New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1981

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F H J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Served a tennis ball perfectly : ACED
5. Capital on Cape Verde : DAKAR
10. Siren in silents : BARA
14. Type of excuse : LAME
15. Head of Caesar's public works dept. : EDILE
16. Breed of steed : ARAB
17. Place for Bryan or Douglas : DAIS
18. Classify : CATEGORIZE
20. Remedy counteracting poison : ANTIDOTE
22. "Mighty Lak' ___" : AROSE
23. Author Vidal : GORE
24. Con man's confederate : PLANT
25. Kind of hen or pig : GUINEA
28. Murray of "The Merry Widow": 1925 : MAE
29. Feline ululation : YOWL
32. See 9 Down : ENTERTAIN
34. ___-Magnon cave, in France : CRO
35. Ratibor's river : ODER
36. White-tailed eagles : ERNES
38. Mary McDonough role on TV : ERIN
39. Drama about robots : RUR
40. What bees do : POLLINATE
42. Word with high or low : GEAR
44. Deface : MAR
45. Click beetle : ELATER
46. Hauled in : TOWED
48. Companion of book and candle : BELL
49. Fish that took the hook : BITER
50. Caused distaste : REPELLED
54. RR track width : BROADGAUGE
56. It empties into the Ouse : AIRE
57. Rave's partner : RANT
58. Degas : EDGAR
59. Bare the teeth happily : GRIN
60. ___-majesté : LESE
61. ___ list (honor roll) : DEANS
62. Shrieks of dismay in comics : EEKS
1. Robert or Alan : ALDA
2. James of Hollywood : CAAN
3. Issue : EMIT
4. Beene or Blass : DESIGNER
5. Give a medal to : DECORATE
6. Radio's "___ with Judy" : ADATE
7. Bad check : KITE
8. Stingo, in Soho : ALE
9. Delight with amusement : REGALE
10. Domain of Philippe de Rothschild : BARONY
11. Nobleman : ARISTOCRAT
12. Bring down the house : RAZE
13. Burrows of Broadway : ABE
19. A feast ___ famine : ORA
21. "Not a forgetful hearer, but a ___" : DOER
24. Type of truck : PANEL
25. Philosopher Hegel : GEORG
26. Excessive : UNDUE
27. Emphases for an orator : ITERATIONS
28. Like the bush leagues : MINOR
30. Emulate Oates or Rice : WRITE
31. Howard Hughes became one : LONER
33. Hungarian hero : ARPAD
37. Unheralded successes : SLEEPERS
38. The editorial we, for instance : ENALLAGE
41. A river at Rennes : ILLE
43. Turn about : ROTATE
44. Mixed : MERGED
47. Espouse : WED
48. Originated : BEGAN
49. Highland hill : BRAE
50. Wrinkle, to an M.D. : RUGA
51. Coins for a fountain : LIRE
52. Estrada : ERIK
53. Retreats : DENS
54. Cask: Abbr. : BRL
55. Ending for cock or block : ADE

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