New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1986

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Pear-shaped instrument : LUTE
5. Handled adversity : COPED
10. Angers : IRES
14. A ___ Able : ASIN
15. John Quincy ___ : ADAMS
16. Guided missile : NIKE
17. Canine choice : SETTERORPOINTER
20. Fat fighters : DIETERS
21. Rag or rib : TEASE
22. Decays : ROTS
23. ___-majesté : LESE
25. Italians, e.g. : LATINS
28. Dropouts of a sort : SECEDERS
32. So be it : AMEN
33. Bailey or Buck : PEARL
34. Hush-hush org. : CIA
35. Equine choice : MORGANORSUFFOLK
39. Locale of Fr., Ger., etc. : EUR
40. Chutzpah : NERVE
41. She in Paree : ELLE
42. Exhibition riding : DRESSAGE
44. Barnum's exit : EGRESS
46. Askew : AWRY
47. Kind of tissue : SCAR
48. Sheer fabric : VOILE
51. Describing Sears Tower : TALLEST
54. Feline choice : ANGORAORMALTESE
58. Diving bird : LOON
59. Varnish resin : ELEMI
60. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
61. Slips : ERRS
62. Lascivious man : SATYR
63. Dagger : DIRK
1. ___ Vegas : LAS
2. Like some cars : USED
3. Monkey or tree : TITI
4. Breaking and ___ : ENTERING
5. Insert marks : CARETS
6. Aromas : ODORS
7. Golf goals : PARS
8. H.R.E. ruler : EMP
9. Brit. award : DSO
10. Impoverished : INNEED
11. Rio girl : RITA
12. Makes do : EKES
13. Parched : SERE
18. Collar or college : ETON
19. Reflexive or intensive pronoun : ITSELF
23. Rental document : LEASE
24. Not quite tan : ECRU
25. Disabled : LAMED
26. Love, in Lyon : AMOUR
27. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
28. Start a tennis game : SERVE
29. School in Dijon : ECOLE
30. " . . . thy rocks and ___" : RILLS
31. "Well, for goodness ___!" : SAKES
33. Scup or pinfish : PORGY
36. Response : ANSWER
37. Close by : NEAR
38. Searched around : FERRETED
43. Beauty parlors : SALONS
44. Napoleon relative : ECLAIR
45. Vex : GALL
47. ___ Davis Jr. : SAMMY
48. Farewell to Herculaneum : VALE
49. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
50. Operatic prince : IGOR
51. Allowance for waste : TRET
52. Pharaoh after Ramses I : SETI
53. Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
55. Roman bronze : AES
56. Biographer Winslow : OLA
57. Wapiti : ELK

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