New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 1985

Author:Burns
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: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sea dogs : SALTS
6. Excursion : TRIP
10. Distinctive time periods : ERAS
14. Con ___ (lovingly): Mus. : AMORE
15. Aborigine in Japan : AINU
16. Poet Ogden : NASH
17. Rabbit : LAPIN
18. "Decameron" author : BOCCACCIO
20. Simmer time in Sedan : ETE
21. Stream sediment : SILT
23. Was overly sweet : CLOYED
24. ICBM or SAM : MISSILE
26. Ananias, e.g. : LIAR
27. Kind of pad : INK
28. The element carbon, e.g. : NONMETAL
32. Empty boasting : BRAGGADOCIO
36. Robin Hood's drink : ALE
37. Be deserving of : EARN
38. Señora Perón : EVA
39. Historic town NW of Moscow : KLIN
40. Make do, with "out" : EKE
41. Vatican legate : PAPALNUNCIO
45. Millet subjects : PEASANTS
47. Married : ONE
48. Shot tosses : PUTS
49. Essay : ATTEMPT
53. British martyr-saint : URSULA
56. Harris's ___ Rabbit : BRER
57. Norwegian violinist Bull : OLE
58. Tchaikovsky's "___ italien" : CAPRICCIO
60. Herbert Hoover, for one : IOWAN
62. Symbol of early March : LION
63. Charged particles : IONS
64. Upright : ERECT
65. Leaf cutters : ANTS
66. Former Venetian magistrate : DOGE
67. Challenges : DARES
1. Ore.'s capital : SALEM
2. Fine violin : AMATI
3. Easy paces : LOPES
4. Three: Prefix : TRI
5. Having awareness of : SENSING
6. Postpone : TABLE
7. Very funny fellow : RIOT
8. It often follows Co. : INC
9. "Tosca" composer : PUCCINI
10. Bis : ENCORE
11. Risqué : RACY
12. Name on a French map : ASIE
13. Did a farrier's job : SHOD
19. Where Crockett fell : ALAMO
22. A memorable Chase : ILKA
25. Vestige : SIGN
26. Kind of train : LOCAL
28. Variable stars : NOVAS
29. Chalky silicate : TALC
30. Others, to Ovid : ALII
31. Open-mesh fabric : LENO
32. Paging signal : BEEP
33. Do an autumnal job : RAKE
34. Neighborhood : AREA
35. Govt. divisions : DEPTS
39. Patella site : KNEE
41. King of Greece: 1947–64 : PAULI
42. Sodium carbonate, e.g. : ANTACID
43. Promise to pay : NOTE
44. Like a raw recruit : UNTRIED
46. Treats contemptuously : SPURNS
49. Came into being : AROSE
50. Haying machine : MOWER
51. "Peyton ___" : PLACE
52. Camps out : TENTS
53. U.S.C. rival : UCLA
54. Play featuring Sadie Thompson : RAIN
55. Type of news or survey : SPOT
56. Former Met impresario : BING
59. Dovecote sound : COO
61. "___ pro nobis" : ORA

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