New York Times, Saturday, December 29, 1984

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chutzpah : GALL
5. Moon's appearance : PHASE
10. Central European : SLAV
14. Exchange fee : AGIO
15. Do a nurseryman's job : REPOT
16. Whence to view Mauna Loa : HILO
17. Dreamer : LUFTMENSCH
19. Caspian's neighbor : ARAL
20. Needle cases : ETUIS
21. Mahout's charge : ELEPHANT
23. Participate in a child's game : SEEK
25. Byron's "before" : ERE
26. Köln coin : PFENNIG
29. Dismay : APPAL
34. Former Venezuelan mining town : AROA
35. Dove tales? : COOS
37. Words to live by : CREDO
38. Daydreams : CASTLESINTHEAIR
41. Perplexed : ATSEA
42. Tree knot : KNAR
43. Blackthorn : SLOE
44. Honeymooner's word : DEARY
45. Expedites : GREASES
47. Tolkien creature : ENT
50. Newsman Marvin : KALB
51. Cabbage kin : KOHLRABI
56. Use a poker : STOKE
59. Germ of an invention : IDEA
60. Impractical idealist : DONQUIXOTE
63. Standard : NORM
64. Spleen : ANGER
65. ___ vital (creative impulse) : ELAN
66. Stage device : DROP
67. Small, round and glistening : BEADY
68. Word after white or fire : SALE
1. Unit of acceleration : GAL
2. Chill : AGUE
3. Hitchhiker's hope : LIFT
4. Daydreamer : LOTUSEATER
5. Attendance : PRESENCE
6. Creature with no sweat glands : HEN
7. Pew view : APSE
8. Pedestal part : SOCLE
9. Clear sky : ETHER
10. He ran Iran before he ran : SHAH
11. Italian "bread" : LIRA
12. King of comedy : ALAN
13. Horse's gait : VOLT
18. Appearance : MIEN
22. Yellowish pink : PEACH
24. Newsstand : KIOSK
26. Babble : PRATE
27. Somal hollow : FOSSA
28. Auctioneer's word : GOING
30. Ball-park accommodations : PRESSBOXES
31. Noted positive thinker : PEALE
32. Chihuahua bye-bye : ADIOS
33. Space between a bird's eye and bill : LORE
34. Part of U.S.M.A. : ACAD
36. Imaginary animal : SNARK
39. Bookie : LAYER
40. Regan's department : TREASURY
46. High: Prefix : ALTI
48. Aaron's eldest son : NADAB
49. Trencherman's treat : TBONE
51. Benignant : KIND
52. Balm : ODOR
53. Audie Murphy, e.g. : HERO
54. Item for Nightingale : LAMP
55. Actress Swenson : INGA
57. Caffein source : KOLA
58. Ending for a list of names : ETAL
61. Logician's letters : QED
62. Compass pt. : ENE

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