New York Times, Thursday, November 15, 1984

Author: Hickmott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of fowl : WATER
6. Fetish : IDOL
10. Ballston ___, N.Y. : SPA
13. Banished : EXILED
15. Madam, in Madrid : DONA
16. Heart, to Hadrian : COR
17. Part of F.D.R. : DELANO
18. Last gasp : SWANSONG
20. Firn : NEVE
22. Sleepwear : NIGHTIE
23. Parry : FEND
26. Duck down : EIDER
28. Six or seven follower : TEEN
29. Siouan Indian : OTO
30. Auricles : ATRIA
31. Primo : FIRST
32. Lead ore : GALENA
34. British sub-detection apparatus : ASDIC
36. Getting down to brass tacks : TALKINGTURKEY
40. "___ Nothing At All" : ALLOR
41. Roman boxer's gear : CESTUS
43. "___ diem!" : CARPE
46. Frolics : LARKS
48. Porter : ALE
49. Stibnite and wolframite : ORES
50. Fleshy fruits : POMES
51. Puffed : BLEW
52. "___ a big fat hen" : NINETEN
54. Garb for Galba : TOGA
56. Zilch : GOOSEEGG
58. Green : UNRIPE
62. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
63. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
64. Mimic : PARROT
65. Lect. from the pulpit : SER
66. Composer of "Ol' Man River" : KERN
67. Pampas rope : REATA
1. Unite : WED
2. Weapon for Lizzie : AXE
3. Sesame : TIL
4. Large antelope : ELAND
5. Film director Clair : RENE
6. Dog tags : IDS
7. In coastal Maine : DOWNEAST
8. Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
9. Editor of "The Blue Fairy Book" : LANG
10. Sea duck : SCOTER
11. Cribs : PONIES
12. Silver : ARGENT
14. Joint : DOVETAIL
19. Talents or traits: Slang : SHTICKS
21. A goddess of healing : EIR
23. Haze : FOG
24. Tiers ___ (bourgeoisie) : ETAT
25. Town where Augustus died : NOLA
27. Chart : DIAGRAM
30. Talus : ANKLE
31. Sacks : FIRES
33. Slips by : ELAPSES
35. Cinch : DUCKSOUP
37. Not any more : NOLONGER
38. Common abbr. : ETAL
39. Christmas : YULE
42. "And ___ a fine seam" : SEW
43. Does the "1-2-3-kick" : CONGAS
44. Melodic : ARIOSE
45. "Dans la Loge" painter : RENOIR
47. Soak : RET
50. Elizabethan dramatist : PEELE
51. Ballet-school necessity : BARRE
53. Wood used in shipbuilding : TEAK
55. Growl : GNAR
57. Brig. or Maj. follower : GEN
59. David's chief officer : IRA
60. Saucepan : POT
61. Greek letter : ETA

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