New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1984

Author: William Coburn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Conceal in the hand : PALM
5. Illegal grass : POT
8. Early man : ABEL
12. Song for Domingo : ARIA
13. Growth celebrated in a musical : HAIR
14. Hammett's P.I. : SPADE
15. Simian soldier? : GUERRILLA
17. Ieper, to the French : YPRES
18. Copy a flightless bird? : EMULATE
19. Lurches : CAREENS
21. Overflow : SPILL
22. Chanteuse Edith ___ : PIAF
23. Do-well predecessor : NEER
25. Marine mammal route? : SEALANE
28. Snakes : ASPS
31. Cheats : ROOKS
33. Carangid fish : SCAD
34. Ballad : LAY
35. Wildebeest : GNU
36. Work unit : ERG
37. Bacon's associates : EGGS
39. 13 to 19 : TEENS
41. Vortex : EDDY
42. Bedouin parking area? : CAMELOT
44. Oven : KILN
46. Gardner's namesakes : AVAS
47. TV puppet : MADAM
50. Oval : ELLIPSE
53. Cringed like Elsie? : COWERED
55. Tracks : RAILS
56. Like a cat's oniony dish? : LYONNAISE
58. Soap plant : AMOLE
59. The Iron ___ (Mrs. Thatcher) : LADY
60. Nobelist poet Sully-Prudhomme : RENE
61. Rational : SANE
62. Heaven : SKY
63. Coaster : SLED
1. Verso or recto : PAGE
2. Flowering plants : ARUMS
3. Stay in bed, as an invalid : LIEUP
4. Game fish : MARLINS
5. Stake : PALE
6. Bribe : OIL
7. Agr. vehicle : TRAC
8. Court of ___ : APPEALS
9. Yogi unmasked? : BAREFACED
10. First place : EDEN
11. Of lower degree : LESS
13. Schicklgruber, allegedly : HITLER
14. Site of Latakia : SYRIA
16. Breathing sound : RALE
20. Gibbons : APES
24. Thesaurus maker : ROGET
25. Give out goose eggs : SKUNK
26. Aromatic plant : NARD
27. Irritable : EDGY
28. Guinness, for one : ALEC
29. Story : SAGA
30. Shaw's porcine play? : PYGMALION
32. Monad : ONE
38. Home of Mozart's barber : SEVILLE
39. Flip : TOSS
40. Sale of church property : SIMONY
41. Wins affection : ENDEARS
43. Slip : LAPSE
45. Fine fabric : LAWN
48. Prospero's sprite : ARIEL
49. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
50. Periods : ERAS
51. Mongolian monk : LAMA
52. Old measures of length : ELLS
53. Buffalo Bill : CODY
54. Exploit : DEED
57. Chatter like an ox? : YAK

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