New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1984

Author: Hosler
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Easy ___ : ASPIE
6. ___ red (a pigment) : ALBA
10. Intimation : HINT
14. Confederate general : EWELL
15. Name of 12 popes : PIUS
16. An Iroquoian : ERIE
17. Former Panther : SEALE
18. Foreman's assistant : STRAWBOSS
20. Symbol of strength : OAK
21. Take heart : CHEER
23. Avifauna : ORNIS
24. Magician's command : PRESTO
26. Lodger : ROOMER
28. Hot beverage : COCOA
30. ___ order (political slogan) : LAWAND
33. Luminary : STAR
35. Steppe : PLAIN
37. Originally named : NEE
38. Portico : TERRACE
40. Posy : NOSEGAY
42. Sports org. : AAA
43. Poet of ancient Rome : LUCAN
45. Over, in Bonn : UBER
46. Lament : GRIEVE
48. Smashing, in slanguage : BOFFO
50. Fenced-in fields: Sp. : LLOSAS
52. Worthy ___ (important) : OFNOTE
56. "___ in the Dark" : ASHOT
58. Light beer : LAGER
60. Bottom line : SUM
61. "___, Yes": Sandburg : THEPEOPLE
63. Nicolò of Cremona : AMATI
65. English statesman executed in 1535 : MORE
66. Wielder of a magic hammer : THOR
67. Author of "Dead Souls" : GOGOL
68. Likelihood : ODDS
69. Insipid : TAME
70. Abrasive powder : EMERY
1. Greek fabulist : AESOP
2. State under oath : SWEAR
3. Author of "The Gormenghast Trilogy" : PEAKE
4. Inauspicious : ILL
5. Tilden's nemesis : ELECTORALVOTE
6. Church recess : APSE
7. Verbatim : LITERAL
8. Beast of burden : BURRO
9. Idol-breaking king of Judah : ASA
10. Language studied at a yeshiva : HEBREW
11. Ore-rich region : IRONRANGE
12. ___ prius (court of record) : NISI
13. D'Urbervilles lass : TESS
19. Constitutional achievement: 1920 : WOMANSUFFRAGE
22. Ad ___ committee : HOC
25. Old Hickory carried one : SCAR
27. Hodgepodge : OLIO
29. Oil-cartel acronym : OPEC
31. Approach : NEAR
32. Turkish governor of yore : DEY
33. Parch : SEAR
34. Cattle for market : TRAILHERD
36. Part of A.D. : ANNO
38. Tatter : TAG
39. Braids : CUES
41. Dark, to Keats : EBON
44. David's tragic son : ABSALOM
47. Makes a romantic flight : ELOPES
49. Tecumseh, to W. H. Harrison : FOE
51. Kind of atomic particle : ALPHA
53. A Siouan : OSAGE
54. Coach : TUTOR
55. Poet Dickinson : EMILY
56. Vapor: Comb. form : ATMO
57. Equipped with tires : SHOD
59. Actor Richard : GERE
62. Polo Grounds hero : OTT
64. Wylie's bête noire : MOM

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