New York Times, Monday, March 24, 1986

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Put in a container : CASED
6. Moist : DAMP
10. Chiromancy item : PALM
14. Take for ___ (swindle) : ARIDE
15. Addict : USER
16. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
17. A small dog : MEXICANHAIRLESS
20. Clergyman : PASTOR
21. Raises : ELEVATES
22. Carrousel figure : HORSE
24. Concorde : SST
25. Love, Latin style : AMOR
27. Beginning : ONSET
30. Nile bird : IBIS
34. Overly : TOO
35. Counting everything : INALL
36. Do grammar work : PARSE
37. Petal product : ATTAR
39. Farrow of films : MIA
40. Replica : CLONE
41. Fertile soil : LOESS
42. Chamber group : OCTET
44. Beat man : COP
45. Goofs : ERRS
46. Less confined : FREER
47. "Peanuts" expletive : RATS
48. First mate : EVE
50. Thesaurus man : ROGET
52. Neon and mercury, e.g. : ELEMENTS
57. Strip : DIVEST
60. Beaumarchais comedy, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
62. Indigo : ANIL
63. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
64. Burstyn or Glasgow : ELLEN
65. Hawaiian goose : NENE
66. Erotic : SEXY
67. Requirements : NEEDS
1. David is one : CAMP
2. Neighborhood : AREA
3. Revolver type : SIXSHOOTER
4. Blue-penciler : EDITOR
5. Ornamentation : DECOR
6. Grayish-brown steed : DUN
7. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
8. Repast : MEAL
9. Clergyman : PRIEST
10. Stately : PALATIAL
11. Aid's partner : ABET
12. ___-majesté : LESE
13. Disorder : MESS
18. Fiery crime : ARSON
19. Campers for campers, for short : RVS
23. Charm : ENAMOR
25. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
26. Kind of home : MOTOR
28. Bad tee shot : SLICE
29. Click beetle : ELATER
31. Upholstery fabric : BROCATELLE
32. "Love ___ All": Millay : ISNOT
33. Oozes : SEEPS
35. Tax org. : IRS
36. Hundredth part: Abbr. : PCT
38. Collect : ASSEMBLE
43. Wear away : ERODE
46. Mythical Norse wolf : FENRIS
47. Scold : REVILE
49. Shirt's neck shape : VEE
51. Conceded : GIVEN
52. Abba of Israel : EBAN
53. Byway : LANE
54. Sligo's land : ERIN
55. Carry : TOTE
56. Tunisian port : SFAX
58. Toboggan : SLED
59. Ratings for Retton : TENS
61. Crafty : SLY

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