New York Times, Thursday, April 4, 1985

Author: Hickmott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Obscures : FOGS
5. Won : GOT
8. N.D.'s largest city : FARGO
13. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
14. Southern constellation : APUS
16. Marketplace : AGORA
17. Bairn : WEAN
18. Beatles' meter maid : RITA
19. Pardon or slacken : REMIT
20. "Leave ___," variation on 37 Across : NOSTERNUNTONED
23. Concept, to Camus : IDEE
24. Stowe book : DRED
25. Fraud : DECEIT
28. Dutch city : EDE
29. Open a bit : AJAR
33. "___ Give You Anything . . . " : ICANT
34. Stocky person : SQUAB
36. Darling stat. : ERA
37. "Leave ___," Delphic advice to Polycrates : NOSTONEUNTURNED
40. Carol ___, cover girl : ALT
41. Type of croquet : ROQUE
42. ___ hand (helped out) : LENTA
43. Dame Myra: 1890–1965 : HESS
45. Swine genus : SUS
46. Golfer Gary : PLAYER
47. Canal for Sal : ERIE
49. Kind of pearl : SEED
50. "Leave ___," variation on 37 Across : NOTERNUNSTONED
56. Trunk vessel : AORTA
57. Coagulate : CLOT
58. Overlay : PAVE
59. One of a laundry duo : DRYER
60. Organic compound : ENOL
61. ___ bien : TRES
62. Roofers' tools : ZAXES
63. Pongid : APE
64. Went under : SANK
1. Bambi, e.g. : FAWN
2. Dieter's spread : OLEO
3. Small antelopes : GOAS
4. Conscious : SENTIENT
5. Attic : GARRET
6. Suppose : OPINE
7. Costume for Coppélia : TUTU
8. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
9. Committee's program : AGENDA
10. "Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
11. Grating : GRID
12. Pilcorn : OAT
15. Saharan sight : SANDDUNE
21. Type of computer program : EDITOR
22. Negotiate : TREAT
25. Alice's cat : DINAH
26. Place for un maître : ECOLE
27. Trouters' specialties : CASTS
28. Shaffer hit play : EQUUS
30. Jackass's mate : JENNY
31. Alpine feature : ARETE
32. Detection device : RADAR
34. Continuous series : SEQUENCE
35. Kind of pass : BULLET
38. Polite refusal : NOSIR
39. Espouses again : READOPTS
44. Small sofa : SETTEE
46. Mortar's partner : PESTLE
48. Builds : REARS
49. Pry : SNOOP
50. Ibsen's "doll" : NORA
51. Gemsbok : ORYX
52. Radius's companion : ULNA
53. City E of Osaka : NARA
54. 50-50 : EVEN
55. Lectern : DESK
56. Carpenter's tool : ADZ

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