New York Times, Wednesday, December 4, 1985

Author:Charlotte Shore
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Creator of Schmoos : CAPP
5. Christie was one : DAME
9. "___ first you don't succeed . . . " : IFAT
13. Largest continent : ASIA
14. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
15. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
16. Fender hollow : DENT
17. Word heard at church : LORD
18. Mushy dish from buckwheat : KASHA
19. Comely Czechs, perhaps : SATELLITEDISHES
22. No, at the Capitol : NAY
23. "___ She Sweet?" : AINT
24. He wrote "Hyperion" : KEATS
27. Had on : WORE
29. Tuscaloosa's loc. : ALA
32. Panay native : ATI
33. Gulp : SWIG
35. Science of vision : OPTICS
38. Game you only lose once : RUSSIANROULETTE
41. Horizontal beam : LINTEL
42. "I could ___ horse!" : EATA
43. Actor-director Howard : RON
44. Diocese : SEE
45. Shoemaker's model : LAST
47. Tendency : TREND
49. Mob disorder : RIOT
51. Season in Paris : ETE
52. Fog and mist, maybe : FELLOWTRAVELERS
60. Actor Delon : ALAIN
61. Optimistic feeling : HOPE
62. Elvis was one : IDOL
63. Salts' talks : YARNS
64. Copycat : APER
65. Feed storehouse : SILO
66. Hitch : SNAG
67. Student's book : TEXT
68. Give a leg up : HELP
1. Chaps who chicane : CADS
2. Where to meet Bobby Shaftoe : ASEA
3. Four gills : PINT
4. Protect an idea : PATENT
5. Wheelbarrow's cousin : DOLLY
6. Mine, to Fifi : AMOI
7. Shopping plaza : MART
8. Evoke affection : ENDEAR
9. Overwrought : INASTATE
10. Piscator's prey : FISH
11. Noted netman : ASHE
12. Mad Hatter's affairs : TEAS
15. Similar : AKIN
20. Knight's heroine : LASSIE
21. Become extinct : DIEOUT
24. One of the Marxes : KARL
25. Needle cases : ETUIS
26. Oise tributary : AISNE
27. Be the victor : WIN
28. Fairy-tale monsters : OGRES
30. About a quart, in England : LITRE
31. Medieval knight's garment : ACTON
34. Act like a pig : WALLOW
36. Neb. river : PLATTE
37. Dispatch : SEND
39. High grade of silver : STERLING
40. Morsel for a Suffolk : OAT
46. As matters now stand : ATTHAT
48. Hot-dog condiment : RELISH
50. Atomic particles : IONS
51. Turn inside out : EVERT
52. Bainter and Wray : FAYS
53. Panache : ELAN
54. Woman Zhivago loved : LARA
55. Use a lariat : ROPE
56. Pinnacle : APEX
57. Ernie Kovacs's widow : EDIE
58. Canary's trill : ROLL
59. Spill over : SLOP

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