New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 1986

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Court minutes : ACTA
5. L.A. round-baller : LAKER
10. Role : PART
14. Surround : GIRD
15. Like a grandam : ANILE
16. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
17. Amos and Andy : OTISANDWILLIAMS
20. Wool cluster : NEP
21. Mata ___ : HARI
22. Something of value : ASSET
23. Cincinnati Rose : PETE
24. Sunken fence : HAHA
26. Flower cluster : RACEME
29. Bore, to boar : HOMONYM
32. Locality : AREA
33. Angry fit : FUROR
34. Dawn goddess : EOS
36. Lucy and Ricky : MONROEANDNELSON
40. Dance movement : PAS
41. Belgian marble : RANCE
42. Air: Comb. form : AERI
43. Boxing encore : REMATCH
45. Hunting hound : BASSET
47. ___-bitsy : ITSY
48. Trading center : MART
49. Anoint, old style : ANELE
52. Gross, in a way : EARN
53. Follower of Fannie or Ginnie : MAE
56. Jack and Jill : JONESANDIRELAND
60. Kabul V.I.P. : AMIR
61. French queen : REINE
62. Noisome : OLID
63. Beatty film : REDS
64. Tourist's stopover : MOTEL
65. Cunning : WILY
1. Ancient contest : AGON
2. Quote : CITE
3. Stumble : TRIP
4. Classified sect. : ADS
5. Woolly : LANATE
6. Conductor Kostelanetz: 1901–80 : ANDRE
7. Flightless bird : KIWI
8. Yalie : ELI
9. Unit of reluctance : REL
10. Rossellini film: 1946 : PAISAN
11. Sad disyllable : ALAS
12. Where Sinclair Lewis died : ROME
13. This may be acidy : TEST
18. Attention getter : AHEM
19. Pakistani city : LAHORE
23. Fleshy fruit : PEAR
24. Multitude : HORDE
25. Egyptian sun god : AMON
26. Stadium passage : RAMP
27. Bellowing : AROAR
28. Perfume, in a way : CENSE
29. Premonition : HUNCH
30. Assents : YESES
31. Dudley or Henry : MOORE
33. Imagination : FANCY
35. Tizzy : SNIT
37. Uses a podium : ORATES
38. Greasy-spoon sign : EATS
39. Endure : LAST
44. Cram's competitors : MILERS
45. Cooper's creation : BARREL
46. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
48. Down East state : MAINE
49. Not quite shut : AJAR
50. "Caro ___," Verdi aria : NOME
51. Author Bagnold : ENID
52. Correct copy : EDIT
53. Bamako's land : MALI
54. Indigo : ANIL
55. Swirl : EDDY
57. Branch : ARM
58. Modernist : NEO
59. Soft : LOW

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