New York Times, Wednesday, February 8, 1984

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. S.A. snake : ABOMA
6. Seethe : BOIL
10. Poison : BANE
14. Country byways : LANES
15. Division word : INTO
16. Wild goat : IBEX
17. Whisper words of love : BILLANDCOO
19. Golfer Wayne : LEVI
20. Furtive : SLY
21. Went on horseback : RODE
22. BB, e.g. : PELLET
24. Like a hive : BUSY
25. Siamese : THAI
26. Roman magistrate : AEDILE
29. Leader of a singing group : CHORAGUS
33. Banishment : EXILE
34. Court jester : FOOL
35. Rambler or sweetbrier : ROSE
36. Kittiwake : GULL
37. Thackeray's forte : PROSE
38. Result of a gap in a tap : DRIP
39. How otiose people spend time : IDLY
40. Function : ROLE
41. Aroma : SCENT
42. Uneasy : RESTLESS
44. Reasons; motives : CAUSES
45. Recipe verb : HEAT
46. Fence picket : PALE
47. Respect : ESTEEM
50. Where Callao is : PERU
51. Kentucky bluegrass : POA
54. Castle for Fischer : ROOK
55. Abélard-to-Héloïse message : BILLETDOUX
58. Body of Kaffir warriors : IMPI
59. Sack; rifle : LOOT
60. Tidal bore : EAGRE
61. Aforementioned : SAID
62. Finishes : ENDS
63. Refuse : DROSS
1. Ecclesiastical garments : ALBS
2. Bucket handle : BAIL
3. Just : ONLY
4. Honey, in pharmacy : MEL
5. Usually : ASARULE
6. Chicken : BIDDY
7. Single instance : ONCE
8. Dancer Michio ___ : ITO
9. Means of evasion : LOOPHOLE
10. Game accessory : BILLIARDCUE
11. First shepherd : ABEL
12. Granular snow : NEVE
13. Sign in a hospital : EXIT
18. Word with cone or dive : NOSE
23. Cob's locale : EAR
24. Copland ballet : BILLYTHEKID
25. Huxley's "___ Barren Leaves" : THOSE
26. Norse god of the sea : AEGIR
27. Emit : EXUDE
28. Certain pickles : DILLS
29. Loses ardor : COOLS
30. Triangular insets : GORES
31. French factory : USINE
32. Clans : SEPTS
34. Jack the nipper : FROST
37. Introduction : PREAMBLE
41. Greeted : SALUTED
43. Sheltered side : LEE
44. Be concerned : CARE
46. Hides : PELTS
47. Goddess of discord : ERIS
48. Body, as opposed to soul : SOMA
49. African antelope : TOPI
50. Trudge : PLOD
51. ___ stick : POGO
52. Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
53. Cutting tools : AXES
56. Unit in physics : ION
57. Women's org. : DAR

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