New York Times, Monday, February 27, 1984

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Arctic plain : TUNDRA
7. Conflict : WAR
10. Like ___ out of Hell : ABAT
14. Edmond or Pat of films : OBRIEN
15. Self : EGO
16. "Whatever ___ wants . . . " : LOLA
17. Beverage service : TEASET
18. ___ gratias : DEO
19. Scheme : PLOT
20. Sale condition : ASIS
22. Armor-plated horseman : KNIGHT
24. Smoke-fog combo : SMOG
27. Meerschaum : PIPE
30. "Love Story" actor : ONEAL
31. He wrote "I Kid You Not" : PAAR
32. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
33. Succinct : TERSE
34. Swear to : ATTEST
36. Jai ___ : ALAI
38. "___ is the world . . . ": T.H. Huxley : THECHESSBOARD
43. Wood: Comb. form : HYLO
44. Finish a trucking trip : UNLOAD
46. Hindu teacher : SWAMI
50. Smolder, e.g. : BURN
52. Idle : LAZE
53. Desi : ARNAZ
54. Mimicked : APED
55. Portent : OMEN
56. Church official : BISHOP
58. Animal pen, in Provence : PARC
60. Authentic : REAL
61. Sound from Sandy : ARF
64. More orderly : NEATER
68. Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
69. Tiny : WEE
70. Town near San Juan, P.R. : CATANO
71. Suffix with young or old : STER
72. Head movement : NOD
73. Leave a grotto : EMERGE
1. Dram : TOT
2. Honshu seaport : UBE
3. F.D.R. program : NRA
4. Argue : DISAGREE
5. Indians or female ruffs : REES
6. Aversion : ANTIPATHY
7. United : WED
8. Stone or Iron : AGE
9. Swindle : ROOK
10. Lofty : ALPINE
11. Scarecrow in the "Oz" film : BOLGER
12. Hawaiian greetings : ALOHAS
13. Squeal : TATTLE
21. Pose for a portrait : SIT
23. Whim : NOTION
24. Resort like Bex : SPA
25. Dillon of "Gunsmoke" : MATT
26. Solemn promise : OATH
28. Dense fog : PEASOUP
29. Slithering sea-dwellers : EELS
35. Split: Comb. form : SCHIZO
37. Plenty : ABUNDANCE
39. Island of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
40. Assign : ALLOCATE
41. Wander : ROAM
42. Stupefy : DAZE
45. Lair : DEN
46. Buffalo hockey team : SABRES
47. Most ironic : WRIEST
48. Having a handle : ANSATE
49. Composer of 10 symphonies : MAHLER
51. G.O.P. member : REP
57. He's expendable and exploitable : PAWN
59. Paper quantity : REAM
62. Early auto : REO
63. G-man : FED
65. Salt : TAR
66. H.S. subject : ENG
67. A teammate of Reese : ROE

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