New York Times, Saturday, May 31, 1986

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Of Norse writings : EDDIC
6. Prefix with chord or meter : OCTA
10. Spot : SITE
14. Liza's sister : LORNA
15. Pawnshop transaction : LOAN
16. Gemsbok : ORYX
17. Twain's ___ Joe : INJUN
18. Ayres or Chamberlain role : DRKILDARE
20. Marts : AGORAS
22. Bearing : DEMEANOR
23. Sister of Zeus : HERA
24. Golfer Woosnam : IAN
25. Adherent : IST
26. Edenic happening : SIN
28. Doyle character : DRWATSON
32. Seek heads or tails : TOSS
34. Rue ___ Paix : DELA
35. Egypt's Anwar : SADAT
39. Unbalanced : ALOP
40. "On a cloud ___ child": Blake : ISAWA
42. Early Fleming villain : DRNO
43. Sewed swiftly : RANUP
45. Sting operation : TRAP
46. Muezzin's call : AZAN
47. R.L.S. character : DRJEKYLL
50. A use for oil or gas: Abbr. : HTG
51. First of a Latin I trio : AMO
54. Org. of spectacles-makers : AOA
55. Air: Comb. form : AERI
57. Maize's outer covering : CORNHUSK
60. O.T. name for God : YAHVEH
63. Marlowe's necromancer : DRFAUSTUS
65. Roman protectress of women : DIANA
66. Typical campus store : COOP
67. Commotion : TODO
68. Georgia of "The M.T.M. Show" : ENGEL
69. Snick's partner : SNEE
70. Cold-shouldered : SNUB
71. Rook's nook : ROOST
1. Former S.F. linebacker : ELIA
2. Bell sound : DONG
3. Boswell's hero : DRJOHNSON
4. Harden : INURE
5. Machiavellian ploy : CANARD
6. Like Father William : OLD
7. Firewood measure : CORD
8. Gleason's call for action : TAKEITAWAY
9. Life principles : ANIMAS
10. Chaser, at times : SODA
11. Bam native : IRANI
12. Neophytes : TYROS
13. Use muscle power : EXERT
19. Meshed fabrics : LENOS
21. Noted N.Y. restaurateur : SARDI
26. Our sun is one : STAR
27. SE Kan. city : IOLA
29. Oxymoronic Pa. town : WESTEASTON
30. "Fresh as ___ . . . ": Wordsworth : ALARK
31. Zilch, in Zaragoza : NADA
33. Tater : SPUD
36. Lara's beloved : DRZHIVAGO
37. Premed subj. : ANAT
38. Chinese secret society : TONG
41. Make ___ for : APLAY
44. Malayan sailboat : PRAHU
48. Camelot contests : JOUSTS
49. Mick, to the Rolling Stones : LEADER
51. Elec. motor types : ACDCS
52. City in Argentina : MORON
53. "Was it a friend ___ . . . ?": Rossetti : ORFOE
56. Three-toed tusker : RHINO
58. Ponytail location : NAPE
59. Striped antelope : KUDU
61. Compass abbrs. : ENES
62. Sentry's command : HALT
64. Blubber : SOB

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