New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1986

Author: Larry Goldhirsch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Priv. school : ACAD
5. TV actor Willie : AAMES
10. Glass lizard, e.g. : APOD
14. Nobel physicist: 1944 : RABI
15. Sheer : STEEP
16. Greek paradox poser : ZENO
17. Auden's "Homage to ___" : CLIO
18. With 59 Across, why the excavator eschews shovels : ITSCHEAPER
20. Dr. Johnson travel site : HEBRIDES
22. Indian city, renamed Elura : ELLORE
23. Truly : AMEN
24. Soft cheese : BRIE
25. Plant bud : GEMMA
28. Small cup for café : DEMITASSE
33. "___ Eleven," 1960 film : OCEANS
35. Viva ___ : VOCE
36. Play by E. E. Cummings : HIM
37. Sad cry : ALAS
38. Author Jong : ERICA
40. Stun : DAZE
41. Roofing material : TAR
42. Gator's kin : CROC
43. "Gigi" lyricist : LERNER
45. Oscar, for one : STATUETTE
48. Rundown : SEEDY
49. Caen's river : ORNE
50. December high point : XMAS
52. Pianist de Larrocha : ALICIA
55. Type of guitar : ACOUSTIC
59. See 18 Across : BYTHEDOZER
61. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
62. "___ est percipi" : ESSE
63. Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
64. Elbe feeder : EGER
65. Goneril's father : LEAR
66. Cooper's Longfellow : DEEDS
67. Demolish : RAZE
1. Crafty : ARCH
2. Rock star John or J. J. : CALE
3. Ancient Hebrew month : ABIB
4. Museum features : DIORAMAS
5. Private lines : ASIDE
6. Serve : ATTEND
7. Jumble : MESS
8. Trading org. : EEC
9. Globular : SPHERICAL
10. Swamp honeysuckle, e.g. : AZALEA
11. Gourd fruit : PEPO
12. Unique person : ONER
13. Gilded : DORE
19. Select group : ELITE
21. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
24. Collegiate V.I.P. : BMOC
25. Nubians or ibexes : GOATS
26. Approval : ECLAT
27. Anne from N.Y.C. : MEARA
29. Dispossess : EVICT
30. Novel by J. Schaefer : SHANE
31. Appraised, with "up" : SIZED
32. Corundum : EMERY
34. Sang al fresco : SERENADED
39. Football's Kyle or Tobin : ROTE
40. More stylish : DRESSIER
42. Pierre or Marie : CURIE
44. A son of Rebekah : ESAU
46. Dowry, in Dundee : TOCHER
47. Outdo : EXCEED
51. Poetic A.M.'s : MORNS
52. TV journalist Elie : ABEL
53. Cause cell destruction : LYSE
54. Capra's "___ Wonderful Life" : ITSA
55. City near Fort Worth : AZLE
56. Roman garment : TOGA
57. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
58. Parrot's facial feature : CERE
60. José's huzzah : OLE

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