New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1985

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V X Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rice U. team : OWLS
5. Flying machine : PLANE
10. Forehead : BROW
14. Bring up : REAR
15. Added rapidly : RANUP
16. Midianite king : REBA
17. Bird of the Golden State : CALIFORNIAQUAIL
20. Alias: Abbr. : AKA
21. July 16, 1945, event : ATEST
22. Vacant : UNLET
23. Served winningly : ACED
24. Hasten : HIE
25. Maryland's state bird : BALTIMOREORIOLE
33. Inspire : ELATE
34. Siberian city : OMSK
35. Existed : WAS
36. Chem rooms : LABS
37. Rainbow or steelhead : TROUT
39. Intends : AIMS
40. Shelley's "___ to the West Wind" : ODE
41. Departs : GOES
42. "___, Get Your Gun" : ANNIE
43. Alaska's state bird : WILLOWPTARMIGAN
47. Age : EON
48. Ruler on Olympus : ZEUS
49. "___ Up, Doc?" : WHATS
52. Author of "Endymion" : KEATS
54. "Bali ___" : HAI
57. New York's state bird : EASTERNBLUEBIRD
60. To the sheltered side : ALEE
61. Venturous one : DARER
62. Mars: Comb. form : AREO
63. Laugh loudly : ROAR
64. Pro-wrestling sound : GROAN
65. Duck or color : TEAL
1. Whale of film fame : ORCA
2. Diluted : WEAK
3. Tra-___ : LALA
4. ___ Lanka : SRI
5. For the time being : PROTEM
6. Rio Grande city : LAREDO
7. Harding and Blyth : ANNS
8. Night, in Nice : NUIT
9. Clean-air-and-water agcy. : EPA
10. Sultanate in Borneo : BRUNEI
11. Actual : REAL
12. Theater prize : OBIE
13. Disney or Kelly : WALT
18. Prima ___ (on first view) : FACIE
19. Peculiar trait : QUIRK
23. Some corp. employees : ATTS
24. Emcee : HOST
25. Under : BELOW
26. "When I was ___ served a term . . . ": W. S. Gilbert : ALADI
27. Tag : LABEL
28. Perch : ROOST
29. Flightless bird : EMU
30. ___ to (because of) : OWING
31. Sorceress : LAMIA
32. Ruhr city : ESSEN
37. Burg : TOWN
38. Agt. : REP
39. Black cuckoos : ANIS
41. Honker on high : GOOSE
42. Entertain : AMUSE
44. Missive : LETTER
45. Shrub of the heath family : AZALEA
46. Profit : RETURN
49. Last : WEAR
50. Aureole or gloriole : HALO
51. On the Red : ASEA
52. Growth on a tree trunk : KNAR
53. Spain's longest river : EBRO
54. Employ : HIRE
55. Piece of ground : AREA
56. Baal or Mammon : IDOL
58. One of the three R's : RDG
59. Flying mammal : BAT

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