New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1986

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Got up : AROSE
6. Stadium of note : SHEA
10. Wise ___ owl : ASAN
14. Schwarzenegger role : CONAN
15. Filler of a sort : SHIM
16. Ball-playing Berra : DALE
17. H.S. students : TEENS
18. Island in the news: 1979 : THREEMILE
20. Big-band singer Anita and family : ODAYS
22. Stored fodder : ENSILED
23. Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
25. Parking areas : APRONS
26. Mlle. Valery : VIOLETTA
29. Props in a tragedy : BIERS
30. ___ of Chancery : INNS
31. Ushers' milieus : AISLES
33. Thus, to Burns : SAE
34. Awash : SWAMPED
36. Coal unit : TON
39. Mountain climber : SCALER
40. Blather : RAVE
41. Normal position : SITUS
43. Anil mixer, sometimes : DYEMAKER
46. Injury addition : INSULT
47. Cesar of films : ROMERO
48. Soho swindler : NOBBLER
50. Rice dish : PILAF
51. Wall upright : TWOBYFOUR
53. "___ in my boots . . . ": Benét : IDIED
56. Tophet or Gehenna : HELL
57. ___ no good : UPTO
58. " . . . Ruler of the Queen's ___!" : NAVEE
59. Singer Arnold : EDDY
60. Conduct : LEAD
61. Winter month in Madrid : ENERO
1. Perform : ACT
2. Unknown Richard : ROE
3. Court defense : ONEONONE
4. Huaraches : SANDALS
5. Sword-shaped : ENSATE
6. Fast planes : SSTS
7. A loser to R.M.N. : HHH
8. Ireland, once : EIRE
9. Obedient : AMENABLE
10. Esteems : ADMIRES
11. Popeye, e.g. : SAILOR
12. Gracie and Mel : ALLENS
13. Exigencies : NEEDS
19. Spotted : ESPIED
21. Up to now : YET
23. Bird, to Cicero : AVIS
24. Lollobrigida : GINA
27. Luzon volcano : TAAL
28. Aspired : AIMED
32. Nimble : SPRY
34. Sports announcer Vin : SCULLY
35. Improvident : WASTEFUL
36. Rest : TAKEFIVE
37. Anagram for rove : OVER
38. He succeeded Claudius I : NERO
39. Like some beards : STUBBLY
40. Islamic month : RAMADAN
41. Deceived: Slang : SNOWED
42. "Virtue ___ . . . ": Shak. : ISBOLD
44. "Cap'n ___" : ERI
45. City near Rock Island : MOLINE
46. "Toys ___ Attic" : INTHE
49. Lasso : ROPE
50. Goad : PROD
52. Actress Hagen : UTA
54. Suffix with cannon : EER
55. ___ juvante : DEO

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