New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Bagel : ROLL
5. W.W. II servicewomen : WAFS
9. Picket : PALE
13. "The ___ Love" : ONEI
14. Where to seek what's chic : SALON
15. Approve : OKAY
16. Warm-up for Winfield : BATTINGPRACTICE
19. Beings : ENTITIES
20. Impish doings : PRANKS
21. Understands : GETS
22. Not ___ (zilch) : ABIT
23. Assagais : SPEARS
26. Slipcover material : CRETONNE
30. Thane's group : CLAN
31. Eastern inn : SERAI
32. Anguilliform creature : EEL
33. Swimming stroke : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
37. Montpellier Mrs. : MME
38. Poet Dickinson : EMILY
39. Nautical term : ALEE
40. Hinged hooks : PELICANS
42. Wall boards : PANELS
44. Horseshoe part : CALK
45. Is busy : HUMS
46. Quite sore : ACHING
49. Bayou craft : AIRBOATS
53. He aims high : MOUNTAINCLIMBER
55. "Stole ___ . . . " : APIG
56. Cenobites : MONKS
57. Tortosa's river : EBRO
58. N.B.A. team : NETS
59. Becomes the plaintiff : SUES
60. T.V.A. works : DAMS
1. Bishop's wear : ROBE
2. ___ even keel : ONAN
3. Daugavpils native : LETT
4. Court principal : LITIGANT
5. Reportable income : WAGES
6. Most of Switzerland : ALPS
7. Supportive : FOR
8. Garden legume : SNAPBEAN
9. Vichyssoise base : POTATO
10. Analogous : AKIN
11. "Good counsellors ___ no clients": Shak. : LACK
12. Sizes up visually : EYES
14. Swivets' kin : SNITS
17. Where Pompey rode : ITER
18. He's quick on the flaw : CRITIC
22. Marshal : ARRAY
23. Trickster : SCAMP
24. Egret's pride : PLUME
25. Atelier prop : EASEL
26. Provides an overhead : CEILS
27. English hymnologist John Mason ___ : NEALE
28. Staircase feature : NEWEL
29. Les femmes : ELLES
31. Move furtively : SLINK
34. Eat one's words : RECANT
35. Blends : AMALGAMS
36. Paid kidnappers : RANSOMED
41. Wedding-cake features : ICINGS
42. Does some handwork : PURLS
43. Both: Prefix : AMBI
45. Yokels : HICKS
46. To ___ (as one) : AMAN
47. Handle harassment : COPE
48. Quatre et quatre : HUIT
49. Boleyn or Hathaway : ANNE
50. Mr. Eban : ABBA
51. Semester : TERM
52. Hit signs : SROS
54. Gambler's marker : IOU

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