New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1986

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Diamond measure : CARAT
6. ___ souci : SANS
10. ___ Vegas : LAS
13. "___ to Live," O'Hara novel : ARAGE
14. Woodwind : OBOE
15. Adept : DEFT
16. Durocs' digs : STIES
17. Christmas décor item : MISTLETOE
19. One, in Ulm : EIN
20. Weighty work : TOME
22. Safe : SECURE
23. Affirm : DECLARE
25. Rasped : SCRAPED
26. Despise : HATE
27. Burnett or Channing : CAROL
28. Like Nero Wolfe : OBESE
30. One-over-par score : BOGEY
31. Jazz's Calloway : CAB
34. Agreement : PACT
35. Tendon : SINEW
36. Raines or Logan : ELLA
37. Wapiti : ELK
38. More sensible : SANER
39. Mercury, in alchemy : AZOTH
40. Garden pests : SLUGS
41. Beige : ECRU
42. Discomfort : MALAISE
45. Sewing machine feature : TREADLE
48. A Wellesley graduate : ALUMNA
49. Primitive fuel : PEAT
50. Turn thumbs down on : NIX
51. Windshield adjuncts : DEFOGGERS
53. Skirt type : ALINE
55. Sandy's sounds : ARFS
56. State, in Soissons : ETAT
57. Piano workman : TUNER
58. Rainier and Hood: Abbr. : MTS
59. Margarine ingredient : SOYA
60. Occurrence : EVENT
1. Checked out : CASED
2. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
3. Shea ducat : RAINCHECK
4. Mature : AGE
5. Having left a will : TESTATE
6. Amiens's river : SOMME
7. Rose's beau : ABIE
8. Certain votes : NOS
9. Lathe device : SETSCREW
10. Slacken : LETUP
11. Ahead of, at sea : AFORE
12. Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
15. Van adornment : DECAL
18. Gildersleeve's nephew : LEROY
21. Mesabi product : ORE
24. Ultimate : LAST
25. Wiser : SAGER
27. Volcanic summits : CONES
28. "And when I ___ my lips . . . ": Shak. : OPE
29. French dance : BAL
30. Spree : BINGE
31. Euphoria's locale : CLOUDNINE
32. Elev. : ALT
33. Scrooge's word : BAH
35. Breakfast links : SAUSAGES
36. Pound or Stone : EZRA
38. Throw : SLING
39. Type of rayon : ACETATE
40. Aegean island : SAMOS
41. NOW goal : ERA
42. "Call Me ___" : MADAM
43. On the qui vive : ALERT
44. Turns toward the wind: Naut. : LUFFS
45. Seed coating : TESTA
46. Flax product : LINEN
47. Put into action : EXERT
49. Implore : PRAY
52. Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
54. Broadway hit: 1964–65 : LUV

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