New York Times, Saturday, December 6, 1986

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Splendor : POMP
5. Proper : FIT
8. Sustain : PROP
12. Nanking nanny : AMAH
13. Earthnut: Var. : ARNUT
15. Loathe : HATE
16. Sensible : SANE
17. Jai-alai racquet : CESTA
18. Aware of : ONTO
19. Greek-to-English problem, e.g. : TRANSLITERATION
22. Galena, e.g. : ORE
23. Active prefix : RETRO
24. Hebrides hats : TAMS
26. Londoner's charabanc : BUS
27. Sarcastic : ACID
30. Glut : SATE
31. Kind of muffin : GEM
32. Soap plants : AMOLES
34. Self-activation : SPONTANEOUSNESS
37. F. Alda's "Men, Women and ___" : TENORS
38. Carp : NAG
39. Wayne : DUKE
40. Mexican President Miguel ___ Madrid : DELA
41. Hagiology subjs. : STS
42. Old Dodgers : BUMS
43. Superfamily: Comb. form : OIDEA
45. Band of sparks : ARC
46. Mother Shipton's forte : PROGNOSTICATION
53. Tamein's cousin : SARI
54. Contaminate : TAINT
55. Home of the Hawks : OMNI
56. Some accts. : IRAS
57. Dusky gray : SMOKE
58. Horse's gait : RACK
59. Dispatched : SENT
60. Annapolis grad. : ENS
61. Widgeon : SMEE
1. A Christmas in "A Christmas Carol" : PAST
2. Important convert of Mohammed : OMAR
3. Supernatural power, in Polynesia : MANA
4. Classifier of facts or experiences : PHENOMENOLOGIST
5. Chilean President: 1964–70 : FREI
6. One of Nelson Riddle's fortes : INSTRUMENTATION
7. Some English undergraduates : TUTEES
8. Selenium, etc. : PHOTOCONDUCTORS
9. Gypsy wife : RANI
10. "Airplane!" autopilot: 1980 : OTTO
11. Calcutta cop : PEON
13. Ironwood : ACLE
14. Frangipane : TART
20. Grads-to-be : SRS
21. Family of Bulwer-Lytton protagonist : ARAMS
24. Like some TV shows : TAPED
25. Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
26. Hogan or Hecht : BEN
28. Part of the alimentary canal : ILEUM
29. Sights in some bullpens : DESKS
30. Jet-set veh. : SST
31. Rap : GAS
32. Arrival time for H.C.H. : AUG
33. Frankfurt-to-Stuttgart dir. : SSE
35. Prepare : TRAIN
36. PAU's successor : OAS
41. Roll seed : SESAME
42. Bandeau, for short : BRA
44. Dowries : DOTS
45. Molière play division : ACTE
46. Letters from Greece : PSIS
47. Uncommon : RARE
48. Mediterranean port : ORAN
49. Signs : INKS
50. Mosque man : IMAM
51. Start of a Susann title : ONCE
52. Army guided missile : NIKE

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