New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1981

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Is adjacent to : ABUTS
6. Small flounder : DAB
9. Liquidate Darth Vader : ZAP
12. Use a Jacuzzi : BATHE
13. Dyed rabbit fur : CONY
14. Sped : TORE
15. In ___ (agitated) : ASTEW
16. Status of the Colosseum : RUIN
17. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
18. Even : TIED
19. Like underhanded advertising : SUBLIMINAL
21. Carpentry, e.g. : CRAFT
23. Licit : LEGAL
24. Teed off : IRATE
26. Psychic, at times : HEALER
30. Carved slab : STELA
33. Strigine sound : HOOT
35. Blue or White body : NILE
36. Salvers : TRAYS
37. Cause supported by Maureen Reagan : ERA
38. Secretary of Interior: 1961–69 : UDALL
39. Animal fat : LARD
40. Domestic retreats : DENS
41. Err : STRAY
42. Vote no : OPPOSE
44. Different : OTHER
46. Incompetent : UNFIT
48. Espouse : ADOPT
51. Scarlet pimpernels : EYEBRIGHTS
55. Relating to: Suffix : ULAR
57. Give each player a hand : DEAL
58. Inter ___ : ALIA
59. Degrade : ABASE
60. Paris RR station : GARE
61. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
62. Type of type : ELITE
63. Ending with east or west : ERN
64. Dress, with "up" : TOG
65. Wined and dined : FETED
1. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
2. Fundamental : BASIC
3. Speak : UTTER
4. Track attraction : THEDAILYDOUBLE
5. Backstitch : SEW
6. Gambler's all-out plunge : DOUBLEORNOTHING
7. Old-womanish : ANILE
8. " . . . where ignorant armies clash ___": Arnold : BYNIGHT
9. Seattle's QB : ZORN
10. Range : AREA
11. Senator from R.I. : PELL
13. French vineyard : CRU
14. Phrase used by Macbeth's witches : TOILANDTROUBLE
19. As written: Mus. dir. : STA
20. Marsh or Murray : MAE
22. Monastery group : FRAS
25. "Utah, We Love ___," state song : THEE
27. Fibber : LIAR
28. Fitzgerald : ELLA
29. Depend : RELY
30. Town on the Vire : STLO
31. Light carriage : TRAP
32. Wyatt, the lawman : EARP
34. Hot spot in a brewery : OAST
38. Secondhand : USED
40. Rebellious : DEFIANT
43. Last year's jr. : SNR
45. Owns : HAS
47. Arctic abode : IGLOO
49. Braid : PLAIT
50. Sample : TASTE
51. Rim : EDGE
52. Unit in many a sentence : YEAR
53. Merit : EARN
54. Monogram of a Menlo Park man : TAE
56. Oboe, e.g. : REED
59. Pershing's trps : AEF

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