New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 1984

Author: Avery
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Vipers : ASPS
5. Prissy : PRIM
9. Curling, e.g. : SPORT
14. Street sign : STOP
15. Brussels product : LACE
16. Basilica feature : ALTAR
17. Indian weight : TOLA
18. Top cards : ACES
19. Bumsteads' dog : DAISY
20. Fredric March film: 1942 : IMARRIEDAWITCH
23. Primps : PREENS
24. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
25. ___ Tanura, Saudi Arabia : RAS
26. Piece for two : DUET
28. "___ Walküre" : DIE
31. Engine : MOTOR
34. Make a living : EARN
35. Dove sounds : COOS
36. Moon in "The Highwayman" : AGHOSTLYGALLEON
39. Appear to be : SEEM
40. Wings, to a botanist : ALAE
41. Spooky : EERIE
42. Gallinaceous female : HEN
43. Actor Mowbray : ALAN
44. Tiny, to MacGregor : SMA
45. House part : ELL
46. New Zealand group : MAORIS
49. Witches' Sabbath : WALPURGISNACHT
54. Lawyer Melvin : BELLI
55. Vow : OATH
56. Was clad in : WORE
57. American comedy actress : ARDEN
58. Weary : TIRE
59. Prayer ending : AMEN
60. Sierra ___ : LEONE
61. Change for a $5 bill : ONES
62. Evergreens : YEWS
1. Italian wine center : ASTI
2. Energetic dance : STOMP
3. Diametrically opposite : POLAR
4. Accommodation for a guest : SPAREROOM
5. Midwest feature : PLAINS
6. Turf affairs : RACES
7. Chilled : ICED
8. Small, high plateau : MESA
9. Torturer : SADIST
10. Okla. national park : PLATT
11. Of the ear : OTIC
12. Hasty : RASH
13. Attempt : TRY
21. Lunges upward : REARS
22. "___ Feller Needs a Friend," Briggs cartoon : WHENA
26. Famous Israeli : DAYAN
27. Press : URGE
28. Active one : DOER
29. Scheherazade's number : IOOI
30. Ancient slave : ESNE
31. Cattle feed : MASH
32. A molding : OGEE
33. In the past : THEN
34. Fitzgerald : ELLA
35. Remove debris : CLEARAWAY
37. A Bankhead, familiarly : TALLU
38. Flawed car : LEMON
43. Mountainous : ALPINE
44. Window parts : SASHES
45. Actress Terry : ELLEN
46. Anglican bishop's headdress : MITRE
47. "___ to bury Caesar . . . " : ICOME
48. Small, voracious mammal : SHREW
49. "The Way We ___" : WERE
50. Actor Ray : ALDO
51. Turning: Comb. form : ROTO
52. Improvement : GAIN
53. Decades : TENS
54. Palais social event : BAL

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