New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1985

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barren Alaskan island : ADAK
5. Actor Aherne : BRIAN
10. What Trevino drives : BALL
14. "Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
15. Valuable pelt : SABLE
16. Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
17. Increase in value : APPRECIATE
19. Lively : SPRY
20. Hudson contemporary : ESSEX
21. Winner over A.E.S. : DDE
22. Flooring pieces : TILES
23. Reason for a face lift : APPEARANCE
26. Youths' outdoor org. : BSA
29. Dedicated and serious : EARNEST
30. Sonny's sibling : SIS
33. Horrifies : APPALLS
35. Comment expansively : DESCANT
37. The cat's whiskers : TOPS
38. Gigantic : HUGE
39. Buckeye's neighbor : HOOSIER
43. Rootlet : RADICLE
46. Dutch ___, hybrid tree : ELM
47. Aseptic : STERILE
49. Perpetually, to Peacock : EER
50. Spotted Western horses : APPALOOSAS
53. In a wrathful way : HOTLY
55. Qty. : AMT
56. Skiers' shelter : LODGE
60. Pier or tapir : ANTA
61. Belongs; relates : APPERTAINS
63. Boswell was one : SCOT
64. River near Valence : ISERE
65. City map : PLAT
66. Six: Comb. form : HEXA
67. Laconic : TERSE
68. Homophone for sight : SITE
1. Wings for a Harpyia : ALAE
2. Dips bait lightly : DAPS
3. Graian or Noric ___ : ALPS
4. Asian peninsula : KOREA
5. Physics student's deg. : BSC
6. Super Bowl winners: 1977, 1981 and 1984 : RAIDERS
7. Nigerian city : IBADAN
8. Modified : ALTERED
9. Maiden-name indicator : NEE
10. Fundamental : BASIC
11. Roast-pork accompaniment : APPLESAUCE
12. Calabrian cash : LIRE
13. Medieval melodies : LAYS
18. Eject : EXPEL
22. Blasters' materials : TNTS
24. "___ Joey" : PAL
25. Chemical suffix : ASE
26. Shower : BATHE
27. Film container : SPOOL
28. Site of Lee's surrender : APPOMATTOX
31. Soho fireplace : INGLE
32. Take the helm : STEER
34. Onager : ASS
36. Windy City, for short : CHI
40. TV program: 1965–66 : ISPY
41. J.F.K. info : ETA
42. Convalescent's setback : RELAPSE
43. Destructive mobs : RIOTERS
44. Smith and Pacino : ALS
45. Distributed at bridge : DEALT
48. Boisterous one : ROMPER
51. Mar del ___, Argentine resort : PLATA
52. Lathers : SOAPS
53. Common camp chow : HASH
54. Thrice minus twice : ONCE
57. Timor town : DILI
58. Mini-biter : GNAT
59. Boiardo's patron : ESTE
61. Eyot : AIT
62. Pawnee's cousin : REE

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