New York Times, Monday, September 7, 1981

Author:David Galef
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Playwright Connelly: 1890–1981 : MARC
5. Passport stamp : VISA
9. Impertinent : SASSY
14. Cupid : AMOR
15. Enrages : IRES
16. Fine coffee : MOCHA
17. Type of pasta : CAPELLINI
19. Mistake : ERROR
20. Foes : ENEMIES
21. Gloomy planet : SATURN
22. Printing measures : ENS
23. Petty tyrant : SATRAP
25. Van Druten's "___ a Camera" : IAM
28. Maternity-ward announcement : ITSABOY
30. Dos Passos trilogy : USA
33. Reject : SPURN
35. High-school dance : PROM
36. Winged : ALAR
37. Type of pasta : LASAGNA
39. Type of pasta : RAVIOLI
41. "___ homo!" : ECCE
42. Smell ___ (suspect) : ARAT
44. Divert : AMUSE
45. British collation : TEA
46. Keep going despite difficulties : PRESSON
48. ___ volatile : SAL
49. Brave ones : DARERS
51. Sibling's nickname : SIS
53. Playground adjuncts : SLIDES
55. Mussolini was one : FASCIST
59. Strops : HONES
60. Type of pasta : SPAGHETTI
62. Useless : INEPT
63. Quaggy ground : MIRE
64. Dickens girl : NELL
65. Sauce for pasta : PESTO
66. Bronze and Stone : AGES
67. Gait : TROT
1. Nutmeg : MACE
2. "I met ___ . . . " : AMAN
3. Lariat or riata : ROPE
4. Word with de menthe : CREME
5. Most hideous : VILEST
6. Eye part : IRIS
7. Japanese coin : SEN
8. Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
9. Bedaubed : SMEARY
10. Heart connection : AORTA
11. Honest or careful : SCRUPULOUS
12. Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
13. Tale : YARN
18. Coat or cloud interior : LINING
21. Plant opening : STOMA
23. Patriotic org. : SAR
24. Scraps, NASA style : ABORTS
25. Ait : ISLET
26. Rapidly : APACE
27. Large, musky grapes : MUSCADINES
29. Less obese : SPARER
31. Tomato sauce for pasta : SALSA
32. Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
34. "Norma ___," 1979 film : RAE
36. Goal : AIM
38. Nostrils : NARES
40. Disappear : VANISH
43. Fool : ASS
46. Magician's word : PRESTO
47. Oranges or Indians : OSAGES
50. Skilled : ADEPT
52. Odor : SCENT
53. The Andrea Doria was one : SHIP
54. Solitary : LONE
55. High cost of leaving : FARE
56. Roman road : ITER
57. French town on the Vire : STLO
58. Pinball term : TILT
60. Like many a bairn : SMA
61. Greedy one : PIG

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