New York Times, Monday, October 28, 1985

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wager : STAKE
6. Dance movement : STEP
10. Shipboard mop : SWAB
14. Linda of "Alice" fame : LAVIN
15. Prove boring : TIRE
16. Cardinal All-Star: 1985 : HERR
17. Live : EXIST
18. Deep blue : ANIL
19. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
20. Coin collector, in a way : WISHINGWELL
23. Cut timber : LOG
24. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
25. Mitigating : EASING
27. Touched down : LANDED
31. London's ___ Row : ROTTEN
33. Ersatz butter : OLEO
34. Dogfight adepts : ACES
36. M.I.T. grads : ENGRS
39. In general : OVERALL
41. Hubert ___ Humphrey : HORATIO
43. Helen's abductor : PARIS
44. Beehive State : UTAH
46. "The Wind in the Willows" hero : TOAD
47. More compact : DENSER
49. Things to be done : AGENDA
51. Kind of drama : CLOSET
53. Very light brown : ECRU
55. Portia's calling : LAW
56. Object of Emerson's "high respect" : WELLREADMAN
62. Copycat : APER
64. Wing: Fr. : AILE
65. Woven dress fabric : VOILE
66. Wight is one : ISLE
67. Singer-actor Kristofferson : KRIS
68. Up and about : ASTIR
69. Cribbage combination : MELD
70. Back talk : SASS
71. Donnybrook : SETTO
1. Lots : SLEW
2. Judd Hirsch sitcom : TAXI
3. Rara ___ : AVIS
4. He begat Saul : KISH
5. Undivided : ENTIRE
6. Male partygoers : STAGS
7. Kitchen utensils : TINWARE
8. Clinton's canal : ERIE
9. BB, e.g. : PELLET
10. TV's "Murder, ___ Wrote" : SHE
11. The Iron Duke : WELLINGTON
12. Malicious burning : ARSON
13. N.C.'s Fort ___ : BRAGG
21. Protuberant : NODAL
22. Afterward : LATER
26. Where the Vice President is President : SENATE
27. Chicago district, with "The" : LOOP
28. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
29. Scapegrace : NEERDOWELL
30. Fishing boats : DORIES
32. Workplace watchdog agcy. : OSHA
35. Inkling : CLUE
37. Saudi capital : RIAD
38. Kind of fountain : SODA
40. Good ___ (restored) : ASNEW
42. Chicago airport : OHARE
45. Garden structure : TRELLIS
48. Cookout fare : STEAKS
50. Tropical fruit : GUAVAS
51. Prospector's holding : CLAIM
52. Memory failure : LAPSE
54. Salad green : CRESS
57. Sicilian coin : LIRA
58. Measured amount : DOSE
59. One of the "tools of ignorance" : MITT
60. Came to rest : ALIT
61. Emperor in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
63. Sinclair Lewis nickname : RED

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