New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1981

Author:Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of hopper : CLOD
5. Actress Verdon : GWEN
9. First word in a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
14. Whole: Comb. form : HOLO
15. A cardinal's is red : ROBE
16. Ishmael's mother : HAGAR
17. Times of decision : ELECTIONS
19. "___ by any other name . . . ": Juliet : AROSE
20. Novel by 39 Down : RAGTIME
21. Domestication is their vocation : TAMERS
23. Unusual individuals : ONERS
25. Apr. and Aug. : MOS
26. Bags : SNARES
29. Madison and Montgomery, e.g. : CAPITALS
34. Like apples ready to bake : CORED
35. Some go a long distance : CALLS
36. Shipment from India : LAC
37. Dry as dust : ARID
38. Arroyo : GULLY
39. Shirley Verrett, for one : DIVA
40. Marseille Mrs. : MME
41. Reclines indolently : LOLLS
42. Wandering one : ROVER
43. Historic site in Texas (first battle of Mexican War) : PALOALTO
45. Meshy pattern : LACERY
46. Mailman's tour: Abbr. : RTE
47. Intertwine : PLAIT
49. Bluebeard's curious wife : FATIMA
52. Speaks sonorously : INTONES
56. Part of a pasha's palace : HAREM
57. Atomic particles : ELECTRONS
59. Maxim's cousin : ADAGE
60. Hold a horse back until the homestretch : RATE
61. Be remiss about : OMIT
62. Of somatic tissue : TELAR
63. Attar asset : ODOR
64. Puts togetheer : WEDS
1. Mother of Chastity : CHER
2. She gets what she wants : LOLA
3. Couturier Cassini : OLEG
4. Altered, as evidence : DOCTORED
5. Actress Tammy : GRIMES
6. Ardent one : WOOER
7. Helmsman's abbr. : EBN
8. Abode in a roble : NEST
9. Goatlike antelope : CHAMOIS
10. Most exceptional : RAREST
11. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
12. What a priest says : MASS
13. Prior to, to Prior : ERE
18. Like a runcible spoon : TINED
22. Antonym of meagerly : AMPLY
24. Shore-dinner tidbit : SCALLOP
26. Impish one : SCAMP
27. Bellini opera : NORMA
28. Rebel angel in "Paradise Lost" : ARIEL
30. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
31. Kicking's sidekick : ALIVE
32. Rod often seen on a court : LAVER
33. Causing goose flesh : SCARY
35. James Dean fans, e.g. : CULT
38. Robot in Hebrew folklore : GOLEM
39. Author of "Loon Lake" : DOCTOROW
41. Martyred opponent of Mary I : LATIMER
42. John of "Carousel" fame : RAITT
44. Spanish philosopher ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
45. Cavalryman of a sort : LANCER
48. Stop the engines at sea : LIETO
49. Meet the bet at Reno : FADE
50. Body fueled by the Amu Darya : ARAL
51. Baltic island : AERO
53. One place where you seldom bake in Alaska : NOME
54. City in Oklahoma : ENID
55. Stratosphere streakers, for short : SSTS
56. Something to fling into a ring : HAT
58. Aladdin, e.g. : LAD

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