New York Times, Friday, December 14, 1984

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 3
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Betake oneself : REPAIR
7. Jeweler's paste : STRASS
13. Not like the Alamo : TENABLE
14. Vilify; betray : TRADUCE
16. Toy-shop purchase : RAGDOLL
17. Was remiss, in a way : RENEGED
18. In toto : ALL
19. Oriental staple : SEAWEED
21. Bee: Comb. form : API
22. Road-to-India explorer : DIAS
24. Sobrino's relative : TIA
25. Something not to be out of : SORTS
27. Thrall's relative : ESNE
28. Founder : SINK
29. Florida's ___ Beach : VERO
30. Calmant : SEDATIVE
32. Part of the Kalmar Union: 1397 : SWEDEN
34. Don Juan's pitch : LINE
35. Copycat : APER
36. Lying on one's back : SUPINE
39. Went with the flow : STREAMED
43. A Guthrie : ARLO
44. Pathos : PITY
45. Singer Tennille : TONI
46. Take ___ (bother) : PAINS
48. Plains Indian : OTO
49. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
50. Munson of films : ONA
51. Fizzled, with "out" : PETERED
55. Press for payment : DUN
56. Source of Eve's creation : RIBCAGE
58. Falls for a married woman : NIAGARA
60. Storied Eygptian sultan : SALADIN
61. Royal furs : ERMINES
62. Most recent : NEWEST
63. Brewers' buys : YEASTS
1. Gain, in 2 Down : REALISE
2. Rupert Brooke's home : ENGLAND
3. Tablet : PAD
4. Cameroons group : ABOS
5. Latin pronoun : ILLE
6. Cognatus : RELATIVE
7. Go fast : STREAK
8. Part of a motte : TREE
9. Parts of shoe soles : RANDS
10. Lemon's tail : ADE
11. Like some placebos : SUGARED
12. Symbol of sovereignty in 2 Down : SCEPTRE
13. Sports transactions : TRADES
15. "Wizard" born in Milan : EDISON
20. Kind of restaurant list : WINE
23. Zoo attraction : SEALION
26. Gluttonized : OVERATE
28. Trig term : SINE
31. Can, in 2 Down : TIN
32. Nimble : SPRY
33. Like Willie Keeler : WEE
35. Bar man : ATTORNEY
36. Flavors : SAPORS
37. He's out of this world : URANIAN
38. Fictile : PLIABLE
39. Developer's concern : SITE
40. Scathing : MORDANT
41. Puts up with : ENDURES
42. Rigg and Ross : DIANAS
44. Mighty : POTENT
47. Fictional sleuth : SPADE
52. Shield : EGIS
53. Gael's land : EIRE
54. Lady of Spain : DAMA
57. Corvine cry : CAW
59. Dogfaces : GIS

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