New York Times, Friday, January 18, 1985

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Boiler product : STEAM
6. "The ___," play by Aristophanes : WASPS
11. Commando : STORMER
13. Moves stealthily : TIPTOES
15. Hairy : HIRSUTE
16. Eightfold : OCTUPLE
17. Freer display at D.C. : ART
18. Comments : REMARKS
20. A source of rubber : ULE
21. Tailless amphibian : FROG
23. Certain palms : SAGOS
24. Luge : SLED
25. Cahn output : TUNES
27. Atl. City marker : IOU
28. Hon : DEARY
29. Seamstress's utensil : PINKINGSHEARS
32. Former republic of NE Africa : UAR
33. They, in Paris : ILS
34. Useless but costly object : WHITEELEPHANT
41. Gleamed : SHONE
42. Actor Chaney : LON
43. Work translated by Pope : ILIAD
45. Sagacious : WISE
46. Chart again : REMAP
48. In ___ (wholly) : TOTO
49. Triple this for a wine : EST
50. Cuddly : LOVABLE
52. Heat unit, for short : BTU
53. Abstract : EPITOME
55. British motor trucks : LORRIES
57. Figure on Louisiana's seal : PELICAN
58. Gourmet's cousin : EPICURE
59. Amber is one : RESIN
60. Coal beds : SEAMS
1. Saddle appendage : STIRRUP
2. Richly embellished ice cream : TORTONI
3. Sounds of hesitation : ERS
4. River between Manchuria and the U.S.S.R. : AMUR
5. Allots : METES
6. Candle fibers : WICKS
7. Some are co-ops : APTS
8. Alphabetic trio : STU
9. Demotic : POPULAR
10. Late British movie star : SELLERS
11. Part of an arrow : SHAFT
12. Stay : REMAIN
13. Muscular : TOROUS
14. Unkempt : SEEDY
19. Highly excited : AGOG
22. Authentic : GENUINE
24. Seasoning obtained by evaporation : SEASALT
26. Ray : SKATE
28. Territory in N India : DELHI
30. Spleen : IRE
31. Roof angle : HIP
34. Susurrus : WHISPER
35. Antagonistic : HOSTILE
36. Ace, as part of a blackjack : ELEVEN
37. Hill in the Southwest : LOMA
38. Make possible : ENABLE
39. Element used in alloy steels : NIOBIUM
40. Shreds : TATTERS
41. Long oar : SWEEP
44. Drench : DOUSE
46. Kind of numeral : ROMAN
47. Drops heavily : PLOPS
50. Genes' positions : LOCI
51. O'Neill's ___ Smith : ERIE
54. Las' followers : TIS
56. Bldg. in Rockefeller Center : RCA

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