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New York Times, Monday, January 19, 1981

Author: Nikki Tenfelde
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nikki Tenfelde has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,395
Across Down
1. Tired old horse : JADE
5. Clergyman : VICAR
10. Pith : MEAT
14. Mild oath : EGAD
15. Accustom : INURE
16. Chaplet for Percivale : ORLE
17. Forefather : SIRE
18. Small herring : SPRAT
19. Baltic city : RIGA
20. Rear seating in vintage cars : TONNEAUS
22. Knave : RASCAL
24. Weight allowance : TRET
25. "The ___ to you!" : SAME
26. Maroon : STRAND
29. Tribute : ACCOLADE
33. Greek island : CRETE
34. Fruit of the blackthorn : SLOES
35. Popular vehicle : VAN
36. Ferris wheel or whip : RIDE
37. Scottish estate owner : LAIRD
38. Puff : PANT
39. Collection : ANA
40. Dicer's "natural" : SEVEN
41. Kind of ant or elephant : WHITE
42. Edifice in Arlington, Va. : PENTAGON
44. Stripper : PEELER
45. Distant : AFAR
46. Advocatory statement : PLEA
47. Skeleton in the closet : SECRET
50. Gershwin's "Blue" opus : RHAPSODY
54. Hamper : CLOG
55. Dolt : IDIOT
57. To shelter, on a ship : ALEE
58. "Clown of the orchestra" : OBOE
59. Mount a soapbox : ORATE
60. Shapely : NEAT
61. "They ___ thataway" : WENT
62. Hose material : NYLON
63. Ankles or anklebones : TALI
1. Emulate Feste : JEST
2. Exchange premium : AGIO
3. Mend : DARN
4. Lacking teeth : EDENTATE
5. Endorsed a passport : VISAED
6. Money used for a business project : INPUT
7. Contemptible fellows : CURS
8. Constellation : ARA
9. Went back over again : RETRACED
10. Bit : MORSEL
11. Norwegian navigator : ERIC
12. Rootless plant : ALGA
13. River duck : TEAL
21. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
23. Prophet of the eighth century B.C. : AMOS
25. Derision : SCORN
26. Whit : SCRAP
27. Threefold : TRINE
28. V-shaped fieldwork : REDAN
29. Strange : ALIEN
30. Make use of : AVAIL
31. ___ Gabriel Rossetti : DANTE
32. Pierce : ENTER
34. Taste with pleasure : SAVOR
37. Diplomatic mission : LEGATION
38. Game bird : PHEASANT
40. Secure : SAFE
41. Lament : WEEP
43. Quarry : TARGET
44. Typewriter roller : PLATEN
46. Paparazzo's product : PHOTO
47. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
48. Altona's river : ELBE
49. Relative of a possum : COON
50. Monetary unit of Iran : RIAL
51. Olive, to Ovid : OLEA
52. Barter : DEAL
53. Himalayan "Bigfoot" : YETI
56. Desiccate : DRY

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