New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1986

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Days of yore : PAST
5. Rings : PEALS
10. Woman's workbasket : CABA
14. Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
15. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
16. King or Ladd : ALAN
17. "The ___ the merrier" : MORE
18. People with turned-up noses : SNOBS
19. Rave's partner : RANT
20. Physician's business arrangement : PRIVATEPRACTICE
23. Prefix with bar or therm : ISO
24. Stéphane's "steady" : AMIE
25. Topper for R. Burns : TAM
28. Snare : TRAP
31. Identification on an animal : EARTAG
35. Señor follower : ITA
36. National symbol : EAGLE
38. Author Bombeck : ERMA
39. Cardinals or Royals : MAJORLEAGUETEAM
43. Scandinavian monarch : OLAV
44. Duty : STINT
45. Cronkite's "You ___ There" : ARE
46. Take exception to : RESENT
49. Film terrier : ASTA
50. Wagner's "___ Rheingold" : DAS
51. Stir up : ROIL
53. Center preceder : EPI
55. United Nations body : GENERALASSEMBLY
63. Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
64. Moroccan capital : RABAT
65. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
66. Savoir-faire : TACT
67. Entertain : AMUSE
68. Start of a Mitchell title : GONE
69. Singles : ONES
70. Overgratified : SATED
71. Piece of crockery : EWER
1. Brilliant display : POMP
2. Don José's emotion : AMOR
3. Rani's gown : SARI
4. Roman fountain : TREVI
5. Of shepherds : PASTORAL
6. Fulmar's kin : ERNE
7. Overhead : ATOP
8. Zodiacal sign : LIBRA
9. Open ___ : SESAME
10. Englishman for whom N.J. was named : CARTERET
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. French bench : BANC
13. Dealer's command, at poker : ANTE
21. Fall bloom : ASTER
22. Investigative org. : CIA
25. One of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
26. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
27. Lower-class Spanish belles : MAJAS
29. Iron and Stone : AGES
30. "Oro y ___," Mont. motto : PLATA
32. Kind of mill : TREAD
33. Date-shipping town in Iraq : AMARA
34. Fun and ___ : GAMES
37. Sponsorship : EGIS
40. Has too much at dinner : OVEREATS
41. Not tried out : UNTESTED
42. Military camping area : ETAPE
47. Neither's partner : NOR
48. Queenly headdresses : TIARAS
52. Andes climber : LLAMA
54. Reflection : IMAGE
55. Castilian cat : GATO
56. Vivacity : ELAN
57. Riviera port : NICE
58. Be adjacent to : ABUT
59. Envelope encl. : SASE
60. Sudden misfortune : BLOW
61. Rural way : LANE
62. Belgian waterway : YSER

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