New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1981

Author:Audrey Koch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. David is one : CAMP
5. Legumes : PEAS
9. Chicago nine : CUBS
13. Blue dye : ANIL
14. Emulate Goose Gossage : PITCH
15. Premed subject : ANAT
16. Nick and Nora's pooch : ASTA
17. Muse of lyric poetry : ERATO
18. In ___ (in its original position) : SITU
19. Major baseball league : NATIONAL
21. Soaked flax : RETTED
23. American cartoonist : NAST
24. Player like George Brett : STAR
25. Their ancient land is now NW Iran : MEDES
28. Pertaining to bishops : EPISCOPAL
33. Sacred books of the ancient Zoroastrian religion : AVESTA
35. Coll. of selected poems : ANTH
36. Alfonso XIII's queen : ENA
37. Donation : GIFT
38. Form of lotto : BINGO
40. New York nine : METS
41. Ending for Bronx or Brooklyn : ITE
42. Female horse : MARE
43. Historic island in the Nile : PHILAE
45. St. Louis nine : CARDINALS
48. Goose genus : ANSER
49. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
50. Punctilious person : PRIG
52. Symphony section : ADAGIO
55. World Series champs: 1980 : PHILLIES
59. Office note : MEMO
60. McKinley's birthplace, in Ohio : NILES
62. Player on Montreal's team : EXPO
63. Name of three baseball brothers : ALOU
64. Accustom : ENURE
65. Memorable Danish-American writer : RIIS
66. Tryout : TEST
67. Knight's wife : DAME
68. City or river in Maine : SACO
1. Actor James from N.Y.C. : CAAN
2. Handle, to Hadrian : ANSA
3. Glove for Rick Cerone : MITT
4. Least adorned : PLAINEST
5. Player on Pittsburgh's team : PIRATE
6. Latin abbr. : ETAL
7. Perform : ACT
8. Bowa, Burleson or Dent : SHORTSTOP
9. Cuba's leading baseball fan : CASTRO
10. Inning, for one : UNIT
11. Lessen or lower : BATE
12. Ornamental nail : STUD
14. Sows' homes : PENS
20. Hops kiln : OAST
22. Apiece : EACH
24. What carolers do : SING
25. Legerdemain : MAGIC
26. Broadway hit musical : EVITA
27. Postpone : DEFER
29. Jury : PANEL
30. Pares : PEELS
31. Pilasters : ANTAE
32. Beam used by engineers : LASER
34. Deserted : ABANDONED
39. Dies ___ : IRAE
40. Loners' opposites : MINGLERS
42. Kind of skirt : MINI
44. Greet : HAIL
46. Spot for a bench warmer : DUGOUT
47. Baseball, e.g. : SPHERE
51. What some fast balls do : RISE
52. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
53. Strike out : DELE
54. Otis of the Kansas City Royals : AMOS
55. Succulent fruit : PLUM
56. Corn lily : IXIA
57. De Mille film : EPIC
58. Adjective for a .250 hitter : SOSO
61. One ___ million : INA

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