New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1985

Author: William S. McIlrath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. "___ le tyran!" : ABAS
5. Crisp toast : SKOAL
10. Britisher's omega : ZED
13. M. Marceau, e.g. : MIME
14. Short-necked fowl : TEALS
15. Crabby fiddler? : NERO
16. Start of a quotation from Publilius Syrus : ANANGRYFATHERIS
19. Gel : SET
20. Fertile soil : LOESS
21. Summon : EVOKE
22. Salary : STIPEND
24. Before, to Browning : ERE
25. Gerundial suffix : ING
26. Agnate : PATERNAL
31. Fit of shivering : AGUE
34. Moroccan capital : RABAT
35. Harem room : ODA
36. Middle of the quotation : MOSTCRUELTOWARD
40. Modern art : ARE
41. Pony-express method : RELAY
42. "If ___ My Way," 1913 classic : IHAD
43. Lightest known substance : HYDROGEN
45. Rand rooter? : FAN
47. Legal principle : IUS
48. End of the quotation : HIMSELF
52. Fetes for grooms : STAGS
55. Rhône feeder : SAONE
57. Part of an año : DIA
58. "Dear Lord and ___": Whittier : FATHEROFMANKIND
61. Gobs : ALOT
62. Staggering : AREEL
63. Nautical direction : ALEE
64. Foreign: Comb. form : XEN
65. Zola's "La ___" : TERRE
66. Incline : TEND
1. Collect : AMASS
2. Dr. I.Q.? : BINET
3. String fellow? : AMATI
4. Rep.'s colleague : SEN
5. Robust : STRONG
6. Brought into harmony : KEYED
7. Louts : OAFS
8. Unhappy interjection : ALAS
9. W.W. II conveyance : LST
10. Nil : ZERO
11. Actor Estrada or Rhodes : ERIK
12. Treat, in a way : DOSE
15. Not at all : NEVER
17. Valley : GLEN
18. Till now : HERETO
23. Painter Mondrian : PIET
24. Coup d'___ : ETAT
26. Joyful song : PAEAN
27. In a skillful way : ABLY
28. French tennis star : NOAH
29. Seaport in SE Spain : ADRA
30. She portrayed Grace Kelly : LADD
31. Nurse in Nanking : AMAH
32. Sanguinary : GORY
33. Manipulated : USED
34. Guide for conduct : RULE
37. Lindsay's collaborator : CROUSE
38. Mil. groups : REGS
39. Succeeds : WINS
44. Conservatives : RIGHT
45. Conclusion : FINALE
46. Approving Theban god? : AMEN
48. An epic clout? : HOMER
49. Roman official : EDILE
50. Napery : LINEN
51. Vanished : FADED
52. Tunisian city : SFAX
53. Hawthorne offering : TALE
54. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
55. Irate : SORE
56. The southwest wind : AFER
59. Pack or trade follower : RAT
60. "Krazy ___" : KAT

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