New York Times, Saturday, October 19, 1985

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Origin : GERM
5. Attic assembly : AGORA
10. Where the Solo flows : JAVA
14. Kind of vector : AREA
15. Open to view : BARED
16. River to the Caspian : URAL
17. ___ dice (bluffer's game) : LIAR
18. Fine fiddle, for short : STRAD
19. ___ Halaby (Queen Noor of Jordan) : LISA
20. Mo. for groups of seven? : SEPTETS
22. Narrow passages : DEFILES
24. Uneven: Abbr. : IRR
25. Yogi of the Yankees : BERRA
26. Deputy's residence : VICARAGE
30. Ubiquitous Yule bell-ringers : SANTAS
34. Where Qum is : IRAN
35. Phone : CALL
37. Senator Hawkins : PAULA
38. Vigor : PEP
39. Zone of the ___: 1920–23 : STRAITS
41. Langley A.F.B. group : TAC
42. Sign up : ENROL
44. Manche capital : STLO
45. Nickname for a Scot : JOCK
46. Chills anew : REICES
48. Characteristics : EARMARKS
50. Lacking enthusiasm : TEPID
52. Basis of the decimal system : TEN
53. Relevant mo.? : APROPOS
56. Evergreen mo.? : JUNIPER
60. Applaud : CLAP
61. Of an arm bone : ULNAR
63. Ripped : TORE
64. Carte before the course : MENU
65. Net : SEINE
66. Speed skater Pleshkova : OLGA
67. Roadside sign : EATS
68. Sidled : EDGED
69. Space : ROOM
1. Units of acceleration : GALS
2. Site of Mercyhurst College : ERIE
3. Harvest : REAP
4. Mo. for a sci-fi alien? : MARTIAN
5. Theoretical : ABSTRACT
6. Weapons for hoods : GATS
7. Governor of Ind. : ORR
8. English novelist: 1814–84 : READE
9. Summers : ADDERS
10. Queen's mo.? : JULIANA
11. Plant part : ARIL
12. Violet holder : VASE
13. Oh, woe! : ALAS
21. Make a mistake : ERR
23. Braces drum cords : FRAPS
25. Tardy : BELATED
26. Treacherous one : VIPER
27. Shalom girl? : IRENE
28. Blue Grotto site : CAPRI
29. Needlefish : GARS
31. Pangloss, e.g. : TUTOR
32. Follower of 13 Down : ALACK
33. Drops a quarterback : SACKS
36. Actress Kedrova : LILA
39. Slumber : SLEEP
40. Twisted, as meanings : TORTURED
43. Mo. for an ink producer? : OCTOPUS
45. Custodian's mo.? : JANITOR
47. Mate : SPOUSE
49. Tom, Dick and Harry : MEN
51. "The faun is ___ . . . ": Jarrell : ISLED
53. Capsheaf : ACME
54. Nultiel record, e.g. : PLEA
55. Rage, verbally : RANT
56. Actress Wyman : JANE
57. Kind of pony : POLO
58. "Tantum ___," hymn section : ERGO
59. Paper quantity : REAM
62. Dress stone : NIG

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