New York Times, Tuesday, November 25, 1986

Author: Jeanne Wilson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 40, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of life raft : BALSA
6. Oahu attraction : SURF
10. Fairy queen : MAB
13. Indigo shrubs : ANILS
14. Russian lake : ARAL
15. A Carter : AMY
16. TV oldie : MYLITTLEMARGIE
19. Fictitious plantation : TARA
20. Big first for baby : STEP
21. The seven-year problem : ITCH
24. "___ Man Out," 1947 film : ODD
26. Bao Dai's capital : SAIGON
30. Parish priest in Paris : CURE
31. Annapolis inst. : USNA
33. Crazy Legs Hirsch : LEROY
34. Where a bug is snug : INARUG
36. Porter's "___ a Kick . . . " : IGET
38. Soul, in St.-Lô : AME
39. TV oldie : MYTHREESONS
42. Like lovers' lights : DIM
44. Invitation notation : RSVP
45. Occur unexpectedly : CROPUP
48. Varnish resin : ELEMI
50. Fourth man : SETH
52. Gambling town : RENO
53. Vintage Ford : MODELT
55. Ruff's mother : REE
56. ___ the boards (acted) : TROD
57. Oodles : SLEW
59. Impetuous : RASH
61. TV oldie : MYMOTHERTHECAR
67. Sterlet delicacy : ROE
68. Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
69. Like some leaves : EROSE
70. Big ___, Calif. : SUR
71. TV sitcom : AMEN
72. Broadway backer : ANGEL
1. Sound of a sudden impact : BAM
2. Some : ANY
3. What Abner really isn't : LIL
4. Like congers : SLITHERY
5. The Charles's pooch : ASTA
6. Caesar and Waldorf : SALADS
7. Press chaser : URE
8. Rivals of Raiders : RAMS
9. Soho dwellings : FLATS
10. Chatterbox : MAGPIE
11. "Mon ___ Pierrot" : AMI
12. Short farewell : BYE
17. Depressions between waves : TROUGHS
18. Dealer in domiciles : REALTOR
21. "___ on parle . . . " : ICI
22. Cask : TUN
23. Studied hard and fast : CRAMMED
25. Kiev's river : DNIEPER
27. Greedy person : GRASPER
28. ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
29. Gordon Hathaway portrayer on TV : NYE
32. Era : AGE
35. Painter of Parisian street scenes : UTRILLO
37. Confiscate : ESCHEAT
40. Campers: Abbr. : RVS
41. Boreal : NORTHERN
42. H.S.T. was one : DEM
43. U.N. labor arm : ILO
46. Napoli number : UNO
47. Pea's pad : POD
49. Famed hypnotist : MESMER
51. Sci-fi earthling : TERRAN
54. Tropical fish : TETRA
58. Sound of a heavy blow : WHAM
60. Mets' stadium : SHEA
61. Miniver or Grundy : MRS
62. "Me Tarzan, ___ . . . " : YOU
63. Sorbonne summer : ETE
64. Meshing is its job : COG
65. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
66. Theism: Abbr. : REL

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