New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1985

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Watch of a sort : TABS
5. Eastern cape : COD
8. Algerian port : ORAN
12. "How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
13. Satan : DEVIL
15. Quote : CITE
16. Like Godiva : BARE
17. Ecole student : ELEVE
18. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
19. Lessee's lessee : UNDERTENANT
22. "Heaven was ___ help . . . ": Crabbe : HER
23. Malevolent looks : LEERS
24. Samples : TASTES
26. Canadian metropolis : CALGARY
29. Salamanders : NEWTS
30. Alaskan islander : ALEUT
31. Shortly : SOON
33. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
36. Bulgarian capital : SOFIA
37. "All About ___" : EVE
38. Froth : SPUME
39. New Zealand river : HUTT
40. Performing mammal : SEAL
41. Impish : ELFIN
42. Forced into court : HALED
44. Chianti containers : CARAFES
46. Altruistic person : SHARER
48. Ox or sheep : BOVID
49. Poetic time : EEN
50. Act that may wreck a watch : OVERWINDING
55. ___ mecum (handbook) : VADE
57. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
58. Hebrew month : ELUL
59. Level : EVEN
60. Of certain bones: Comb. form : SACRO
61. Cause dander to rise : RILE
62. Jerk : NERD
63. Sparks or Beatty : NED
64. Store event : SALE
1. Freud's "Totem und ___" : TABU
2. Ireland's ___ Islands : ARAN
3. Avon great : BARD
4. Instrument for a rock star : STEELGUITAR
5. A condiment : CELERYSEED
6. Pizzeria needs : OVENS
7. Sutherland, for one : DIVA
8. Wood sorrel : OCA
9. Wolfe book, with "The" : RIGHTSTUFF
10. Up ___ (trapped) : ATREE
11. Comes close : NEARS
13. Sidetrack : DETER
14. Pre-Easter adjective : LENTEN
20. "Giant" ranch : REATA
21. Marble : TAW
25. Roofers' gear : STEPLADDERS
26. Specie : CASH
27. Baseball's Matty : ALOU
28. Southpaw : LEFTHANDER
29. "Private Lives" playwright : NOELCOWARD
32. Basis for Ovid's omelet : OVA
34. Friend of Jeanne : AMIE
35. Camera eye : LENS
38. Canary's kin : SERIN
40. Tends : SERVES
43. Zodiacal sign : LEO
45. Warning, for Juan : AVISO
46. A natural at Reno : SEVEN
47. Ho's partner : HEAVE
48. Comedienne Fanny : BRICE
51. Vivacity : ELAN
52. Pelvic bones : ILIA
53. Invalid : NULL
54. Kind of club : GLEE
56. Terminus : END

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