New York Times, Monday, January 14, 1985

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. ___ Major : URSA
5. In excess : EXTRA
10. ___ mater : ALMA
14. Get one's goat : RILE
15. Danger : PERIL
16. Roulette bet at Monte Carlo : NOIR
17. Expensive : DEAR
18. Loathsome : ABOMINABLE
20. Not important : UNVALUED
22. Patterns : MODELS
23. Soapstone : TALC
24. Assign by measure : METE
25. Clean up : POLICE
28. Decry : MINIMIZE
32. Metallic element : IRON
33. Italian province : TRENTO
35. Old horse : NAG
36. Old horses : PLUGS
38. Cheer in Cuernavaca : OLE
39. Low point : NADIR
41. Goddess of dawn : EOS
42. Woolen fabric : ANGORA
45. Certain : SURE
46. Plausible : SPECIOUS
48. Writer Ortega y ___ : GASSET
50. Other : ELSE
51. Evergreen : PINE
52. Queen Anne's lace, e.g. : CARROT
55. Containers for lubricants : OILDRUMS
59. Strong aversion : ABHORRENCE
61. Chamber-music ensemble : TRIO
62. Comic-strip hero : TEEN
63. Ordinary : USUAL
64. Elbe feeder : EGER
65. Blackthorn : SLOE
66. Untidy : MESSY
67. Depression : DENT
1. An Indic language : URDU
2. Nothing, in Nice : RIEN
3. Eastern European : SLAV
4. Making effervescent : AERATING
5. Shoulder ornament : EPAULET
6. Mediterranean sailing ship : XEBEC
7. Trampled : TROD
8. Edge : RIM
9. Nourishment : ALIMENT
10. Garland : ANADEM
11. Ear part : LOBE
12. Factory : MILL
13. God of war : ARES
19. Brainstorm : NOTION
21. Resinous substance : LAC
24. Sapper : MINER
25. Pan's appurtenances : PIPES
26. Lowest deck : ORLOP
27. "To a ___," Burns poem : LOUSE
28. Greek island : MELOS
29. A southern constellation : INDUS
30. A neighbor of Sudan : ZAIRE
31. Plumed heron : EGRET
34. Picaroon : ROGUE
37. Mariner : SAILOR
40. Made a statement : ASSERTED
43. Quack medicine : NOSTRUM
44. With legerity : AGILELY
47. Rick the catcher : CERONE
49. Computer gate : AND
51. Type sizes : PICAS
52. Broadway musical : CATS
53. Explorer Tasman : ABEL
54. Flow: Comb. form : RHEO
55. Burden : ONUS
56. Exhort : URGE
57. Deportment : MIEN
58. Separate carefully : SORT
60. Compass dir. : ESE

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