New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1986

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Russian log hut : ISBA
5. Look angrily : GLARE
10. Pung or coaster : SLED
14. Joy ride : SPIN
15. Pontifical : PAPAL
16. Bring to heel : TAME
17. Acts : TAKESSTEPS
19. Satan's stock in trade : EVIL
20. Pool member : STENO
21. Get rid of dandelions : EXTIRPATE
23. Harbor sights : TUGS
25. Dawn goddess : EOS
26. Priestly vestment : ALB
29. Pitcher Paige, for short : SATCH
32. Expert : ADEPT
36. Honcho : LEADER
38. Farmer, sometimes : HARROWER
40. Graham or Kruger : OTTO
41. Rakish chap : BLADE
43. Artifice : WILE
44. Exhibit area : SHOWROOM
46. Booby's kin : GANNET
48. Lead-tin alloy : TERNE
49. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
51. Tapuyan Indians : GES
52. "Gott mit ___" : UNS
54. Rubber trees : ULES
56. Small, red earthworm : BRANDLING
61. "___ Knows," Dion hit : NOONE
65. Shoe-sole leveler : RAND
66. Contracts to do : UNDERTAKES
68. Frenchman's deed : ACTE
69. Lawrence Taylor, for one : GIANT
70. J.F.K.or L.B.J. : PRES
71. Solar or calendar chaser : YEAR
72. "___ alive!" : SAKES
73. William Buckley's alma mater : YALE
1. Adherents : ISTS
2. Trivial tiff : SPAT
3. Teener's transport : BIKE
4. About : ANENT
5. Family M.D.'s : GPS
6. Most modern : LATEST
7. Top : APEX
8. Carried away : RAPT
9. Madison Ave. cow : ELSIE
10. Leaves the witness stand : STEPSDOWN
11. Etna's melted rock : LAVA
12. Issue : EMIT
13. Printer's direction : DELE
18. Pickle : SOUSE
22. Stadium sound : ROAR
24. Camille portrayer: 1936 : GARBO
26. Gather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
27. River of oblivion : LETHE
28. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
30. Leon or Larry, e.g. : CHAMP
31. Possessed : HAD
33. "Dallas" name : EWING
34. Martinique volcano : PELEE
35. Waste allowances : TRETS
37. Australia's location : DOWNUNDER
39. Stately : REGAL
42. Avila article : LOS
45. Rip asunder : REND
47. "Where there ___ no Ten Commandments . . . ": Kipling : ARENT
50. Wolfe hero : EUGENE
53. Bullets : SLUGS
55. Saponaceous : SOAPY
56. Sound like a jackass : BRAY
57. Belmont event : RACE
58. Architectural pier : ANTA
59. Genus of Amazonian cetaceans : INIA
60. Bismarck is its cap. : NDAK
62. Soup vegetable : OKRA
63. Alice ___, famed portraitist : NEEL
64. To be: Lat. : ESSE
67. Some coll. linemen : RTS

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