New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1984

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ran away : FLED
5. Irritate : RASP
9. Hair style : AFRO
13. Theater box : LOGE
14. Cain's victim : ABEL
15. Larry, Luther or Felix : ADLER
16. Stratford-upon-___ : AVON
17. Prima donna : DIVA
18. Howled at the moon : BAYED
19. Straddles : BESTRIDES
21. Recurring period : CYCLE
22. Strained : EXERTED
24. ___ loss (puzzled) : ATA
25. Flight of stairs : STEPS
29. Stalk : REED
30. Type of aircraft : STOL
31. Dark : SUNLESS
33. Violin precursor : REBEC
35. Cut out : EXCIDE
36. Goose or Hubbard : MOTHER
39. Kingdom : REALM
41. Tip of Manhattan : BATTERY
42. ___ Bay, Oregon : COOS
44. Legal issue : MISE
46. N.L. batting champ: 1971 : TORRE
47. A Gershwin : IRA
48. Milky : LACTEAL
50. Hide : CACHE
52. Rued : REGRETTED
57. Greek mountain : ATHOS
58. Designer Cassini : OLEG
59. Dies ___ : IRAE
60. Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
61. Cordon ___ (chef) : BLEU
62. Restore to health : CURE
63. Increases : ADDS
64. Facility : EASE
65. Seaweed : KELP
1. Flaccid flesh : FLAB
2. Cherish : LOVE
3. Conceits : EGOS
4. Hollow : DENT
5. Base, in linguistics : RADIX
6. Those who stand fast : ABIDERS
7. Harsh : SEVERE
8. Wall coating : PLASTER
9. Call it ___ (stop working) : ADAY
10. Pewee, e.g. : FLYCATCHER
11. "They ___ and fro . . . ": Psalm 107 : REELTO
12. Trying experience : ORDEAL
15. Alphabetic sequence : ABCD
20. Mignonette : RESEDA
23. Swelling : EDEMA
25. Compass pt. : SSE
26. Dinner jacket, for short : TUX
27. Trespassed : ENCROACHED
28. Ballet exercises : PLIES
30. Fist fight : SETTO
32. Nobelist Lagerlof : SELMA
34. Metal container for gas : BOTTLE
37. Go astray : ERR
38. "The Catcher in the ___" : RYE
40. De Kruif's "___ Hunters" : MICROBE
41. Barry, Maurice and Robin : BEEGEES
42. Noisy insect : CICADA
43. Spoke bombastically : ORATED
45. Stevens or Dallas : STELLA
48. ___-majesté : LESE
49. Quarrel : ARGUE
51. ___ d'oeuvre : HORS
53. Check mark : TICK
54. Correct : TRUE
55. British nobleman : EARL
56. Profound : DEEP

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