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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1981

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,675
Across
1. Memorable anthropologist : MEAD
5. Tire part : TREAD
10. Goya, for one : PAINTER
13. She wrote "Mansfield Park" : AUSTEN
15. "View of Toledo" artist : ELGRECO
16. Yankees' third baseman : NETTLES
18. Actress Leslie : CARON
19. Like Leroy Brown : BAD
21. Corroded : EATEN
22. Soviet sea : ARAL
23. Harvest goddess : CERES
25. Was transported : RODE
26. Basketball tourn. : NIT
27. "Montcalm and Wolfe" author : PARKMAN
29. Martinique, e.g. : ILE
30. Unites : CEMENTS
32. He wrote "The Skin of Our Teeth" : WILDER
34. Choir singer : ALTO
35. Force unit : DYNE
36. Antlered animal : WAPITI
39. Robin's perch : TREETOP
42. Spanish river : RIO
43. Nocturnal nuisances : SNORERS
45. Women's ___ : LIB
47. Synge's abode : ERIN
49. Blegen specialties : ARIAS
50. Roofing material : TILE
51. Author Ernest Thompson ___ : SETON
53. Show agreement : NOD
54. English county : DEVON
55. Compliment : TRIBUTE
57. Babylonian's neighbor : ELAMITE
59. Tradesman : SELLER
60. Least dry : DAMPEST
61. Send by stages : RELAY
62. Equal : PEER
Down
1. Birds do it; whales do it : MIGRATE
2. Register : ENROL
3. Solar disk : ATEN
4. Last mo. : DEC
5. Big bicycle : TANDEM
6. Woody herb : RUE
7. Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
8. Rose product : ATTAR
9. Triangular : DELTOID
10. ___ pie : PECAN
11. Visigothic king : ALARIC
12. Rossellini : ROBERTO
14. Kind of work or point : NEEDLE
17. Be disagreeable : SNEER
20. River boats : ARKS
23. Southwestern saloon : CANTINA
24. They make cords and boards : SAWYERS
27. Trapping trophies : PELTS
28. Diamond performers : NINES
31. Soissons period : MAI
33. "To ___" (Galsworthy novel) : LET
35. Awesome : DREADED
36. Snatch a purse, e.g. : WREST
37. Drying frames : AIRERS
38. He played Mister Tibbs : POITIER
39. Concert number : TRIO
40. One of England's lords : OLIVIER
41. Post, Tibbets et al. : PILOTS
44. Mean, as a varmint : ORNERY
46. "John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
48. Bandleader Ray : NOBLE
50. Home of Arizona's Sun Devils : TEMPE
52. Not binding : NULL
54. Title Christie held : DAME
56. Hyson is one : TEA
58. Race section : LAP

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