New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1984

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Pummels : BEATS
6. Tater : SPUD
10. Emily or Wiley : POST
14. Astronaut's path : ORBIT
15. Lake NW of Addis Ababa : TANA
16. Moon goddess : LUNA
17. City on the Meuse : LIEGE
18. Neighbor of N.M. : ARIZ
19. Jot : ATOM
20. Not working : ONTHEFRITZ
22. Center : CORE
23. Bridge framework : TRUSS
24. Workaholic's antithesis : LOAFER
26. "Cuddle up a little ___ . . . " : CLOSER
29. Dust-up : SETTO
30. Promissory note of a sort : IOU
31. He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
34. Succinct : TERSE
37. The sandbox set : TOTS
39. Parts : ROLES
41. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
42. Ham it up : EMOTE
44. Brawn : SINEW
46. She raised Cain : EVE
47. Cheat : FUDGE
49. ___ with the same brush : TARRED
51. Word with puff or keg : POWDER
53. Cognizant : AWARE
55. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
56. Not working : ONTHEBLINK
61. Peruse : SCAN
62. Author Vidal : GORE
63. Animate : LIVEN
64. Savoir-faire : TACT
65. Pluck : GRIT
66. Duck : EVADE
67. Havens : ARKS
68. Jabbers : YAPS
69. Stupid : DENSE
1. Machete's cousin : BOLO
2. Where Irish eyes smile : ERIN
3. Aid an arsonist : ABET
4. High-wire attire : TIGHTS
5. Tended the tiller : STEERED
6. "Let us explore the ___ . . . ": J.F.K. : STARS
7. Helen's abductor : PARIS
8. Monad : UNIT
9. Astound : DAZZLE
10. Pacified : PLACATED
11. Not working : OUTOFORDER
12. Night sound : SNORE
13. More docile : TAMER
21. Commotion : FUROR
25. Giant among Giants : OTT
26. Quote : CITE
27. Appear on the horizon : LOOM
28. Not working : OUTOFWHACK
29. British gun : STEN
32. A ___ for news : NOSE
33. World-famous retiree : ALI
35. Lay by : SAVE
36. Gave the once-over : EYED
38. Juniors and seniors, e.g. : STUDENTS
40. Bristles : SETAE
43. Dutch commune : EDE
45. Trilled : WARBLED
48. Befuddled : GROGGY
50. Experience again : RELIVE
51. Fettuccine, for one : PASTA
52. Coveted award : OSCAR
53. Anchor position : ATRIP
54. Sharpens : WHETS
57. Nick Charles's wife : NORA
58. ___ the Terrible : IVAN
59. Buntline and Sparks : NEDS
60. Joint : KNEE

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