New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1981

Author:A. J. Santora
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Now : TODAY
6. Emulate James F. Fixx : JOG
9. Noggin : HEAD
13. Get on a soapbox : ORATE
14. Makes ___ day (delights) : ONES
16. Forever ___ day : ANDA
17. Spanish kings : REYES
18. Pop song by the Beatles : YESTERDAY
20. Moslem religion : ISLAM
21. "___ child has to work . . . " : SATURDAYS
22. Olympic god : ARES
24. Kin of day rooms : DENS
25. Where a chemist may spend the day : LAB
27. Space agcy. : NASA
29. Braggart : GASCON
34. Desire : EROS
36. Foremost painter of Spanish national customs : GOYA
38. Pester : TEASE
39. Bacteria that die without free oxygen : AEROBES
41. Ariel : GAZELLE
43. Stone monument : STELA
44. Canzones : ODES
46. Dogboat : SLED
47. Avant-courier : HERALD
49. Size : AREA
51. Govt. agency : IRS
52. ___ Day (Annunciation) : LADY
54. He loves, to Ovid : AMAT
56. "___ Time," TV show : ONEDAYATA
61. Suit to : ADAPT
64. "___ Ice," 1965–69 show : HOLIDAYON
65. Lowest point : NADIR
66. Part of the eye : IRIS
67. Singer Turner : TINA
68. Hang loosely : DRAPE
69. City on the Irtysh : OMSK
70. Turner of a best seller : NAT
71. Up to now : ASYET
1. Convex moldings : TORI
2. Paco and galena : ORES
3. Worker for wages : DAYLABORER
4. On ___ (carousing) : ATEAR
5. Sycophants : YESMEN
6. Pleasures : JOYS
7. Pharmacy directive : ONEADAY
8. P. C. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
9. "A ___ Day's Night," Beatles song : HARD
10. "En ___ Natt," Ingrid Bergman film: 1938 : ENDA
11. "Queen for ___" : ADAY
12. Doris and Dennis : DAYS
15. Bitten : STUNG
19. Synthetic : ERSATZ
23. Judicious : SAGE
25. Restraint : LEASH
26. Crest in the Dolomites : ARETE
28. Nothing to write home about : SOSO
30. Bishoprics : SEES
31. Retire : CALLITADAY
32. Sir William of Canada : OSLER
33. Requires : NEEDS
35. Alone onstage, as Scotto : SOLA
37. Ripener : AGER
40. "When Day is Done" is one : BALLAD
42. On the Baltic : ASEA
45. Beach city of racing fame : DAYTONA
48. "A ___ the Races," Marx Brothers film : DAYAT
50. Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
53. Have one's ___ court : DAYIN
55. Hebrew months : ADARS
56. Where Dayton is : OHIO
57. Comic Crosby : NORM
58. Their mascot is a bulldog : ELIS
59. Thin, flat, circular object : DISK
60. Med. school subject : ANAT
62. Put in a waterline : PIPE
63. Waste allowance : TRET

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