New York Times, Friday, February 7, 1986

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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1. Bovary : EMMA
5. Cleo's stinger : ASP
8. 160 sq. rd. units : ACS
11. Flaccid : LIMP
12. November winners : INS
13. A military engineer : SAPPER
17. Radar-screen spot : BLIP
18. Sinclair Lewis book : MAINSTREET
20. Counselor-at-law, e.g. : ADVISER
22. Natural-gas components : ETHANES
23. Earhart : AMELIA
25. Writer Rand : AYN
26. Sierra ___ : LEONE
29. Dogie, for one : STRAY
31. Sun ___-sen : YAT
34. Grab the receiver : ANSWER
36. Meas. of brain activity : EEG
37. Fingerprint, e.g. : CLUE
38. Hari : MATA
39. Swarm : HORDE
41. Swiss river : AARE
42. ___-deucy : ACEY
43. ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
44. Join securely once more : REKNIT
46. Narrative: Abbr. : STO
47. Bad ___ (duplicity) : FAITH
49. Sail part : LEECH
50. ___ diem : PER
52. Playground device : SEESAW
54. House painters : COATERS
57. "Gil Blas" author and family : LESAGES
61. "Two ___," 1951 revue : ONTHEAISLE
63. Subsist : LIVE
64. Bidding : BEHEST
65. Kind of talk or rally : PEP
66. "Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
67. Beat for a P.O. man : RTE
68. Followers of kues : ARS
69. Corsican's neighbor : SARD
1. Exile spot : ELBA
2. Temperate : MILD
3. Cato's 2,004 : MMIV
4. Rome-to-Brindisi road : APPIANWAY
5. Actress Anouk : AIMEE
6. Traffic tie-ups : SNARLS
7. Greek letter : PSI
8. Kind of prof. : ASST
9. China, poetically : CATHAY
10. Atomizer output : SPRAY
14. Beatles hit : PENNYLANE
15. Shoe width : EEE
16. Some are civil: Abbr. : RTS
19. Came closer : NEARED
21. Diving duck : SMEE
24. Battologize : ITERATE
26. Actor Lorenzo : LAMAS
27. Lawmaker's verb : ENACT
28. Medical practitioner : OSTEOPATH
30. Pressure, perhaps : AGER
32. ___ Goldfinger (007 foe) : AURIC
33. Effective means of enforcement : TEETH
35. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
37. Strutting dances : CAKEWALKS
40. Indian dance : ORISSI
45. Greek mil. group in W.W. II : ELAS
47. Least hampered : FREEST
48. "We Bombed in New Haven" author : HELLER
51. Laughing-gas kin : ETHER
53. Oozes : SEEPS
54. Pipe material : COB
55. ___-liner (quip) : ONE
56. Scold : RATE
58. ___ monster : GILA
59. At all : EVER
60. C. Norris book : SEED
62. Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA

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