New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1981

Author:Albert L. Misenko
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Defense force : ARMY
5. December song : CAROL
10. Belgrade native : SLAV
14. Admirer : BEAU
15. Dote on : ADORE
16. Window part : PANE
17. National Park in N.M. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
20. Underground worker : SPY
21. Bad actors : HAMS
22. Boat on a regular route : PACKET
23. Resources : MEANS
25. Region of SW Morocco : IFNI
26. Jane Wyatt's "Star Trek" role : AMANDA
28. Effective; vigorous : FORCEFUL
32. Resembling a shortening : LARDY
33. Pleasure boat : CANOE
34. Ethan Allen's brother : IRA
35. On the ___ (estranged) : OUTS
36. Fail to follow suit: Var. : RENIG
37. These come by the dozen : EGGS
38. Black cuckoo : ANI
39. Biblical prophet : HOSEA
40. Satchmo specialty : BLUES
41. Visionaries : FANTASTS
43. Bob or pageboy : HAIRDO
44. One of the Maxwells : ELSA
45. French cup : TASSE
46. Menu item in Mexico : TAMALE
49. Lots of time : EONS
50. Chop : HEW
53. Mack Sennett offering : SLAPSTICKCOMEDY
56. ___ Alto : PALO
57. Laughing sound : TEHEE
58. What Vachon guards : CAGE
59. Minute rock particles in water : SILT
60. Golf clubs : IRONS
61. Roman calendar date : IDES
1. Rudiments : ABCS
2. Cut grain : REAP
3. Larry Hagman's mother : MARYMARTIN
4. Actor Brynner : YUL
5. Beach house : CABANA
6. Leader of a "Party" in 1773 : ADAMS
7. Measures of length : RODS
8. Sea mammal : ORC
9. Child's game : LEAPFROG
10. Coined money : SPECIE
11. Merry adventure : LARK
12. Prince Charles' sister : ANNE
13. Feature of many a suit : VEST
18. Like a garden spot : SHADY
19. Cyrus or Philo : VANCE
24. Aims : ENDS
25. Ancient district in Asia Minor : IONIA
26. "Half ___ is better . . . " : ALOAF
27. ___ Loa : MAUNA
28. Temples, to Tennyson : FANES
29. Sailing-ship décor : FIGUREHEAD
30. Solicited earnestly : URGED
31. Roundup gear : LASSO
33. Wicker basket used in pelota : CESTA
36. Poet who wrote "The Blessed Damozel" : ROSSETTI
37. "Boola, Boola" singers : ELIS
39. " . . . ___ of Montezuma" : HALLS
40. Jerome Hines is one : BASSO
42. Proverbial site of a tempest : TEAPOT
43. Small arches : HANCES
45. Passenger fare : TOKEN
46. Recipe amts. : TSPS
47. Late queen of Jordan : ALAI
48. Street for shoppers only : MALL
49. This may follow a stimulus : ECHO
51. On ___ (impatient) : EDGE
52. Followers of exes : WYES
54. Suffix with bombard : IER
55. Start of the 12th century : MCI

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