New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 1985

Author:Finn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. A cause of ruin : BANE
5. Egyptian goddess of fertility : ISIS
9. Old shortstop Marion's nickname : SLATS
14. Mideast land : OMAN
15. Wait : BIDE
16. An Indian language : TAMIL
17. Little ones : TOTS
18. "The Rome of Hungary" : EGER
19. Mountain ridge : ARETE
20. Hit song of 1943 : YOULLNEVERKNOW
23. An Ivy Leaguer : ELI
24. At wits' ___ : END
25. Thing, in law : RES
28. Kind of hand : DECK
31. Fort of fame : SUMTER
36. Behold, to Claudius : ECCE
38. Cliburn and Johnson : VANS
40. He wrote "A Lonely Rage" : SEALE
41. Hit song of 1958 : FORTHEFIRSTTIME
44. Gladden : ELATE
45. This, in Barcelona : ESTO
46. Prop for "Citizen Kane" : SLED
47. Satisfies a debt : REPAYS
49. Hit musical of the 60's : HAIR
51. Fourth-yr. students : SRS
52. Negative prefix : DIS
54. Educ. group : NEA
56. Hit song of 1943 : MYHEARTTELLSME
64. "The ___ of Music" : SOUND
65. Sol's preceder : AERO
66. Perry the singer : COMO
68. Drift : TREND
69. Croat, e.g. : SLAV
70. Related : AKIN
71. Grier of gridiron fame : ROSEY
72. Companion of hearty : HALE
73. Cookware : POTS
1. A science: Abbr. : BOT
2. Island off China : AMOY
3. Treaty gp. : NATO
4. Result : ENSUE
5. Hit song of 1953 : IBELIEVE
6. Omen : SIGN
7. Brainstorm for Pierre : IDEE
8. Boris Becker boomer : SERVE
9. Carmichael classic since 1929 : STARDUST
10. Carefree activity : LARK
11. Closing word : AMEN
12. Josip Broz : TITO
13. Large amount : SLEW
21. Honorary law deg. : LLD
22. Quartet in "No, No, Nanette" : ENS
25. Allude : REFER
26. School for Simone : ECOLE
27. ___ iron : SCRAP
29. ___ au lait : CAFE
30. Lower East Side delicacy : KNISH
32. Wilson, Johnson, Carter et al. : METS
33. Rear appendages : TAILS
34. Subject of a 1941 hit song : ELMER
35. Orchestra section : REEDS
37. Miss Kett : ETTA
39. Sp. miss : SRTA
42. Opening words of a 1941 hit song : HEYDADDY
43. Cole Porter hit song of 1948 : SOINLOVE
48. Little ___ Echo of songdom : SIR
50. Aunt or nephew: Abbr. : REL
53. Store away secretly : STASH
55. Organization of Cahn, Styne et al. : ASCAP
56. Chess champ. : MSTR
57. Department of Honduras : YORO
58. Choices for Cassatt : HUES
59. Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
60. A membrane : TELA
61. Of an age : ERAL
62. Pepe le ___ of fiction : MOKO
63. Give off : EMIT
67. Switch positions : ONS

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