New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1986

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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1. Catch on : GRASP
6. Clue : HINT
10. Head: Heb. : ROSH
14. King's reception : LEVEE
15. Kanten : AGAR
16. Mother of Iynx : ECHO
17. Expiate : ATONE
18. Dictator's phrase : INRE
19. Rent : TEAR
20. Treelike in structure : DENDRIFORM
22. Lesotho coin : RAND
23. It was: Lat. : ERAT
24. Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
26. ___ goose : CANADA
30. Finno-___ languages : UGRIC
32. Give out : EMIT
33. Twaddle : TOSH
35. Port of Hokkaido : OTARU
39. Chinese nuts : LICHEES
41. Cicero's literary friend : ATTICUS
43. Step : TREAD
44. Writer Pierre ___ : LOTI
46. River of Normandy : ORNE
47. An emperor and a Wolfe : NEROS
49. Don feeder : DONETS
51. Fuel gas : ETHANE
54. Row : TIER
56. Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
57. Contemplator of daffodils : WORDSWORTH
63. Rajah's wife : RANI
64. Inter ___ : ALIA
65. City in Portugal : EVORA
66. Beige : ECRU
67. Sumptuous : RICH
68. Actor Lorenzo : LAMAS
69. Former Ottoman rulers : DEYS
70. Hawaiian honey eater : MOHO
71. Camel's cousin : LLAMA
1. Elated : GLAD
2. Plexus : RETE
3. "Sweet Swan of ___!" : AVON
4. Transmit : SEND
5. Gazed : PEERED
6. Israeli port : HAIFA
7. Browning's "Pictor ___" : IGNOTUS
8. Fool, in Frankfurt : NARR
9. This is earth shaking : TREMOR
10. Withdrawal : RETRACTION
11. W Pacific island : OCEAN
12. Chinese bronze-making dynasty : SHANG
13. Swarm : HORDE
21. Incensed : IRATE
25. Profusion : RIOT
26. Prehistoric implement : CELT
27. Eastern bigwig : AMIR
28. Riviera port : NICE
29. Greek "Father of Orthodoxy" : ATHANASIUS
31. Indian mountain pass : GHAT
34. Christiania, today : OSLO
36. Land measure : ACRE
37. Smallest puppy : RUNT
38. Applications : USES
40. Wyo.'s ___ Reservoir : EDEN
42. Gravitational phenomena : TIDES
45. Big flightless bird : OSTRICH
48. Prepare leftovers : REWARM
50. "Animal Farm" author : ORWELL
51. ___ seal : EARED
52. Natchez ___, old road : TRACE
53. James or Aaron : HENRY
55. Potato name : IDAHO
58. Gallimaufry : OLIO
59. Ellipse : OVAL
60. "Arrivederci, ___" : ROMA
61. Streetcar : TRAM
62. El ___, Saudi Arabian region : HASA

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