New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1984

Author: Virginia P. Abelson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. Connective : AND
4. Follower of Zeno : STOIC
9. Italian friar's title : FRA
12. Charles VII, e.g. : ROI
13. ___ Alegre, Brazil : PORTO
14. Labor : TOIL
15. Restrain : CURB
17. Martian, e.g. : ALIEN
18. Kop, to a Boer : HILL
19. Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
21. American folk ballad : TOMDOOLEY
23. Inexperienced : GREEN
25. Desirable tree : ELM
26. Expressing sorrow : ELEGIAC
29. Calumniated : SMEARED
33. Least strict : LAXEST
34. Hied : RAN
35. Holmes vehicle : SHAY
36. Arab princes : EMIRS
37. Phiz : MUG
38. Over : ABOVE
39. Huge : VAST
40. Before: Prefix : PRE
41. Schumann's songs : LIEDER
42. Waters and Williams : ESTHERS
44. Frame of a ship : CARCASS
45. "___ y plata," Montana motto : ORO
46. Author of "The Cheat": 1941 : CAPEK
47. Pitcher in three World Series : TOMMYJOHN
51. Put off : DEFER
55. Where Laos is : ASIA
56. Upright : ERECT
58. Record : TAPE
59. ___ du Salut (Safety Islands) : ILES
60. Transparent : CLEAR
61. Kith's partner : KIN
62. Actor Chaney : LON
63. Province of Umbria : TERNI
64. Outer: Comb. form : ECT
1. Medieval Italian chest : ARCA
2. Parsing word : NOUN
3. Grime : DIRT
4. Bath, e.g. : SPA
5. Pre-Aztec Indian in Mexico : TOLTEC
6. Astral hunter : ORION
7. Article : ITEM
8. Doom : CONDEMN
9. Fencing weapon : FOIL
10. Peeve : RILE
11. Partner : ALLY
14. Subject of an Anouilh play : THOMASBECKET
16. Protagonist of a Wright novel : BIGGERTHOMAS
20. Wooden stand : CRISS
22. Comedian Olsen : OLE
24. Breakfast : EAT
26. Parisian pupil : ELEVE
27. Fernando or Lorenzo : LAMAS
28. Live : EXIST
29. Slump : SAG
30. George Meredith heroine : RHODA
31. Word before drop : EAVES
32. They have colorful jobs : DYERS
34. Actress McClanahan : RUE
37. Grundy or Wiggs : MRS
38. Noised about : AIRED
40. Undertaking : PROJECT
41. Race division : LAP
43. Suffix with arch or witch : ERY
44. MacLaine movie : CANCAN
46. Comfort : CHEER
47. Kind of end or spin : TAIL
48. Formerly Christiania : OSLO
49. Demeanor : MIEN
50. Escutcheon border : ORLE
52. Ersatz : FAKE
53. Majestic : EPIC
54. Tear : RENT
57. Prefix for angle or color : TRI

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