New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1986

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Transfix : STAB
5. Footwear : CLOG
9. Sedate : GRAVE
14. Spanish sailor's "Ahoy!" : HOLA
15. Cast : HURL
16. Predominated : RULED
17. ___ Islands, off Ireland : ARAN
18. Vedic god : AGNI
19. Growing out : ENATE
20. Deteriorate : RUNTOSEED
22. Cap ___, baseball Hall of Famer : ANSON
23. Tolerate : ENDURE
24. Unconstrained : EASY
26. Cart : DRAY
29. Lower : DEMOTE
33. Thither : THERE
37. Prevaricated : LIED
39. Of an epoch : ERAL
40. Happen again : RECUR
41. Solidify : GEL
42. Digger ___ in "The Life of Riley" : ODELL
43. Ferrum : IRON
44. Indonesian island : BALI
45. Pretty girl : BELLE
46. Spanish wine : MALAGA
48. Small fish : DACE
50. Uncouth : RUDE
52. Be ambitious : ASPIRE
57. Bobbin : SPOOL
60. Place horses : RUNNERSUP
63. Afghan capital : KABUL
64. Ever and ___ : ANON
65. Burner : ETNA
66. Hole-___ (golf thrill) : INONE
67. Airtight pit or tower : SILO
68. Banking inits. : SLIC
69. Impoverished : NEEDY
70. College or collar : ETON
71. Forwarded : SENT
1. Be altruistic : SHARE
2. Polish city : TORUN
3. Jerrold's "___ of Plenty" : ALAND
4. African tongue : BANTU
5. Soda, sometimes : CHASER
6. Sled : LUGE
7. French department : ORNE
8. Slither : GLIDE
9. Kind of monkey or gun : GREASE
10. Magna Carta site : RUNNYMEDE
11. Word said with a sigh : ALAS
12. Reject a bill : VETO
13. Paradise : EDEN
21. Ukase : ORDER
25. Total : ADD
27. Water plant : ALGA
28. Bear : YIELD
30. Soviet city : OREL
31. Like Bol of the Bullets : TALL
32. She: Fr. : ELLE
33. Spruce : TRIM
34. Sister of Zeus : HERA
35. Bio. branch : ECOL
36. Evasive treatment : RUNAROUND
38. Lamb : ELIA
42. Corpulent : OBESE
44. Atrocious : BAD
47. Part of a cricket field : GULLEY
49. Howitzer, e.g. : CANNON
51. Rub out : ERASE
53. Fourth Estate : PRESS
54. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
55. Arrest a crook : RUNIN
56. Solar-lunar year difference : EPACT
57. Fleece : SKIN
58. French-door part : PANE
59. Relative of an English horn : OBOE
61. Military body : UNIT
62. ___ contendere : NOLO

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