New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1985

Author: Tangredi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Middling : SOSO
5. Ancient contest : AGON
9. Impressionist painter: 1834–1917 : DEGAS
14. Waiter's concern : TIPS
15. Do roadwork : PAVE
16. Reflection : IMAGE
17. Too bad! : ALAS
18. Scads : SLEW
19. Conform; adapt : FITIN
20. Grazed : FED
21. Innate generosity : HEARTOFGOLD
23. Title for Jacques : FRERE
25. Laureate's output : VERSES
26. Faculties : WITS
28. "Tell me ___ is fancy bred": Shak. : WHERE
30. Former Japanese V.I.P. : SHOGUN
32. "___ Miss Brooks" : OUR
33. Tormé specialty : SCAT
37. Seed-bearing spike : EAR
38. Historic U.S. river : POTOMAC
41. Falsehood : LIE
42. Little one : TYKE
44. Compressed mass : WAD
45. Pepper of Fla. : CLAUDE
47. Flock members : LAMBS
49. Arlington vault : TOMB
50. Stand in the way of : IMPEDE
53. Orchard pest : APHID
56. Rattler : DIAMONDBACK
61. "A Chorus Line" showstopper : ONE
62. Organic compound : ESTER
63. Part of a foot : ARCH
64. Actor Moses from St. Louis : GUNN
65. Parisian sight : SEINE
66. May Whitty, e.g. : DAME
67. Manipulates : USES
68. Jogs : TROTS
69. Yet again : ANEW
70. Nothing more than : MERE
1. Retinue : STAFF
2. OPEC vessel : OILER
3. Preparations : SPADEWORK
4. C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
5. Church section : APSE
6. Festive celebration : GALA
7. Word at the bottom of a page : OVER
8. Salamander : NEWT
9. Disagree : DIFFER
10. Some expatriates : EMIGRES
11. Toledo tabbies : GATOS
12. Limber : AGILE
13. Transmits : SENDS
21. All hot and bothered : HETUP
22. Ham it up : OVERACT
24. Horse and carriage : RIG
27. Winter creations : SNOWMEN
28. Forest : WOODS
29. Emulate a bee : HUM
30. Coterie : SET
31. Treat for Trigger : HAY
34. Meeting place for Mets : CLUBHOUSE
35. Succor : AID
36. Pro-shop item : TEE
39. Reckoning : TAB
40. Outer garment : CLOAK
43. Proper sphere : ELEMENT
46. Elec. unit : AMP
48. Dotes on : ADORES
50. That is: Lat. : IDEST
51. Harpagon, for instance : MISER
52. Place for a barbecue : PATIO
54. Hidden : INNER
55. Thickly packed : DENSE
57. Artistic cult of the 20's : DADA
58. Wheat byproduct : BRAN
59. Zenith : ACME
60. Ruminate : CHEW
64. Sticky stuff : GUM

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