New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1986

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
6. German river : RUHR
10. Simple : MERE
14. Chemical compound : AMINE
15. Dies ___ : IRAE
16. Physical or oral follower : EXAM
17. Christened : NAMED
18. Covers : LIDS
19. Old letter : RUNE
20. Dessert : CHERRIESJUBILEE
23. Balaam's beast : ASS
24. Signify : MATTER
25. Guards in a slammer : SCREWS
29. Evil look : LEER
31. Georgetown athlete : HOYA
32. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
34. Better : OUTDO
39. Desserts : ICECREAMSUNDAES
42. Former Turkish title : PASHA
43. Nothing, in Nancy : RIEN
44. French department : ORNE
45. Ref. book : DICT
47. Puts to the test : ASSAYS
49. Use a sieve : STRAIN
53. Norman or Tway : PRO
54. Dessert : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
61. In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
62. Guinness or Clunes : ALEC
63. Refrain syllables : TRALA
64. Misplace : LOSE
65. Comic-book light bulb : IDEA
66. Conies' cousins : HARES
67. Overwhelmed, in a way : AWED
68. "___ Yankees," 1955 musical : DAMN
69. Omit a vowel : ELIDE
1. Judge's seat : BANC
2. Eastern nanny : AMAH
3. Part of E.S.T. : TIME
4. Lulu : ONER
5. Sketch over : REDRAW
6. Vexes in Texas, etc. : RILES
7. "Topaz" author : URIS
8. Pilgrimage : HADJ
9. Headhunter's request : RESUME
10. Earn : MERIT
11. Rejoice : EXULT
12. Indian queen : RANEE
13. Eastern ruler : EMEER
21. Scions : ISSUE
22. Rothschild title : BARON
25. Argo, e.g. : SHIP
26. Imogene from Philadelphia : COCA
27. Pastrami holders : RYES
28. Every's partner : EACH
29. Boundary : LIMIT
30. Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
33. Popeye Doyle of films, e.g. : NARC
35. Japanese herbs : UDOS
36. "G.W.T.W." locale : TARA
37. Gainsay : DENY
38. Sugar suffixes : OSES
40. Marconi's medium : RADIO
41. Divest of weapons : UNARM
46. Like some tiles : INLAID
48. Comfort : SOOTHE
49. La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
50. Toss : THROW
51. Incite : ROUSE
52. Emulated Streep : ACTED
53. Type of pie : PECAN
55. TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
56. Swarm : TEEM
57. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
58. Garb for 12 Down : SARI
59. Huskies' vehicle : SLED
60. Ameliorate : EASE

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