New York Times, Saturday, February 18, 1984

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 4
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Mexican snack : TACO
5. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
10. Pack : STOW
14. Leave out : OMIT
15. Thin dress material : VOILE
16. Egg on : URGE
17. Rephrasing of answer to 26 Across : GETTHEGREATBIRD
20. Some : ANY
21. Pt. of a monogram : INIT
22. Rims : EDGES
23. Malaria symptom : AGUE
24. Achy : SORE
26. Realize a football pro's dream : WINTERSUPERBOWL
33. Sacred images : ICONS
34. Actress Turner : LANA
35. Popular dessert : PIE
36. Rocco's finger : DITO
37. Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
39. Adjective for a pittance : MERE
40. Above, to Shelley : OER
41. Aspersion : SLUR
42. Clothes-drying frame : AIRER
43. Rephrasing of answer to 56 Across : WRESTLEAPECCARY
47. Formerly, formerly : ERST
48. A Great Lake : ERIE
49. Aver : STATE
52. Condemn : DAMN
53. Refuge : ARK
56. Perform a quarterback's function : THROWTHEPIGSKIN
60. Merit : EARN
61. Elegant apartment : SALON
62. Roofer's item : TILE
63. Mile equivalent, proverbially : MISS
64. Suppress : ELIDE
65. Small merganser : SMEW
1. Forum garb : TOGA
2. Prayer ending : AMEN
3. Helena or Nancy : CITY
4. Famed Giant : OTT
5. Highway : AVENUR
6. Motherless calves : DOGIES
7. Grime : DIRT
8. Seine sight : ILE
9. Ocean : SEA
10. Potential socialite, for short : SUBDEB
11. Math. course : TRIG
12. Fairy-tale character : OGRE
13. Marries : WEDS
18. Peaks : HIGES
19. ___ cotta : TERRA
23. ___ time (never) : ATNO
24. Box : SPAR
25. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
26. Relict : WIDOW
27. More frigid : ICIER
28. ___ Dame : NOTRE
29. Extreme : ULTRA
30. "Aïda" or "Carmen" : OPERA
31. Electrician, at times : WIRER
32. Suspicious : LEERY
37. Start of a Shakespeare title : ALLS
38. Mutton fat : SUET
39. Rodents : MICE
41. Scatter : STREW
42. Serving with no return : ACING
44. Surgical threads : SETONS
45. Leguminous container : PEAPOD
46. Weasel of northern regions : ERMINE
49. Hold back : STEM
50. Siamese : THAI
51. Sched. entries : ARRS
52. Cold-cuts emporium : DELI
53. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
54. Raise one's hackles : RILE
55. Recognized : KNEW
57. Half an African fly : TSE
58. "2001" computer : HAL
59. Gp. honored on Nov. 1 : STS

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