New York Times, Friday, May 9, 1986

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. ___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
5. Andalusia's locale : SPAIN
10. Baltic island : AERO
14. Kirk Douglas role : AMOS
15. Physics Nobelist: 1945 : PAULI
16. Hoosegow : STIR
17. Motion man: June 7, 1776 : RICHARDLEE
19. Tenuous : THIN
20. Buck in its fourth year : STAGGARD
21. Lacrosse field section : CREASE
23. Medieval stringed instrument : ROTE
24. Pine : YEARN
25. Flavor : SAPOR
28. Buffalo-to-Olean dir. : SSE
30. Entrap : SNARE
33. Necktie : CRAVAT
35. "Ah, take the ___ . . . ": FitzGerald : CASH
37. Yards of yarn : LEA
38. Malarial fever : AGUE
39. Love, Italian style : AMORE
41. Pitcher Labine : CLEM
42. Cambodia's Pot : POL
43. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
44. "Thy Neighbor's Wife" author : TALESE
46. Sign up : ENROL
48. "Rhine Maidens" author : SEE
50. Chromosome units : GENES
51. Some cheeses : EDAMS
53. Smith of tennis : STAN
55. Nine-day devotion : NOVENA
57. Wounded : STRICKEN
61. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
62. Regretful patriot : NATHANHALE
64. Tattered and ___ : TORN
65. Like Challenger and Discovery : TILED
66. Mass. motto word : ENSE
67. Math student's problem : AREA
68. Dote on : ADORE
69. Achievement : DEED
1. Stars and ___ : BARS
2. Skip : OMIT
3. Comedienne Imogene : COCA
4. "The ___," old Welsh melody : ASHGROVE
5. Nursery dieter : SPRAT
6. San Diego team : PADRES
7. Kind of "acquaintance" : AULD
8. Suffix with infant : ILE
9. Brother's daughter : NIECE
10. Backward : ASTERN
11. Patriot from Litchfield, Conn. : ETHANALLEN
12. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
13. Florid, in France : ORNE
18. Israeli coin : AGORA
22. Foolhardy : RASH
24. Once around Sol : YEAR
25. Kind of goat : SCAPE
26. Atomic number 18 : ARGON
27. Famed silversmith : PAULREVERE
29. Mark with notches : SCORE
31. Roger Kahn subject : REESE
32. Noted bibliographer: 1855–1937 : EAMES
34. Balmoral's cousin : TAM
36. Osiris's brother : SET
40. Where gobs meet to eat : MESS
41. Made a fist : CLENCHED
43. Buck heroine : OLAN
45. Once more : AGAIN
47. "___ Grecian Urn": Keats : ODEONA
49. Hadassah : ESTHER
52. Blanket for Gato del Sol : MANTA
54. Métier : TRADE
55. Naldi of silents : NITA
56. Olfactory sensation : ODOR
57. Capital of Manche : STLO
58. Welles role : KANE
59. Otherwise : ELSE
60. A cause of rebellion : NEED
63. What adjutories give : AID

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