New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1981

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. Lighter or barge : SCOW
5. Swathe : WRAP
9. Accumulates : STORES
11. Musical ___ : CHAIRS
13. Sheridan's "School" subject : SCANDAL
14. Feels remorse : REGRETS
16. Mountain lake : TARN
17. Badgerlike carnivores : RATELS
19. Threefold: Prefix : TRI
20. Choir member : ALTO
21. Cube, flank or Swiss : STEAK
22. Scoff : JEER
23. Contradict : BELIE
25. Printers' units : EMS
26. Sight, hearing or taste : SENSE
27. Relaxes : RESTS
29. Certain seed cases : PEAPODS
31. Reese was one; also Durocher : SHORTSTOP
33. More precipitous : STEEPER
35. London streetcars : TRAMS
38. He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
39. French possessive : SES
41. Body of soldiers : TROOP
43. Prevaricator : LIAR
44. Prospect : VISTA
46. Lady from Lisbon : DONA
47. Electees : INS
48. Craft : VESSEL
49. Modern name for Persia : IRAN
50. ___ and between : BETWIXT
52. "___ Grace," well-known hymn : AMAZING
54. Former Spanish coins : REALES
55. Least valid, as an excuse : LAMEST
56. Colored, as cloth : DYED
57. Leftover dish : HASH
1. Excite suddenly : STARTLE
2. Competent critic : CONNOISSEUR
3. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
4. Endures : WEARS
5. Marine mollusk : WHELK
6. Shipment to a paper mill : RAGS
7. Ventilate : AIR
8. Feign : PRETEND
9. Tool for cleaning fish : SCALER
10. Shade of gray : SLATE
11. Wrinkles : CREASES
12. Emphasize : STRESS
13. Dagger thrust : STAB
15. Term of address to a sovereign : SIRE
18. Delilah, e.g. : TEMPTRESS
22. Imperils : JEOPARDIZES
24. Name meaning "noble" : ETHEL
26. Bowling or trolling : SPORT
28. Drench : SOP
30. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
32. Withstands : RESISTS
33. Menhaden : SHINER
34. Drank to the health of : TOASTED
36. Architectural style : MOORISH
37. Voiced : SONANT
38. More facile than sincere : GLIB
40. Purloin : STEAL
42. Sharp pain : PANG
44. Irked : VEXED
45. Egyptian dancing girl : ALMAH
48. Anagram for evil : VILE
51. Word with free or high : WAY
53. Doctor's org. : AMA

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