New York Times, Monday, March 4, 1985

Author: Barbara J. Weakley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Defeat : BEST
5. Strongboxes : SAFES
10. Sailing : ASEA
14. Space : AREA
15. Winged : ALATE
16. Poet Sandburg : CARL
17. Brooklet : RILL
18. A Doone : LORNA
19. Garbed : CLAD
20. Give credence to : BELIEVE
22. Mollify : APPEASE
24. Jeanne, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
25. Elopers' aid : LADDER
26. Mad ___ : ASAMARCHHARE
32. Panama or Erie : CANAL
33. Sierra ___ : LEONE
34. Fountain-pen part : NIB
37. Bearing : MIEN
38. Metric ton : TONNE
39. Pro ___ : RATA
40. A N.Y. time : EDT
41. Trim : PRUNE
42. Military caps : KEPIS
43. "And what is so rare ___?" : ASADAYINJUNE
45. Robert or William of films : CONRAD
48. Modernist : NEO
49. Summer refreshment : ICEDTEA
51. Dexterity : SLEIGHT
55. Mane locale : NAPE
56. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
58. Coconut-husk fiber : COIR
59. Tribe : CLAN
60. Japanese-American : NISEI
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. Sentry's word : HALT
63. McCarthy's fellow traveler : SNERD
64. Office item : DESK
1. Sarcastic remark : BARB
2. Pa. port : ERIE
3. Traffic in : SELL
4. Amulet : TALISMAN
5. Serving need : SALVER
6. Lily's relative : ALOE
7. Partner of wide : FAR
8. Lab burner : ETNA
9. Amphibious vehicle : SEAPLANE
10. Acquiesce : ACCEDE
11. Kind of bar : SALAD
12. Wipe out : ERASE
13. Wood for bridges : ALDER
21. Space-saving abbr. : ETAL
23. Peel : PARE
26. Highest point : ACME
27. Declared : SAID
28. Dill of the Bible : ANET
29. Darken : CLOUD
30. Hair coloring : HENNA
31. This goes with milk : HONEY
34. Chevrotain : NAPU
35. Have ___ for (hold a grudge) : ITIN
36. Supply station : BASE
38. Used-car lot items : TRADEINS
39. Was jubilant : REJOICED
41. College entrance exam : PSAT
42. Joint below a femur : KNEE
43. Passionate : ARDENT
44. Like some tiles : INLAID
45. Dead certainty : CINCH
46. Fla. city : OCALA
47. Asian country : NEPAL
50. Not fer : AGIN
51. Mob or gang follower : STER
52. Skirt section : GORE
53. Sibilant sound : HISS
54. Migration : TREK
57. Compass dir. : ESE

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