New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Cobra's cousin : MAMBA
6. Certain card games : SOLOS
11. Positively charged particle : CATION
12. Manifest : EVINCE
14. N.M. attraction : CARLSBADCAVERNS
17. Noted netman : ARIAS
18. Spin a log : BIRL
19. Meat seasoning : SAGE
20. Stew ingredient : PEAS
21. Sizes up for a heist : CASES
22. Actress Zadora : PIA
23. Poetic time : EEN
24. Musical piece : MOTET
25. Open-eyed : ALERT
27. Gave up the old for the new : TRADEDIN
29. Quirks : TWISTS
30. Quadrennial college : ELECTORAL
32. Gideon gifts : BIBLES
35. Preprandial drink : APERITIF
39. School, for Pierre : ECOLE
40. P.G.A.'s Sam : SNEAD
41. " . . . ___ drinks like a beast": Kipling : ANE
42. Blue or Hogan : BEN
43. Subscribes : SIGNS
44. Fiji's capital : SUVA
45. Leave undone : OMIT
47. Drugstore cowboy's look : OGLE
48. Carryalls : TOTES
49. Ariz. attraction : PETRIFIEDFOREST
52. Of certain words : NOUNAL
53. Pressing : URGENT
54. Men of ken : SEERS
55. Common resources : POOLS
1. Poem by Tennyson : MARIANA
2. Reference work : ATLAS
3. Strindberg's "___ Julie" : MISS
4. Quick curtsy : BOB
5. Upward moving, as a wind : ANABATIC
6. Retired : SECRET
7. Locket shapes : OVALS
8. Actress Ullmann : LIV
9. Washington bills : ONES
10. Predicaments : SCRAPES
11. Race recklessly : CAREER
13. Surrounded : ENGIRT
14. King Hugh ___: 10th century : CAPET
15. Remove a snarl : DISENTANGLE
16. Theater units : SEATS
21. Hides the meaning : CODES
24. Donnybrook : MELEE
25. Edgar or Clio : AWARD
26. Errol's first wife : LILI
28. Dingle : DELL
29. Corp. officer : TREAS
31. Unfolded : OPENEDUP
32. Jazz form : BEBOP
33. Rink employees : ICEMEN
34. Tunas' kin : BONITOS
36. Stretches tightly : TAUTENS
37. Put money into : INVEST
38. Lucullan spread : FEAST
40. Seals : SIGILS
43. Till now : SOFAR
44. City on the St. Lawrence : SOREL
46. Verifiable : TRUE
48. Take-out words : TOGO
50. Ending with adamant : INE
51. Backward : FRO

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