New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 1984

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Actress Stevens : STELLA
7. Crude : COARSE
13. Dagger : PONIARD
15. Transportation system : CONRAIL
16. Likeness : ANALOGY
17. Ballroom dance : ONESTEP
18. Faint : DIM
19. Voiced sounds : SONANTS
21. Genetic component : RNA
22. Personality aspects : EGOS
24. Brief : TERSE
25. Taboos : BANS
26. Closes : SHUTS
28. Visit : SEE
29. Chocolate tree : CACAO
30. Rugby plays : TRIES
32. Takes 40 winks : SNOOZES
34. Mother of Apollo : LETO
36. Josip Broz : TITO
37. Take away : DETRACT
40. Cities in Mexico and Spain : LEONS
43. Urticaria : HIVES
44. Bounder : CAD
46. Omits : SKIPS
48. Latin poet : OVID
49. Twisted : SLUED
51. Above : ATOP
52. Halfway : MID
53. Sound of a dying engine : SPUTTER
55. Freeway: Abbr. : RTE
56. Type of barometer : ANEROID
58. Abu Dhabi is one : EMIRATE
60. Authentic : GENUINE
61. Turned : ROTATED
62. Depside and nitrite : ESTERS
63. Table linen : NAPERY
1. Black suit : SPADES
2. "West Side Story" song : TONIGHT
3. Charm, in Chelsea : ENAMOUR
4. West role : LIL
5. Country bordering the Mekong : LAOS
6. Dialect : ARGOT
7. Adventure tale : CONTE
8. Dicer's "snake eyes" : ONES
9. Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
10. Hectic routine : RATRACE
11. Certain pigments : SIENNAS
12. Border city : ELPASO
14. Units of force : DYNES
15. Agree : CONSENT
20. Rider on Phobos : ARES
23. Stiff : STILTED
25. Instrument played by Bob Burns : BAZOOKA
27. Cryptesthetic persons : SEERS
29. Sheep shelters : COTES
31. As written: Mus. dir. : STA
33. Safflower by-product : OIL
35. Block : OCCLUDE
37. Clergymen : DIVINES
38. Obvious : EVIDENT
39. Tight : TAUT
41. Fertilizer : NITRATE
42. Shoplifter's nemesis : SPOTTER
43. Vassal's pledge of allegiance : HOMAGE
45. Hold back : DETER
47. Rapid : SPEEDY
49. Aerial maneuvers : SPINS
50. Incubus, e.g. : DEMON
53. Evening in Evian : SOIR
54. Santa ___, city in Brazil : RITA
57. Bitter herb : RUE
59. Hit : RAP

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