New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 1986

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { H K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Organ of the retina : CONE
5. Saw : ADAGE
10. Door-frame part : JAMB
14. Profusion : RIOT
15. Peavey, e.g. : LEVER
16. Spiny plant : ALOE
17. Napoleonic island : ELBA
18. Actor Maurice : EVANS
19. Decant : POUR
20. A condiment in Caen : SEL
21. Molière's "___ des Femmes" : ECOLE
22. Wild-violet hybrid : PANSY
23. Drift : TREND
25. High, craggy hill : TOR
26. Heavenly messenger : ANGEL
27. Breeding to improve good qualities : EUGENICS
30. Molasses, in Manchester : TREACLE
33. Language of the Balearics : CATALAN
38. Grand-trunk arteries : AORTAE
39. City SE of Fresno : TULARE
40. Electromagnetic unit : OERSTED
42. Supplied with oxygen : AERATED
43. Element of picture writing : IDEOGRAM
45. Left-hand page : VERSO
49. To and ___ : FRO
50. Author of "Dead Souls" : GOGOL
54. Tear-jerker : ONION
55. Divert : AMUSE
57. Winglike structure : ALA
58. Humdinger : LULU
59. Show feeling : EMOTE
60. Long heroic poem : EPIC
61. Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
62. Trace : RELIC
63. Field of granular snow : NEVE
64. Old story : REDE
65. " . . . what ___ do I raise": Bacon : ADUST
66. ___ Scott decision : DRED
1. Summit : CREST
2. Down-below seaman : OILER
3. Exalted : NOBLE
4. Greek letter : ETA
5. A Waugh : ALEC
6. Worshiper : DEVOTEE
7. Arthur's retreat : AVALON
8. Characteristic of a group : GENERIC
9. Hesitations on a podium : ERS
10. Hard, brilliant varnish : JAPAN
11. Forward : ALONG
12. Swimmer in Alice's tears : MOUSE
13. Silicate gemstone : BERYL
21. Horace Mann's field : EDUCATION
22. Accomodation for cattle : PASTURAGE
24. ___-foot oil : NEATS
28. Glowing coal, in Yorkshire : GLEED
29. Provide requirements : CATER
30. The way, in Chinese philosophy : TAO
31. Fish eggs : ROE
32. Go astray : ERR
34. A place remembered : ALAMO
35. Mariner's abbr. : LAT
36. Exist : ARE
37. Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
41. Ran down : DEFAMED
42. Tropical American rodents : AGOUTIS
44. Decorative bronze : ORMOLU
45. Of the palm or sole : VOLAR
46. Habituate : ENURE
47. Agitated : RILED
48. Drench : SOUSE
51. Type of large clam : GAPER
52. Miss Oyl : OLIVE
53. Spiked : LACED
56. Religious group : SECT
59. Period of time : ERA
60. Objective : END

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