New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1985

Author:Mary C. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Yearns : ACHES
6. Fall short : FAIL
10. Dramatis personae : CAST
14. Perch : ROOST
15. Entice : LURE
16. Kind of admiral : REAR
17. Dogie catcher : RIATA
18. Algerian port : ORAN
19. Heraldic border : ORLE
20. J. D. Salinger work : FRANNYANDZOOEY
23. Owned : HAD
24. Caravansary : INN
25. Use : EMPLOY
29. Northern European : LAPP
32. Perform : ACT
35. Obstruct : TIEUP
36. Curtin or Seymour : JANE
37. ___ mater : DURA
38. Humperdinck's fairy opera : HANSELANDGRETEL
41. Leave out : OMIT
42. Nelson or Mary Baker : EDDY
43. Upper crust : ELITE
44. Transgress : SIN
45. Iron and Stone : AGES
46. Faye and Ghostley : ALICES
47. Dunderhead : SAP
49. Chemical suffix : OSE
50. Film comedy team : LAURELANDHARDY
58. Christiania, today : OSLO
59. Footnote abbr. : IBID
60. Lorelei, e.g. : SIREN
62. Thailand, formerly : SIAM
63. Grind grain : MILL
64. Bring joy : ELATE
65. Scarlett's spread : TARA
66. Mind : OBEY
67. Resign : DEMIT
1. Timetable abbr. : ARR
2. Arrange hair : COIF
3. Grayish-white : HOAR
4. This, in Taxco : ESTA
5. Horse-drawn carriage : STANHOPE
6. Patterson of boxing fame : FLOYD
7. Nimbus : AURA
8. Persia, today : IRAN
9. Give temporarily : LEND
10. Sing softly : CROON
11. Concerning aircraft : AERONAUTIC
12. Garage or yard event : SALE
13. Low card : TREY
21. Voice vote : NAY
22. Type of code : ZIP
25. Group character : ETHOS
26. "___ Vice," TV program : MIAMI
27. Like Malaya or Istria : PENINSULAR
28. Keen desire : LUST
29. Alights : LANDS
30. Griffith or Williams : ANDY
31. Cribbage piece : PEG
33. Where Minos ruled : CRETE
34. Stories : TALES
36. Green stone : JADE
37. Cold-cuts center : DELI
39. Journey part : LEG
40. Freed : RELEASED
45. Simian : APE
46. Residue : ASH
48. Fragrance : AROMA
49. In a strange way : ODDLY
50. Misplaced : LOST
51. Gobi's site : ASIA
52. V.I.P.'s car : LIMO
53. Ancient Hebrew month : ABIB
54. Green color : NILE
55. Vex : RILE
56. Apothecary's weight : DRAM
57. Abominable Snowman : YETI
61. Bottom line, often : NET

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