New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1981

Author: Rae
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Abyssal : DEEP
5. "There ought to be ___" : ALAW
9. Old word before "while" : ERST
13. Heraldic shield border : ORLE
14. Writer Jong : ERICA
15. San ___, Italian resort : REMO
16. Fuel transports : OILTANKERS
18. Old Greek festival contest : AGON
19. Used-car transaction : RESALE
20. Hazards for dolphins : NETS
22. Island music maker, for short : UKE
23. Monetary unit of Turkey : LIRA
25. Locale for a maître : ECOLE
27. Haw's partner : HEM
30. Erupted pollution : VOLCANICASH
34. Have ___ (be wary) : ACARE
36. Nigerian city : KANO
37. "___ boy!" : ATTA
38. Eater: Comb. form : VORE
39. Slangy command to 61 Across? : CANIT
40. Bank business : LOAN
41. Chemical suffix : OLIC
42. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
43. Exaggerated comedy : FARCE
44. Pollute : CONTAMINATE
47. What smog obscures : SKY
48. Crystal-lined rock : GEODE
49. Hindu god of destruction : SIVA
51. Nothing : NIL
52. Nevada cattle center : ELKO
55. Soprano Melba : NELLIE
59. Destructive rain : ACID
61. Trashy people : LITTERBUGS
63. Free from danger : SAFE
64. Epic involving Agamemnon : ILIAD
65. "Once ___ a midnight dreary . . . " : UPON
66. Actor Clunes : ALEC
67. "The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
68. Adjective for a mite or mote : MERE
1. French window : DOOR
2. Neighbor of Chautauqua Lake : ERIE
3. Extensions : ELLS
4. Flower part : PETAL
5. Noah's shelter : ARK
6. Property right : LIEN
7. Land measure : ACRE
8. "___, want not" : WASTENOT
9. Particular period : ERA
10. Thermostats, e.g. : REGULATORS
11. Urban polluter : SMOKESTACK
12. Timbre : TONE
14. Febrero's predecessor : ENERO
17. Animated : ALIVE
21. ___-fi : SCI
24. Potash, e.g. : ALKALI
26. Florida city : OCALA
27. Destruction and ruin : HAVOC
28. Of our surroundings and us : ECOLOGICAL
29. Victims of oil spills : MARINELIFE
31. Established law : CANON
32. Loos and Bryant : ANITAS
33. Bill ___, singer who apes Presley : HANEY
35. Right-hand page : RECTO
39. Plant named for a Jesuit : CAMELLIA
43. Malady symptom : FEVER
45. Humorist George : ADE
46. Having prongs : TINED
50. Collector's item : ALBUM
51. Org. that launched the Columbia : NASA
53. What pollutants may do : KILL
54. Colonial rights defender : OTIS
56. Velez of old films : LUPE
57. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
58. Serf of yore : ESNE
60. Nov. follower : DEC
62. The way, in China : TAO

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