New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1985

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Sugar serving : CUBE
5. Uncloses : OPENS
10. ___ au lait : CAFE
14. Opposite of written : ORAL
15. Proportion : RATIO
16. Earthenware jug : OLLA
17. House and Senate : LAWMAKINGBODIES
20. Annex : ELL
21. ___ Eleanor Roosevelt : ANNA
22. Protect with sandbags, etc. : REVET
23. God of war : ARES
24. "Miss Otis ___" : REGRETS
26. Peace conference : PARLEY
29. Elflike creatures : PERIS
30. Toward the ocean : ASEA
31. Suffix denoting a collection : IANA
32. ___ Moines : DES
35. Ultimate D.C. decision makers : THESUPREMECOURT
40. Elongated fish : EEL
41. Roulette bet : NOIR
42. Where Burma is : ASIA
43. Uncontrolled gatherings : RIOTS
44. Pattern on a TV screen : RASTER
46. Eyepiece grid : RETICLE
49. Transmitted : SENT
50. Public storehouse : ETAPE
51. Mariner's haven : COVE
52. Actor Vigoda : ABE
55. U.S. Presidents : CHIEFEXECUTIVES
59. T.V.A. site : TENN
60. Banish : EXILE
61. Take it easy : REST
62. Scraps for Spot : ORTS
63. Gets one's dander up : RILES
64. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Songwriter Porter : COLE
2. Russian river : URAL
3. Cry loudly : BAWL
4. Slippery ___ : ELM
5. Scotland's ___ Islands : ORKNEY
6. Physical discomforts : PAINS
7. Sicilian menace : ETNA
8. Afr. republic : NIG
9. Weep violently : SOB
10. Composers of secret messages : CODERS
11. In existence : ALIVE
12. Group of warships : FLEET
13. Far and Middle : EASTS
18. Swiss river : AARE
19. Of unrestrained indulgence : ORGIAC
23. Too bad! : ALAS
24. Paper quantity : REAM
25. Sea eagle : ERNE
26. Top of the head : PATE
27. Arthur of tennis : ASHE
28. Virginia ___ : REEL
29. Harbor sights : PIERS
32. Do a maid's job : DUST
33. Fourth part of HOMES : ERIE
34. Rigel is one : STAR
36. Children's worldwide org. : UNICEF
37. Sight in suburbia : POOL
38. Solemn ceremony : RITE
39. Malt kiln : OAST
43. Becomes mature : RIPENS
44. Ziegfeld offerings : REVUES
45. French violinist: 18th century : ANET
46. Right-hand page : RECTO
47. Clear sky : ETHER
48. Infect or spoil : TAINT
49. Architect's foundation piece : SOCLE
51. Line, as a roof : CEIL
52. State confidently : AVER
53. Mamie's predecessor : BESS
54. Tivoli's Villa d'___ : ESTE
56. Suffix with ballad : EER
57. "Repeal" Amendment : XXI
58. Anger : IRE

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