New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1986

Author:Emory H. Cain
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thin fog : MIST
5. ___-relief : BAS
8. Ran disconnected : IDLED
13. Italian fortress town : ESTE
14. ___ Maverick, Jack Kelly role : BART
15. Racket : NOISE
16. Lecher's look : LEER
17. High point : ACME
18. Past or present : TENSE
19. Miner's carrier : TRAM
20. Meager serving? : SHORTORDER
22. Aimee ___ McPherson : SEMPLE
24. Restrain : REIN
25. Eagle's base : AERIE
27. Tranquilize : BECALM
32. Quebec peninsula : GASPE
35. Baobab, e.g. : TREE
37. Grocery item : OLEO
38. Certifies : ATTESTS
40. Perplexed : ATALOSS
42. Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
43. Sherman ___, Calif. : OAKS
45. That is: Lat. : IDEST
46. Backs at tracks : BETSON
48. " . . . to live in ___": Berlin : ATENT
50. Kind of forest : RAIN
52. Nerve cell : NEURON
56. Huarache material? : SANDALWOOD
61. San ___, on the Riviera : REMO
62. ___ face! : ABOUT
63. Premed course : ANAT
64. Philosopher influenced by Hume : KANT
65. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
66. Kind of diagnosis : SERO
67. Stein-Plimpton book : EDIE
68. Trigger, e.g. : STEED
69. No matter which : ANY
70. Affirmative votes : YEAS
1. Dissolves : MELTS
2. Rhone feeder : ISERE
3. Cook clams : STEAM
4. Leases? : TERMPAPERS
5. "Illusions" author: 1977 : BACH
6. Gawain's tailor : ARMORER
7. Cordwood measure : STERE
8. Render a plainsong : INTONE
9. Productive one : DOER
10. Swedish soprano: 1820–87 : LIND
11. Existence : ESSE
12. ___ Park, L.I., N.Y. : DEER
14. Meaner : BASER
21. World's highest country : TIBET
23. R. E. and Ruta : LEES
26. "___ long, long way . . . " : ITSA
28. Postholiday fare? : COLDTURKEY
29. Cosmetic base : ALOE
30. Cousin of fewer : LESS
31. Lion's share, usually : MOST
32. Attire : GARB
33. Fit to ___ : ATEE
34. Law: Abbr. : STAT
36. ___ Orange, N.J. : EAST
39. Of sound : TONAL
41. Elder: Fr. : AINE
44. Expert skiers : KANONEN
47. Filibustered : ORATED
49. Put an ___ (stop) : ENDTO
51. "___ Teen-age Werewolf" : IWASA
53. Victorian author : READE
54. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
55. Observes : NOTES
56. Rayburn and Spade : SAMS
57. Help a hood : ABET
58. ___ out (barely win) : NOSE
59. Sting movie : DUNE
60. Like a swan's feet : OARY

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