New York Times, Monday, December 1, 1986

Author: Fred Toole
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Let up : EASED
6. Ship-shaped clocks : NEFS
10. Comic Conway : TIM
13. Swap : TRADE
14. Wreath on Galahad's helmet : ORLE
15. Bristle : SETA
16. Medium in which John L. Baird pioneered : TELEVISION
18. French islands : ILES
19. Compass pt. : ENE
20. She played Jeannie : EDEN
21. Indian poles : TOTEMS
23. Tested : SAMPLED
25. Disgusted : FEDUP
26. Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
27. Tops : AONE
28. Tee's partner : HEE
31. Available : ONTAP
34. Almond-paste cookie : MACAROON
36. Poet's "never" : NEER
37. Butler portrayer : GABLE
39. Part of A.D. : ANNO
40. Poe's "The ___ Heart" : TELLTALE
42. Iron : PRESS
43. Poetic form : ODE
44. Nonesuch : ONER
45. Metal source : ORE
46. British rum rations : GROGS
48. Get going : STARTUP
52. Christmas songs : CAROLS
54. Whirl : SPIN
55. Literary collection : ANA
56. He got ribbed : ADAM
57. Describing a long-distance lens : TELESCOPIC
60. This gives ade : LIME
61. Sevareid or Clapton : ERIC
62. LuPone role : EVITA
63. Capts.' subordinates : LTS
64. Expletive in a Schulz comic : RATS
65. Copenhagen folks : DANES
1. Female endings : ETTES
2. Contest venue : ARENA
3. Witchery venue: 1692 : SALEM
4. Netherlands commune : EDE
5. Grow : DEVELOP
6. Nuzzled : NOSED
7. Hibernia : ERIN
8. Ziegfeld : FLO
9. Life is one : SENTENCE
10. Bell rang a bell with this : TELEPHONE
11. Bit for Barrett : ITEM
12. Bulk : MASS
15. In ___ (in place) : SITU
17. When Brutus struck : IDES
22. Music halls : ODEA
24. Bailey or Buck : PEARL
25. Baby horse : FOAL
27. Traffic light : AMBER
29. Ages upon ages : EONS
30. ___ Slaughter, former Cardinal : ENOS
31. West Pointer's "___ the fray" : ONTO
32. Want : NEED
33. Wires : TELEGRAMS
35. Less often found : RARER
37. Hood : GANGSTER
38. Brews lighter than hard booze : ALES
41. Implement : TOOL
42. Strutted : PRANCED
45. Elevator man : OTIS
47. Vatican venue : ROME
48. Eyeglasses, for short : SPECS
49. Easy golf putt : TAPIN
50. Wed : UNITE
51. S.A. mammals : PACAS
52. Umpire's decision : CALL
53. Mine entrance : ADIT
54. Chink or crack : SLIT
58. Storied age : ERA
59. Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA

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