TAKING 60 ACROSS LITERALLY

New York Times, Sunday, November 4, 1984

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 481 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Word on a communal towel? : OURS
5. Miracle team of '69 : METS
9. Paraná's estuary, for short : PLATA
14. Gear position : PARK
18. Fourth word from the moon : STEP
19. An inlet : BAYOU
20. Thick woolen cloth : LODEN
21. Silkworm : ERIA
22. Mountain peak : CIMA
23. Actor Leon : ERROL
24. Little activity : APING
25. Goneril's father : LEAR
26. LINE FROM "THE ANCIENT MARINER" : ALALLALALLONEONEALALL
30. Got even : REPAID
31. Wide-mouthed jugs : EWERS
32. Producer Shubert : LEE
33. ___ Aviv : TEL
34. Small carnivore : GENET
36. Omelet or film : WESTERN
40. SLIGHT OF FRAME : SMONEBALLD
43. "September ___" : MORN
45. ___ de Cologne : EAU
46. W.W. II area : ETO
47. Nasty : UGLY
48. THE MONTGOLFIER BROTHERS : BONEOALLRS
51. Preceded : LED
52. Land units : ACRES
54. A.M. in Montréal : MATIN
55. ___-majesté : LESE
56. Ross or Sargasso : SEA
57. Damage : MAR
58. Silverheels role : TONTO
59. Soul, in Savoie : AME
60. Like the Three Musketeers : ALLFORONEANDONEFORALL
68. Palindromic preposition : ERE
69. Vacant : EMPTY
70. Kettle and Bell : MAS
71. Halloween shout : BOO
72. Ancient theaters : ODEA
74. Arrives : COMES
75. Core : HEART
77. Fuss : ADO
78. RING-UPS : PHALLCONES
80. Some arias : SOLI
81. Score for Retton : TEN
82. Melody : AIR
83. Bridge position : EAST
84. ACTS OBSTRUCTIVELY : STALLWONES
88. ITALIAN SOCCER : PONEALL
91. Coast : SHORE
92. Iron or Stone : AGE
93. Diamond ___ : LIL
94. Apprehended : RANIN
96. Fete : REGALE
100. WORDS FROM SIR JOHN HARINGTON : NALLDARECONEITTREASON
107. Nautical term : ALEE
108. Happen again : RECUR
109. Worship : ADORE
110. Exhaust : TIRE
111. Bosc, e.g. : PEAR
112. Growing out : ENATE
113. Vladimir Ulyanov : LENIN
114. Dutch cheese : EDAM
115. Spot : ESPY
116. He fails to pass the bar : TOPER
117. Como or Maggiore : LAGO
118. Withhold : DENY
1. Cinematic award : OSCAR
2. Serviceable : UTILE
3. Plat afresh : REMAP
4. Split, to an Italian : SPALATO
5. Earthy deposit : MARL
6. Wildcat : EYRA
7. Cat's-paw : TOOL
8. With ill humor : SULLENLY
9. Solar satellite : PLANET
10. Jogger's kin : LOPER
11. Señor's leave-taking : ADIOS
12. State of the Vols : TENN
13. Certain Californian : ANGELENO
14. BB, for one : PELLET
15. District : AREA
16. Kerman coin : RIAL
17. Poet Shapiro : KARL
19. Sexton : BEADLE
27. Hold on property : LIEN
28. Had debts : OWED
29. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
34. Fine plum : GAGE
35. Annexes : ELLS
36. Bird or architect : WREN
37. Congers : EELS
38. Like cerium : RARE
39. Greek letters : NUS
40. Harden : STEEL
41. Of a musical arrangement : MODAL
42. Pack animal : BURRO
43. What 60 Across is : MOTTO
44. Culinary lachrymator : ONION
46. The Adamsons' cat : ELSA
48. Give and take, in a way : BANDY
49. Nearly : ALMOST
50. Wicked look : LEER
52. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
53. Mind : CARE
54. Blanc and Cervin : MONTS
58. Records : TAPES
59. Out yonder : AFAR
61. Palp : FEEL
62. Broadway lights : NEONS
63. Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
64. Bleu Louise : EMAIL
65. Subside : ABATE
66. Ore veins : LODES
67. Diving bird : LOON
72. River to Cairo : OHIO
73. Mend : DARN
74. Mineral that was vegetable : COAL
75. Rime : HOAR
76. French magazine : ELLE
78. Baby food : PAP
79. Wine closet : CELLARET
80. STAR OF "ROCKY" FILMS : STONEALL
84. Climb a pole : SHIN
85. Crowded building : WARREN
86. Cyma recta : OGEE
87. Annulled : NEGATED
89. Queen of fiction : ELLERY
90. Help : AID
91. Stertor emitter : SNORER
94. Put on fresh treads : RECAP
95. Severe : ACUTE
97. Stage whisper : ASIDE
98. Tracking system : LORAN
99. Geronimo, to Gen. Crook : ENEMY
100. Mane site : NAPE
101. City in S France : ALES
102. Saltate : LEAP
103. Custer's last major : RENO
104. Thought : IDEA
105. Secret society : TONG
106. Minuet part : TRIO

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