New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 1985

Author:McKeon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Anticipating eagerly : AGOG
5. A poplar : ABELE
10. Rotters : CADS
14. Crimson Tide coll. : BAMA
15. Kind of class, at sea : CABIN
16. Notion : IDEA
17. J. C. Harris's trickster : BRERRABBIT
19. ___ Trent, Dickens heroine : NELL
20. Dirges : EPICEDES
21. Nancy's man : RONNIE
23. Horatian creations : ODES
24. Mythical queen of heaven : HERA
25. Hit musical: 1980 : BARNUM
28. Blue-flowered herb : HAREBELL
32. Japanese apricot : UME
33. Dry: Gr. : XEROS
35. Rani's raiment : SAREE
36. Gam or Moreno : RITA
38. Mark of a scribe : SERIF
40. Talk irrationally : RAVE
41. Complication : SNARL
43. Bar : ESTOP
45. Actor Silvers : SID
46. Victor in a fabled race : TORTOISE
48. Indentation : RECESS
50. Alexander was the fifth : POPE
51. Capp's hyena : LENA
52. Mysterious : ARCANE
55. Some college courses : SEMINARS
59. Consumer-owned store : COOP
60. A sister of Peter Rabbit : COTTONTAIL
62. To be, in Toulouse : ETRE
63. "Watership Down" author : ADAMS
64. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
65. A ruminant : DEER
66. Insertion mark : CARET
67. " . . . ___, perturbed spirit!": Hamlet : REST
1. Secular clergyman of France : ABBE
2. Irving protagonist : GARP
3. Sacred mountain of China : OMEI
4. He brings la carte : GARCON
5. Pedants : ACADEMES
6. Untried ones : BABES
7. Abates : EBBS
8. Number in a Roman deck? : LII
9. To come in, at Caen : ENTRER
10. Vermilion : CINNABAR
11. Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
12. Nabe store : DELI
13. "Love for ___," 1930 song : SALE
18. Updike's "Rabbit ___" : REDUX
22. Mineral sources : ORES
24. ___ in for (intends harm to) : HASIT
25. Explosion : BURST
26. ___ acids : AMINO
27. Do some road work : RETAR
28. Word with play or laugh : HORSE
29. Cancel : ERASE
30. Closefitting trousers : LEVIS
31. City on the Aire : LEEDS
34. Former artful Dodger : REESE
37. School supply : ARTPAPER
39. Preeminent : FOREMOST
42. Diving bird : LOON
44. Take ___ hand (write) : PENIN
47. Medicinal plant : IPECAC
49. Three-beat gait : CANTER
51. "___ Entertain You" : LETME
52. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
53. Learning method : ROTE
54. Basic part : CORE
55. Capella, e.g. : STAR
56. Swiss river : AARE
57. Parts of hoops : RIMS
58. Lath : SLAT
61. Harem room : ODA

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