New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 1985

Author:William Jarvis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some South Africans : BOERS
6. World Court site, with "The" : HAGUE
11. Mucilage : GUM
14. Young but wise bird : OWLET
15. Sharif and Khayyám : OMARS
16. Prefix with corn or cycle : UNI
17. Mesmer's spiritlike force : ANIMALMAGNETISM
20. Parisian girlfriends : AMIES
21. ___ fixe : IDEE
22. Impertinent youngsters : WHIPPERSNAPPERS
28. Poetic time : EEN
29. Draft initials : SSS
30. Spinks was once his jinx : ALI
31. Calif. valley : NAPA
33. Distinctive : SPECIAL
37. Urban loafer under a Stetson : DRUGSTORECOWBOY
42. Emergencies : STRAITS
43. "___ in the Money," 1933 song : WERE
44. Hawaiian souvenir : LEI
45. Bridge builder's deg. : BCE
48. Collection of anecdotes : ANA
49. St. Nick : FATHERCHRISTMAS
55. Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
56. Blood vessel : AORTA
57. Miscellany of memorable maxims : COMMONPLACEBOOK
64. Tai people of Tonkin : THO
65. One-time pirate ship : XEBEC
66. Stir up : ROUSE
67. Francisco or Salvador : SAN
68. Flooded : AWASH
69. Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
1. Long, fluffy scarf : BOA
2. Possess : OWN
3. Whitney or Wallach : ELI
4. Change a Mercator projection : REMAP
5. Imprints : STAMPS
6. Aaron wallops : HOMERS
7. Accumulate : AMASS
8. Hoax : GAG
9. Coffee maker : URN
10. Native of: Suffix : ESE
11. Cicerone : GUIDE
12. Bobby or Al of Indy 500 : UNSER
13. Marceau and Skelton : MIMES
18. " . . . believing in old men's ___ . . . ": Pound : LIES
19. Congressman O'Neill : TIP
22. Proceed : WEND
23. Heeds : HEARS
24. Data for a computer : INPUT
25. Back of the neck : NAPE
26. Actor McCowen : ALEC
27. Spanish peak : PICO
32. Cabinet dept. : AGR
33. Some fathers, for short : SRS
34. Wobblies' org. : IWW
35. Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
36. Blackmore's "___ Doone" : LORNA
38. Vendition : SALE
39. Layer : TIER
40. Of the ear : OTIC
41. These negate nays : YEAS
45. Open for discussion : BROACH
46. Round: Abbr. : CIRC
47. Glycerides : ESTERS
49. Scientist's quest : FACTS
50. Ciao, in Hawaii : ALOHA
51. Shakespearean misanthrope : TIMON
52. Theatrical showoff : HAM
53. Summons to court : HALES
54. Forbidden : TABOO
58. Chemist's prefix : OXA
59. Unused : NEW
60. Policemen's assn. : PBA
61. "___ Miss Brooks" : OUR
62. Sugar: Suffix : OSE
63. Range of understanding : KEN

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