New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1984

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Brownish gray : TAUPE
6. Humble : ABASE
11. Drain : SAP
14. It hath 30 days : APRIL
15. Grottoes : CAVES
16. Wing : ELL
17. Humdinger : CRACKERJACK
19. ___ king (creamed) : ALA
20. Chat : TALK
21. New Deal agcy. : REA
22. Kickshaw : TIDBIT
24. Grassy field : LEA
26. Bailiwicks : DOMAINS
27. Cap for a cleric : BIRETTA
31. Presses : IRONS
32. Harem room : ODA
33. Rich cakes : TORTES
35. Etcher's need : ACID
38. Kelp and nostoc : ALGAE
40. "Sammy and ___," 1983 film : COS
41. Type of trout : PIUTE
42. Durable wood : TEAK
43. Item for Ansel Adams : CAMERA
45. Diamonds, to a fence : ICE
46. Pepo : MELON
48. Go to great ___ (extend oneself) : LENGTHS
50. Fawn upon : ADULATE
52. Teachers' org. : NEA
53. Vilify : DEFAME
54. Field role : RAE
56. Engrossed : RAPT
60. "Buzz ___!" : OFF
61. Earner with dependents : BREADWINNER
64. Luau dish : POI
65. Wild dog of Australia : DINGO
66. Taut : TENSE
67. Half a score : TEN
68. Mosquito causing yellow fever : AEDES
69. Say : STATE
1. What blunt, brusque people lack : TACT
2. Guam harbor : APRA
3. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
4. Tight spot : PICKLE
5. Wapiti : ELK
6. Land measure : ACRE
7. ___ California : BAJA
8. A Gardner : AVA
9. Military subdivisions : SECTORS
10. Umiak user : ESKIMO
11. Hardtack : SEABISCUIT
12. Bushed : ALLIN
13. Municipal maps : PLATS
18. One of Terpsichore's sisters : ERATO
23. The Argives : DANAI
25. Feminine suffix : ETTE
26. Engine for a semi : DIESEL
27. Something not to be rocked : BOAT
28. Unemployed : IDLE
29. Tatterdemalion : RAGAMUFFIN
30. Secret : ARCANE
34. Jerry's partner : TOM
36. Scratch causer : ITCH
37. Fourth-rate marks : DEES
39. Wolf in "The Jungle Books" : AKELA
41. Glass unit : PANE
43. Clique : COTERIE
44. Freshen : RENEW
47. Greek el : LAMBDA
49. Deep red : GARNET
50. Ratify : ADOPT
51. Creator of Moll Flanders : DEFOE
54. What wild winds do : RAGE
55. Brouhahas : ADOS
57. Held or Karenina : ANNA
58. Nuisance : PEST
59. Item for some surgeons : TREE
62. Tip : END
63. "___ Only a Paper Moon" : ITS

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