New York Times, Wednesday, April 23, 1986

Author: Lawrence M. Rheingold
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Shelters for autos : CARPORTS
9. Earth, e.g. : GLOBE
14. "Egmont" is one : OVERTURE
15. What 9 Across is : PLANET
16. Sea cows : MANATEES
17. Mignonette : RESEDA
18. Like Alice or Tim : TINY
19. Methods : SYSTEMS
21. Whitney or Wallach : ELI
22. Nile denizen : ASP
23. Adage : SAW
26. Snow, in Scotland : SNA
28. Adorns : TRIMS
31. Fountain drink : COLA
32. Senior member : DOYEN
34. Former German silver coin : TALER
35. Neutral path : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
40. An Astaire : ADELE
41. Oust : EVICT
42. Maui bird : NENE
43. Navigation system : LORAN
45. Weapon for U.S. forces : ABM
48. Totem pole : XAT
49. Gullet : MAW
50. Like sushi : RAW
52. Houlihan of 56 Across : HOTLIPS
56. TV sitcom : MASH
57. Judo's cousin : KARATE
60. Pest : NUISANCE
62. Titania's mate : OBERON
63. "___ in the Grass," 1961 film : SPLENDOR
64. Opposite of zenith : NADIR
65. Observe : TAKENOTE
1. Auguste ___, French philosopher : COMTE
2. Is of use : AVAILS
3. Enzyme that can curdle milk : RENNIN
4. Entreat : PRAY
5. Giant great : OTT
6. Medicinal herbs : RUES
7. Deuce topper : TREY
8. Mtg. : SESS
9. Polish prelate : GLEMP
10. "I Loved a ___": Wither : LASS
11. United : ONE
12. Murphy ___ : BED
13. Zeta follower : ETA
15. Kind of release : PRESS
20. Celtic cap : TAM
23. Go it alone : SOLO
24. Epithet for Athena : ALEA
25. Hospital section : WARD
27. Muddle : ADDLE
28. Nautical chain : TYE
29. Vintage car : REO
30. Deduce : INFER
31. Magna ___ : CARTA
33. Cheer for a torero : OLE
34. Shamus : TEC
35. Tailless feline : MANX
36. Brain wave : IDEA
37. One of the Chicago Bears : DENT
38. Norris Dam's agcy. : TVA
39. Hebrew liquid measure : HIN
43. Grow toward evening : LATEN
44. Hooter : OWL
46. "Viva Zapata!" star: 1952 : BRANDO
47. Army mule, e.g. : MASCOT
49. Word with car or pool : MOTOR
51. What an echo answers: Byron : WHERE
52. Mata ___ : HARI
53. V.P.I. is one : INST
54. Insect stage : PUPA
55. Cocoon product : SILK
56. Author of "Felix Krull" : MANN
57. "___-Tiki," Heyerdahl book : KON
58. Arab's coat : ABA
59. Colgate's ___ Raiders : RED
61. Bishopric : SEE

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