New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1984

Author:Michael J. Parris
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Price paid : COST
5. Heavy element : LEAD
9. ___ au rhum : BABA
13. Expletive : OATH
14. Cleric's abode : MANSE
15. Where Persepolis is : IRAN
16. Syngman of South Korea : RHEE
17. Lab heaters : ETNAS
18. Slangy negative : AINT
19. Strouse refrain: 1960 : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
22. Honeysuckle : BINE
23. Above, to Swinburne : OER
24. Coarse; obtuse : CRASS
26. Alienate : ESTRANGE
31. As ___ (usually) : ARULE
32. Pocket case : ETUI
33. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
34. Sondheim refrain: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
38. Western Indian : OTO
39. Early Coloradans : UTES
40. Important occurrence : EVENT
41. Chemical compound : PENTAMER
44. ___ Fisher Hall, N.Y.C. : AVERY
45. Emblem of sovereignty : ORB
46. Maple genus : ACER
47. Gershwin refrain: 1930 : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
55. ___ fellow (genial person) : HAIL
56. Ebbets Field star : REESE
57. Pa. port : ERIE
58. Car part : AXLE
59. French pronoun : ELLES
60. Composer of "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" : ANKA
61. Feral : WILD
62. Georges ___ Tour, 17th-century painter : DELA
63. Coral formation : REEF
1. Business abbr. : CORP
2. Hawaiian island : OAHU
3. Printer's direction : STET
4. A 12th-century Archbishop of Canterbury : THEOBALD
5. Shaping machine : LATHE
6. Sicilian city : ENNA
7. Request for haste: Abbr. : ASAP
8. Tyrannical : DESPOTIC
9. Eastern Nigeria : BIAFRA
10. "Dove sono," e.g. : ARIA
11. Judge's seat : BANC
12. ___ up (poker term) : ANTE
14. Partner of ways : MEANS
20. Japanese-American : NISEI
21. Law or saw follower : YER
24. Where Cnossus is : CRETE
25. Talk too much : RUNON
26. An anesthetic : ETHER
27. Takes to court : SUES
28. Less used : NEWER
29. Sack material : GUNNY
30. Former, formerly : ERST
31. Wet : ASOP
32. Feminine suffix : ETTE
35. Counted : NUMBERED
36. Embankment : LEVEE
37. Domineer : OVERBEAR
42. Worked hard : TOILED
43. Biblical vessel : ARK
44. Yearns : ACHES
46. Confused : ATSEA
47. Theatrical great : SHAW
48. Cab : TAXI
49. Brook : RILL
50. African river : UELE
51. ___-mell : PELL
52. "Comus" composer : ARNE
53. Goddess of victory : NIKE
54. Unheeding : DEAF

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