New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 1984

Author: Michael J. Parris
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J M Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. White Sands experiment : ATEST
6. Fencing weapon : EPEE
10. Emulated Little : APED
14. Goof : BONER
15. Ross and Coral : SEAS
16. Ruse : WILE
17. Studio employee : EXTRA
18. Traveling close to : PASSINGBY
20. Coordinate (with) : TIEIN
21. Homophone for scene : SEEN
22. Motorist's need : GAS
23. Like the Super Chief : CROSSCOUNTRY
27. Devoured : ATEUP
28. Pianist-composer Blake : EUBIE
31. Volcano product : ASH
34. Journey : TRIP
35. Originate : CREATE
36. Worthless coin : SOU
37. Epithet for Abner : LIL
38. Fall behind : LAG
39. One hundred yrs. : CEN
40. Part of a warm cap : EARLAP
42. Ali ___ : BABA
43. Jay follower : KAY
44. Ohio city : AKRON
45. Flatfish : BRILL
46. Like the QE2 : INTEROCEANIC
51. Anger : IRE
53. "Was it a cat ___?" (palindrome) : ISAW
54. Musical endings : CODAS
56. Forking : BISECTING
59. Diacritical mark : TILDE
60. Singular of opera : OPUS
61. The East : ASIA
62. French waterway : ISERE
63. Calendar abbr. : SEPT
64. Ooze : SEEP
65. Relinquished : CEDED
1. Aid a criminal : ABET
2. Poisonous : TOXIC
3. Sign up for : ENTER
4. Prefix for comic : SERIO
5. Like the Concorde : TRANSATLANTIC
6. Sixth sense? : ESP
7. Metaphor for fog : PEASOUP
8. Lessen : EASEUP
9. Ruhr city : ESSEN
10. Plant bristle : AWN
11. Juvenile mode of travel : PIGGYBACK
12. Isle of exile : ELBA
13. Turkish officials of yore : DEYS
19. Like the Enterprise in "Star Trek" : INTERGALACTIC
24. Type of mine : STRIP
25. Wainscot : CEIL
26. Regret : RUE
29. Graceful tree : ITEA
30. Counting-out word : EENY
31. Sailing : ASEA
32. Drench : SOAK
33. Travels more rapidly : HURRIESUP
35. Mode of TV reception : CABLE
38. Not ecclesiastic : LAIC
41. Chaney or Nol : LON
42. Junior Girl Scout : BROWNIE
45. Cookbook word : BRAISE
47. These (girls): Sp. : ESTAS
48. Form of pollution : NOISE
49. Lazed : IDLED
50. Group of key personnel : CADRE
51. Nigerian tribesmen : IBOS
52. Not green : RIPE
55. Rank a tennis contestant : SEED
57. Superlative suffix : EST
58. Hiatus : GAP

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