New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 1985

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25, Avg Word Len: 5.88, Missing: { Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry.
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1. Deduction for shrinking : SCALAGE
8. Passed in great numbers : TROOPED
15. Canadian capital city : HALIFAX
16. Noted British geneticist: 1892–1964 : HALDANE
17. Sans living organisms : ABIOTIC
18. Positions toward an object : ORIENTS
19. Soviet jet : MIG
20. Rushed to an assault : STORMED
22. Hiemal mo. : DEC
23. Singer Murray : ANNE
25. Glaze for pottery : SMEAR
26. Vexed : SORE
27. "___ body cry?": Burns : NEEDA
29. More, in Madrid : MAS
30. City in S.D. : HURON
31. Gershwin opus: 1927 : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
34. Moravian/English weapon : BREN
35. Chits : IOUS
36. Cambrian and Jurassic : GEOLOGICPERIODS
43. Develop : RIPEN
44. Amorous sound : COO
45. Particularly: Abbr. : ESPEC
46. Coolers : ADES
47. Mazo de la Roche setting : JALNA
49. Seaport in Ghana : TEMA
50. Meredith or Shula : DON
51. Speaks indistinctly : MUTTERS
53. Pejorative noun suffix : REL
54. Unlawful, in Iberia : ILICITO
56. Counterfeit : IMITATE
58. Addict's antithesis : NONUSER
59. Lightly, in prescriptions : LEVITER
60. Occupy completely : ENGROSS
61. Hobbers, in horseshoes : LEANERS
1. Medicine men : SHAMANS
2. Presidential selections : CABINET
3. Circuit tuner : ALIGNER
4. Parcel for Pedro : LIO
5. P.M. periods : AFTS
6. Single-foot and walk : GAITS
7. Retired hams? : EXCOMMUNICATORS
8. House Speaker : THOMASTIPONEILL
9. Of great singularity : RARER
10. Fetid : OLID
11. "___ to Billy Joe" : ODE
12. Kind of moth : PANDORA
13. Alimentary canal : ENTERON
14. Stoop : DESCEND
21. Acquire, as recompense : REAP
24. Food : EDIBLES
26. Support : SUBSIST
28. Where Goodrich got rich : AKRON
30. Ravel's "L'___ espagnole" : HEURE
32. Brain surgeon's meas. : EEG
33. Scuffle : HOE
36. One of a series of steps : GRADINE
37. Phantom : EIDOLON
38. Broadway event : OPENING
39. Gun manufacturer : COLT
40. Function : OPERATE
41. Persephone's mother : DEMETER
42. Mountaineers, e.g. : SCALERS
47. Germanic people who went to Kent : JUTES
48. Napoleon's force : ARMEE
51. With "capnist," hater of tobacco smoke : MISO
52. Hindu "Destroyer" : SIVA
55. Despicable person : CUR
57. Type of type : TIN

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