New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1981

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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1. Kind of can or tray : ASH
4. X-___ : RATED
9. Slammer occupant : CON
12. Cambodian coin : RIEL
14. Slip away surreptitiously : ELOPE
15. " . . . and behold a ___ horse": Rev. 6:8 : PALE
16. Fronton term : ALAI
17. Logomachy : WAROFWORDS
19. Island east of Sumatra : BORNEO
21. Like oxygen : ODORLESS
22. ___ incognita : TERRA
24. Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
25. Dempsey or Louis specialty : HAYMAKER
28. Stockades in Russia : ETAPES
32. Gluck et al. : ALMAS
33. Past or present : TENSE
35. Kind of sch. : LAT
36. Anna or a gun : STEN
37. Gold casting : INGOT
38. Gaucho's gait : PASO
39. Kind of lion or cow : SEA
40. "For want of ___ the shoe . . . " : ANAIL
41. Senior : DOYEN
42. More ___ (approximately) : ORLESS
44. Hygienic : SANITARY
46. Suffix with comment : ATOR
48. Farrell's "A World I ___ Made" : NEVER
49. Helical : SPIRALED
53. Málaga lady : SENORA
56. Final chance : LASTRESORT
58. Leather, in Lyon : CUIR
59. River in Tuscany : ARNO
60. Del ___, county in Calif. : NORTE
61. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
62. Sodden : WET
63. Fall fabric : TWEED
64. Morning mist : DEW
1. Sadat is one : ARAB
2. Storage place for missiles : SILO
3. Substantial repast : HEARTYMEAL
4. Change, as a novel : REWORK
5. Between Miss. and Ga. : ALA
6. Bullring target : TORO
7. Poetic form used by Horace : EPODE
8. Inventor Lee ___ : DEFOREST
9. Aid acronym : CARE
10. Automotive pioneer : OLDS
11. Monster's loch : NESS
13. Telephone installer : LINEMAN
15. Welk rendition : POLKA
18. ___-in vote : WRITE
20. Alexandrian and Babylonian : ERAS
23. Mount St. Helens's counterpart in Sicily : AETNA
25. Signe of Sweden : HASSO
26. Modify : ALTER
27. Toomey of movies : REGIS
29. Philander : PLAYAROUND
30. Loom bar : EASER
31. Unemotional : STONY
34. E. E. Hale antihero : NOLAN
37. Overbearing : INSOLENT
38. Power : POTENCE
40. "When You Wish Upon ___": 1940 song : ASTAR
41. Swan follower : DIVE
43. Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
45. Hunted for hornbills' homes : NESTED
47. Plant anew : RESOW
49. Side dish : SLAW
50. Father of modern surgery : PARE
51. "___ It Romantic?": 1932 song : ISNT
52. Containing gold : DORE
54. Costain's "___ with Me" : RIDE
55. In a line : AROW
57. Map abbr. : RTE

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