New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1986

Author: Larry Goldhirsch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gram. gender : MASC
5. English hydros : SPAS
9. Omicron's kin : OMEGA
14. "___ Ben Adhem," L. Hunt poem : ABOU
15. Habit : WONT
16. Bucolic : RURAL
17. Karageorge, for one : SERB
18. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
19. Skin ailment : PSORA
20. Zeno's town : ELEA
21. Orchestra instrument : FRENCHHORN
23. Calf's stomach lining : RENNET
25. Portico : STOA
26. Nylons : HOSE
28. Alistair Cooke vehicle : OMNIBUS
33. Helmet, to Horace : GALEA
36. A concubine of Solomon : ABRA
38. Hawaiian state bird : NENE
39. Xenophobe's aversion : ALIEN
40. Seven, to Severus : VII
41. "___ with Judy," 1948 film : ADATE
42. Kampuchean monetary unit : RIEL
43. ___ particle (electron) : BETA
44. Curtain fabric : NINON
45. Kin of scads : PASSELS
47. Wendy's dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
49. Producer Mike : TODD
51. Horseshoe hit : RINGER
55. Separate-checks situation : DUTCHTREAT
60. Nat or Natalie : COLE
61. Practical : UTILE
62. Fourth-qtr. start : OCTI
63. Hit song of The Kinks : LOLA
64. Of birth : NATAL
65. Taps : PATS
66. Consumer : USER
67. Manifests : SHOWS
68. Keyhole : SLOT
69. Vereen and Bradlee : BENS
1. Radiation-beam device : MASER
2. White poplar : ABELE
3. Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
4. Some footwear features : CUBANHEELS
5. Birds or lizards : SWIFTS
6. Needy : POOR
7. Boleyn and Jeffreys : ANNES
8. Very loud : STENTORIAN
9. TV's Webster, for one : ORPHAN
10. Porridge : MUSH
11. Suffix for switch : EROO
12. Actress Teri : GARR
13. Arkin or Alda : ALAN
22. Robin Cook novel : COMA
24. Of the dawn : EOAN
27. Listens in : EAVESDROPS
29. Juggler's prop : INDIANCLUB
30. Noggin : BEAN
31. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
32. Observed : SEEN
33. Robin Williams role : GARP
34. Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
35. Is situated : LIES
37. Kind of part : BIT
41. Years, to Cato : ANNI
43. Stain : BLOT
46. Mertz and Waters : ETHELS
48. Anagram of traits : ARTIST
50. Transfer picture : DECAL
52. Aureate egg producer : GOOSE
53. Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
54. Raises : REARS
55. ___ Scotus, Scottish theologian : DUNS
56. Beehive State : UTAH
57. One of the singing Jacksons : TITO
58. Lobster's chela : CLAW
59. Quintillionth: Comb. form : ATTO

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