New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1984

Author: Pedersen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unadorned : BALD
5. Prepare for a test : CRAM
9. Fragrance : SCENT
14. Seaweed product : AGAR
15. "Split City" : RENO
16. Axis extremities : POLES
17. Plexus : RETE
18. Pothers : ADOS
19. Follow : ENSUE
20. Dengue : BREAKBONEFEVER
23. Inst. 100 years old : MET
24. Kind of kick : SIDE
25. Pies and cakes, e.g. : DESSERTS
30. Tebaldi or Scotto : RENATA
34. Popeye's Olive : OYL
35. Chimes : PEALS
37. Matched the fire again : RELIT
38. Framework of parallel bars : GRID
40. Muse for Masters : ERATO
42. Blind piece : SLAT
43. Nova Scotia's ___ Basin : MINAS
45. Devoured : ATEUP
47. Bacharach's "___ Day Now" : ANY
48. Tartan pattern : ARGYLE
50. Those in a contest : ENTRANTS
52. Prejudice : BIAS
54. Large : BIG
55. Electrician's switch : CIRCUITBREAKER
62. Bo or John : DEREK
63. Tender : SORE
64. Darnel : TARE
65. Beau ___ : IDEAL
66. Space : AREA
67. Pronom : ELLE
68. Vexatious : PESKY
69. Frolic : LARK
70. First principle : SEED
1. Feather branch : BARB
2. Teen or golden follower : AGER
3. Behind time : LATE
4. Reveries : DREAMS
5. Rascal in "The School for Scandal" : CRABTREE
6. Make changes : REDO
7. Presently : ANON
8. Malone of the 76ers : MOSES
9. Traffic violator : SPEEDER
10. Assembles : CONVENES
11. Additional to : ELSE
12. Nerve: Comb. form : NEUR
13. Famed poet's monogram : TSE
21. Stronghold : KEEP
22. Douglas ___ : FIR
25. Tenet : DOGMA
26. Icelandic coin : EYRIR
27. Cast : SLING
28. O'Hara's place : TARA
29. Roof material : SLATE
31. Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
32. Luis of pitching fame : TIANT
33. A.B.A. members : ATTYS
36. Gun type : STEN
39. Aurora's time : DAYBREAK
41. Insurrection : OUTBREAK
44. Deftness : SLICKLY
46. ___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
49. ___ de Cologne : EAU
51. Marbles : AGATES
53. Fiber for insulation : SISAL
55. Yield : CEDE
56. Angers : IRES
57. African antelope : TORA
58. ___ Rabbit : BRER
59. Leafy vegetable : KALE
60. A Gardner : ERLE
61. Oboist's purchase : REED
62. Cocktail accompaniment : DIP

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