New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 1986

Author: Frederick Duda
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Wild goose : BRANT
6. ___ Selassie : HAILE
11. Fashion : TAILOR
12. Like a shrike : OSCINE
14. Start of the title of a Broadway musical : SUNDAYINTHEPARK
17. Word with hat or time : OLD
18. Rests : REPOSES
19. Country singer Bandy : MOE
20. ___-Mare, Rumanian town : BAIA
22. Errs : SLIPS
23. Buffalo Bill : CODY
24. Pop song lead-in : INTRO
26. Compass dir. : ESE
27. Veers : SLUES
28. "With ___" (ending for 14 Across) : GEORGE
30. Some newlyweds : ELOPERS
32. Parisian's lily : LIS
34. Tai Buddhist : LAO
35. Jeremiads : LAMENTS
39. Water sound : RIPPLE
44. College bldgs. : DORMS
45. "Bel ___," 1978 Burnford novel : RIA
47. A 1961 Oscar winner : LOREN
48. An elder, in Essen : ALTE
49. Score : TALLY
51. Soil : DIRT
52. Legendary father of Irish kings : MIL
53. Dispirited : CHILLED
55. Low : MOO
56. Creator of 14 and 28 Across : STEPHENSONDHEIM
59. "___ Goes By," 1931 song : ASTIME
60. Speaks : UTTERS
61. Blasé : SATED
62. He wrote "Jerusalem Delivered" : TASSO
1. Pancho Villa, to Díaz : BANDITO
2. Free (of) : RID
3. Opposite of apterous : ALAR
4. He wrote "The Loom of Years" : NOYES
5. Homer's next of kin : TRIPLE
6. Heat wave : HOTSPELL
7. Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
8. Frozen desserts : ICES
9. Embouchure : LIP
10. Captivate, in Cheshire : ENAMOUR
11. New Orleans university : TULANE
13. Rots : ERODES
14. Ferber novel : SOBIG
15. Clamor : NOISE
16. Harmonizes : KEYS
21. RR abbr. : ARR
23. ___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
25. Stares at a pinup : OGLES
27. Coddle : SPOIL
29. Article, in Arnsberg : EIN
31. Row : OAR
33. Filtered : STRAINED
35. Nabokov novel : LOLITA
36. Ingenuous : ARTLESS
37. Mrs., in Metz : MME
38. Famed name in opera : SILLS
40. Pea or bean follower : POD
41. Old card game : PRIMERO
42. Playwright Jones et al. : LEROIS
43. Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
44. Sires' mates : DAMS
46. Kind of effort : ALLOUT
49. Subject : THEME
50. Gossip, Yiddish style : YENTA
53. Voucher : CHIT
54. Insecticides : DDTS
57. School org. : PTA
58. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES

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