New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 1984

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of tissue : SCAR
5. Heater : GAT
8. David work : PSALM
13. Great Lakes acronym : HOMES
15. Inst. at Tempe : ASU
16. Walk with trees : ALLEE
17. Circumference : AMBIT
18. Mal de ___ : MER
19. Playwright Gilroy's "subject" : ROSES
20. Loesser-Newman song of 1937, with "The" : MOONOFMANAKOORA
23. Princess's sensibility : PEA
24. Trade off : SWAP
25. Jam : SCRAPE
29. Marienbad, etc. : SPAS
30. Eng. money, formerly : LSD
33. Boor : CHURL
34. Pasha and Baba : ALIS
35. ___ precedent : SETA
36. Odets play: 1938 : ROCKETTOTHEMOON
39. Annoys : IRKS
40. A.B.A. members : ATTS
41. Russian hero : LENIN
42. A.M.A. members : MDS
43. Hilo instruments, for short : UKES
44. Like a Cheviot's coat : FLEECY
45. "___ of thieves" : ADEN
46. Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
47. Maugham novel, with "The" : MOONANDSIXPENCE
55. As far as : UNTIL
56. "We ___ to please" : AIM
57. Kind of pigeon : STOOL
58. Yet : STILL
59. Mobile-to-Birmingham dir. : NNE
60. Roof parts : EAVES
61. Sprays : HOSES
62. Radio's Husing : TED
63. Actress Thompson : SADA
1. Cheap falseness : SHAM
2. Famed barber-warbler : COMO
3. Early pulpit : AMBO
4. Check : REIN
5. Type of ray : GAMMA
6. On the Coral : ASEA
7. Barbecue devices : TURNSPITS
8. Arctic wear : PARKAS
9. Sailboat with one jib : SLOOP
10. Additionally : ALSO
11. Lustful look : LEER
12. ___ Verde National Park : MESA
14. Plug : STOPPLE
21. Charge : FEE
22. Flooded : AWASH
25. Curtain material : SCRIM
26. Combination for Rubinstein : CHORD
27. Creases : RUCKS
28. Synagogue enclosures : ARKS
29. Casino cash-collectors : SLOTS
30. Ex-president of Italy : LEONE
31. Impassive : STOIC
32. Marlo's father : DANNY
34. Charmian, to Cleopatra : ATTENDANT
35. J. M. Barrie role : SMEE
37. Occupied, as a seat : TAKEN
38. Closed curve : ELLIPSE
43. Arizona's Mo and Stu : UDALLS
44. Vixen, e.g. : FOX
45. Old-womanish : ANILE
46. Hoary : RIMED
47. Order to a dog team : MUSH
48. Aware of : ONTO
49. Colonial patriot : OTIS
50. ___ qua non : SINE
51. They follow zetas : ETAS
52. Bright new star : NOVA
53. Betty of songdom : COED
54. Lanchester or Maxwell : ELSA

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