New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 1984

Author: Dale O. Burgener
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F H J W Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. High-strung : TAUT
5. "Better late than ___" : NEVER
10. Shopping complex : MALL
14. Likewise : ALSO
15. Similar : ALIKE
16. Europe's neighbor : ASIA
17. Gaze : PEER
18. Grand slams or mice : VOLES
19. Oboe or saxophone : REED
20. Very long words : SESQUIPEDALIANS
23. Impulse : URGE
24. Drag : LUG
25. She's Wright : TERESA
28. Winter Olympic Games site: 1968 : GRENOBLE
33. Chopping tool : AXE
34. Make amends : ATONE
36. Flash of light : GLEAM
37. Storyteller of a sort : LIAR
39. Dodge : EVADE
41. Judith Anderson's title : DAME
42. Bar : ESTOP
44. Irregular : EROSE
46. Sailor : TAR
47. Depots : STATIONS
49. Like a fussbudget : PRISSY
51. "A ___ o'clock scholar" : TEN
52. Natural satellite : MOON
53. Foolish contempt of danger : TEMERARIOUSNESS
61. Orison finale : AMEN
62. Dravidians of central India : GONDS
63. African lily : ALOE
64. Small brook : RILL
65. Preside over festivities : EMCEE
66. French chalk : TALC
67. Pretentiously esthetic : ARTY
68. Former Spanish coins : REALS
69. Objectives : ENDS
1. Tattoo follower : TAPS
2. Out of the wind : ALEE
3. Utilizes : USES
4. Twisting effect, in physics : TORQUE
5. Steer a course : NAVIGATE
6. Slip away romantically : ELOPE
7. "In durance ___ . . . ": Burns : VILE
8. Used frugally : EKED
9. Secondhand deal : RESALE
10. Showy red or yellow flower : MARIGOLD
11. On the water : ASEA
12. Claim against property : LIEN
13. Young chaps : LADS
21. ___ Major or Minor : URSA
22. Respirator : LUNG
25. Tell ___ out of school : TALES
26. Be : EXIST
27. Gaucho's rope : REATA
28. Growls : GNARS
29. Decorate anew : REDO
30. Pulses : BEATS
31. Actor who married Esther Williams : LAMAS
32. Abrasive powder : EMERY
35. Kiln : OVEN
38. How dastards behave : ROTTENLY
40. Advocates : ESPOUSES
43. Bridge support : PIER
45. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
48. Heavy catapult : ONAGER
50. Congenital : INNATE
52. Couturier's employee : MODEL
53. Scarlett's home : TARA
54. African ruler : EMIR
55. Liquefy : MELT
56. "Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
57. Quechuan Indian : INCA
58. Verve : ELAN
59. Found a buyer : SOLD
60. Parts of mins. : SECS

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