New York Times, Saturday, December 13, 1986

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Iranian coins : RIALS
6. Concordes : SSTS
10. Brace : PAIR
14. Acknowledge : ADMIT
15. ___ pura : AQUA
16. Cubitus : ULNA
17. Ramp : SLOPE
18. Wall Street optimist : BULL
19. M. Hulot portrayer : TATI
20. Inventor's "impossible dream" : PERPETUALMOTION
23. Act the human : ERR
24. Chill again : REICE
25. Transvaal Republic's assembly : RAAD
28. Pub quaff : ALE
30. Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
34. One of the Julians : ALP
35. Marble : AGATE
37. Navigation system : LORAN
38. Popular name for a Beethoven opus : MOONLIGHTSONATA
41. An antiseptic : IODOL
42. Parisian upper chamber : SENAT
43. Cob's mate : PEN
44. Captivate : ENAMOR
46. Theroux's "Darconville's ___" : CAT
47. Chromosome component : GENE
48. Small antelope : ORIBI
50. Sky altar : ARA
52. Part of an algebraic expression : IMAGINARYNUMBER
59. "Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
60. Backgammon need : DICE
61. Permission : LEAVE
62. Novelist Dorothy ___ : EDEN
63. ___ Cinders : ELLA
64. Ancient chariot : ESSED
65. Abrogate : DENY
66. Guazuti, e.g. : DEER
67. Office worker : STENO
1. Grate : RASP
2. Unemployed : IDLE
3. Cupid : AMOR
4. Rimmed : LIPPED
5. Pilot : STEER
6. Movie mahout : SABU
7. Impossible math instruction : SQUARETHECIRCLE
8. Veil material : TULLE
9. Ragouts : SALMIS
10. Instigator : PUTTERON
11. Turkish regiment : ALAI
12. Division word : INTO
13. Picnic deterrent : RAIN
21. Ear prominences : TRAGI
22. Wildcat : OCELOT
25. Bast fiber : RAMIE
26. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
27. Caecilians, e.g. : APODA
29. Lingers : LAGS
31. Cornucopia item : GRAPE
32. Consumed : EATEN
33. Fatuous : INANE
35. Florentine painter: 1535–1607 : ALLORI
36. Lab heater : ETNA
39. Natural origin of life : NOMOGENY
40. Mephisto's leader : SATAN
45. Having a husk : RINDED
47. Most halt : GAMEST
49. Spanish dance : BAILE
51. Responsibility of a Congressional committee : RULES
52. Angry : IRED
53. Way : MODE
54. Last word in churches : AMEN
55. Eighty-eight days on Mercury : YEAR
56. Low : BASE
57. Level : EVEN
58. Change the décor : REDO

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