New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1980

Author:Goldmann
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Feet for W. S. Gilbert : IAMBS
6. "That's one small ___ for a man . . . " : STEP
10. Word in a Hope-Crosby film title : ROAD
14. Unexpected delight : TREAT
15. Contemporary of Haydn : ARNE
16. Indian of a New York region : ERIE
17. Obliterate : ERASE
18. ___ qua non : SINE
19. Pinnacle : ACME
20. Hawthorne slept here : MANSE
21. First king of Israel : SAUL
22. El Centro's gift to entertainment : CHER
23. Penultimate G. & S. opera : UTOPIALIMITED
26. Gurth, in "Ivanhoe" : SERF
27. Yalies : ELIS
28. Venus or Mars : ORB
31. Memorable singer: 1936–73 : DARIN
34. Come in : ENTER
37. "'Twas ever ___" : THUS
39. OPEC member : QATAR
41. Author of a famous elegy : GRAY
42. Became strengthened, with "up" : TONED
44. Decorative stroke on a letter : SERIF
46. Part of "to be" : ARE
47. Former N.Y.C. newspaper : TRIB
49. Applaud : CLAP
51. Antepenultimate G. & S. opera : THEGONDOLIERS
56. Metallic element : IRON
57. Stand on line : WAIT
58. Bonnie or John of singing fame : RAITT
60. One of the Roosevelts : SARA
61. Puccini heroine : MIMI
62. With 43 Down, undignified : INFRA
63. Object to : MIND
64. With, in Tours : AVEC
65. Famous Swiss mathematician : EULER
66. Koko's weapon : SNEE
67. Suffix with sweet or low : NESS
68. Paellas, e.g. : STEWS
1. Piece of news : ITEM
2. Chilean pianist : ARRAU
3. Had in mind : MEANT
4. Hines and Moll : BASSOS
5. Brewed tea : STEEPED
6. Tree yielding a flavoring agent : SASSAFRAS
7. "The ___," Orson Welles film: 1962 : TRIAL
8. Boredom : ENNUI
9. "___ a grape" (Mae West line) : PEELME
10. Responding to a stimulus : REACTING
11. Mehta leads one : ORCHESTRA
12. Directed, as a missile : AIMED
13. Does, for instance : DEER
24. Where the Euphrates flows : IRAQ
25. ___ de la Cité : ILE
28. Pittsburgh catcher : OTT
29. Greek letter : RHO
30. "Fleshly poet" of "Patience" : BUNTHORNE
32. Suffix with Brooklyn or Bronx : ITE
33. Serious social problem : NARCOTICS
35. Sound receiver : EAR
36. "A pocket full of ___" : RYE
38. Schubert favorite : SERENADE
40. Small stream : RILL
43. See 62 Across : DIG
45. Women's chorus in "Iolanthe" : FAIRIES
48. Archer : BOWMAN
50. What G. W. Carver converted into axle grease : PEANUT
51. Prepare for a bout : TRAIN
52. Simple : NAIVE
53. Ma Bell's collection : DIMES
54. Weapon for a jaeger : RIFLE
55. Spread about : STREW
56. Certain theories : ISMS
59. Men's chorus in "Pinafore" : TARS

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