New York Times, Monday, April 2, 1984

Author: Fred Toole
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drs.' group : AMA
4. Offer : BID
7. Mournful melody : TAPS
11. Virile fellow : HEMAN
13. Fill : SATE
14. Landed : ALIT
15. Largest antelope : ELAND
16. Dickens villain : HEEP
17. Golfers' gadgets : TEES
18. Form of brainpower : MINDOVERMATTER
21. Got on : FARED
22. Marsupial, Down Under : ROO
23. ___ Dame : NOTRE
24. "To be, or ___" : NOTTOBE
28. Where Pusan is : KOREA
29. Sioux shelter : TEPEE
30. Literary monogram : RLS
32. Lupino and Tarbell : IDAS
33. Praised extravagantly : RAVED
34. Defeat decisively : ROUT
35. ___ Aviv : TEL
36. Apportions : METES
37. Nit-picking : PETTY
38. Surprise success : SLEEPER
40. Use mineral springs : BATHE
41. Jefferson Davis's org. : CSA
42. Bizarre : OUTRE
43. " . . . they shall beat their swords ___" : INTOPLOWSHARES
49. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
50. Ireland, to Gaels : EIRE
51. Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
52. Ponce de ___ : LEON
53. Dau., bro. et al. : RELS
54. Approaches : NEARS
55. Saxon serf : ESNE
56. Upward curve in timber : SNY
57. Pesticide : DDT
1. "___ Seasons" : AMANFORALL
2. Ukases : MANDATES
3. Pyrenees principality : ANDORRA
4. Boxer Max : BAER
5. Particular : ITEM
6. Went : DEPARTED
7. Skin design : TATTOO
8. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
9. Pilaster : PIER
10. City ways: Abbr. : STS
11. Skirt part : HEM
12. Yale man : ELI
13. Molt : SHED
19. Boat-hull shape, often : VEE
20. Kind of bag : TOTE
23. Protuberances : NODES
24. "And ___ the twain shall meet" : NEVER
25. Uncloses, poetically : OPES
26. Farce about V.M.I.: 1936 : BROTHERRAT
27. Wash out : ELUTE
28. Travel pack : KIT
29. London gallery : TATE
31. Piggery : STY
33. Covers walls again : REPAPERS
34. Went back over one's path : RETRACED
36. Middle: Prefix : MESO
37. Poker player's delight : PATHAND
39. Greek Orthodox Church litany : ECTENE
40. School vehicle : BUS
42. Has markers out : OWES
43. French islands : ILES
44. "High" time for Cooper : NOON
45. Mortgage : LIEN
46. Airfield near Paris : ORLY
47. Poetic "ever" : EER
48. Draft agcy. : SSS
49. Brown October brew : ALE

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