New York Times, Friday, March 21, 1986

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Navigator's need : CHART
6. Biting : ACRID
11. Brown or Keaton : BUSTER
12. Bell tones : CHIMES
14. Riviera spa, to Sardinians : MENTONE
15. Small car : COMPACT
17. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
18. Annoys : PESTERS
20. Small ape : LAR
21. Baseball stats : RBIS
23. Horatian poem : EPODE
24. Progenitor : SIRE
25. Washroom-entry sign : GENTS
27. Eris's mischievous child : ATE
28. Chop finely : MINCE
29. Church musician : ORGANIST
31. Speculators' maneuvers : HEDGES
32. Telegraph-signals system : MORSECODE
34. P.R. projects : PROMOS
37. Greed : RAPACITY
41. "If I ___ You," 1945 song : LOVED
42. Transgress : SIN
43. Cabinet-maker's item : LATHE
44. ___-Neisse Line : ODER
45. Dollars' companion : CENTS
47. ___ avis : RARA
48. Architect ___ Scutt : DER
49. Type of mint : OREGANO
51. Allow : LET
52. Spoke sharply : SNAPPED
54. Hot rum drinks : TODDIES
56. Actors' group : TROUPE
57. Punta ___, Chilean port : ARENAS
58. Scrooge : MISER
59. City on the Meuse : SEDAN
1. Delicately attractive : CUNNING
2. An F.D.R. V.P. : HST
3. At the pinnacle : ATOP
4. Adorée or Taylor : RENEE
5. Unlawful entry : TRESPASS
6. Comply : ACCEDE
7. Job : CHORE
8. Tire mounts : RIMS
9. Scamp : IMP
10. Activity at Reno : DEALING
11. An African Moslem : BERBER
13. Like farmland in Ethiopia : SCARCE
14. Actress in "Viva Zapata" : MARGO
16. Tulip and tupelo : TREES
19. Ready to collapse : TOTTERING
22. Speech defect : STAMMER
24. A cocktail : SIDECAR
26. Hairnet : SNOOD
28. Award : MEDAL
30. U.S. Treasury Dept. agcy. : IRS
31. Lindy ___ : HOP
33. Choral compositions : CANTATAS
34. Trudges : PLODS
35. Paca, e.g. : RODENT
36. Swimmer's ___ stroke : OVERARM
38. Kind of hand : ITALIAN
39. TV's "___ Company" : THREES
40. Abbey Theatre pioneer : YEATS
42. Farm implement : SEEDER
45. Kind of paper : CREPE
46. Saw logs in bed : SNORE
49. Work : OPUS
50. Old Testament prophet : ODED
53. Taro-root product : POI
55. Genetic component : DNA

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