New York Times, Monday, October 6, 1986

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Maxims : SAWS
5. Antitoxins : SERA
9. Workplace watchdog agcy. : OSHA
13. Old Testament book : EZRA
14. "Get lost!" : SCRAM
15. Chicken house : COOP
16. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
17. Cocktail orders : MANHATTANS
19. Got together : MET
20. Railroad or bus chaser : LINE
21. Siouan tent : TEEPEE
22. Trains : SCHOOLS
24. Policeman's assigned route : BEAT
25. Shad ___ : ROE
26. Links party : FOURSOME
30. Marquis of ___ rules, in boxing : QUEENSBERRY
34. Thicken : GEL
35. Service branch: Abbr. : USCG
36. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
37. Willowy : SLIM
38. Suffix with sheep or wolf : ISH
39. Rude, derisory sounds : BRONXCHEERS
43. Amino-acids sources : PROTEINS
45. Back talk : LIP
46. Fade away : WANE
47. Shackles : FETTERS
51. Rank : RATING
54. Time periods : ERAS
55. Storage tank : VAT
56. "A Tree Grows ___": Smith : INBROOKLYN
58. Rescue : SAVE
59. Stud-farm newborn : FOAL
60. Minnesota features : LAKES
61. Brainstorm : IDEA
62. H.M.S. Pinafore's crew : TARS
63. Textile worker : DYER
64. Legendary Swiss hero : TELL
1. Appears to be : SEEMS
2. Ancient Mexican : AZTEC
3. Infuriation : WRATH
4. Actor Mineo : SAL
5. Glances over : SCANS
6. Sea eagle : ERNE
7. Stadium cheer : RAH
8. Part of A.A.U. : AMATEUR
9. Musical groups : OCTETS
10. Daytime TV fare : SOAP
11. Put an edge on : HONE
12. Church section : APSE
14. Greetings : SMILES
18. Lachrymose : TEARY
20. Web-footed bird : LOON
23. Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
24. Cleansing agent : BORAX
26. Seedless plants : FERNS
27. Stare at amorously : OGLE
28. Memorable Israeli stateswoman : MEIR
29. Stately trees : ELMS
30. Verbal sally : QUIP
31. Superpower's initials : USSR
32. "Little Sir ___" of songdom : ECHO
33. U.S. pioneer : BOONE
37. Calendar abbr. : SEPT
39. Lotto relative : BEANO
40. Author Lardner's given name : RINGOLD
41. Deterges : CLEANS
42. Shows that have no lows : HITS
44. Emulates Clemens : TWIRLS
47. Young chicken : FRYER
48. Escape by artifice : EVADE
49. "Tzigane" composer: 1915 : RAVEL
50. Great bargain : STEAL
51. Falling-out : RIFT
52. Wild Asian ox : ANOA
53. Part of a ski tow : TBAR
54. Actress Sommer : ELKE
57. Round Table knight : KAY
58. Convene : SIT

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