New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1984

Author:Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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1. Very high mountains : ALPS
5. Cancel, NASA style : ABORT
10. Below the ___ (foul) : BELT
14. Dupe : GULL
15. Widow's inheritance : DOWER
16. ___ code : AREA
17. Medicinal plant : ALOE
18. Former queen of Italy : ELENA
19. Perjurer : LIAR
20. Fast vehicle : SUPERSONICPLANE
23. Kitties : POTS
24. Large parrot : KEA
25. Per : APIECE
28. Lickety-split : SPEEDILY
33. Toots ___, memorable restaurateur : SHOR
34. Large wading bird : STORK
35. Balmoral Castle's river : DEE
36. School of whales : POD
37. Maude Adams was one : ACTRESS
39. Eggs for Terence : OVA
40. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
41. Gripper under Guidry : CLEAT
42. Dingle : GLEN
43. Swiftness : CELERITY
45. Stanzas : VERSES
47. Zip : PEP
48. "Utopia" author : MORE
49. Out-of-this-world tour : AEROSPACETRAVEL
57. In the thick of : AMID
58. Uplift : ELATE
59. Locale : SITE
60. Liturgy : RITE
61. Allude (to) : REFER
62. College in N.C. : ELON
63. Greek letters : ETAS
64. Predictors : SEERS
65. Depression : DENT
1. Eastern rulers : AGAS
2. Dilly : LULU
3. Fall clumsily : PLOP
4. Surprising success : SLEEPER
5. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
6. Kin of machetes : BOLOS
7. Antiwar writer killed in action: 1918 : OWEN
8. "Madonna della Pietà" painter : RENI
9. Bounty hunters, e.g. : TRACKERS
10. Song for Sinatra : BALLAD
11. Silkworm : ERIA
12. Rawboned : LEAN
13. Darnel : TARE
21. Mythical bird : ROC
22. Takes a sly look : PEEKS
25. A relish : ASPIC
26. Ring : PHONE
27. An antiseptic : IODOL
28. Get sidetracked : STRAY
29. See 7 Down : POET
30. Pagan gods : IDOLS
31. Embankment : LEVEE
32. Gives birth to a lamb : YEANS
34. Let it stand : STET
37. Land measures : ACRES
38. Fast sailing vessels : CLIPPERS
42. Like ___ lightning : GREASED
44. Horatian creations : EPODES
45. They're enrolled at polls : VOTERS
46. Do wrong : ERR
48. Rhythm : METER
49. Swiss river : AARE
50. Discharge : EMIT
51. Moreno or Gam : RITA
52. Skipper's command : ALEE
53. Night spot : CAFE
54. Anagram for evil : VILE
55. Collar for a scholar : ETON
56. Springtime event : LENT

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