New York Times, Friday, November 9, 1984

Author: Virginia P. Abelson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Cheated : STUNG
6. Working plan, for short : SPEC
10. City NNW of Nimes : ALES
14. Proportion : RATIO
15. Ibert's "Ports of ___" : CALL
16. ___ die : SINE
17. Meager : SCANT
18. Besides : ALSO
19. Plant matter used as a plant covering : PEAT
20. Joyce Cary novel : THEHORSESMOUTH
23. Ethan Allen's brother : IRA
24. Hams it up : EMOTES
25. Cowboy, at times : BRONCOBUSTER
31. W. H. Hudson heroine : RIMA
32. Homophone for rise : RYES
33. Famed poet's monogram : TSE
36. Balanced : EVEN
37. Edgar or Clio : AWARD
39. Reputed to be : SAID
40. Kin of a burrow : DEN
41. Social group : CLAN
42. Wheel shaft : AXLE
43. Robinson Jeffers poem : ROANSTALLION
47. "In ___ and . . . " : ONEEAR
50. A descendant of Aaron : ELI
51. Tyrone Power movie: 1947 : NIGHTMAREALLEY
57. Cousin of notte : SERA
58. Merrimack plating : IRON
59. Nimbi : AURAE
61. Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
62. Septet for Sinbad : SEAS
63. Terrier breed : CAIRN
64. Hebrew letter : TETH
65. He pained Paine : TORY
66. Napped leather : SUEDE
1. Jrs. become these : SRS
2. Sensitivity : TACT
3. A D-day beach : UTAH
4. "___ to Five," 1981 film : NINE
5. Type of novel : GOTHIC
6. Beetle or charm : SCARAB
7. Buddies : PALS
8. Otherwise : ELSE
9. Shut up : CLOSETED
10. "I am ___ as Job . . . ": Shak. : ASPOOR
11. U.S.A. or U.S.N. officer : LIEUT
12. Growing out : ENATE
13. Low and Thomas : SETHS
21. Río de ___ : ORO
22. Bovary and Defarge : MMES
25. Reared : BRED
26. Cleave : RIVE
27. Presage : OMEN
28. A Bobbsey twin : NAN
29. Monitor lizards : URANS
30. A Leb. neighbor : SYR
33. One of almost 12,000 in N.Y.C. : TAXI
34. Farm building : SILO
35. Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
37. Henny Penny, e.g. : ALARMIST
38. Pallid : WAN
39. ___ soda : SAL
41. Chesterfield, e.g. : COAT
43. Old stuff in new form : REHASH
44. Itty-bitty : TEENSY
45. A.C.S.A. state : ALA
46. Whitman's bloomers : LILACS
47. Town near Buzzards Bay : ONSET
48. Snow, in Santiago : NIEVE
49. White heron : EGRET
52. Martian: Comb. form : AREO
53. Simba's outburst : ROAR
54. Feast in Lanai : LUAU
55. New York canal : ERIE
56. Court follower : YARD
60. Wind dir. : ENE

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