New York Times, Monday, December 21, 1981

Author: William E. Heinemann
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 2
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Across Down
1. ___ Antony : MARC
5. Pentateuch : TORAH
10. Affirmatives : YEAS
14. River into the Baltic : ODER
15. Wing part : ALULA
16. Escutcheon border : ORLE
17. Sly trick : WILE
18. Like Cugat's rhythm : LATIN
19. Cartoonist Gross : MILT
20. "Call Me ___" : MADAM
22. Feast of Lights : HANUKKAH
24. Trek led by Moses : EXODUS
26. Amigo's emphatic approval : SISI
27. Jewish month : ADAR
29. She could use clues re locale of ewes : BOPEEP
33. Hiding place: Slang : STASH
37. Facts and figures : DATA
39. Graceful woman : PERI
40. Noblewoman : LADY
41. Small container for liquids : PHIAL
42. Goad : URGE
43. Algerian port : ORAN
44. Holiday boon for some : REST
45. Comedian Richard : PRYOR
46. Snack for José : TAMALE
48. Soothe : EASE
50. A son of Jacob and Israeli tribe : GADS
52. Horn made from a ram's horn : SHOFAR
56. Candelabra for 22 Across : MENORAHS
60. Battery terminal : ANODE
61. Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
62. Demolish : TOTAL
64. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
66. In ___ of (instead of) : LIEU
67. Molding : OVOLO
68. Diva's song : ARIA
69. Take on cargo : LADE
70. Solomon ruled one : REALM
71. Desires : YENS
1. Cut the lawn : MOW
2. ___ a dozen : ADIME
3. Enjoy a vacation : RELAX
4. Belief : CREDO
5. Collection of Jewish law : TALMUD
6. Wave, in Spain : OLA
7. Boaz's wife : RUTH
8. Another name : ALIAS
9. Twain's childhood home : HANNIBAL
10. Holy day in Tishri : YOMKIPPUR
11. Estrada : ERIK
12. ___ breve : ALLA
13. Adam's third son : SETH
21. One of Esau's wives : ADAH
23. Serviceman's org. : USO
25. Hebrew letter (same as tsadi) : SADHE
28. ___ Cain : RAISE
30. Weird : EERY
31. Therefore : ERGO
32. Atlantic Beach attraction : PIER
33. Vegas machine : SLOT
34. Home of Irish kings : TARA
35. Genesis name : ADAM
36. Where 56 Across are displayed : SYNAGOGUE
38. British bye-byes : TATAS
41. Pillager : PREDATOR
45. Laborer south of the border : PEON
47. Roman household god : LAR
49. Haifa greeting : SHALOM
51. Go away, with "off" : SHOVE
53. Raid : FORAY
54. Worship : ADORE
55. Type of bag used in baseball : RESIN
56. Shopping-center feature : MALL
57. Lamb's pen name : ELIA
58. Requirement : NEED
59. Portico : STOA
63. " . . . justice for ___" : ALL
65. Owns : HAS

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