New York Times, Monday, March 19, 1984

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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1. Tennis calls : LETS
5. Former Yugoslav dictator : TITO
9. Harmonium : ORGAN
14. Essayist's pen name : ELIA
15. Sale condition : ASIS
16. Unsophisticated : NAIVE
17. Part of the Musketeers' motto : ALLFORONE
19. Brilliant success : ECLAT
20. In an obvious way : PATENTLY
21. Lingers (upon) : DWELLS
22. Interpret : READ
23. Mount : SOAR
24. Acad., for one : SCH
27. Three, in Bari : TRE
28. Creeper : IVY
29. Whitney or Wallach : ELI
32. "___ not to question . . . " : THEIRS
34. Unequal : ONESIDED
36. Large artery : AORTA
37. Energy unit : ERG
38. Triple : TRINE
39. Forty : TWOSCORE
41. Old cars or planes : CRATES
42. Kind of turn : ESS
43. Rulers: Abbr. : KGS
44. Cultivator : HOE
45. White House inits.: 1945–53 : HST
46. Pintail : SMEE
47. Russian city : OREL
49. Lassie, for one : COLLIE
52. Faithless lover : TWOTIMER
56. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
57. Alter in form, appearance or nature : TRANSMUTE
58. Charlie Chan portrayer : OLAND
59. Emanation : AURA
60. "When the frost ___ the punkin": Riley : ISON
61. Bert or Larry : PARKS
62. Ancient Asian : MEDE
63. Summer-theater enclosure : TENT
1. Kind of year : LEAP
2. Cinders of comics : ELLA
3. Joust : TILT
4. Not so perilous : SAFER
5. Batu Khan's horde : TARTARS
6. Tristan's love : ISOLDE
7. Diminutive : TINY
8. Suffix with tuber : OSE
9. Thoroughfares having arrows : ONEWAYSTREETS
10. Andretti or Unser : RACER
11. One-eighth quart : GILL
12. Grandparental : AVAL
13. Knicks' rivals : NETS
18. Monomaniacs' problems : ONETRACKMINDS
21. Turtle or mourning follower : DOVE
23. Serenade : SING
24. One of fifty : STATE
25. Chinese dogs : CHOWS
26. Popular sandwiches : HEROS
29. Mrs. Bunker : EDITH
30. Unaspirated consonants : LENES
31. What i.e. stands for : IDEST
33. "___ about time!" : ITS
34. Mine output : ORE
35. A Gershwin : IRA
37. Celtic : ERSE
40. Curved molding : OGEE
41. Circles of light : CORONAE
44. Sportscaster Cosell : HOWARD
46. Move furtively : SLINK
48. Gambling maximum : LIMIT
49. Pen : COOP
50. Spiced stew : OLLA
51. Norman of TV : LEAR
52. Factual : TRUE
53. Polyhymnia, e.g. : MUSE
54. Choirboy's collar : ETON
55. A monthly payment, usually : RENT
57. Highlander's headgear : TAM

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