New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 1986

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Largest asteroid : CERES
6. Oil cartel : OPEC
10. Spondulicks : CASH
14. Kind of theater : ARENA
15. Relating to antitoxins: Comb. form : SERO
16. One of the Aleutians : ATTU
17. Flax fabric : LINEN
18. Jejune : ARID
19. Presently : SOON
20. Russian poet Afanasy ___ : FET
21. Capital of Honduras : TEGUCIGALPA
24. Man for whom Salisbury's land was named : RHODES
26. Like some idols : FALLEN
27. Game bird : GROUSE
29. Afflictions : EVILS
31. Lounge : LOLL
32. Mirador : ORIEL
33. Check erosion : SOD
36. Thousand ___ of N.Y.-Can. : ISLANDS
39. Boost : PROMOTE
41. ___-relief : BAS
42. Gauguin's "The Women of ___" : ARLES
44. Otherwise : ELSE
45. Antigone's king : CREON
46. Roman's central hall : ATRIUM
48. What fools do : RUSHIN
51. Gun mount : TURRET
53. Attribute of the Deity : OMNISCIENCE
55. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
58. Conversant with : INON
59. Israeli circle dance : HORA
60. Pipe : BRIER
62. Like one lunar side : DARK
63. Pitcher : EWER
64. Bad Mr. Brown : LEROY
65. Barely makes out : EKES
66. Naval off. : RADM
67. Levels : EVENS
1. Iceberg offshoot : CALF
2. Lake Amerind : ERIE
3. Landlords' concerns : RENTROLLS
4. Chemical suffix : ENE
5. Brazilian coffee : SANTOS
6. Missouri feeder : OSAGE
7. Bibliophile, at times : PERUSER
8. Pop singer Clapton : ERIC
9. One who systematizes : CODIFIER
10. Memorable cellist : CASALS
11. Coral island : ATOLL
12. Mining excavation : STOPE
13. Province of central China : HUNAN
22. Nigerian city : EDE
23. Calif. vintner : GALLO
25. Hawaiian dance : HULA
27. Slick with words : GLIB
28. French painter ___ Bonheur : ROSA
30. Prestigious people, for short : VIPS
32. Christiania, today : OSLO
33. Diamond set alone : SOLITAIRE
34. City of Japan : OTSU
35. Judge : DEEM
37. Nasal cavity opening : NARIS
38. Fireman, at times : DRENCHER
40. Pool, in poesy : MERE
43. Registered : ENTERED
45. Flaws in the armor : CHINKS
46. Circle segment : ARC
47. Soprano : TREBLE
48. Massenet's "Le ___ Lahore" : ROIDE
49. See 16 Across : UMNAK
50. Behave rhonchially : SNORE
52. Divest of weapons : UNARM
54. Hawkeye's state : IOWA
56. An 1898 discovery : NEON
57. Volstead's supporters : DRYS
61. Step up the motor : REV

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