New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1981

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thick piece : SLAB
5. Reading, e.g. : GAOL
9. Diminish : ABATE
14. Chanel : COCO
15. Bullets, etc., for short : AMMO
16. Panamanian city : COLON
17. Publisher Adolph : OCHS
18. City on the Truckee : RENO
19. Hollywood employee : EXTRA
20. Emlyn Williams play : THECORNISGREEN
23. Word with flower or water : BED
24. Entry in a teacher's roll bk. : ABS
25. Young member of a pride : LIONET
29. Dutch disease victim : ELM
31. Dir. from Zurich to Lucerne : SSW
34. Port in Caesar's day : OSTIA
35. Ratite bird : EMEU
36. Companion of tear : WEAR
37. Salinger opus : CATCHERINTHERYE
40. "Just ___ doch-an'-dorris": Lauder : AWEE
41. Electrical unit : VOLT
42. Choreographer Ailey : ALVIN
43. Small ape : LAR
44. Pompous one : ASS
45. Bits of land in water : ISLETS
46. Edict of a sort : BAN
48. Holder of an LL.B. : ATT
49. "Oats, peas, ___ grow," start of a nursery jingle : BEANSANDBARLEY
57. Yellowstone Park denizens : BEARS
58. Musical ending : CODA
59. Bog : OOZE
60. Grand : LARGE
61. Imposing work : EPIC
62. Rail : SORA
63. A Ford : EDSEL
64. Secretary, e.g. : DESK
65. Oriental maid : AMAH
1. Dundee native : SCOT
2. Ness or Lomond : LOCH
3. Word with head or tooth : ACHE
4. Brown pear : BOSC
5. Attic : GARRET
6. Improve : AMEND
7. Prefix with potent or present : OMNI
8. She wrote "A Girl Like I" : LOOS
9. Bitter : ACERB
10. Emulates Larry Holmes : BOXES
11. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
12. Rent : TORN
13. Spanish queen before Sophia : ENA
21. West Indian sorcery : OBEAH
22. Range : GAMUT
25. Kind of train or government : LOCAL
26. "___ ship a-sailing . . . " : ISAWA
27. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
28. Riviera resort : NICE
29. Jannings and Ludwig : EMILS
30. Imparted : LENT
31. Tennis play : SERVE
32. Berlin's "___ with Music": 1921 : SAYIT
33. British naval women : WRENS
35. Antithesis of Eris or Ares : EROS
36. In good health : WELL
38. Mary Ann ___ (George Eliot) : EVANS
39. "___ la vista!" : HASTA
45. "Give ___ to the Indians," 1939 song : ITBACK
46. Lighter : BARGE
47. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
48. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
49. Gun sight : BEAD
50. Pitcher parts : EARS
51. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
52. Slangy negative : NOPE
53. Ponselle or Bonheur : ROSA
54. Weaver's gear : LOOM
55. Actor Stone : EZRA
56. Opposite of 52 Down : YEAH
57. Breton grain : BLE

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