New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1985

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stout : ALE
4. Tiff : SPAT
8. Thespian : ACTOR
13. Cutie : DOLL
15. Sandarac : ARAR
16. Not a soul : NOONE
17. Five-and-ten : DIMESTORE
19. Sag : SLUMP
20. Heaven: Comb. form : URANO
21. Braun and Sydow : VONS
23. Mineral deposits : ORES
24. Tightwad : PENNYPINCHER
27. Story : YARN
28. Blood-hued : HEMATIC
32. Neckpiece : BOA
35. Newport, R.I., has one : OCS
37. Daft : INANE
38. Tightly together : ATCLOSEQUARTERS
43. Water wheel : NORIA
44. Compass pt. : NNE
45. Permit : LET
46. "Fear God, and ___ commandments": Eccl. 12:13 : KEEPHIS
49. Forum frock : TOGA
52. Type of bread : PUMPERNICKEL
57. Con game : SCAM
60. African antelope : PALA
61. Saki : MUNRO
62. Pivotal : POLAR
64. Social affair : RECEPTION
66. Express a view : OPINE
67. Some Feds : TMEN
68. Being : ESSE
69. Young adults : TEENS
70. Assists : AIDS
71. "Take ___, She's Mine" : HER
1. Total : ADDUP
2. France's longest river : LOIRE
3. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
4. Posed : SAT
5. Sphere : PROVINCE
6. Baseball's Hank : AARON
7. Ditch : TRENCH
8. Response to a ques. : ANS
9. Pigment : COLORANT
10. Travel : TOUR
11. "Don't tread ___" : ONME
12. Agts. : REPS
14. Dustin Hoffman role : LENNY
18. Salty sauce, British style : SOYA
22. Haggard heroine : SHE
25. Paid athletes : PROS
26. Arabian prince : EMIR
29. Asian weight : TAEL
30. Concerning : INRE
31. "___ la vie!" : CEST
32. Rowers' bench : BANK
33. Indian of Okla. : OTOE
34. Farm measure : ACRE
36. Mil. unit : SQN
39. U.S. journalist: 1889–1974 : LIPPMANN
40. Waikiki's isle : OAHU
41. Not discovered : UNTRACED
42. Long period : AEON
47. Devilish tot : IMP
48. Ancient Laconian city : SPARTA
50. Furniture trimming : GIMP
51. Kind of angle : ACUTE
53. Varnish base : ELEMI
54. Baked dough with filler : KNISH
55. Jagged : EROSE
56. Hermit : LONER
57. Blemish : SPOT
58. Get by : COPE
59. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
63. ___ judicata : RES
65. U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS

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