New York Times, Tuesday, December 25, 1984

Author: Avery
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. A, in W.W. II : ABLE
5. Scrooge's cry : BAH
8. All-purpose vehicle : JEEP
12. Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
13. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
15. Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
16. Like some puns or buns : STALE
17. Town near Caen : STLO
18. Bring forth a lamb : YEAN
19. Yuletide visions, à la Moore : SUGARPLUMS
21. Heraldic emblazonment : ENTE
22. A Campbell : GLEN
23. Evades capture : ELUDES
25. "By the shining ___-Water": Longfellow : BIGSEA
29. Antique car : ESSEX
31. Highly spiced stew : OLLA
32. Dramatis personae : CAST
34. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
38. Plumber's need : PLUNGER
40. Exalt : ENNOBLE
42. Brawl : SETTO
43. Comedian Jacques : TATI
45. Simplicity : EASE
46. Late bloomer : ASTER
48. Types of danses : VALSES
50. Mambo relative : CHACHA
53. Air : MIEN
55. Flier's maneuver : ROLL
56. Season's greeting, in Gubbio : BUONNATALE
62. "Rhapsody in Blue" star: 1945 : ALDA
63. Body of knowledge : LORE
64. Composer Villa-___ : LOBOS
65. Tricolore hue : BLEU
66. Eternally : EVER
67. Apollo's path : ORBIT
68. Opposites of ants. : SYNS
69. Scrap for Spot : ORT
70. Veers to the right : GEES
1. Aleutian post : ATTU
2. Rodomontade : BRAG
3. Irish dancer Montez : LOLA
4. Leave a grotto : EMERGE
5. Swiss canton, old style : BASLE
6. Makes harmonious : ATTUNES
7. Flat land by a river : HOLM
8. Season's greeting, in Metz : JOYEUXNOEL
9. Edit : EMEND
10. Maternal kin : ENATE
11. Season's conifers : PINES
12. Draft initials : SSS
14. Proboscises : NOSES
20. Situate : PLACE
24. Tilt : LEAN
25. Conks : BOPS
26. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
27. Oversupply : GLUT
28. Season's visitor : SANTACLAUS
30. Proofreader's order : STET
33. Giorgio's craft : ARTE
35. Father of Proetus : ABAS
36. Fräulein's name : ILSE
37. Dregs : LEES
39. Mild epithet : GOSH
41. Thornton ___ Wilder : NIVEN
44. Knight's aide : ARMORER
47. Postpone an agendum : TABLE
49. Basis for comparison : ANALOG
50. Brachyurans : CRABS
51. Season's décor : HOLLY
52. Standish spokesman : ALDEN
54. Motionless : INERT
57. Stracciatella ingredient : UOVO
58. Rent : TORE
59. An ecclesiastic : ABBE
60. Clark Kent's friend : LOIS
61. Time-zone letters : EST

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