New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 1985

Author: Jeffrey A. Mercer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Rebukes : SCOLDS
7. Author ___ Passos : DOS
10. Kidnapper's accessory : GAG
13. Outcast : PARIAH
14. Had on : WORE
15. Golfer's concern : LIE
16. Singer Newton-John : OLIVIA
17. Anti: Abbr. : AGST
18. Its cap. is Springfield : ILL
19. "Popeye" star : ROBINWILLIAMS
22. Joyce's land : ERIN
23. British carbine : STEN
24. Military org. : USAF
27. An All-Star pitcher in 1985 : GOOSEGOSSAGE
31. Turf : SOD
34. Titled man : PEER
35. Heavenly food : MANNA
36. Mon. follower : TUE
37. City in a Marine song : TRIPOLI
40. German article : DER
41. Lion-faced warrior of Gad : ATTAI
43. Road that led to Rome : ITER
44. C.I.A.'s predecessor : OSS
45. Famed English admiral : FRANCISDRAKE
49. Sinn ___, Irish society : FEIN
50. On the fritz : NOGO
51. Islets : AITS
55. Piaf sobriquet : LITTLESPARROW
59. Second person : EVE
61. "Hair" co-lyricist : RADO
62. On fire : AFLAME
63. Broadcast : AIR
64. "Yes, ___," Davis Jr. autobiography : ICAN
65. Spoke monotonously : DRONED
66. Headland : RAS
67. Baseball great : OTT
68. Ryan O'Neal movie : SOFINE
1. Germ : SPORE
2. Heat, in Honduras : CALOR
3. African antelope : ORIBI
4. Extant : LIVING
5. Hammett's "The ___ Curse" : DAIN
6. "Pygmalion" author : SHAW
7. Crooked hole on the links : DOGLEG
8. Viola's bridegroom : ORSINO
9. Bristle : SETA
10. Pianist's sliding effect : GLISSANDO
11. Be under the weather : AIL
12. Colloid : GEL
14. Actor in "Mrs. Miniver" : WALTERPIDGEON
20. Some Japanese-Americans : ISSEI
21. Werfel's "The Forty Days of ___ Dagh" : MUSA
25. "___ of God," current movie : AGNES
26. Dreads : FEARS
28. Kind of nerve : OPTIC
29. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
30. Conceited grin : SMIRK
31. Faculty : STAFF
32. Bizarre : OUTRE
33. They itemize : DETAILERS
38. Others, in Orense : OTROS
39. Meadow : LEA
42. Years, to Cato : ANNI
46. Unimpaired : INTACT
47. French serviceman : SOLDAT
48. Charles Montagu, ___ Halifax : EARLOF
52. Native of Tabriz : IRANI
53. " . . . good-will ___!": Longfellow : TOMEN
54. Bergman or Borg : SWEDE
56. Threesome : TRIO
57. Cushions : PADS
58. Hair style : AFRO
59. Sound receiver : EAR
60. ___ Appia : VIA

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