New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1986

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { C J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Move briskly : TROT
5. Rhyme scheme : ABBA
9. Absolute : UTTER
14. Lose a lap : RISE
15. Fish-eating bird : LOON
16. Prize money : PURSE
17. Actor Dixon : IVAN
18. Tedious : LONG
19. Rhine pumice rock : TRASS
20. Rotate : TAKETURNS
22. Like some needs : UNMET
23. Jubilant : ELATED
24. Gobs : TARS
26. Woven fabric : MESH
29. Successively : INTURN
33. Be meddlesome : SNOOP
37. ___ de force : TOUR
39. Concept, to Colette : IDEE
40. City W of St. Louis : LADUE
41. Hockey's Bobby : ORR
42. Walks wearily : PLODS
43. " . . . prepared ___ for my steps": Psalm 57 : ANET
44. Early 1900's art cult : DADA
45. Tears apart : RENDS
46. Conditional release : PAROLE
48. Otherwise : ELSE
50. The ___, in E England : FENS
52. Postulate : ASSERT
57. "___ luego!" : HASTA
60. Ponders : TURNSOVER
63. Describing a hopeless situation : ALLUP
64. Leave out : OMIT
65. Church part : NAVE
66. Actor Roger from London : MOORE
67. Descartes : RENE
68. Together, musically : ADUE
69. Disburse : SPEND
70. Bring about : MAKE
71. Device on a loom : REED
1. No longer fresh : TRITE
2. Emulator : RIVAL
3. Important Japanese port : OSAKA
4. Doctrine : TENET
5. Refer indirectly to : ALLUDE
6. Ill-mannered person : BOOR
7. City on the Rhine : BONN
8. Feeling of dread : ANGST
9. Cause disorder : UPTURN
10. Subway-entrance device : TURNSTILE
11. British streetcar : TRAM
12. Being: Lat. : ESSE
13. Be at ease : REST
21. City near Phoenix : TEMPE
25. Broadcast : AIR
27. Greek portico : STOA
28. Throng : HORDE
30. ___ Thani, Thai province : UDON
31. Actor Foxx : REDD
32. Loch of monster fame : NESS
33. Blow : SLAP
34. Zola novel : NANA
35. River to the Baltic : ODER
36. Not in due order of succession : OUTOFTURN
38. Soviet river : URAL
42. Fourth Estate : PRESS
44. Retreat : DEN
47. Vaulted : LEAPED
49. S. C. river : SANTEE
51. Blizzard : STORM
53. Detecting apparatus : SONAR
54. Dodge : EVADE
55. Theatrical entertainment : REVUE
56. Cornered : TREED
57. Amateur radio operators : HAMS
58. Poorly proportioned : ALOP
59. Liquor flavoring : SLOE
61. Swedish seaport : UMEA
62. Curling site : RINK

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