New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 1986

Author:Irene Smullyan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Hebrew prophet : MICAH
6. Branch of the mil. : USAF
10. Prod : SPUR
14. Vacuous : INANE
15. Golfer Wayne : LEVI
16. Precious : CUTE
17. Currency i.o.u. : SCRIP
18. At hand : NEAR
19. Where 21 Down lies : APIA
20. Child's pastime : CATSCRADLE
22. Money drawer : TILL
23. Brew : ALE
24. Gunwale parts : THOLES
26. Opts : ELECTS
30. Like some infections : VIRAL
32. Wild Western felines : PUMAS
33. Cougar or lynx : CATAMOUNT
37. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
38. Starchy foodstuff : SALEP
39. Ashen : GRAY
40. Religious instructions : CATECHISM
42. Londres, e.g. : CIGAR
43. Wiesbaden's river : RHINE
44. Type of inflorescence : RACEME
45. Taipei is its capital : TAIWAN
48. Collegian's prerogative : CUT
49. Venezuelan mining town : AROA
50. Dare : BELLTHECAT
57. Slender or small, in Savoie : MENU
58. Sub in a tub : OLEO
59. Evergreen shrub : ERICA
60. Paint container : PAIL
61. General McAuliffe's rejoinder : NUTS
62. "Star" in a garden : ASTER
63. "Sustineo ___," motto of 6 Across : ALAS
64. Other : ELSE
65. G. Cooper role : DEEDS
1. File abbr. : MISC
2. Cara's conqueror : INCA
3. Haul : CART
4. Flavoring for a Caen cordial : ANIS
5. Jivers : HEPCATS
6. Neighbors of ginglymi : ULNAE
7. Germ : SEED
8. Of grandparents : AVAL
9. Ramshackle tenement : FIRETRAP
10. Describing certain tasteless jokes : SCATOLOGIC
11. Aristotle, to Plato : PUPIL
12. Serviceable : UTILE
13. Former Spanish coins : REALS
21. Literary monogram : RLS
25. CB buff : HAM
26. "Poema del Cid," e.g. : EPIC
27. Russian satellite : LUNA
28. Send forth : EMIT
29. Ululates : CATERWAULS
30. Concert piece : VALSE
31. Piece for a Barrett piece : ITEM
33. Father of Enoch : CAIN
34. Importune : URGE
35. A son of Caleb : NAAM
36. King Hiram's city : TYRE
38. Tibia : SHINBONE
41. Rolled tea : CHA
42. Winch on an oil-well rig : CATHEAD
44. Furrow : RUT
45. Gulf of Mexico port : TAMPA
46. Of a region : AREAL
47. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
48. Proximal : CLOSE
51. Hebrew month : ELUL
52. Rents : LETS
53. Gaelic : ERSE
54. Quote : CITE
55. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
56. Rackstraw's colleagues : TARS

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