New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1984

Author: Platt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Gil ___, Lesage hero : BLAS
5. Reluctant : LOATH
10. Part of h.c.l. : COST
14. Alley Oop's beloved : OOLA
15. Prefix for version : INTRO
16. Type of mackerel : ATKA
17. Noise at a parking lot : SLAM
18. Big bone : FEMUR
19. Muddy the waters : ROIL
20. Cutty Sark, for one : CLIPPER
22. Kind of galley : TRIREME
24. A.E.S. was one under J.F.K. : AMB
25. Rumanian dance : HORA
26. Last performance : SWANSONG
31. Kitchen utensils : RICERS
35. Bad actors : HAMS
36. Summer refreshers : ADES
38. Macon's sister ship : AKRON
39. Ice, for one : AGE
40. Lincoln's Sec. of War : STANTON
42. "Toujours ___," mehitabel's motto : GAI
43. ___ Vecchio, in Florence : PONTE
45. Sporran's companion : KILT
46. R.N.'s milieu : HOSP
47. Wear well : ENDURE
49. Destroyer's cousin : CORVETTE
51. ___ monster : GILA
53. Feel poorly : AIL
54. Sailing vessel : CATBOAT
57. Like Coleridge's mariner : ANCIENT
61. Melville novel : OMOO
62. Manufactory : PLANT
64. Ball of yarn : CLEW
65. Punjab potentate : RANA
66. ___ Domingo : SANTO
67. NW Italian commune : ASTI
68. Speed unit at sea : KNOT
69. Former Air Force general : ESTES
70. Browning's "My ___ Duchess" : LAST
1. Type of pear : BOSC
2. Lounge : LOLL
3. Jai ___ : ALAI
4. Yangtze pliers : SAMPANS
5. Hitchcock film: 1944 : LIFEBOAT
6. Corker : ONER
7. Unit of pressure: Abbr. : ATM
8. Consequence's alternative : TRUTH
9. Consternation : HORROR
10. Galleon : CARRACK
11. Sioux : OTOE
12. Pass swiftly over : SKIM
13. "Ship of Fools," e.g. : TALE
21. British V.I.P.'s : PMS
23. New Guinea, to an Indonesian : IRIAN
26. Triangle or square : SHAPE
27. ___ train : WAGON
28. Correct : AMEND
29. Mont. neighbor : NDAK
30. Of hereditary factors : GENIC
32. Rye disease : ERGOT
33. Criticize severely : ROAST
34. Woodcock's relative : SNIPE
37. Commune near Caen : STLO
40. Chaplin was one : SERIO
41. Italian town and cape : OTRANTOS
44. Tower : TUGBOAT
46. Spiral : HELICAL
48. Pass : ELAPSE
50. London's Old ___ : VIC
52. Mighty Charles : ATLAS
54. Bobber in a harbor : CORK
55. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
56. "___-Bungay": H. G. Wells : TONO
57. Bet : ANTE
58. Lanchester : ELSA
59. Trawler gear : NETS
60. Ridicule : TWIT
63. Tiny earthmover : ANT

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