New York Times, Monday, April 8, 1985

Author:Frank Geary
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
5. Repaired tire : RECAP
10. Mop the deck : SWAB
14. Fizzy drink : SODA
15. Color called bleu Louise : EMAIL
16. Part of an oriel : PANE
17. Equal : PEER
18. Value : APPRECIATE
20. Puncture : STAB
21. Ballet performer : TOEDANCER
22. Not difficult : EASY
25. Pleasure, in Paris : GRE
26. Work list : AGENDA
29. Family ___ : TREE
31. An arm of HUD : FHA
34. Dishonest : MENDACIOUS
36. Epochs : ERAS
37. Birch's cousin : ALDER
38. Sonny's sibling : SIS
39. Tinters : DYERS
40. Layer : TIER
41. Outline of a figure : SILHOUETTE
43. Peculiar : ODD
44. Recess in a church : APSE
45. Kind of drama : CLOSET
46. Atmosphere : AIR
47. Insect's feeler : PALP
48. Star : HEADLINER
53. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
57. Frauds : IMPOSTURES
59. Bright light at night : NEON
60. Sly gaze : LEER
61. Choice : ELITE
62. Jacket or collar : ETON
63. Decoy : LURE
64. Frozen rain : SLEET
65. Charge : RATE
1. Reptiles in the Nile : ASPS
2. ___ laureate : POET
3. Brainstorm : IDEA
4. Bore : EARBENDER
5. New Deal agcy. : REA
6. Vacant : EMPTY
7. Head, in Milano : CAPO
8. Ouse feeder : AIRE
9. Promises : PLEDGES
10. Part of a tome : SPINE
11. Woman soldier in 1942 : WAAC
12. Poker term : ANTE
13. Porter's relative : BEER
19. Concern : CARE
23. Hebrew month : ADAR
24. Pouch : SAC
26. Famed Italian baritone : AMATO
27. Extremely cold : GELID
28. Over : ENDED
29. Sheer cotton fabric : TOILE
30. Marsh plant : RUSH
31. Worries : FRETS
32. Creator of Truthful James : HARTE
33. Property, e.g. : ASSET
35. Mother of Horus : ISIS
36. Something startling : EYEOPENER
39. Obtund or obtuse : DULL
41. Elves : SPRITES
42. Wood sorrel : OCA
44. Is not up to par : AILS
46. Venerate : ADORE
47. Actor Duilio del ___ : PRETE
48. Ants' creation : HILL
49. Ostrichlike bird : EMEU
50. Imitator : APER
51. ___ and void : NULL
52. Where Perry triumphed : ERIE
54. "___ Smile Be Your . . . " : LETA
55. Pillage : LOOT
56. Queen or princess : ANNE
58. Harden : SET

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