New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1984

Author: John H. Hales
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Stinger : WASP
5. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
10. Fish's means of respiration : GILL
14. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
15. Yawning : AGAPE
16. Drunken cry, of old : EVOE
17. Case for sewers : ETUI
18. Property men : GRIPS
19. Nothing, in Madrid : NADA
20. Carpet edge : SELVAGE
22. Reached the plucking point : RIPENED
24. Pulitzer novelist: 1958 : AGEE
25. River of Hesse : EDER
26. Overshoe : GAITER
29. Furniture style : SHERATON
33. Bavarian stream : ILLER
34. Nine-millimeter carbine : STEN
35. Timber denizen : LOBO
36. Untidy one : SLOB
37. Barely enough : SCANT
38. Tints and tones : HUES
39. Actress Daly : TYNE
40. Parcel adjunct : CORD
41. Inventor Samuel : MORSE
42. Defames : SLANDERS
44. Maidens : LASSES
45. Tarzen's friend : JANE
46. Pepper pot, e.g. : SOUP
47. ___ Lakes, trio in N.Y. : SARANAC
50. Bore : CALIBER
54. Name in cheeses : EDAM
55. Talked endlessly : RANON
57. Tucker out : TIRE
58. Small S.A. monkey : TITI
59. "Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
60. Related : AKIN
61. Film comic Laurel : STAN
62. Not so commonplace : ODDER
63. Season of penitence : LENT
1. Difficulties : WOES
2. Preceding: Prefix : ANTE
3. Kind of food or brother : SOUL
4. Goldie Hawn film: 1980 : PRIVATEBENJAMIN
5. Macbeth's weapon : DAGGER
6. Acquiesce : AGREE
7. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
8. Nab : APPREHEND
9. Nonmigratory bird or beast : RESIDENT
10. Popular soap opera : GENERALHOSPITAL
11. A czar : IVAN
12. Ore concentration : LODE
13. Plumbum : LEAD
21. Dyer's apparatus : AGER
23. Word with diem or capita : PER
26. Main points : GISTS
27. Garlic chemical : ALLYL
28. Actress Massey : ILONA
29. These are seen after a clout : STARS
30. Junkets : TOURS
31. Chubby : OBESE
32. Features often counted : NOSES
34. Game record : SCORECARD
37. Dramatic outline : SCENARIO
41. Manhandle : MAUL
43. " . . . from ___ even to Beersheba" : DAN
44. Temporary replacement : LOANER
46. High-tea delicacy : SCONE
47. Square-dance figures : SETS
48. Underground entrance : ADIT
49. Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
51. A wheel : BIKE
52. One of the Waltons : ERIN
53. Schism : RENT
56. Novelist Buntline : NED

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