New York Times, Tuesday, December 3, 1985

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stake : PALE
5. Successor to Nasser : SADAT
10. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
14. Olympic track legend Zatopek : EMIL
15. San Antonio battle site : ALAMO
16. Italian coastal resort : LIDO
17. Bandleader who taught Louis Armstrong : KINGOLIVER
19. Take it easy : LAZE
20. Propulsion device : ENGINE
21. Necessitated : ENTAILED
23. Big Eight team : SOONERS
25. Gull's cousin : TERN
26. Soundly defeats : ROUTS
28. Marsh wader : EGRET
32. Uninteresting : BORESOME
36. Steady gaze : STARE
37. Space : AREA
38. Gangsters' gals : MOLLS
41. Roman poet : OVID
42. Ascot : SCARF
44. Lengthy recitals : LITANIES
46. Hunting call : HALLO
47. Assesses : RATES
48. Word with run or rule : HOME
50. Book carrier : SATCHEL
55. Its capital is Bangkok : THAILAND
59. Punjabi city : LAHORE
60. Merit by performance : EARN
61. "One O'Clock Jump" composer : COUNTBASIE
63. Maginot or Siegfried : LINE
64. Almost underwater : AWASH
65. Apex : PEAK
66. Piccadilly attraction : EROS
67. Untwist a ship's rope : UNLAY
68. Cheek : SASS
1. Small hairy dogs, familiarly : PEKES
2. Acid type : AMINO
3. Jargon : LINGO
4. Famous marbles : ELGIN
5. London auctioneer's workplace : SALEROOM
6. Clay, later : ALI
7. Bandleader Brubeck : DAVE
8. Catkins : AMENTS
9. Rich dessert dish : TORTE
10. The Duke of jazz : ELLINGTON
11. Middle Eastern currency unit : RIAL
12. Woodworker's tool : ADZE
13. ___ the line (conformed) : TOED
18. Unique types : ONERS
22. War god : ARES
24. Japanese wrestling style : SUMO
27. "I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
29. Indian musician Shankar : RAVI
30. Jay Gould's railroad, once : ERIE
31. Turner and Heath : TEDS
32. Wallop : BASH
33. Killer whale : ORCA
34. Veritable : REAL
35. Fatha of the keyboard : EARLHINES
39. Bordeaux beds : LITS
40. Sly : STEALTHY
43. Ass : FOOL
45. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
47. Les Brown and his Band of ___ : RENOWN
49. A neighbor of Hong Kong : MACAU
51. Cowboy's leggings : CHAPS
52. Hebrew prophet : HOSEA
53. Silkworms : ERIAS
54. Emblems for Welshmen : LEEKS
55. A type of vision : TELE
56. Rock musical : HAIR
57. Pisa's river : ARNO
58. Twofold : DUAL
62. C.I.A.-F.B.I. cousin : NSA

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