New York Times, Thursday, October 24, 1985

Author:Dorothy Elliott
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Y }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Kind of suit : LIBEL
6. Create edgings : TAT
9. Tree of the custard-apple family : PAPAW
14. " . . . to get you in ___, honey" : ATAXI
15. Mature : AGE
16. Calvino or Balbo : ITALO
17. "Beat it!" : SCRAM
18. Turpin or Vereen : BEN
19. Wakefield personage : VICAR
20. Hope movie: 1951 : THELEMONDROPKID
23. Half-inning ender : THIRDOUT
24. Sounds of surprise : OHS
27. About 70 percent of the globe : OCEANS
28. Caesar's co-star : COCA
32. Citrus fruit : KUMQUAT
34. Attack : SETUPON
36. Early A.D. theologian : ARIUS
37. Tolerate : ABIDE
38. Most inclined to dawdle : POKIEST
41. Allen film: 1971 : BANANAS
43. Agnes, in Avila : INEZ
44. Saxe-___ : COBURG
46. Superlative finisher : EST
47. Prussian city, famed for cutlery : SOLINGEN
49. Burgess work, with "A" : CLOCKWORKORANGE
56. SE Asian capital : HANOI
57. Sma : WEE
58. Paragon : IDEAL
59. Squash variety : ACORN
60. "A Q O T W F" novelist : EMR
61. Halos : NIMBS
62. Revengers in a recent film : NERDS
63. ___ gestae : RES
64. Notched : EROSE
1. Fitzgerald's "The ___ Tycoon" : LAST
2. Hankering : ITCH
3. Expose : BARE
4. Glorify : EXALT
5. "___ Blues," 1924 song : LIMEHOUSE
6. Potted-plant stand : TABORET
7. Schedule : AGENDA
8. Hamstrings : TENDONS
9. Turn : PIVOT
10. Very eager : ATIP
11. Roller-derby grouping : PACK
12. Jai ___ : ALAI
13. Promise : WORD
21. Muscovite : MICA
22. Stratagem : RUSE
24. Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
25. Lake or Indian : HURON
26. Nickleby's companion : SMIKE
28. Largest of the West Indies : CUBA
29. Express a viewpoint : OPINE
30. Ballet finales : CODAS
31. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
33. Exam : QUIZ
35. Jimmy Dorsey hit of 1942 : TANGERINE
39. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
40. "When the night is beginning ___": Longfellow : TOLOWER
41. Edith and Archie : BUNKERS
42. Ex-constellation : ARGO
45. Vessel that saw action a Actium : BIREME
47. K.P. residue : SKINS
48. Zenith's opposite : NADIR
49. Fictional sleuth : CHAN
50. Limerick product : LACE
51. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
52. String : CORD
53. Nautilus captain : NEMO
54. Wags the tongue : GABS
55. Otherwise : ELSE

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