New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1986

Author:Coleburn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. "Green ___ and Ham": Seuss : EGGS
5. Motionless : INERT
10. Seniors' org. : AARP
14. Fan or junk follower : MAIL
15. A peach of a singer : MELBA
16. Dies ___ : IRAE
17. Abundant source : MINE
18. Eastern delicacy : PEKINGDUCK
20. Figure de Noël : ANGE
21. Horatian creation : ODE
22. Sugar-coated candy : DRAGEE
23. "___ Man in His Humour": Jonson : EVERY
25. Stipend : FEE
26. Origin : PARENT
28. C. Rossetti poem : REMEMBER
33. Like some vbs. : IRR
34. Column entry : DEBIT
36. Sheer fabric : TOILE
37. Selves : EGOS
39. Runner Bannister : ROGER
41. Gaelic : ERSE
42. Comics character : TOOTS
44. Mont Blanc falsetto : YODEL
46. Accomplished : DID
47. Pope, in "The Dunciad" : ATTACKER
49. Prizes for pugilists : PURSES
51. Gas: Comb. form : AER
52. Expert of a sort : MAVEN
53. Harmonize : ATTUNE
57. Nabokov novel : DAR
58. Ahab portrayer : PECK
61. Sub-gum ingredient : BEANSPROUT
63. Fed. agency : OSHA
64. A camera inventor : LAND
65. Old $10 coin : EAGLE
66. E.r.a., e.g. : STAT
67. Therefore, to Tacitus : ERGO
68. Former Dodger : REESE
69. Notice : ESPY
1. Austen heroine : EMMA
2. Builder's notch : GAIN
3. Herb called coltsfoot : GINGERROOT
4. Cylindrical covering : SLEEVE
5. He brings in the ginseng : IMPORTER
6. Destitute : NEEDY
7. Actress Sommer : ELKE
8. Heading in a slugger's rec. : RBI
9. Daisy's wedding transport : TANDEM
10. Slave of Amneris : AIDA
11. Cut ___ (jitterbug) : ARUG
12. Event for Paavo Nurmi : RACE
13. Short for a short dog : PEKE
19. Meet the arrivals : GREET
24. It's sometimes bitter : END
25. Honored : FETED
26. Vatican treasure : PIETA
27. Slang; idiom : ARGOT
28. Hardship : RIGOR
29. Singer Bandy : MOE
30. Chinese soup ingredients : BIRDSNESTS
31. Dinsmore : ELSIE
32. Clarinetists' needs : REEDS
35. He played in "Back Street" : BOYER
38. Penn is one : STA
40. Witty banter : REPARTEE
43. Tests the meter : SCANS
45. Schisgal play : LUV
48. Finder? : KEEPER
50. "___ is not the destiny of man": O. W. Holmes Jr. : REPOSE
52. Heavy hammers : MAULS
53. Palindrome opener : ABLE
54. Kind of sheet : TEAR
55. Chinese dynasty : TANG
56. Ravel : UNDO
57. Former Genoese magistrate : DOGE
59. Become rough and dry : CHAP
60. G-g-girl in a song : KATY
62. TV actress Charlotte : RAE

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