New York Times, Saturday, April 26, 1986

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Alda vehicle : MASH
5. Diana or Dutchess : GRAPE
10. Loosely twisted silk yarn : TRAM
14. Medicinal plant : ALOE
15. Max Eastman's "Since ___ Died" : LENIN
16. Charter : HIRE
17. Steatite : TALC
18. "The Assassins" author : OATES
19. Pip : ONER
20. Roué's activity : TOMCATTING
23. Negatively charged atom : ANION
26. Percussion instruments : TRIANGLES
29. Painter Matisse : HENRI
30. Sixth, in Siena : SESTO
31. Kennedy initials : ETA
32. Kind of barrier : SONIC
33. Fr. holy woman : STE
34. Petiole : STEM
35. Reqd. : NEC
37. ___ Na Na, entertainment group : SHA
39. Its cap. is Brussels : BELG
42. Matter for a C.P.A. : ACC
45. Lee of links fame : ELDER
49. Jacutinga, e.g. : ORE
50. A concern of ecologists : FLORA
52. Prevent : AVERT
53. Outboard-motor part : PROPELLER
55. Street show : RAREE
56. Adder's activity : TABULATING
58. Growl : GNAR
60. Attended : SATIN
61. Flag : IRIS
65. Air: Comb. form : AERI
66. Perspire : EGEST
67. North Sea feeder : NENE
68. Charpoys : BEDS
69. Lively, in Livorno : DESTO
70. Author Greene : GAEL
1. Wrestler's pad : MAT
2. Part of an angelus : ALA
3. Energy source : SOL
4. Activity in a hostile crowd : HECTORING
5. Swipe : GLOM
6. Takes the bait : REACTS
7. Scorpio star : ANTARES
8. Member of a Lutheran group : PIETIST
9. Puts in office: Var. : ENSTATES
10. Leather strip : THONG
11. Curly lock : RINGLET
12. "You ___ My Sunshine" : ARE
13. Corail, e.g. : MER
21. Cinched : ONICE
22. Stepmother of Helle : INO
23. Words of surprise : AHS
24. Avant-gardist : NEO
25. Danube feeder : INN
27. Soissons summer : ETE
28. Rick Blaine's pianist : SAM
34. Activity of some divers : SALVAGING
36. Like globetrotters' feet? : CALLUSED
38. Ex-Giant pitcher Jim : HEARN
39. Jazz of the late 40's : BOP
40. Slip : ERR
41. Acrobat's garb : LEOTARD
43. Composition of a sort : COLLAGE
44. Brings about : CREATES
46. Barrie's "___ Tag" : DER
47. Before, to Spenser : ERE
48. Map abbr. : RTE
50. St. Valentine's month : FEB
51. Franz Kline, e.g. : ARTIST
54. Juliet's betrothed : PARIS
57. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
58. Rap : GAB
59. Helen Hayes, ___ Brown : NEE
62. John ___ Neill, "Oz" illustrator : REA
63. Ending for opal : INE
64. Condiment in Caen : SEL

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