New York Times, Tuesday, December 31, 1985

Author:Dorothy Davis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Farm structure : BARN
5. "Not with ___ . . . ": Eliot : ABANG
10. "All You Need Is ___," Beatles hit : LOVE
14. " . . . ___ of troubles": Shak. : ASEA
15. Pluckier : GAMER
16. Yale students : ELIS
17. Article : ITEM
18. Ibn-Saud, to Pierre : ARABE
19. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
20. Burns phrase re his "Luve" : LIKEAREDREDROSE
23. ___ Lanka : SRI
24. Simone's refusal : NON
25. "___ Inn," du Maurier novel : JAMAICA
29. Coins : MINTAGE
33. Japanese city : OSAKA
34. Service group : LIONS
36. Truck of a sort : VAN
37. Skin disorder : ACNE
38. Forward : ALONG
39. Imperfect diamond : BORT
40. Jan. 1 drink : NOG
41. Meager : SCANT
42. Social group : TRIBE
43. One way to a man's heart? : STOMACH
45. Peruvian neighbor : ECUADOR
47. "___ to prepare a place . . . ": John 14:2 : IGO
48. Kimono sash : OBI
49. Love, to Mozart : THESOULOFGENIUS
58. Jumble : HASH
59. Agnes ___, soap-opera maven : NIXON
60. Involved with : INTO
61. Early church box : ARCA
62. Coronet : TIARA
63. Hungarian city : EGER
64. Shed tears : WEEP
65. Chinese : SINIC
66. Immobility : REST
1. Typewriter part : BAIL
2. Italian wine district : ASTI
3. Exude fumes : REEK
4. Junior, e.g. : NAMESAKE
5. Mushroom : AGARIC
6. Wearing nothing : BARE
7. "It's ___ world": Dickens : AMAD
8. A neighbor of Wyo. : NEBR
9. Reich's "The ___ of America" : GREENING
10. Came to know : LEARNT
11. Mélange : OLIO
12. Bordeaux, Chablis, etc. : VINS
13. Italian princely family : ESTE
21. Butterfly's burst of song : ARIA
22. Oxford fellows : DONS
25. Rivers and Mondale : JOANS
26. Scarf : ASCOT
27. Yellowish-red fruit : MANGO
28. He is praised at Mecca : ALLAH
29. Card game : MONTE
30. Shun : AVOID
31. She portrayed Camille: 1936 : GARBO
32. Go in : ENTER
35. Electrically charged atom : ION
38. Ledger records : ACCOUNTS
39. More intelligent : BRAINIER
41. Palm of Malaysia : SAGO
42. Toothpaste holder : TUBE
44. Accident : MISHAP
46. French brandy : COGNAC
49. Defrost : THAW
50. Long-eared mammal : HARE
51. Suffix for inchoative verbs : ESCE
52. Year in the reign of Claudius I : LIII
53. A colorless gas : OXAN
54. "___ have seen God . . . ": Gen. 32:30 : FORI
55. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
56. Ariz. Indians : UTES
57. Kind : SORT

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