New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1984

Author:John Dreyer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Phrase with a solidus : ANDOR
6. Record : DISC
10. Relative pronoun : WHO
13. Crucifixion scene : PIETA
14. Numerical combining form : OCTO
15. Molt : SHED
16. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
17. Inert element : NEON
18. Tailless amphibian : TOAD
19. Erstwhile rock 'n' roller : LITTLERICHARD
22. Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
23. Mortimer's friend : CHARLIE
25. Net judges' calls : LETS
26. Successor to J.A.G. : CAA
29. Fred and Mel : ALLENS
30. Winners at the polls : INS
31. Sorts : KINDS
33. Rocky shelf : LEDGE
34. The Polkas' comic-strip daughter : LITTLEDOT
36. Spain's Gulf of ___ : ROSAS
39. Combining form of interest to a chiropractor : SACRO
40. Biblical king : ASA
43. Devious plan : SCHEME
45. Latin affirmative : ITA
46. He wrote "Moses" : ASCH
47. Earthy : TERRENE
49. City of a famous edict : NANTES
51. Site of a Sioux victory : LITTLEBIGHORN
54. Ice-cream holder : CONE
55. Most common metal : IRON
56. Gives off : EMITS
58. Certain Amerinds : UTES
59. ___ Fein : SINN
60. Assistants : AIDES
61. Feminine suffix : ESS
62. Sawbucks : TENS
63. Settlement documents : DEEDS
1. The "cruellest" mo. : APR
2. Television surveyor : NIELSEN
3. Ceases : DESISTS
4. Inflammation of the ear : OTITIS
5. Declaims violently : RANTS
6. Completed : DONE
7. Cake decorator : ICER
8. Zeno disciple : STOIC
9. Anatomical shell-like structure : CONCHA
10. Designed like a fingerprint : WHORLED
11. Paragraph topper : HEADING
12. Singular : ODD
15. Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
20. Lawful : LICIT
21. Call to the hounds : HALLOO
22. Clay, later : ALI
24. Dir. from Salt Lake City to Denver : ESE
27. Formicary denizens : ANTS
28. Two-time loser to Dwight : ADLAI
31. Fate : KISMET
32. Shakers, for example : SECT
34. Ophelia's brother : LAERTES
35. Sturm und ___ : DRANG
36. Q–U connection : RST
37. American cats : OCELOTS
38. Pilgrims' destinations : SHRINES
40. Straddling : ASTRIDE
41. Like a sachet : SCENTED
42. Cries of surprise : AHS
44. Volunteer : ENLIST
46. Lack of identity : ANOMIE
48. Uncanny : EERIE
50. In the lead : AHEAD
52. Capital of the B.R.D. : BONN
53. Admiral Benbow, etc. : INNS
54. Equipment for Mosconi : CUE
57. Draft org. : SSS

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