New York Times, Monday, February 10, 1986

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Apartments : FLATS
6. Taj Mahal locale : AGRA
10. Poisonous snakes : ASPS
14. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
15. Secure a ship with cables : MOOR
16. Boorish one : LOUT
17. Sacking fiber : ISTLE
18. This, to Juan : ESTO
19. Distinctive air : AURA
20. Reputed cold remedy : CHICKENSOUP
23. Greek letter : PSI
24. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
25. Finn's buddy : SAWYER
27. Abandon : DESERT
31. Rossini works : OPERAS
33. Sacred image : ICON
34. Old Germanic character : RUNE
36. Floor, in France : ETAGE
39. Window covering : SHUTTER
41. Made a chess move : CASTLED
43. One who manages : COPER
44. Slow, heavy boats : ARKS
46. Allow use of : LEND
47. Kind of clef : TREBLE
49. Takes away by force : WRESTS
51. Less stringent : LOOSER
53. Jai ___ : ALAI
55. Sea eagle : ERN
56. Formal duds : SOUPANDFISH
62. Heavy hammer : MAUL
64. Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
65. Muse of poetry : ERATO
66. Director Preminger : OTTO
67. Pure and simple : MERE
68. Shows violent anger : RAGES
69. Cozy retreat : NEST
70. Back talk : SASS
71. Restrains : STOPS
1. Banking insurance org. : FDIC
2. Tie down : LASH
3. One opposed : ANTI
4. Dusting-powder ingredient : TALC
5. One who searches : SEEKER
6. Make better : AMEND
7. Irish lad : GOSSOON
8. Printing process, for short : ROTO
9. Waken : AROUSE
10. Neighbor of Fla. : ALA
11. Kidvid slapstick comic : SOUPYSALES
12. Horse-racing prize : PURSE
13. Flight segment : STAIR
21. ___ nous (confidentially) : ENTRE
22. Cuts away gradually : PARES
26. Turkey-throat pendant : WATTLE
27. Recording : DISC
28. Parrot : ECHO
29. The works, gastronomically : SOUPTONUTS
30. Participates in : ENTERS
32. Fourth of a bushel : PECK
35. Soviet river : URAL
37. Polite bloke : GENT
38. Some grad. degrees : EDDS
40. Kilmer work : TREES
42. Egyptian dam site : ASWAN
45. McCormick products : REAPERS
48. Besoms : BROOMS
50. "___ to the Sea": Synge : RIDERS
51. Dud : LEMON
52. Speechify : ORATE
54. Highway divisions : LANES
57. Eye part : UVEA
58. Student soc. : FRAT
59. Othello's deceiver : IAGO
60. Dance movement : STEP
61. Dan Blocker "Bonanza" role : HOSS
63. Movie studio : LOT

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