New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1985

Author:Dorothy Davis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Open two interlocking tabs : UNZIP
6. Butter in a pasture : RAM
9. Support for 10 Down : MAST
13. "___ nascitur, non fit" : POETA
14. Dark red : PUCE
15. Machu Picchu dweller : INCA
16. Evasive trick : STALL
17. Magnetized : ATTRACTED
19. TV soap opera : ALLMYCHILDREN
21. Nigerian native : IBO
22. Shoe width : EEE
23. Stropping person : HONER
25. Modifies : ALTERS
27. Haggard title : SHE
29. F.D.R. measure : NRA
30. Cozy place : NEST
31. "___ child has to work for its living" : SATURDAYS
34. "___ in Love," Dion hit : ATEENAGER
37. Sign that delights misocapnists : NOSMOKING
40. Mite: Comb. form : ACAR
44. Teammate of Bill Terry : OTT
45. Poetic contraction : OER
46. Cell union : OOGAMY
48. Boutique : STORE
50. First name of a Ugandan exile : IDI
51. Records for a deejay : LPS
52. TV soap opera : ONELIFETOLIVE
57. Serious; dour : SMILELESS
58. Ill. port : CAIRO
60. Welles role : KANE
61. "K-K-K-___," 1918 song : KATY
62. Copperfield's second wife : AGNES
63. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
64. Chowed : ATE
65. Snare of a sort : NOOSE
1. Downs' partner : UPS
2. Outstanding : NOTABLE
3. Fanatics : ZEALOTS
4. "___ play in Peoria": Ehrlichman : ITLL
5. Cheater or pilgrim : PALMER
6. Actress Gordon: 1896–1985 : RUTH
7. Play opener : ACTI
8. Blackbird : MERL
9. Phone or wave preceder : MICRO
10. Aerial : ANTENNA
11. Set : SCENERY
12. Tyke : TAD
14. Tempo : PACE
18. Stick : ADHERE
20. "___ Georgio," Pavarotti film : YES
21. Fleming or Smith : IAN
24. Headland : RAS
26. Rock where Samson hid: Judg. 15:8 : ETAM
27. Kind of party : STAG
28. Affectionate embrace : HUG
31. Site of Mt. Hor : SEIR
32. Mary ___ Mobley (Miss America 1959) : ANN
33. Pull : DRAG
35. City SW of Salt Lake City : TOOELE
36. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
37. Our, in Orne : NOS
38. Footstool : OTTOMAN
39. Pitting : STONING
41. "Cosmicomics" author : CALVINO
42. Electric units : AMPERES
43. Tracks for frt. trains : RYS
46. French king: 888–98 : ODO
47. Nickname of pitcher Boyd : OILCAN
49. D. S. Freeman book : RELEE
50. ___-bitsy : ITSY
53. A famous Chase : ILKA
54. Act of skill : FEAT
55. Isabella d'___, Leonardo subject : ESTE
56. Venetian villain : IAGO
57. Have fun at Sun Valley : SKI
59. Suffix with malt : OSE

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