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New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1981

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,417

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Across
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Drivel : BLAH
5
Activist actress : FONDA
10
Ornery critter : CUSS
14
Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
15
Homeric poem : ILIAD
16
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
17
Long-running Broadway hit : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
20
Prophets : SEERS
21
Group established at Bogotá in 1948 : OAS
22
Swarms : TEEMS
23
Liquid measures: Abbr. : PTS
25
Actress West : MAE
26
Long-running Broadway hit : ABIESIRISHROSE
34
A Scot and his relatives : CLAN
35
Arab noblemen : EMIRS
36
Spray driven by the wind : SCUD
37
Year in the reign of Claudius : LII
38
Agricultural degree: Abbr. : BSA
39
Concealed : HID
40
Luzon province : ABRA
42
Incisors : TEETH
44
Affectedly esthetic : ARTY
45
Long-running Broadway hit : PINSANDNEEDLES
48
Movie studio : SET
49
Climbing annual vine : PEA
50
Up and around : ASTIR
53
Barrel usually holding less than 10 gallons : KEG
56
Russian mountains : URALS
60
Long-running Broadway hit : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
63
Wrongful act, in law : TORT
64
Stately; splendid : REGAL
65
Southwestern elevation : MESA
66
Desires : YENS
67
Impoverished : NEEDY
68
River flowing from France into Germany : SAAR
Down
1
Certain lingerie : BRAS
2
Solitary : LONE
3
Poet Sexton : ANNE
4
Sharp turn on a road : HAIRPIN
5
Fruit at Eden : FIG
6
Pseudobutter : OLEO
7
Actress Naldi of silents : NITA
8
"Long ___ Journey Into Night" : DAYS
9
Fuss : ADO
10
Goes headlong : CAREERS
11
Coax : URGE
12
Blighted urban area : SLUM
13
"___ and Lovers": Lawrence : SONS
18
Notable Italian family : ESTE
19
Where Bryce Canyon is : UTAH
24
Compass direction : SSE
25
Handwritten documents: Abbr. : MSS
26
Excuse : ALIBI
27
Child, in Scotland : BAIRN
28
Enclose firmly : IMBED
29
Ascended : RISEN
30
Furious : IRATE
31
Pigment for Turner : OCHRE
32
Fits : SUITS
33
Christian Science founder : EDDY
34
Applaud : CLAP
41
Aids : ASSISTS
42
Explosive : TNT
43
Drill sergeant's call : HEP
44
Warnings for Macbeth : ALARUMS
46
Baltic island : AERO
47
"Te ___ laudamus" : DEUM
50
Member of a certain A.B.A. : ATTY
51
Brake part : SHOE
52
Gull's relative : TERN
53
Word with jerk or joint : KNEE
54
Border : EDGE
55
Prod : GOAD
57
On the Red or Black : ASEA
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Innkeeper in Bellini's "La Sonnambula" : LISA
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Jardiniere : URN
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Fishing lure : FLY

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