quashes : SITSON
10. Musician's technique : FINGERING
11. Bouffant hairdos : AFROS
12. Laughing : RIANT
15. "The more things ___ . . . " : CHANGE
18. Sweetie pie : DEARY
23. Brain canal : ITER
25. Prefix with adventure or fortune : MIS
26. Locust : CICADA
28. End walls of buildings : GABLES
29. Spume : FROTH
30. "___ ole davil, sea": O'Neill : DAT
31. Actress Merkel : UNA
32. From the horse's mouth : FIRSTHAND
35. One of five in catch-as-catch-can : CEE
36. "Leave ___ to Heaven": Williams : HER
41. Cincinnati's river : OHIO
42. Limey, gob or swabbie : TARPOT
44. Commercials : ADS
45. You, to Luis : USTED
47. Not so blunt : KEENER
48. Cash-register recording : NOSALE
49. More painful : SORER
50. In a blaze : AFIRE
52. Try one's hand at : ESSAY
53. In accord : ATONE
54. ___ hand (aid) : LENDA
56. Pre-Boomer star : ASTA
57. Corvette, for one : SHIP
61. Devon river : EXE
62. "Little Men" character : NED

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