New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1981

Author: Carlyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. False god : BAAL
5. City in Lebanon or Algeria : SAIDA
10. Interpret : READ
14. Large-mouthed jar : OLLA
15. Helped : AIDED
16. All: Comb. form : OMNI
17. Hot, humid time in July and August : DOGDAYSOFSUMMER
20. Affirmative vote : YEA
21. Not flat : HILLY
22. Rent : LEASE
23. These are often bald : PATES
24. Siouan Indian : OTO
25. Hindu term of respect : SAHIB
28. "___ as good as a mile" : AMISSIS
32. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
33. New York, N.Y. : GOTHAM
36. Biographical collection : ANA
37. Chase Reynard : RIDETOTHEHOUNDS
40. Stretch (out) : EKE
41. Innermost part of an artery : INTIMA
42. Garlands : LEIS
43. East Indian herbs : SESAMES
45. Lenity : MERCY
46. Mal de ___ (seasickness) : MER
47. Respiratory sounds : RALES
50. Cleanse thoroughly : SCOUR
53. Word with over or under : SIZED
54. Fingerstall : COT
57. Ends a certain kind of hunt : CALLSOFFTHEDOGS
60. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
61. Fainter : PALER
62. ___ avis : RARA
63. Marine recruit : BOOT
64. Administrators, for short : EXECS
65. Suffix with mob or old : STER
1. Kind of check or guard : BODY
2. Medicinal plant : ALOE
3. Kelp : ALGA
4. Youth : LAD
5. "___ Isn't So," Berlin tune : SAYIT
6. Usher's milieu : AISLE
7. Adored ones : IDOLS
8. Resist : DEFY
9. Classified items : ADS
10. Men's slippers : ROMEOS
11. Opera star Eames : EMMA
12. Gallic dunces : ANES
13. Potentially ruinous : DIRE
18. Fictional whaler : AHAB
19. In the preceding month : ULTIMO
23. Kind of needle : PINE
24. Nebraskan Indian : OMAHA
25. Lesions : SORES
26. Similar : ALIKE
27. Nether world : HADES
28. Attention-getting word : AHEM
29. More rational : SANER
30. Sanskrit, Pali, etc. : INDIC
31. Fresh : SASSY
33. Hopeless case : GONER
34. Baseball's Mel and Ed : OTTS
35. Meteorologist's abbr. : THI
38. Track-meet officials : TIMERS
39. Rubber trees : ULES
44. Charm : AMULET
45. Ancient Persian's associate : MEDE
47. Ransack : RIFLE
48. A victim of Cortés : AZTEC
49. Ovens for glassmakers : LEHRS
50. Blackleg : SCAB
51. Roman statesman : CATO
52. Bread spread : OLEO
53. Tunisian seaport : SFAX
54. Paint layer : COAT
55. Monster : OGRE
56. Ruler : TSAR
58. Unclose, poetically : OPE
59. Holders of M.D. degrees : DRS

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