New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1981

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Loafed : LAZED
6. The Boston ___ : POPS
10. Maxims : SAWS
14. Mistreat : ABUSE
15. "Since Hector was ___" : APUP
16. Migrant worker : OKIE
17. Dissolves : MELTS
18. " . . . ___clock scholar" : TENO
19. Item spent in Siena : LIRA
20. Long Island mollusk : BLUEPOINTOYSTER
23. Spatiate : ROVE
24. Eric Heiden's competitors : SKATERS
25. Academic dept. head : CHM
28. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
30. Inventor–clock-maker Terry : ELI
31. One of Darrow's clients : LOEB
33. Path of trav. : RTE
34. 520 hebdomads : DECADE
38. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
40. Perched : SAT
42. Part of a blossom : SEPAL
43. Pendulous fold near the neck : DEWLAP
45. Testing ground, for short : LAB
47. Darkroom fixture : SINK
48. G tone : SOL
49. Daube, e.g. : STEW
51. "All is ___ and gaiters": Dickens : GAS
52. Civil-service ringer : POSTMAN
56. Sailors : TARS
58. Hardly ever : ONCEINABLUEMOON
63. Brain passage : ITER
64. Flag : TIRE
65. Expedient for saving face : SALVO
66. Word after bar : NONE
67. Constantly : EVER
68. Partner of true : TRIED
69. Accelerated : SPED
70. Cincinnati team : REDS
71. British equivalent of 14 lbs. : STONE
1. Mary's tagalong : LAMB
2. He assassinated Eric IV : ABEL
3. Bantu language : ZULU
4. Organic compound : ESTER
5. Autocrat : DESPOT
6. Doctors' sine qua non : PATIENTS
7. Sign on a store window : OPEN
8. Fourth-down plays : PUNTS
9. Frightened : SPOOKED
10. June and December occurrences : SOLSTICES
11. "Go fly ___!" : AKITE
12. Electrician, e.g. : WIRER
13. ___ Tower, world's highest building : SEARS
21. Past : OVER
22. Elihu's descendants : YALES
25. Dressed : CLAD
26. Follower of key or pot : HOLE
27. Grimalkin's cry : MEOW
29. Greenish blues : TEALS
32. Supported, with "up" : BOLSTERED
35. Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
36. An Andrews : DANA
37. Tooth fanciers : ELKS
39. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
41. School stoolies : TATTLERS
44. Washington was one : PLANTER
46. Actor Bridges : BEAU
50. Pulls from, as a purse : WRESTS
52. Companion of Falstaff : POINS
53. Successful : ONTOP
54. Public display of temper : SCENE
55. Ingenuous : NAIVE
57. Brainy : SMART
59. Reared : BRED
60. Hodgepodge : OLIO
61. Hot spot : OVEN
62. Protuberance : NODE

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