New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 1986

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Information : DATA
5. Certain horses : ARABS
10. Things much desired : PIES
14. Prof's concoction : EXAM
15. Spangle : BEGEM
16. Supporter : ALLY
17. A small dog : MEXICANHAIRLESS
20. County of Ireland : SLIGO
21. Golfing feat : EAGLE
22. Totem pole : XAT
23. Certain hardwood : OAK
25. Allows : LETS
27. Small, smooth-coated dogs : BOSTONTERRIERS
34. Dine : SUP
35. Chiller : ICER
36. Coin ___ realm : OFTHE
37. Greek river : ARTA
39. Talbot, e.g. : HOUND
42. Penn pronoun : THEE
43. ___ setter, popular pet : IRISH
45. Cat's sound : MEOW
47. Kennel sound : YAP
48. Droopy-eared dogs : COCKERSPANIELS
52. Pierre's girlfriend : AMIE
53. European peak : ALP
54. ___ rule (usually) : ASA
57. Loser to Ike : ADLAI
60. Dangles : LOLLS
64. Field dog : SPRINGERSPANIEL
67. Duds : TOGS
68. Brilliance : ECLAT
69. The Abominable Snowman : YETI
70. Small particle : ATOM
71. Tucks away : STOWS
72. Mongrel; cur : MUTT
1. Pol. party : DEMS
2. Fleming feat : AXEL
3. Cab : TAXI
4. Friends, in Lima : AMIGOS
5. Arab garment : ABA
6. Coty or Descartes : RENE
7. Moslem commander : AGHA
8. Hunting dog : BEAGLE
9. Beamer : SMILER
10. Buddy : PAL
11. Holly : ILEX
12. Lanchester or Maxwell : ELSA
13. Org. of a sort : SYST
18. Mammal of tropical America : COATI
19. Back: Comb. form : RETRO
24. N.Y.C. mayor : KOCH
26. Winnow : SIFT
27. Beast of burden : BURRO
28. Kind of nerve : OPTIC
29. Prefix with classic : NEO
30. Outdo : TRUMP
31. Certain gasoline : ETHYL
32. Ostrichlike birds : RHEAS
33. Ooze : SEEP
34. Levantine ketch : SAIC
38. "___ silly question . . . " : ASKA
40. Teachers' org. : NEA
41. Lisbon lady : DONA
44. Typical Wayne role : HEMAN
46. Author Cather : WILLA
49. Hogbacks : RIDGES
50. Choose : SELECT
51. Name giver of a sort : EPONYM
54. Movie dog : ASTA
55. Name for a Dalmatian : SPOT
56. Former southern constellation : ARGO
58. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
59. " . . . ere ___ Elba" : ISAW
61. Stead : LIEU
62. Baltic native : LETT
63. Crack; chink : SLIT
65. Ideology : ISM
66. Halves of qts. : PTS

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