New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1980

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Cougars : PUMAS
6. Fleshy fruit : DATE
10. "___ nome" : CARO
14. ___-garde : AVANT
15. Soviet stream : URAL
16. Mature : AGED
17. A Darling child : WENDY
18. Kind of tax : POLL
19. Veer : SLUE
20. Den : LAIR
21. Merging : COALESCENT
23. Criminals, collectively : FELONRY
25. Author of "Them" : OATES
26. Justice Potter ___ of the Supreme Court : STEWART
28. Red deer : HIND
30. Lichenose : MOSSY
31. Trivial verse : DOGGEREL
35. Ending with insist or exist : ENT
36. Musical passages : ARIOSOS
39. Western Indian : UTE
40. Virginia creeper : WOODBINE
42. Oncle's counterpart : TANTE
44. Mansard : ROOF
45. Legendary lake near Naples : AVERNUS
47. Jewel : BIJOU
50. Henry's quest : LIBERTY
52. Floral designs used in architecture : ACANTHUSES
54. Little devils : IMPS
57. "Quién ___?" : SABE
58. Figure skater's leap : AXEL
59. Consume : USEUP
60. God of love : AMOR
61. Persian fairy : PERI
62. Chaplain : PADRE
63. Court calls : LETS
64. Voyaging : ASEA
65. Sluggish : INERT
1. Detent : PAWL
2. Part of the eye : UVEA
3. Proclamation : MANIFESTO
4. Dana or Julie : ANDREWS
5. Hampshire's dwelling : STY
6. Delaware name of fame : DUPONT
7. Howling : AROAR
8. Huntsmen's cries : TALLYHOS
9. French magazine : ELLE
10. Waterfall : CASCADE
11. Metal tip on a shoelace : AGLET
12. Join the old grads : REUNE
13. "Awake and Sing" playwright : ODETS
21. Bk. of the Bible : COR
22. Poet : SONGSTER
24. Strike in all directions : LAYABOUT
26. Diving bird : SMEW
27. "___-Bungay": H.G. Wells : TONO
29. "But ___ on for ever": Tennyson : IGO
31. John or Jane : DOE
32. Where the Magna Carta was signed in 1215 : RUNNYMEDE
33. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
34. Dregs : LEES
37. "___ Rita" : RIO
38. Mouths of streams : INFLUXES
41. Dull, monotonous speakers : DRONERS
43. Revere was one : ARTISAN
45. Flowering shrub of Asia : ABELIA
46. Ship: Abbr. : VES
47. Adjective for a primer : BASAL
48. What "veni" means : ICAME
49. Frill on a shirt : JABOT
51. Grenoble's river : ISERE
53. ___ haole, Hawaiian-Caucasian : HAPA
55. Contented sound : PURR
56. Small barracuda : SPET
59. A. P. rival : UPI

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