New York Times, Monday, April 28, 1986

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Exchange : SWAP
5. Fine violin, for short : STRAD
10. Aleutian island : ATKA
14. Poe specialty : TALE
15. One of the ABC Powers : CHILE
16. State of mind : MOOD
17. Poker stake : ANTE
18. Sacred article : RELIC
19. Concerning : INRE
20. Mary Ann Evans : GEORGEELIOT
23. Senate vote : YEA
24. Palindromic preposition : ERE
25. Rapscallion : RASCAL
27. Pilchards : SARDINES
32. Filipino Moslem : SULU
33. Kimono sash : OBI
34. Lukewarm : TEPID
36. Civil wrongs : TORTS
39. Burning glass : LENS
41. Old fogies : DODOS
43. Egyptian deity : PTAH
44. Beats narrowly : EDGES
46. Psalms word : SELAH
48. Anger : IRE
49. Sworn statement : OATH
51. Emphasized : STRESSED
53. Renter : LESSEE
55. Intent : AIM
56. Food scrap : ORT
57. Herbert Frahm : WILLYBRANDT
64. Summer pest : GNAT
66. The March King : SOUSA
67. Prepare apples for baking : CORE
68. De Valera's land : EIRE
69. Occupied : TAKEN
70. Swiss painter : KLEE
71. Antitoxins : SERA
72. McCarthy's fellow dummy : SNERD
73. Cutting maxims? : SAWS
1. Male partygoer : STAG
2. Fade away : WANE
3. Kind of flute : ALTO
4. Looked narrowly : PEERED
5. Windowed : SCREENED
6. Quaker form of address : THEE
7. Small brook : RILL
8. Et ___ (and others): Lat. : ALII
9. Adornments : DECORS
10. Pierrot of song : AMI
11. Bernard Schwartz : TONYCURTIS
12. Land called Chosen by Japanese : KOREA
13. Monty Hall's "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
21. Pluck : GRIT
22. Shipshape : TAUT
26. Liquid mud : SLOP
27. One and only : SOLE
28. Not yet up : ABED
29. Richard Starkey : RINGOSTARR
30. Poetry of a people : EPOS
31. What partisans take : SIDES
35. Blockhead : DOLT
37. Darnel : TARE
38. Lean-to : SHED
40. Coral and Red : SEAS
42. Slow Spanish dance : SARABAND
45. Olla-podrida : STEW
47. Legatee : HEIR
50. Bank jobs : HEISTS
52. Fishing vessels : SMACKS
53. Theater boxes : LOGES
54. "Sesame Street" Muppet : ERNIE
58. Kind of shark : LOAN
59. An Evangelist : LUKE
60. River into the North Sea : YSER
61. Pop piano classic : NOLA
62. John or Ellen of stage fame : DREW
63. Golf starting points : TEES
65. "___ and Sympathy," Anderson play : TEA

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