New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 1984

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Camel's backbreaker : STRAW
6. Traditional knowledge : LORE
10. Stimulate : FAN
13. Fragrance : AROMA
14. High point : APEX
15. Auctioneer's word : GONE
16. Full : SATED
17. Instrument Jimmie Lunceford played : SAXOPHONE
19. Architectural space : SPANDREL
21. Implanted : ROOTED
22. Winged : ALAR
23. Deeds : ACTS
24. Expose to public scorn : GIBBET
27. Unspoiled : PRISTINE
31. Ills : EVILS
32. ___ Ventre, river in Wyo. : GROS
33. Receptacle : BOX
34. Facial feature : NOSE
35. Refractor : PRISM
36. Bee colony : HIVE
37. Tail: Prefix : URO
38. Frost : RIME
39. Astronomer, at times : GAZER
40. Pattern of symptoms : SYNDROME
43. Metallic element : COBALT
44. Tower's item : ROPE
45. Sugar island : CUBA
46. Relaxed : ATEASE
49. Was contrite : REPENTED
53. Sunk : SUBMERGED
55. Sierra ___ : LEONE
56. Portico for Plato : STOA
57. Russian river : LENA
58. Actor Jeremy : IRONS
59. Mother Seton was one : NUN
60. Old Norse giant : YMIR
61. First Sikh : NANAK
1. Pert talk : SASS
2. Rattle follower : TRAP
3. Roster : ROTA
4. Responsive : AMENABLE
5. Duck walks : WADDLES
6. Kind of beam : LASER
7. J.E.C.'s birthstone : OPAL
8. Harrison or Stout : REX
9. Action in a Blatty best seller : EXORCISM
10. Metrical unit : FOOT
11. Country singer Murray : ANNE
12. Requirement : NEED
15. Revenant : GHOST
18. Culinary utensils : POTS
20. Squeal or squealer : RAT
23. Sprang from : AROSE
24. Class : GENUS
25. Dentine of tuskers : IVORY
26. Hoofed animal : BISON
27. Coach : PRIME
28. Balearic island : IBIZA
29. New and strange : NOVEL
30. Make an effort : EXERT
32. Sooty dirt : GRIME
35. In the correct way : PROPERLY
36. Tango's kin : HABANERA
39. A tapestry : GOBELIN
41. Howard Sackler product : DRAMA
42. "Second Hand ___," 1921 song : ROSE
43. Chalice : CUP
45. Coniferous tree : CEDAR
46. A.A.A., for one : ASSN
47. Ballerina's skirt : TUTU
48. Black : EBON
49. "Myth of Hercules" painter : RENI
50. Mahogany tree : TOON
51. Sicilian tree : ENNA
52. Escritoire : DESK
54. Jewel : GEM

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