New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1984

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B F G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Job : CHORE
6. Thesis : PAPER
11. ___ Gandolfo, Italy : CASTEL
12. Ready : ALLSET
14. Spendthrift : WASTREL
15. Young pig or chicken : ROASTER
17. Cuckoo : ANI
18. Food : ALIMENT
20. Anger : IRE
21. Dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
23. Backbone : SPINE
24. Cousin of a beluga : ORCA
25. One's pledged word : TROTH
27. Explosive : TNT
28. Concorde's asset : SPEED
29. Affecting the body generally : SYSTEMIC
31. Hardens : STEELS
32. Area above an earthquake's origin : EPICENTER
34. Average : NORMAL
37. Facial décor : MUSTACHE
41. Take up and use : ADOPT
42. Allow : LET
43. Mme. de ___ : STAEL
44. Rampage : RIOT
45. " . . . idle ___": Tennyson : TEARS
47. To be, in Orléans : ETRE
48. Aurora, to Agamemnon : EOS
49. Ciceronian activity : ORATION
51. Ad ___ committee : HOC
52. Surgeons' threads : SUTURES
54. Einsteinium, e.g. : ELEMENT
56. Moon goddess : SELENE
57. Christeners : NAMERS
58. Music symbols : RESTS
59. Jogs : TROTS
1. Las Vegas meccas : CASINOS
2. D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST
3. Norwegian river : OTRA
4. Hoedowns' kin : REELS
5. Ovate : ELLIPTIC
6. Sire or dam : PARENT
7. Solo : ALONE
8. Map of a city : PLAT
9. Curve shape : ESS
10. Pensioner, perhaps : RETIREE
11. Singer or color : CANARY
13. ___ gentle (trained male falcon) : TERCEL
14. Needs : WANTS
16. Peruses : READS
19. Pie filling : MINCEMEAT
22. Try : ATTEMPT
24. Work : OPERATE
26. Liver: Comb. form : HEPAT
28. Cancels a deletion : STETS
30. One-thousandth of an inch : MIL
31. Abbrs. on 8 Down : STS
33. Nourishing : NUTRIENT
34. Nostrils : NARES
35. Hateful : ODIOUS
36. Morning "announcer" : ROOSTER
38. Author Willa and family : CATHERS
39. Long-necked waders : HERONS
40. Choose : ELECT
42. Rental contracts : LEASES
45. Council of ___: 1545–63 : TRENT
46. Type of energy : SOLAR
49. Minerals : ORES
50. Verne captain : NEMO
53. Diminutive suffix : ULE
55. Encountered : MET

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