New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1986

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Affront : SLAP
5. Cub Scout unit : PACK
9. Untidy : MESSY
14. Indian unit of weight : TOLA
15. Persia, today : IRAN
16. Sharp ridge : ARETE
17. Sole : ONLY
18. Loblolly : PINE
19. Welcome : GREET
20. Rock-and-roll group : REOSPEEDWAGON
23. "The A-Team" regular : MRT
24. Otherwise : ELSE
25. " . . . ___ for them in the inn": Luke 2:7 : NOROOM
28. Tell's canton : URI
29. Pre-Easter period : LENT
31. Alfonso's queen : ENA
32. Arm of the Atlantic : HUDSONBAY
36. At any time : EVER
37. Property receiver in a transfer : ALIENEE
38. Harrovian's rival : ETONIAN
41. More's antithesis : LESS
42. Robert Altman film: 1975 : NASHVILLE
44. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
45. Pear type : BOSC
47. Scarlet : RED
48. Tar : SAILOR
50. Scorch : CHAR
52. ___ poetica : ARS
55. Chicago financial area : LASALLESTREET
58. Sparsely inhabited tracts : WILDS
60. Every one : EACH
61. A Guthrie : ARLO
62. "The Story of ___ H.," 1975 film : ADELE
63. An arachnid : MITE
64. Grandstand section : TIER
65. Complications : NODES
66. John ___, actor in "Roots" : AMOS
67. Scour; hunt : SEEK
1. Tempest : STORM
2. Individualist of a sort : LONER
3. Distribute : ALLOT
4. Remunerates : PAYS
5. Channel of conveyance : PIPELINE
6. Zodiacal sign : ARIES
7. Unit of luminous intensity : CANDELA
8. Recognized : KNEW
9. Larva, whim or obsession : MAGGOT
10. Goof : ERROR
11. Wise monkey's words : SEENOEVIL
12. Sault ___ Marie : STE
13. Besides : YET
21. Argentine name : PERON
22. ___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
26. Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
27. Seine feeder : MARNE
28. Employs : USES
30. Vision : EYES
32. Papa Bear of football : HALAS
33. Moslem scholars : ULEMA
34. Refined : DISTILLED
35. Vereen and Gazzara : BENS
36. Camelot lady : ENID
39. Beats soundly : THRASHES
40. Not hidden : OVERT
43. Applaud : ACCLAIM
45. Foremen : BOSSES
46. A feast ___ famine : ORA
49. Cuplike spoon : LADLE
51. Hundred: Comb. form : HECTO
52. Eagle's nest : AERIE
53. Appomattox signature : RELEE
54. Baby bird? : STORK
56. Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
57. "Peanuts" expletive : RATS
58. Ashen : WAN
59. Altar words : IDO

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