New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1981

Author:Janke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Express praise : CLAP
5. Suffix with pay or tax : ABLE
9. "Front porch" material : FLAB
13. What a Mexican whistles : AIRE
14. Stupendous : GREAT
15. Entertainer Falana : LOLA
16. Got even : SQUAREDACCOUNTS
19. Famed man from Mo. : HST
20. Iraqi, to an Irani : ENEMY
21. Word after round or flank : STEAK
22. ___ Street : MAIN
23. Ibsen character : ASE
24. Math professor's "impossible" command : SQUARETHECIRCLE
32. Fourth-down play : PUNT
33. Patriotic British composer : ARNE
34. Dry ___ (plant disease) : ROT
35. Leaping before looking : RASH
36. Roi's mate : REINE
38. In slanguage, a heavy financial loss : BATH
39. Newscaster Seamans : IKE
40. Outsize incisor : TUSK
41. ___-bitty : ITTY
42. Is treated fairly : GETSASQUAREDEAL
47. Theater section : PIT
48. "Get a ___ on!" : MOVE
49. Once more : AGAIN
52. ___ Ching (Chinese scripture) : TAOTE
54. First name of "The Arkansas Traveler" : BOB
57. Expression used when a plan goes awry : BACKTOSQUAREONE
60. Author Wiesel : ELIE
61. Goatlike creatures : FAUNS
62. Highest point : NOON
63. Certain small fry : TADS
64. Campus org. : FRAT
65. To be: Fr. : ETRE
1. Till contents : CASH
2. Fluids: Abbr. : LIQS
3. In ___ (habituated to dullness) : ARUT
4. Vegetable : PEA
5. Passionate : ARDENT
6. Ray : BEAM
7. Fragile : LACY
8. Apples, oranges, ___ : ETC
9. Tool for making decorative grooves : FLUTER
10. Like a certain Eagle : LONE
11. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
12. Sit on a sunny shore : BASK
14. Barbara Eden role on TV : GENIE
17. Display fear, as a filly : REAR
18. Davis from Cogdell, Ga. : OSSIE
22. Trig., geom., etc. : MATH
23. Breakout in adolescence : ACNE
24. Shoot : SPRIG
25. Tragic 1980 event in Italy : QUAKE
26. Loose, as a diamond : UNSET
27. Oriental poem : HAIKU
28. Puzzler's bird : ERN
29. Prepare for shipping : CRATE
30. Girl's name (anagram for total) : LOTTA
31. Alcohol base : ETHYL
36. Become oxidized : RUST
37. Abbr., chiefly for lawyers : ESQ
38. Wait : BIDE
40. "___ funny, McGee" : TAINT
43. Large nails : SPIKES
44. Quantity : AMOUNT
45. Lists of persons : ROTAS
46. Always : EVER
49. Assist an arsonist : ABET
50. Party : GALA
51. Tart : ACID
52. Dictator : TSAR
53. ___ vitae (brandy) : AQUA
54. Napoleon or Wellington : BOOT
55. ___ about (courtroom phrase) : ONOR
56. Part of N.B. : BENE
58. On a holiday : OFF
59. Compass point : ENE

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