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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1981

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { F J W X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,624
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1. Party popper : CORK
5. Flit : DART
9. Nervy : DARING
11. Becomes different : VARIES
13. Steeplejack, at times : RIVETER
14. Data for the I.R.S. : INCOMES
16. Swinburne's "___ Atque Vale" : AVE
17. Enthusiasts : ZEALOTS
19. With 8 Down, for now : PRO
20. To some extent: Prefix : SEMI
22. Klein creation : STYLE
23. Spiral : COIL
24. Dido : PRANK
26. Silkworm : ERI
27. Ten ___ (stop transmitting) : THREE
28. Obvious derision : SNEER
30. Contestants : ENTRIES
32. Borrower's interest re interest : RATE
34. Juncture : SEAM
35. Winter wear : MITTENS
38. Sour : ACERB
41. Former Barbary state : TUNIS
42. Flash often accompanying a dash : DOT
44. Cornered : TREED
46. ___ muchacha (this girl): Sp. : ESTA
47. One-eighth of a peck : QUART
49. Wan : ASHY
50. Golfer's concern : LIE
51. Grotesque : SURREAL
53. Free electron : ION
54. Home of the collegiate Cowboys : LARAMIE
56. Bedeck with small stars : SPANGLE
58. Circumscribes : LIMITS
59. Motion support : SECOND
60. Tetranychid : MITE
61. They lost a Rose to Philadelphia : REDS
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1. Alley Oop, for one : CAVEMAN
2. Prospector's prospect : ORE
3. Swiss owner of a posh hotel : RITZ
4. These are bent in orisons : KNEES
5. Subject of a Giotto painting : DANTE
6. Parts of ellipses : ARCS
7. Brazilian coffee : RIO
8. See 19 Across : TEMPORE
9. Several : DIVERS
10. Fireplace : GRATE
11. Some possessions of Itzhak Perlman : VIOLINS
12. Baseball-season climax : SERIES
13. File : RASP
15. Fish : SOLE
18. "Toute la ___," Hugo work : LYRE
21. Sluggard's problem : INERTIA
23. Impossible dream : CHIMERA
25. Subject of Shelley's "Adonais" : KEATS
27. Pamphlet : TRACT
29. Beat for a P.O. man : RTE
31. Export from Calcutta : TEA
33. Bears : ENDURES
35. Cardinal Cardinal in the 40's and 50's : MUSIAL
36. Provisional, as a council : INTERIM
37. Emulate the eagle : SOAR
39. Quits before becoming superannuated : RESIGNS
40. Partner of lo : BEHOLD
41. Fabled archer : TELL
43. Long lock : TRESS
45. The force is with it : DYNE
47. Completely : QUITE
48. Acuminate : TAPER
51. Clobbered, in days of yore : SMIT
52. Needlepoint, for one : LACE
55. "Mon ___ Pierrot" : AMI
57. Silent agreement : NOD

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