New York Times, Monday, November 10, 1986

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Kind of pity or indulgence : SELF
5. Dizzy Gillespie's forte : BEBOP
10. Ship's lockup : BRIG
14. " . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
15. Full-grown insect : IMAGO
16. Pumice source : LAVA
17. Iranian coin : RIAL
18. More meticulous : NICER
19. Cures : AGES
20. Out of fashion : BEHINDTHETIMES
23. What Penrod and Sam were : PALS
24. Counterpart of Sen. : HSE
25. Shade of red : CERISE
28. A size of paper : FOOLSCAP
33. Utopian colony in Iowa : AMANA
34. Stand-up comic Mort : SAHL
35. Suffix meaning "full of" : OSE
36. Out of nostalgia : FOROLDTIMESSAKE
40. Hot time in Paris : ETE
41. Slippery ones : EELS
42. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
43. Butlers and maids : SERVANTS
46. Tartans : PLAIDS
47. Newt : EFT
48. Yale team : ELIS
49. H. G. Wells sci-fi tale : THETIMEMACHINE
56. ___ de force : TOUR
57. Glossy fabric : SATIN
58. Bakery worker : ICER
59. Qualified : ABLE
60. Kind of bout : TITLE
61. ___ Scotia : NOVA
62. Interpret : READ
63. Winter road hazard : SLEET
64. Biting fly : GNAT
1. Slavic language : SERB
2. Canal or lake : ERIE
3. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
4. Cebu native : FILIPINO
5. Hobo's bundle of bedding : BINDLE
6. Gives off : EMITS
7. Founder of a musical dynasty : BACH
8. Curved molding : OGEE
9. Stateroom window : PORTHOLE
10. Holds liable for : BLAMES
11. Latest fashion : RAGE
12. U.S. composer: 1874–1954 : IVES
13. An anesthetic : GAS
21. Speech sound : NASAL
22. Crusoe's refuge: Abbr. : ISL
25. Night spots : CAFES
26. Overact : EMOTE
27. Less common : RARER
28. Comes a cropper : FAILS
29. ___ law, in electricity : OHMS
30. Raccoon's tropical relative : COATI
31. Invited : ASKED
32. Jury members : PEERS
34. Directive to a printer : STET
37. They care about caries : DENTISTS
38. Of certain Franks : SALIC
39. A foul in hockey : SLASHING
44. Turned aside : VEERED
45. Fore's opposite : AFT
46. Daily ___ (Clark Kent's paper) : PLANET
48. M. Zola : EMILE
49. Start of a famous soliloquy : TOBE
50. Wahine's dance : HULA
51. Jouster's garb : MAIL
52. Diminutive ending : ETTE
53. Holy picture : ICON
54. Leningrad's river : NEVA
55. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
56. Pinafore crewman : TAR

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