New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 1985

Author:Avery
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of cat : TOM
4. Item on a guitar : FRET
8. Eaten away : EROSE
13. Gemstone : OPAL
15. Città Eterna : ROMA
16. Boundary : LIMIT
17. Marcello's wish on Jan. 1 : FELICECAPODANNO
20. Designed : FRAMED
21. Slangy refusal : NIX
22. Attachment on property : LIEN
23. Tall tales : YARNS
24. Grangers' measures : ACRES
26. Teamster's rig : SEMI
28. Approached : NEARED
33. Lily's relative : ALOE
37. Tears : RIPS
39. Montélimar's river : RHONE
40. Spectacle in Philadelphia on Jan. 1 : MUMMERSANDBANDS
43. Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
44. Guy on a ship : STAY
45. Luxuriate on the beach : BASK
46. Town NNE of Paris : SENLIS
48. Desserts : ICES
50. Mattress-stuffing material : KAPOK
52. Kefauver : ESTES
57. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
61. Martini base : GIN
62. Existent but unrevealed : LATENT
63. "I do ___ . . . " (words for Jan. 1) : SWEARANDRESOLVE
66. Dunne from Louisville : IRENE
67. Certain crosses : TAUS
68. Farm implement : PLOW
69. British motorists' needs : TYRES
70. Point on the Isle of Man : AYRE
71. Method: Abbr. : SYS
1. Chewy candy : TOFFY
2. "Ernani," e.g. : OPERA
3. Of the cheekbone : MALAR
4. Lynn of baseball : FRED
5. Sinbad's mount : ROC
6. Jan. 1, 1863 : EMANCIPATIONDAY
7. S.A. beast : TAPIR
8. Olden days : ELD
9. 100 dinars : RIAL
10. All: Comb. form : OMNI
11. Trigonometric function : SINE
12. Kind of collar : ETON
14. Describe : LIMN
18. Luck, in Ireland : CESS
19. Some bovids : OXEN
24. Out of order : AMISS
25. One of the Yugoslavs : SERB
27. Fail, humanly : ERR
29. Ishmael's skipper : AHAB
30. Author Jaffe : RONA
31. Purposes : ENDS
32. Stand in an orchestra : DESK
33. Biblical prophet : AMOS
34. Object shaped like a half moon : LUNE
35. Arabia's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
36. Actor Jannings : EMIL
38. Tiffin's cousin : SNACK
41. Actor Rhodes : ERIK
42. Indigo is one : DYE
47. Story of heroism : SAGA
49. Coral and Red : SEAS
51. Niña companion : PINTA
53. Street sign : STOP
54. Narrates : TELLS
55. Government agent : ENVOY
56. Olla-podrida, etc. : STEWS
57. "___ a bird?" : ISIT
58. Crooked : AWRY
59. Poetic contraction : NEER
60. Sound : SANE
62. ___-majesté : LESE
64. Thing, in law : RES
65. Capek drama : RUR

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