New York Times, Monday, January 9, 1984

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rochester's love : JANE
5. Lions' abodes : LAIRS
10. Minor prophet : AMOS
14. Peak : APEX
15. Confess : ADMIT
16. Copperfield's love : DORA
17. Plague : PEST
18. Return gunfire : REPLY
19. Host : ARMY
20. Core; pith : ESSENCE
22. Goes by, as time : ELAPSES
24. Poor : NEEDY
26. Bury : INTER
27. Exercise for a pupil : LESSON
30. Group of kilns : OAST
32. Cleopatra's love : ANTONY
33. Ignored, as advice : UNHEEDED
38. Desdemona loved one : MOOR
39. Galsworthy's "The ___ of Tranquillity" : INN
40. Lay concrete : PAVE
41. Dynamiter's activity : BLASTING
44. Scarlett's love : ASHLEY
46. Suffix with resist : ANCE
47. British toast : CHEERS
48. Runner for a dresser : SCARF
51. A cold : RHEUM
53. Salt lake (Lacus Asphaltites) : DEADSEA
55. Articulated : UTTERED
59. Business-letter term : INRE
60. Robert Schumann's love : CLARA
62. Italia's capital : ROMA
63. Nick Charles's love : NORA
64. Predictor's pasteboard : TAROT
65. Kind of rain : ACID
66. City south of Moscow : OREL
67. Trap having sinkers and floats : SEINE
68. Zhivago's love : LARA
1. Mock : JAPE
2. Simians : APES
3. Robert Stack role : NESS
4. Straightening muscles on limbs : EXTENSORS
5. Grand or petty follower : LARCENY
6. "___ of dreadful note": Macbeth : ADEED
7. Little hellion : IMP
8. Cause heat under the collar : RILE
9. À la mode : STYLISH
10. Emulate a chameleon : ADAPT
11. Code inventor : MORSE
12. Abalone : ORMER
13. "Simon ___" : SAYS
21. Gaudy sign : NEON
23. Prefix with chamber or room : ANTE
25. Confederate of Jesse James : YOUNGER
27. Elia : LAMB
28. Organic compound : ENOL
29. Greek portico : STOA
31. Lincoln's first love : ANN
34. Transitory : EPHEMERAL
35. Valley of a sort : DALE
36. Always : EVER
37. Former N African rulers : DEYS
39. "Airways, ___," Dos Passos play : INC
42. Drake's men : TARS
43. Taints : INFECTS
44. Quick-drying textile fiber : ACETATE
45. Close : SHUT
48. Mister, in Madrid : SENOR
49. Author John le ___ : CARRE
50. TV's "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
52. Cheboygan's lake : HURON
53. The Flintstones' pet : DINO
54. Amor's flappers : ALAE
56. Cape near Lisbon : ROCA
57. Arab prince : EMIR
58. Early 20th-century art : DADA
61. Greek nickname : ARI

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