New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 1984

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Film : HAZE
5. Cosmetics applier : SWAB
9. Resolute : FIRM
13. Later in the text : BELOW
14. Pizarro's "City of the Kings" : LIMA
15. Novel of 1847 : OMOO
16. Avoid : ELUDE
17. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
18. Anagram for stop : OPTS
19. Esteem : ADMIRE
21. Certain fringe : LUNATIC
23. Half of "La Gioconda" : MONA
24. Wis. establishments : DAIRIES
26. Eleventh hour, formally speaking? : NICHOLASOFTIME
31. "Up and ___!" : ATEM
32. Dash : ELAN
33. Play at a formal Halloween party? : ROBERTFORAPPLES
40. Ninth word of "Trees" : POEM
41. Cab tab : FARE
42. Refined W. C. Fields film? : THEBANKRICHARD
49. Unintelligent : ASININE
50. ___ Tranquillitatis : MARE
52. Din deadener : EARPLUG
54. Tolkien's Smaug, e.g. : DRAGON
56. Box resident : JACK
57. Galba's successor : OTHO
59. Bluish gas : OZONE
60. Laborer of yore : ESNE
61. Asian holidays : TETS
62. Pouting grimaces : MOUES
63. Nurseryman's bane : WEED
64. Existence : ESSE
65. Six-legged slaves : ANTS
1. Was tenacious : HELDON
2. Reuning group : ALUMNI
3. Astrologer's figure : ZODIAC
4. It holds water : EWER
5. Notorious org. of the 70's : SLA
6. Formal constitutional amendments? : WILLIAMOFRIGHTS
7. Love affairs : AMOURS
8. Turkish bathing house : BAGNIO
9. Clue for Holmes : FOOTSTEP
10. Band of African warriors : IMPI
11. Campus org. : ROTC
12. Yr.'s dozen : MOS
13. Ship part : BEAM
20. Former major-league catcher : EDOTT
22. Pershing's W.W. I command : AEF
25. Abba Eban's first initial : ALEF
27. N.Y.C. has one : HAR
28. Kind of wind : ILL
29. West or Murray : MAE
30. Inning trio : ENS
33. Descriptive acct. : RPT
34. It precedes la-la : OOH
35. Worker or queen : BEE
36. Boarded a ship : EMBARKED
37. Alternative to shine : RAIN
38. Formed an electrical bridge : ARCED
39. River in SE China : PEH
43. Fer-de-lance's kin : ASP
44. Sudan native : NILOTE
45. Rockne's namesakes : KNUTES
46. Hippolyta, e.g. : AMAZON
47. Seasoned dish : RAGOUT
48. Uses a monotone : DRONES
51. Chemical suffixes : ENES
52. Repose : EASE
53. High-school breakout : ACNE
55. Papa's see : ROMA
56. Abraham was the first : JEW
58. Malt ending : OSE

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