New York Times, Thursday, January 23, 1986

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
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1. "___ the Way," Sinatra hit : ALL
4. Time to lose an hr. : DST
7. Mitt filler : HAND
11. Michael Jackson hit : BEATIT
15. R.A.F. formation : ECH
16. Repute : ODOR
17. ___ Mountains, Pa. : POCONO
18. Chancy : ALEATORY
20. Felt hurt : TOOKOFFENSE
22. Aircraft maneuver : BANK
23. Dyeing vat : KIER
24. The Intrepid, e.g. : SLOOP
28. It may bring on bravos : ARIA
29. Having a handle : ANSATE
31. A Gershwin : IRA
32. "The Yankee is ___ . . . ": Chesterton : ADAB
33. Suitable : FIT
34. Alpine range : ORTLER
36. Scraps : ORTS
38. Newspaper sect. : ROTO
39. One of "Dem Bums" : PEEWEE
42. Albanian coin : LEK
43. Spheres : ORBS
47. Chagall's forte : ART
48. Fleet : ARMADA
50. Zen discipline : KOAN
51. Bobby-pin target : TRESS
53. Seed coating : ARIL
54. Askew : AWRY
55. Vamoosed : TOOKAPOWDER
58. Working cooperatively : INTANDEM
61. Thought : OPINED
63. Whistle blast : TOOT
64. Silkworm : ERI
65. E. Indian tree : KAMALA
66. ___ gin : SLOE
67. NNW opp. : SSE
68. Uzbek, for one: Abbr. : SSR
1. Card. O'Connor, once : ABP
2. Dancer's garment : LEOTARD
3. Ancient Peloponnesian region : LACONIA
4. Most heedless : DEAFEST
5. Eye part : SCLERA
6. "___ I'll Be Happy," 1925 song : THEN
7. Hailey novel : HOTEL
8. Bustle : ADO
9. " . . . ___ a lender be" : NOR
10. Like some martinis : DRY
12. Recognized applause : TOOKABOW
13. Quill's need : INK
14. Resembled : TOOKAFTER
19. Affirm : ASSERT
21. The end : FINIS
22. Sheep's bleat : BAA
25. Tin Man's must : OIL
26. Sourdough's quest : ORE
27. It's elementary, to Watson : PAR
30. Glimpsed : TOOKALOOK
35. ___ view (disapproved) : TOOKADIM
37. Cause; motive : REASON
38. Ladle again : REDIP
39. A Nixon or Buchanan : PAT
40. Miscount : ERR
41. Saison en France : ETE
42. Wyo. city : LARAMIE
44. "Ivanhoe" heroine et al. : ROWENAS
45. Amounts of fun : BARRELS
46. Bend of a ship's plank : SNY
49. Bridge declarers : MAKERS
52. Condition : STATE
56. Canticles : ODES
57. F.D.R. measure : WPA
58. "___ De-Lovely": Porter : ITS
59. Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
60. "Miniver Cheevy, born ___ late": Robinson : TOO
62. ___ es Salaam, Tanzania : DAR

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