New York Times, Friday, August 31, 1979

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's sometimes intercepted : PASS
5. Point; apex : CUSP
9. Former U.N. head : THANT
14. Choir voice : ALTO
15. Fairy-tale starter : ONCE
16. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
17. Part of a vending machine : SLOT
18. Othello, for one : MOOR
19. Kind of renewal : URBAN
20. Commit youthful follies : SOWONESWILDOATS
23. Winker : EYELID
24. Plod : SLOG
25. Place for dumbbells : GYM
27. Eliminate : DELETE
32. Universal remedy propounded by Paracelsus : AZOTH
36. "He's ___ Picker," 1914 Berlin song : ARAG
39. Final notice : OBIT
40. Start an austerity program : TIGHTENONESBELT
43. Rounded moldings : TORI
44. Express : VENT
45. The Japanese call it Chosen : KOREA
46. "Intellectual arm" of a worldwide org. : UNESCO
48. Prefix with center or dermis : EPI
50. Slangy approval : OKEH
53. Author of "Comin' thro' the Rye": 1875 : REEVES
58. Look out for No. 1 : FEATHERONESNEST
63. Athlete under a dome : ASTRO
64. Component : UNIT
65. Theater group letters : ANTA
66. Complete : UTTER
67. ___ Neuf, across the Seine : PONT
68. Oriental weight : TAEL
69. Quintet plus quartet : NONET
70. Salver : TRAY
71. Besides : ELSE
1. Old hat : PASSE
2. Bronze, e.g. : ALLOY
3. Vt. ski center : STOWE
4. Plant resembling the yucca : SOTOL
5. Neil Simon's forte : COMEDY
6. Some, in Seville : UNOS
7. Lighters' kin : SCOWS
8. Pauline's predicament : PERIL
9. Long, tiring walk : TRUDGE
10. Protagonist, usually : HERO
11. Spanish duke : ALBA
12. Spruce : NEAT
13. "Hamiltons" : TENS
21. "It Happened One ___" : NIGHT
22. Inn : LODGE
26. Leonine locks : MANE
28. Timber wolf : LOBO
29. Great-grandson of Shem : EBER
30. Ornamental ceramic : TILE
31. Singer James from L.A. : ETTA
32. Island near Bering Sea : ATTU
33. National park in Utah : ZION
34. Folklore fiend : OGRE
35. "Let ___ cup pass . . . ": Matt. : THIS
37. Guidry or Santo : RON
38. Prefix with date or chamber : ANTE
41. Summon : EVOKE
42. "Blue ___," 1927 hit song : SKIES
47. Sidekick : COHORT
49. Like a cover girl : PRETTY
51. What active volcanoes do : ERUPT
52. Item to count, in bridge : HONOR
54. Related on mother's side : ENATE
55. Like Judas : VENAL
56. Noted writer of children's books : ESTES
57. Flat : STALE
58. Goatlike creature : FAUN
59. "___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
60. Business letter abbr. : ATTN
61. Eucalyptus or gingko : TREE
62. "Strange Interlude" heroine : NINA

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