New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1984

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F G J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Absolute ruler : TSAR
5. Rainbow flower : IRIS
9. Cacao and bumbo : TREES
14. Church part : APSE
15. Hawaiian goose : NENE
16. English novelist: 1814–84 : READE
17. Put off : POSTPONED
19. Eldritch : EERIE
20. Delete : ERASE
21. Cut a disk out of a metal plate : TREPANNED
23. Lets slacken : REMITS
25. Assignation : TRYST
26. Nucha or nuque : NAPE
28. Bowl or cannon : MORTAR
32. Channeled : CANALIZED
37. African lake : NYASA
38. One-pip domino : ACE
39. Dolly Varden, e.g. : TROUT
41. Windy City, for short : CHI
42. Impassive : STOIC
45. Preceded in time : ANTEDATED
48. Stretching muscle : TENSOR
50. Unit of measurement : YARD
51. Mountain nymph : OREAD
54. Cute marsupials : KOALAS
58. A bursting inward : IMPLOSION
62. Musical works : OPERA
63. Italy's chief financial center : MILAN
64. Fish used in genetic research : SWORDTAIL
66. La ___, Argentine port : PLATA
67. Mother of Apollo : LETO
68. Pile Pelion on ___ : OSSA
69. Units of loudness : SONES
70. Dash : ELAN
71. Woodwind : REED
1. Slender candle : TAPER
2. Reproductive body : SPORE
3. Tea-growing area in India : ASSAM
4. Greek wine flavored with pine resin : RETSINA
5. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
6. Split : RENT
7. Lifeless : INERT
8. Feast at which the Haggadah is recited : SEDER
9. Betrayal : TREASON
10. Spaceman's finale : REENTRY
11. Receive for effort : EARN
12. ___ Sedgwick, tragic heiress : EDIE
13. Germ : SEED
18. Flower part : PETAL
22. Poe's Arthur Gordon ___ : PYM
24. Point of land : SPIT
27. Book of the Bible : EZRA
29. Savoir-faire : TACT
30. County in N.C. : ASHE
31. Maraud : RAID
32. Mold : CAST
33. Greek peninsula : ACTE
34. Rialto light : NEON
35. Long period : EON
36. Obligation : DUTY
40. Tropical timber tree : TEAK
43. Set apart : ISOLATE
44. Cigars or crowns : CORONAS
46. Dickens character : DROOD
47. Electrician's device : ADAPTOR
49. ___ gestae : RES
52. Passage : AISLE
53. Wooden pin : DOWEL
55. Hire : LEASE
56. Spring : ARISE
57. Greens : SALAD
58. Puckerels : IMPS
59. Grain sorghum : MILO
60. Marshall ___ : PLAN
61. ___ bene : NOTA
65. QB Jaworski : RON

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