New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 1985

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Knoxville event: 1982 : FAIR
5. Flower of N.M. : YUCCA
10. Guy, in Gloucestershire : CHAP
14. The Lyna River, to a Berliner : ALLE
15. Pleione's husband : ATLAS
16. Neighbor of a Navajo : HOPI
17. Tribune : DAIS
18. Become innervated : REACT
19. Crisp bread : RUSK
20. Showed feeling : EMOTED
22. Sadducee's opponent : PHARISEE
24. A biographer of Ike : DONOVAN
26. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
27. Purple : REGAL
29. Restrain : TETHER
32. Boggs of baseball : WADE
35. Pearl Buck's "The ___" : EXILE
37. Time long gone : YORE
38. October Club's quaff : ALE
39. "___ Buttermilk Sky" : OLE
40. Cap : LID
41. Garner : REAP
43. Old native of Mo. : OSAGE
45. November 13, e.g. : IDES
46. Relative of a crab apple : MEDLAR
48. Jeweler's weight : CARAT
50. Certain fast horses : BARBS
52. Swiss lake : LUCERNE
56. Patterns : STENCILS
59. Comport (oneself) : DEMEAN
60. Group of Asian languages : THAI
61. Japanese gateway : TORII
63. Stork's kin : IBIS
64. Skills : ARTS
65. Separate : APART
66. Bantu language : ZULU
67. Reed : RUSH
68. Meuse feeder : LESSE
69. To be, to Caesar : ESSE
1. Withered : FADED
2. Cottonwood : ALAMO
3. Utica neighbor : ILION
4. Give back : RESTORE
5. Football arithmetic : YARDAGE
6. All-purpose trk. : UTE
7. Peal : CLAP
8. Store : CACHE
9. Fertility goddess : ASTARTE
10. Ski turn, for short : CHRISTY
11. Common; ordinary : HOUSEHOLD
12. Church part : APSE
13. Peak man : PIKE
21. Verge of sorts : EVE
23. Raun : ROE
25. Ariadne's isle : NAXOS
28. Flowering bush : LILAC
30. Lake Amerind : ERIE
31. Beatty film : REDS
32. Close : WARM
33. Away from the wind : ALEE
34. Freeloaders : DEADBEATS
36. Kind of eagle : LEGAL
42. Toughen metal by hammering : PLANISH
43. Ocular : ORBITAL
44. Learned : ERUDITE
45. List : ITEMIZE
47. Fogbow : ARC
49. Expert : ACE
51. Incline : SLOPE
53. Picture riddle : REBUS
54. They're often filed : NAILS
55. Follow : ENSUE
56. White spot on a horse's forehead : STAR
57. Word with way : THRU
58. Sp. wives : SRAS
62. Apr. collector : IRS

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