New York Times, Thursday, September 3, 1981

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Clerical vestments : ALBS
5. ___ père ou fils : DUMAS
10. Fellow : CHAP
14. Tabby talk : MEOW
15. Pointless : INANE
16. Aura : HALO
17. Herman or George Herman : BABE
18. Portents for Pompey : OMINA
19. "___ Your Face Before Me," 1937 song : ISEE
20. Diabolic : INFERNAL
22. Algonquian gelt : WAMPUM
24. Jackets : ETONS
25. Most ashen : PALEST
26. He "hit 'em where they ain't" : WILLIEKEELER
29. Sacred : HOLY
30. States of health, prosperity, etc. : WELFARES
34. Gobbled : ATE
35. Mixes : STIRS
37. Ordinal-number ender : ETH
38. 26-inning game, e.g. : MARATHON
41. Modern hairdo : AFRO
42. St. Louis Browns Hall of Famer : GEORGESISLER
46. Like a bright night : STARRY
48. Brooklyn's "Kentucky Colonel" : REESE
49. Run the 100 : SPRINT
50. Epithet for Napoleon, with "the" : CORSICAN
53. ___ Man McGinnity : IRON
54. Cremonan violinmaker : AMATI
56. French battle site in W.W. II : STLO
57. Catches : GETS
58. Magic maker : GENIE
59. Labor : TOIL
60. Cozy spot : NEST
61. Veeps, mgrs., etc. : EXECS
62. Sp. miss : SRTA
1. Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
2. Slender : LEAN
3. "Rapid Robert" of no-hit fame : BOBFELLER
4. In a very nice way : SWEETLY
5. Canadian quints' name : DIONNE
6. Reveal : UNMASK
7. Junk or fan follower : MAIL
8. Massachusetts cape : ANN
9. Shoreline protectors : SEAWALLS
10. Foolish fancy : CHIMERA
11. Metal straps : HASPS
12. Alaskan native : ALEUT
13. Cowper creation : POEM
21. Louis XIV was one : ROI
23. "A" to Moishe : ALEF
25. Earl or duke : PEER
26. Sound of a solid hit : WHAM
27. Jot : IOTA
28. Buck ___, baseball Hall of Famer : EWING
31. Type of telescope : REFLECTOR
32. Antoine's "to be" : ETRE
33. Memorable baseball-mad restaurateur : SHOR
35. Deficit : SHORTAGE
36. Royalist of '76 : TORY
39. Versus : AGAINST
40. Lottery prize : TERN
41. "A" on box scores : ASSISTS
43. Amatory : EROTIC
44. World ___ : SERIES
45. Plural endings : IES
46. Binge : SPREE
47. Meadowlands events : TROTS
49. Coach-to-batter gesture : SIGN
50. Malacca : CANE
51. Landed : ALIT
52. Piano theme song for Vincent Lopez : NOLA
55. "Super ___" (Lee Trevino) : MEX

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