New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1985

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Javelin or Jensen : CAR
4. Summer : ADDER
9. General's pinup : MAP
12. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
14. Permission : LEAVE
15. Rooftree, figuratively : HOME
16. Like Gomez or Grove : LEFTHANDED
18. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
19. Concerns of Keats : METRES
20. Gordon Jenkins was one : ARRANGER
22. Ottawa's gift to songdom : ANKA
24. It's full of hot air : SAUNA
25. Porter products : MUSICALS
29. Kind of butter : PEANUT
32. Skirt type : ALINE
33. He fails to pass the bar : TOPER
35. Honest follower : ABE
36. Bonifaces' places : INNS
37. Bamboo stems : CANES
38. Sioux : OTOE
39. Medieval tale : LAI
40. Nereids' mother : DORIS
41. Pertaining to bees : APIAN
42. Sonnet part : SESTET
44. Emends : CORRECTS
46. Lists : TILTS
48. Ink : SIGN
49. Beats all hollow : SHELLACS
52. Where Conakry is : GUINEA
56. Rigid : HARD
57. Awkward fellow's problem : GAUCHENESS
59. Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
60. Opt : ELECT
61. Roscoes : GATS
62. Actress Susan : DEY
63. Hindu garments : SARIS
64. Blue Jays or Orioles : TEN
1. Windless : CALM
2. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
3. Actor in "Scarface": 1932 : RAFT
4. State sometimes baked? : ALASKA
5. Lair : DEN
6. Tzara's cult : DADA
7. Tinker's target : EVERS
8. Anagram for spreader : REDRAPES
9. Of a form of marriage : MORGANATIC
10. Nice girlfriend : AMIE
11. Viscount, e.g. : PEER
13. Lineages : STRAINS
15. A dye : HENNA
17. Ergo : HENCE
21. Famed Hungarian violinist: 1845–1930 : AUER
23. Dürer's "Paumgärtner ___" : ALTAR
25. Posts : MAILS
26. Radii neighbors : ULNAE
27. In an ominous way : SINISTERLY
28. Type of boom : SONIC
30. Untersee craft : UBOAT
31. Chief buyers of albums : TEENS
34. Leyte currency : PESOS
37. Peasant abodes : COTTAGES
38. Aperture : OPENING
40. Glen : DELL
41. Logomachize : ARGUE
43. Portuguese diacritical mark : TILDE
45. Natural privileges : RIGHTS
47. Actress Gia ___: 1934–72 : SCALA
49. Emit : SHED
50. Tortoise's rival : HARE
51. Sewer homophone : SUER
53. Undiluted : NEAT
54. East, in Acapulco : ESTE
55. Org. : ASSN
58. Year in Severus's reign : CCI

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