New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1986

Author:Dorothy Davis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mil. address : APO
4. Summoned to court : HALED
9. Change direction of a sailboat : TACK
13. Distant : FAR
14. Church officer : ELDER
15. Govern : RULE
16. Shortcake item or Met star : STRAWBERRY
18. Notion : IDEA
19. Parlor piece : SETTEE
20. Designate : ASSIGN
22. Italian city, former U.N. protectorate : TRIESTE
24. Test at a h.s. : PSAT
25. Phoenician love goddess : ASTARTE
27. Charm or beauty : GRACE
31. Chum : PAL
33. Gait for a standardbred : TROT
34. Brother of Moses : AARON
35. Quasi : ASIF
37. Horner or Sprat : EATER
39. Dissolve : MELT
40. Ancient ruined city in Jordan : PETRA
42. Vetch : TARE
43. Platonic preceder : NEO
44. Money receiver : PAYEE
45. ___ Cité, Notre Dame location : ILEDELA
48. Novelist Ambler : ERIC
50. Reduces assessments : DERATES
53. A Waugh : EVELYN
56. General appearance : FACIES
57. "Namouna" composer : LALO
58. Wonderland entrance : RABBITHOLE
62. "David and ___," 1963 film : LISA
63. West German industrial city : ESSEN
64. Chemical suffix : ENE
65. Coaster : SLED
66. Civil War general : MEADE
67. Ukr. is one : SSR
1. Noon preceder : AFTER
2. Special liking : PARTIALITY
3. Emulates Pericles : ORATES
4. Become obtuse : HEBETATE
5. Lager's cousin : ALE
6. G.W. or D.D.E. : LDR
7. Poetic contraction : EER
8. " . . . ___ summer dust": Wordsworth : DRYAS
9. Isolde's lover : TRISTRAM
10. "___ alteram partem" ("Hear the other side") : AUDI
11. British gadfly : CLEG
12. English actor: 1787–1833 : KEAN
16. Fast jet : SST
17. Occident : WEST
21. Heroic tale : SAGA
23. Unpredictable : ERRATIC
24. ___ out (diminished gradually) : PETERED
26. Entire : TOTAL
28. Treatments with sand : ARENATIONS
29. Old King ___ : COLE
30. Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
31. Famed producer : PAPP
32. Cruising : ASEA
36. Sponge : FREELOAD
38. Revise crossword clues : REDEFINE
41. Visionary, in poesy : AERY
46. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
47. Negligence : LACHES
49. Against a thing, in law : INREM
51. Conger fisherman : EELER
52. London-to-Tours dir. : SSE
53. Building extensions : ELLS
54. Lower : VAIL
55. Other : ELSE
59. Enzyme : ASE
60. U.S. youth org. : BSA
61. Planting ground : BED

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