New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1986

Author: John Brobst
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
5. Accompanying : WITH
9. Rum cake : BABA
13. "Comus" composer : ARNE
14. Plaintiff : USEE
15. Strips : PEELS
16. One-fifth of MDXXV : CCCV
17. Roll of names : ROTA
18. "___, c'est moi": Louis XIV : LETAT
19. Social event: Mar. 30, 1986 : THEEASTERPARADE
22. Memorable slugger : RUTH
23. Play around : TOY
24. Make seams and darts : SEW
25. "___ o' My Heart" : PEG
26. "___ Eden": Steinbeck : EASTOF
29. Vandalize : MAR
31. Unit of work : ERG
32. Fearful : AFRAID
36. This turns to thoughts of love in the spring : AYOUNGMANSFANCY
40. Type of computer : ANALOG
41. Cry of contempt : POH
42. Golf gadget : TEE
43. Forest product : TIMBER
45. Nautical dir. : SBE
47. Diner or sleeper : CAR
50. "My gal" of songdom : SAL
51. Nymph who pined away : ECHO
53. Hammerstein's spring harbinger : AROBINONTHEWING
59. French secondary school : LYCEE
60. Eye: Comb. form : OCUL
61. School or collar : ETON
62. Tier of a sort : LACER
63. Virgil's family name : MARO
64. An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
65. Shortly : ANON
66. Rational : SANE
67. Seattle ___ of racing fame : SLEW
1. Agreement : PACT
2. London's Marble ___ : ARCH
3. Suffix with resist : ANCE
4. Famous springtime rider : REVERE
5. Sausage : WURST
6. Line on a weather map : ISOTHERM
7. Mal de ___ (headache) : TETE
8. ___ and flowers : HEARTS
9. Lager : BEER
10. Philippine aborigines : AETAS
11. Dashing young man : BLADE
12. In ___ (agitated) : ASTEW
15. Hockey event in the spring : PLAYOFF
20. Sept. preceder : AUG
21. Dead Sea product : POTASH
25. Malay outrigger : PROA
27. Wide open, as a mouth : AGAPE
28. ___ Diavolo : FRA
29. Bleating sound : MAA
30. Author Rand : AYN
31. Character in a Beatles song : EGGMAN
33. Poker stake : ANTE
34. "___ Palace": Ferber : ICE
35. Anil product : DYE
37. Finally: Abbr. : ULT
38. More clamorous : NOISIER
39. Marquand's "Point of ___" : NORETURN
44. Spring sights : BLOOMS
45. Ursula Andress film: 1964 : SHE
46. Arbors : BOWERS
47. Type of lily : CALLA
48. Indo-European : ARYAN
49. Italian saint : ROCCO
52. Daphnis' love : CHLOE
54. "I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
55. Athletic org. : NCAA
56. Type of print: Abbr. : ITAL
57. City in Alaska : NOME
58. Bite like a beaver : GNAW

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