New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 1986

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Altman film: 1970 : MASH
5. Table Bay is one : INLET
10. Hemitrope : TWIN
14. "Of olive, ___, and maize . . . ": Tennyson : ALOE
15. Lethal loop : NOOSE
16. Like cerium : RARE
17. Brave Algonquian? : GALLANTFOX
19. Senior cits.' nest eggs : IRAS
20. Penniless : INDIGENT
21. Saint ___, W. Va. city : ALBANS
23. "___ nome," Verdi aria : CARO
24. Famed N.F.L. QB : SNEAD
25. English oval : ASCOT
28. Good for mudders : WET
30. Rice or Fudd : ELMER
33. Rang up : PHONED
35. Walrus's protuberance : TUSK
37. Actress Balin : INA
38. Papal name : PIUS
39. Antilles resort : ARUBA
41. Compete at Yonkers : TROT
42. Winged raptor : ERN
43. Absquatulated : FLED
44. Esprit de corps : MORALE
46. Oblivion : LETHE
48. Assam, e.g. : TEA
50. Days of yore for oldsters : SALAD
51. Composer Grofé : FERDE
53. Ivan the Great, e.g. : SLAV
55. Morris or Elsa : FELINE
57. Rocket phase : STAGEONE
61. Designer Cassini : OLEG
62. Sunny Tomás? : GATODELSOL
64. Roger! : OKEH
65. Conscious : AWARE
66. Author Leffland : ELLA
67. Estonian's neighbor : LETT
68. Praxiteles work : SATYR
69. Horse of a certain color : ROAN
1. Subjects of a T. S. Eliot poem : MAGI
2. Actor Badel : ALAN
3. Auction word : SOLD
4. Tubas : HELICONS
5. Kind of circle : INNER
6. Later : NOTNOW
7. SoHo abode : LOFT
8. Comb. form for 5 Down : ESO
9. Dale Evans, e.g. : TEXAN
10. Kind of dance : TRIBAL
11. Bull Halsey? : WARADMIRAL
12. Land south of the Caspian : IRAN
13. Monster's loch : NESS
18. Chalcedony : AGATE
22. Shallot's kin : LEEK
24. Pulverize : STUB
25. Fencing ploy : APPEL
26. Stallone co-star : SHIRE
27. Tally the galleys? : COUNTFLEET
29. Debussy composition : ETUDE
31. Col. Tibbets's mother : ENOLA
32. Held in check, at Saratoga : RATED
34. Pigeon pea : DAL
36. Senator Nunn : SAM
40. Plexus : RETE
41. Gulliver, e.g. : TRAVELER
43. Maidenhair or bracken : FERN
45. Siouan dialect : OSAGE
47. Extreme : HEIGHT
49. " . . . ___ in every breeze": T. Moore : ASTORY
52. "The Rehearsal" painter : DEGAS
54. I.L.A. man : LADER
55. Clown : FOOL
56. Actress Sommer : ELKE
57. Census fig. : STAT
58. City north of the Skagerrak : OSLO
59. Suburb of Napoli : NOLA
60. Dash : ELAN
63. Hoot ___, Scot's "tut" : AWA

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