New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1986

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Speaker's spot : DAIS
5. Do the butterfly : SWIM
9. Mottled : PIED
13. Arran resident : SCOT
14. "___ Alice," Albee play : TINY
15. Norway, to a native : NORGE
16. Slingshots : CATAPULTS
18. Ted Lange on "The Love Boat" : ISAAC
19. Take a long look : STARE
20. Aloof : DETACHED
22. Gun the eng. : REV
24. Provoke Pappy Yokum : RILE
25. Tool : CATSPAW
29. Short oratorio : CANTATA
34. Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
35. A foe of Peter Pan : SMEE
37. Looked happy : BEAMED
38. Journalist Jacob ___ : RIIS
40. Five: Comb. form : PENTA
42. Malacca : CANE
43. Picnic meat, sometimes : SALAMI
45. A top W.W. I admiral : SIMS
47. Low digit : TOE
48. Capture : ENSNARE
50. Winged mewer : CATBIRD
52. Comedian-actor Foxx : REDD
54. Plastic or classic preceder : NEO
55. Squeezing : PRESSURE
59. Between ___ and a hard place : AROCK
63. Promise : TROTH
64. Rancher : CATTLEMAN
66. Like a flue : SOOTY
67. A Prot. religion : EPIS
68. He opposes pros : ANTI
69. Icelandic literary work : EDDA
70. Knock down : DECK
71. Cant : LIST
1. Bronze medals: Abbr. : DSCS
2. "Had Tiberius been ___": Arnold : ACAT
3. Jot : IOTA
4. Belle and Bart : STARRS
5. Udall sobriquet : STU
6. Adjective for Steve Martin : WILD
7. Bury : INTER
8. William Blake was one : MYSTIC
9. Resembling Rodeo Drive : POSH
10. Dies ___ : IRAE
11. Minced oath : EGAD
12. Holiday mo. : DEC
15. ___ Council: A.D. 325 : NICENE
17. Fledglings' sounds : PEEPS
21. Montgomery resident : ALABAMAN
23. Blackmailers, usurers et al. : VAMPIRES
25. Malediction : CURSE
26. Mongol, e.g. : ASIAN
27. Requirements for a certain party game : TAILS
28. A time to bide : WEE
30. Langley Field gp. : TAC
31. Cremona craftsman : AMATI
32. Kind of sax : TENOR
33. "___ of dreadful note": Macbeth : ADEED
36. Duo in a nonet : ENS
39. Cape ___ Blas, Fla. : SAN
41. Obsession : TIC
44. Fenlike : MARSHY
46. Pick a peck of pockets? : STEAL
49. Inferred : EDUCED
51. Northern : BOREAL
53. Hanging : DRAPE
55. Goad : PROD
56. Cross : ROOD
57. Miss Kett : ETTA
58. Diet follower : ETIC
60. Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
61. Broadway musical hit : CATS
62. Emulate Mme. Defarge : KNIT
63. Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
65. Small sound of annoyance : TSK

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