New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1985

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cheese made backward? : EDAM
5. Coopers' tools : ADZES
10. Canaanites' supreme god : BAAL
14. An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
15. Actress Nissen : GRETA
16. U.S.S.R. Baltic port : RIGA
17. Stone of ___, in the Orkneys : ODIN
18. Bucolic : RURAL
19. Graven image : IDOL
20. Calif. affliction? : SANDIEGOLUMBAGO
23. Dijon donkeys : ANES
24. Foulard : TIE
25. Archeologists' finds : SHARDS
28. Fleet commander's vessel : FLAGSHIP
33. Cliff-top shelter : AERIE
34. Pseudologist : LIAR
35. Em followers : ENO
36. Nightclubs near Yankee Stadium? : BRONXHONKYTONKS
40. Male gypsy : ROM
41. In the horse latitudes : ASEA
42. Hindu princess : RANEE
43. Having a glossy surface : ENAMELED
46. Delay : RETARD
47. Expanse west of Eur. : ATL
48. "Ulalume," e.g. : POEM
49. Chinese slammer? : FOOCHOWHOOSEGOW
57. Swedish pop quartet : ABBA
58. Keens : WAILS
59. Stage org. : ANTA
60. Grimalkin's plaint : MEOW
61. Wading bird : EGRET
62. "Waiting for Godot" actor : LAHR
63. Ophthalmologist's concern : EYES
64. Exploits : DEEDS
65. Punctuation mark in England : STOP
1. Libido : EROS
2. Art movement born in 1916 : DADA
3. Lebanon's ___ Gemayel : AMIN
4. Small orange : MANDARIN
5. Coincides : AGREES
6. Cargo of some smugglers : DRUGS
7. Memorable comic Mostel : ZERO
8. Relative of etc. : ETAL
9. Beneficial : SALUTARY
10. Temptations for politicians : BRIBES
11. Verdi work : AIDA
12. All excited : AGOG
13. Sugarcane shoot : LALO
21. Needle on a dial : INDEX
22. U.S.S.R. aircraft : MIG
25. Buffalo athlete : SABRE
26. Avian anagram for Rhone : HERON
27. Redolence : AROMA
28. Amerced : FINED
29. "Mighty ___ Rose": Nevin : LAKA
30. Reddish dyestuff : HENNA
31. Printer's roller : INKER
32. Got shot : POSED
34. What schlimazels usually do : LOSE
37. Sacrosanct : HALLOWED
38. Cycad and poon : TREES
39. Certain porridges : OATMEALS
44. Parrots : MACAWS
45. Biblical verb ending : ETH
46. Places for hen parties? : ROOSTS
48. Propelled a raft : POLED
49. Repute : FAME
50. Toe the line : OBEY
51. Heckelphone, e.g. : OBOE
52. Remuneration of a sort : WAGE
53. Take on : HIRE
54. Punkie : GNAT
55. He overthrew Galba : OTHO
56. Woof's partner : WARP

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