New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1981

Author: Rabinowitz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. C.S.A. men in gray : REBS
5. Framework : CADRE
10. Crops : MAWS
14. Sailing : ASEA
15. Medicinal plants : ALOES
16. Sills forte : ARIA
17. Carbine manufactured in England : STEN
18. Ninth day before the ides : NONES
19. Immature sow : GILT
20. Ballplayer closely followed by a U.S. President's mother : PETEROSEKENNEDY
23. Church part : APSE
24. OPEC ship : OILER
25. This is strange : ODDITY
29. Bill : NIB
31. He has his pride : LION
32. Oar : SCULL
34. Cry of discovery : AHA
37. Middlesex man linked with a memorable Liverpudlian : ELTONJOHNLENNON
41. Bravo, in Barcelona : OLE
42. Mosquito : AEDES
43. Chance : RISK
44. Depot on a RR : STA
45. Opulence : WEALTH
47. Disturb : UPSET
51. Site of a Brynner winner : SIAM
53. Pitcher thrown in with an ex–Sec. of State : TOMMYJOHNDULLES
60. Same, to Seneca : IDEM
61. Rectify : AMEND
62. Rhine feeder : AARE
63. Symbol of purity : LILY
64. Street show : RAREE
65. Faction : SIDE
66. Greasy-spoon sign : EATS
67. McCarthy's alternate : SNERD
68. Scrutinize : SCAN
1. File : RASP
2. Patron of Boiardo : ESTE
3. Member of the goosefoot family : BEET
4. Sound : SANE
5. Tester : CANOPY
6. At ___ for words : ALOSS
7. Recipient : DONEE
8. Exude fumes : REEK
9. Existence : ESSE
10. Great: Comb. form : MAGNI
11. Servant freed by Prospero : ARIEL
12. Playwright satirized in "Patience" : WILDE
13. Sylvan deity : SATYR
21. Snitch : RAT
22. Peer : NOBLE
25. Spread for bread : OLEO
26. Herb related to parsley : DILL
27. Be overfond : DOTE
28. Mythical princess : INO
29. Mother Seton's group : NUNS
30. Under the weather : ILL
32. Kind of jerk : SODA
33. Guevara : CHE
34. Indigo : ANIL
35. Innkeeper : HOST
36. Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
38. Foul : NASTY
39. Namath, formerly : JET
40. F.D.R. agency : NRA
45. Crumpled, as paper : WADDED
46. Bird with three toes : EMU
47. Serviceable : UTILE
48. Daises : PODIA
49. Refine, as a metal : SMELT
50. TV awards : EMMYS
51. ___ Ali, Afghan emir: 1863–78 : SHERE
52. Type of circle : INNER
54. Ollas : JARS
55. Mideastern sultanate : OMAN
56. Highlands girl : LASS
57. Secular : LAIC
58. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
59. Witnessed : SEEN

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