New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1981

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Overcome : BEST
5. Bryophyte : MOSS
9. Punishes : CANES
14. "Prophets Without Honor" author : ROHR
15. Neglect : OMIT
16. Willow inflorescence : AMENT
17. Continent : ASIA
18. Stage acronym : ANTA
19. Lariat for catching a dogie : RIATA
20. Woodbine : VIRGINIACREEPER
23. Bait : ENTICE
24. Cereal grains : RYES
25. Half a Broadway title : IDO
27. Ellis or Parris : ISLAND
32. World-weary : BLASE
36. Protracted : LONG
39. "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" author : AGEE
40. Weissmuller specialty : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
43. ___ da capo : ARIA
44. Pump meas. : GALS
45. Roaring Camp creator : HARTE
46. Maddox or Pearson : LESTER
48. ___ loss (flummoxed) : ATA
50. Shabby : MEAN
53. Placate : SOOTHE
58. Supreme Court oxymoron: 1955 : DELIBERATESPEED
63. Fresh air : OZONE
64. Caledonian : SCOT
65. Zip : TANG
66. Paint additive : DRIER
67. A former Bruin and a former Colt : ORRS
68. Upper Lough ___, in Northern Ireland : ERNE
69. Odense natives : DANES
70. Oahu bird : NENE
71. Pair : DYAD
1. Intrepid : BRAVE
2. Coal-tar dye : EOSIN
3. Kind of waist or tail : SHIRT
4. Prefix with comedy : TRAGI
5. Bewailed : MOANED
6. Atlanta's arena : OMNI
7. Hindu guitar : SITAR
8. Actor-director Keach : STACY
9. Pet : CARESS
10. Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
11. Minimal high tide : NEAP
12. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
13. Anatares, e.g. : STAR
21. More aloof : ICIER
22. Dominion : REIGN
26. ___-podrida : OLLA
28. Byron poem : LARA
29. Culture medium : AGAR
30. Salamander : NEWT
31. Eliminate : DELE
32. Phoenician god : BAAL
33. Artificial bait : LURE
34. Sale sign : ASIS
35. Census fig. : STAT
37. Flatter : OIL
38. James Beggs's agcy. : NASA
41. Coincide : AGREE
42. Utter disorder : CHAOS
47. Hearth remnants : EMBERS
49. African pest : TSETSE
51. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
52. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
54. Chose : OPTED
55. Lachrymose : TEARY
56. Hairdresser's purchase : HENNA
57. Barely won, with "out" : EDGED
58. Sen. Weicker's colleague from Conn. : DODD
59. Bible book : EZRA
60. A roast : LOIN
61. Arrow poison : INEE
62. Rent : TORN

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