New York Times, Saturday, February 1, 1986

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Superficial : FACILE
7. "The Lord ___ for the strangers": Psalm 146 : CARETH
13. Spring : EMANATE
15. Conditionally released prisoner : PAROLEE
16. Droopy : WILTING
17. New Brunswick university : RUTGERS
18. A descendant of Aaron : ELI
19. Noisy demonstrations : CALLITHUMPS
21. Some are Dems. : REPS
23. Truthful : SINCERE
24. Pillbox, e.g. : HAT
26. Bavaria's locale: Abbr. : SGER
27. French co. : CIE
30. Cupidity : AVARICE
33. Expels an LL.B. : DISBARS
36. Separate : DETACH
37. Fanatic : ZEALOT
38. Frocks : DRESSES
40. Tooth tissue : DENTINE
41. Draft org. : SSS
42. Loire feeder : CHER
44. Society girl, for short : DEB
45. River near the Bosporus : SAKARYA
48. Dingy : DRAB
51. Radioactive element : CALIFORNIUM
55. "You ___ old, Father William . . . " : ARE
56. Inclined to love : AMATIVE
57. Jehovah, to some : CREATOR
59. Made certain repairs on a coat : RELINED
60. Far from flippant : EARNEST
61. Boring speaker : DRONER
62. Feels : SENSES
1. Not so many : FEWER
2. ___ a minute : AMILE
3. Dominions of some Islamic leaders : CALIPHATES
4. Bank abbr. : INT
5. Secular : LAIC
6. Lab burners : ETNAS
7. Sear with a corrosive : CAUTERIZE
8. Joint: Comb. form : ARTHR
9. Lone, savage elephant : ROGUE
10. Type of sch. : ELEM
11. Dutch archeological site : TERP
12. Spandau inmate : HESS
14. Notre Dame, for one : EGLISE
15. Set the cost : PRICED
20. Highly volatile gas, for short : LNG
22. Group in the Central African Republic : SARAS
25. Spasms : TICS
27. Adjusts a measuring instrument : CALIBRATES
28. Ferrous metal : IRON
29. East, to Carlos : ESTE
30. Increases : ADDS
31. ___ libre : VERS
32. Examine : CHECKOVER
34. Ship : SEND
35. Moderated : BATED
39. Was eleemosynary : SHARED
40. A refrigerant : DRYICE
43. Kin of a bonebreaker : ERN
45. Type of strike : SITIN
46. "___ Romance," 1936 Fields-Kern song : AFINE
47. Airs : AURAS
49. Originated : AROSE
50. Parks and Wheeler : BERTS
51. Wag : CARD
52. U.S. citizen : AMER
53. "Namouna" composer : LALO
54. Only : MERE
58. Dancer Reinking : ANN

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