New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1984

Author: Barbara J. Weakley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Luxurious : POSH
5. Mets or Jets : TEAM
9. Fiber for ropes : BAST
13. Table spread : OLEO
14. Church calendar : ORDO
15. Ill. city : ALTON
17. Factory : MILL
18. Equal : PEER
19. Scowl : GLARE
20. Optimistic one : POLLYANNA
22. Italian poet : DANTE
23. River in Miss. : YAZOO
24. Deviate : WANDER
25. Free-for-all : BRAWL
28. Ready for power : WIRED
30. Obscure : REMOTE
32. Back, in Beauvais : DOS
33. Spanish artist : DALI
37. Forays : INROADS
39. Preoccupied : BEMUSED
41. Incite : GOAD
42. Mayday's relative : SOS
44. Pillage : RAPINE
45. Slow, to Salieri : LENTO
47. Tall flowers, for short : GLADS
48. Soup ingredient : LENTIL
52. Native of Teheran : IRANI
54. Then, to Taine : ALORS
55. Uproot : ERADICATE
59. Steersman : PILOT
60. Greek city or gulf : ARTA
61. Declare : AVER
62. Decipher : SOLVE
63. Noticed : SEEN
64. Small monkey : TITI
65. Numerical suffix : TEEN
66. Taro root : EDDO
67. Scene of Satan's first triumph : EDEN
1. Splendor : POMP
2. Mishmash : OLIO
3. Vend : SELL
4. Disney's "Mother Goose Goes ___" : HOLLYWOOD
5. Gemstone : TOPAZ
6. Heretofore, in poesy : ERENOW
7. Glandular : ADENOID
8. Unit of time, in prosody : MORA
9. Iraqi capital : BAGDAD
10. Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
11. Tolerate : STAND
12. Rich cake : TORTE
16. ___-do-well : NEER
21. Summit site: Feb. 1945 : YALTA
24. W. German river : WESER
25. Ship's jail : BRIG
26. "Splitsville" : RENO
27. Hog plum : AMRA
29. Plunder : ROB
31. Defunct auto : EDSEL
33. Reproduction : DUPLICATE
34. Continent : ASIA
35. Advance : LEND
36. When Brutus was brutal : IDES
38. One of the Trinity : SON
40. Word form with potent and sonant : MAGNI
43. Agitated : STIRRED
45. Attend : LISTEN
46. Emulated Sen. Webster : ORATED
48. Trips around the oval : LAPS
49. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
50. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
51. Treasure find : TROVE
53. "A Bell for ___": Hersey : ADANO
55. Facility : EASE
56. Greedy : AVID
57. Where a chapeau goes : TETE
58. "___ go brath" : ERIN

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