New York Times, Tuesday, February 3, 1981

Author: Lytle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Theme for a sermon : TEXT
5. Police alerts, for short : APBS
9. Spice : MACE
13. Finished : OVER
14. Quell, as fears : ALLAY
15. Affirm : AVER
16. Short skirt, for short : MINI
17. Raises : REARS
18. Expensive : DEAR
19. Romeo-Juliet secret : ELOPEMENT
21. Succinct : TERSE
22. Grenoble father : PERE
23. Rend : TEAR
25. Spread to dry : TED
26. Tough tree : ASH
28. Supplement : ADDENDUM
31. Clodhopper : BOOR
33. Increase : ADDITION
36. Protein in milk and eggs : ALBUMIN
39. Felix Adler's ___ Culture movement : ETHICAL
41. Champion : DEFENDER
43. "___ Lovely Day Today," 1950 song : ITSA
44. Argumentative : FORENSIC
47. Devoured : ATE
48. Opposite of fore : AFT
51. Tuesday : WELD
52. ___ Kingman, noted watercolorist : DONG
54. Sholokhov's "And Quiet ___ the Don" : FLOWS
56. Overbearing : IMPERIOUS
60. Ruckus : TODO
61. "Give us the ___ . . . ": Churchill : TOOLS
62. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
63. Church calendar : ORDO
64. Assault : ONSET
65. Site of the tomb of William the Conqueror : CAEN
66. Capitol Hill responses : NAYS
67. This, in Taxco : ESTA
68. Otherwise : ELSE
1. Weighty volume : TOME
2. Apt anagram for vile : EVIL
3. One who fears foreigners : XENOPHOBE
4. Rubbish : TRIPE
5. Away from the ocean's winds : ALEE
6. Did some sowing : PLANTED
7. They should be good mixers : BARTENDERS
8. An acre has 4,840: Abbr. : SYS
9. Produced : MADE
10. Ward off : AVERT
11. Discontinue : CEASE
12. Miscalculated : ERRED
14. Kind of band : ARMED
20. Horse and buggy, e.g. : ERA
21. Veracity : TRUTH
24. Mine access : ADIT
26. Arabian garment : ABA
27. Convinced : SOLD
29. Flowering weeds : DANDELIONS
30. Year in the reign of Henry II of Germany : MIII
32. Lace collar : RUFF
34. Eight-sided : OCTAGONAL
35. First to draw Santa as he looks today : NAST
37. Grimalkin's complaints : MEOWS
38. Concerning : INRE
40. New Guinea seaport : LAE
42. Adjective for a caboose : ENDMOST
45. That is: Lat. : IDEST
46. Heart : COR
48. "___ Water," Burns poem : AFTON
49. Ecologist's concern : FLORA
50. Hot drink containing alcohol : TODDY
53. Relative : NIECE
55. Courts : WOOS
57. Solicitation : PLEA
58. Shoshoneans : UTES
59. Unit of loudness : SONE
61. Low digit : TOE

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