New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1986

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. King Kong and kin : APES
5. Humiliate : ABASH
10. Out of energy : WEAK
14. Memo : NOTE
15. Magna ___ : CARTA
16. Level a Soho flat : RASE
17. Maine resident : NORTHERNER
19. Belgian waterway : YSER
20. Steep ridge : ARETE
21. Harvests : REAPS
23. Seaman : TAR
24. Relaxation : EASE
26. Melba or Dudley : MOORE
28. Offensive maneuver, in hockey : POWERPLAY
32. Bilko, familiarly : SARGE
35. The honest one : ABE
36. Observed : SEEN
37. Dirty : SOILED
38. He went after Capone : NESS
40. Skilled : ADEPT
42. Half a panda's name : LING
43. Amass : GATHER
45. A/k/a Mars : ARES
47. Golf position : LIE
48. Remove wool : SHEAR
49. Like a certain monster : GREENEYED
51. Harper spinoff : RHODA
53. Cousin of egad : DRAT
54. Room extension : ELL
56. Bacteria fighter : SULFA
58. Military material : KHAKI
62. Destroy : RUIN
64. Aden is its capital : SOUTHYEMEN
66. Kind of club : GLEE
67. Painted metals : TOLES
68. South African tender : RAND
69. Bounce : OUST
70. German government unit : STADT
71. Vamoose! : SHOO
1. Actress Sten : ANNA
2. In need : POOR
3. To be, in Paree : ETRE
4. Small sofa : SETTEE
5. Card or pilot : ACE
6. Moved rapidly : BARRELED
7. Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
8. Saunalike : STEAMY
9. Marx man : HARPO
10. Droll : WRY
11. Seasonal bloom : EASTERLILY
12. On a cruise : ASEA
13. Actress Deborah : KERR
18. Eavesdrops : HEARS
22. Mediocre : SOSO
25. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
27. Bannister : RAIL
28. Feelings of anguish : PANGS
29. West Indian sorcery : OBEAH
30. Some winds : WESTERLIES
31. Lend ___ (hearken) : ANEAR
33. Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
34. Bordered : EDGED
37. Bovine creature : STEER
39. Pahlevi's title : SHAH
41. Like some documents : PREDATED
44. Cupid : EROS
46. Sinuous : SNAKY
49. Lummox : GALOOT
50. Highly flammable liquids : ETHERS
52. Cleans the furniture : DUSTS
54. Therefore : ERGO
55. Doozy : LULU
57. Sudanese people : FULA
59. Oriental nurse : AMAH
60. Vegas challenge : KENO
61. ___-European : INDO
63. After-expenses total : NET
65. Presidential monogram : HST

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