New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1985

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Joke : JEST
5. L.A. plague : SMOG
9. Censor : BAN
12. Arm bone : ULNA
13. Kind of boat or buoy : LIFE
14. Prefix for stock or horn : ALPEN
16. Memorable name in fashion : DIOR
17. Knowledge, for short : INFO
18. Thrust : LUNGE
19. Gape : YAWN
20. Turn right : GEE
21. Peelers : PARERS
22. Command re an option : FISHORCUTBAIT
25. Semihard, light yellow cheese : TILSIT
27. Mine product : ORE
28. Oriental nurses : AMAHS
29. Adages : SAWS
31. German earth : ERDE
35. Command re an option : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
38. Chemical suffixes : ENES
39. French ones : UNES
40. One who ties shoes : LACER
41. Stop on the RR : STA
42. Civil : POLITE
43. Command re an option : PUTUPORSHUTUP
49. Incarnation : AVATAR
50. Bolivian export : TIN
51. Japanese aborigine : AINU
54. Full of grooves, as a road : RUTTY
55. Small lake : POND
56. Adolescent : TEEN
57. Certain Swiss paintings : KLEES
58. Three wise men : MAGI
59. Author Bagnold : ENID
60. Schedule abbr. : ARR
61. Dele's opposite : STET
62. W.W. II town : STLO
1. Punch's partner : JUDY
2. Lamb : ELIA
3. Raindrop's cousin : SNOWFLAKE
4. Discolors : TARNISHES
5. Insult : SLIGHT
6. Actor from N.Y.C.: 1939–76 : MINEO
7. Bid : OFFER
8. Earthy prefix : GEO
9. Words on a book jacket : BLURB
10. Asphyxia : APNEA
11. Pola of silents : NEGRI
14. Winged : ALATE
15. Aerie : NEST
21. Pocketbook : PURSE
23. Mexican's enthusiastic affirmative : SISI
24. Monks' hoods : COWLS
25. London gallery : TATE
26. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
29. Radar's kin : SONAR
30. Exist : ARE
31. Rates : EVALUATES
32. Donee : RECIPIENT
33. Regimen : DIET
34. To be, in Lyon : ETRE
36. Private instructor : TUTOR
37. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
41. Neuters : SPAYS
42. Critic : PUNDIT
43. Urban oasis : PARK
44. Palate section : UVULA
45. Spud : TATER
46. Speak : UTTER
47. Ermine in summer : STOAT
48. Fastener : HINGE
52. Armstrong or Diamond : NEIL
53. Ruin : UNDO
55. Aft. periods : PMS

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