New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 1986

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { C J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Attire : DRESS
6. Victim : BUTT
10. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
14. ___ Murphy, W.W. II hero : AUDIE
15. Jacob's twin : ESAU
16. Place for development : SITE
17. George Meredith heroine : RHODA
18. Tight : TAUT
19. Scent : ODOR
20. Inflicters of retribution : NEMESES
22. Toddlers' clothes : ROMPERS
24. Music syllable : SOL
25. Air : AURA
26. Tiny : WEE
27. City people : URBANITES
31. Penultimate Greek letter : PSI
33. Chalcedony : SARD
34. A medical deg. : DDS
35. Venetians : BLINDS
38. Stuffs, in Soho : STODGES
40. Sir ___ Laker : FREDDIE
41. Old Spanish coins : REALES
42. Uno, due, ___ : TRE
43. Slippery ones : EELS
44. ___ Rio, Tex. : DEL
45. Las Vegas entertainers : SHOWGIRLS
47. Jenny : ASS
49. Dies ___ : IRAE
51. Dawn goddess : EOS
52. Ibsen's "The Master ___" : BUILDER
54. Portend : PRESAGE
58. Language for a guru : URDU
59. Ballot : VOTE
61. Piano adjuster : TUNER
62. Observed : SEEN
63. Army group : UNIT
64. Hair colorer : HENNA
65. Formerly, formerly : ERST
66. Conceits : EGOS
67. Certain curves : ESSES
1. Mend : DARN
2. Berliner's repose : RUHE
3. Country of 15 Across : EDOM
4. Seat for a skirted rider : SIDESADDLE
5. Fall, e.g. : SEASON
6. Wagers : BETS
7. Columbia's initials : USA
8. Bull of the zodiac : TAURUS
9. Ascham, to Elizabeth I : TUTOR
10. Soaking : ASOP
11. Desert rattlesnake : SIDEWINDER
12. Shop : STORE
13. Concise : TERSE
21. Slurs : ELIDES
23. Syrup source : MAPLE
25. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
27. Gorbachev's country: Abbr. : USSR
28. Word with prime or first : RATE
29. Volleys of denunciation : BROADSIDES
30. Quests of a QB : TDS
32. Peripheral matters : SIDEISSUES
35. Vassar, for one : BREWER
36. Flavoring for a pickle : DILL
37. Legislative mtg. : SESS
39. Icy : GELID
40. To's companion : FRO
42. Tea, in Tours : THE
45. Costume for Lamour : SARONG
46. German poet-dramatist : GOETHE
47. Mistreat : ABUSE
48. More certain : SURER
50. Type of musical : REVUE
53. Fontanne's partner : LUNT
54. Favorites : PETS
55. Actresses Blyth and Miller : ANNS
56. Golfer Sarazen : GENE
57. Ages : ERAS
60. Uncle, in Tijuana : TIO

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