Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan 

New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1986

Author: Irene Smullyan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hawaiian island : OAHU
5. Lohengrin's beloved : ELSA
9. Third-world force : ARABS
14. Geologic process of erosion : PLANATION
16. Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
17. Figurative trio : TOMDICKANDHARRY
19. Bath or Baden : SPA
20. More acute : KEENER
21. Dozes : NODS
22. Gromyko's dissent : NYET
24. A year in the life of Theodoric : DXIV
26. Crudity : RUDENESS
29. Sacred spot : BETHEL
34. State : AVER
35. "Flying Down to ___," 1933 film : RIO
36. Sibling's daughter : NIECE
37. Hobgoblin : BUGBEAR
39. Leaflike appendages : STIPELS
41. Like seaweed : ALGAL
42. White-footed gibbon : LAR
43. Land map : PLAT
44. Mortarboard pendant : TASSEL
46. Blanch : ETIOLATE
48. Persian gazelle : CORA
50. Solar disk : ATEN
51. On the Red : ASEA
55. Ancient name of an island off Cannes : LERINA
57. Genetic material : DNA
60. Fictional duo : HANSELANDGRETEL
63. Cream of the crop : ELITE
64. Ingredient of paper and explosives : CELLULOSE
65. Award : MEDAL
66. Cycad or loquat : TREE
67. Boundary : METE
1. Chooses : OPTS
2. Crooked : ALOP
3. Breakfast duo : HAMANDEGGS
4. German connective : UND
5. More of the same : ETCETERA
6. Similar to : LIKE
7. John Doe or Richard Roe : SOANDSO
8. Addition : ANNEX
9. Residue : ASH
10. Horse of a different color : ROAN
11. ___-American : AFRO
12. Identifiable flying object : BIRD
13. Utters : SAYS
15. "Bread and Music" poet : AIKEN
18. Small amount : DRIB
23. Certain herbs : YERBAS
25. Part of Caesar's triad : VENI
26. Clergyman's dickey : RABAT
27. Part of the soft palate : UVULA
28. Title for Eden : SIR
30. Bend the elbow : TIPPLE
31. Describing a speedwalking duo : HEELANDTOE
32. Great success : ECLAT
33. Nimble, in Nantes : LESTE
38. Type of cur. : ELEC
39. Perched : SAT
40. Eternal follower : TRIANGLE
42. Apprentice : LEARNER
45. Lounge : LOLL
47. Japanese seaport : OTARU
49. Become innervated : REACT
51. Courteous interruption : AHEM
52. A special : SALE
53. Geraint's wife : ENID
54. A predecessor of Boomer : ASTA
56. Truant : IDLE
58. Viper colony : NEST
59. "Hard ___!" : ALEE
61. Lamprey : EEL
62. Chewbark : ELM

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