This has been kind of a frantic day. Tonight the last pair of day of Passover begin. That means I won’t be doing the Spelling Bee till Sunday night. Also this was written without even enough time for the dough to rise because no other ideas came to my head in time.
Yesterday I missed PARATROOP, POOR, RAGTOP, RATTRAP, and TAPROOT.
APORT: on or toward the left side of a ship KEEP IN MIND ALEE IS STILL NOT ACCEPTED!
GRAPPA: A brandy distilled from the fermented residue of grapes after they have been pressed in winemaking.
OPAH: A large deep-bodied fish with a deep blue back, silvery belly, and crimson fins, which lives in deep oceanic waters.
PARATHA: (in Indian cooking) a flat, thick piece of unleavened bread fried on a griddle.
PHOTOG: A photographer.
Final score: 42 words for 183 points.
Genius minimum: 180 points.
First word: MACHINE.
Pangrams: MACHINE, MECHANIC.