New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 1984

Author:Margaret Kingman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Sagaman : BARD
5. Young herring : SPRAT
10. Turk's-cap, e.g. : MOSS
14. Mélange : OLIO
15. Use artgum : ERASE
16. Issue : EMIT
17. Director Fritz : LANG
18. Presuppose : POSIT
19. South Seas staple : TARO
20. Weighing very little : LIGHTASAFEATHER
23. Sole : ONLY
24. Harmless cartridge : BLANK
25. Concerning : ABOUT
28. In unison : ASONE
31. Totes : LUGS
32. Outwit; cheat : EUCHRE
34. Pizazz : PEP
37. Unencumbered : FREEASTHEBREEZE
40. Stout : ALE
41. Barbary coursers : STEEDS
42. Filly's future status : MARE
43. The mating game : CHESS
44. "A man, ___, a canal, Panama!" : APLAN
45. Sarasota's ___ Theater : ASOLO
48. Soil: Comb. form : AGRO
50. Oscar winner: 1939 : GONEWITHTHEWIND
57. Porch part : ANTA
58. Shoring plank : SHOLE
59. Anon's companion : EVER
60. He wrote "A Bridge Too Far" : RYAN
61. Philip or Lloyd : NOLAN
62. Choice for steak : RARE
63. Fishes with finesse : DAPS
64. Rendezvous : TRYST
65. Soft-soap successfully : SNOW
1. Pod of flax : BOLL
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Gang : RING
4. Place for one in disgrace : DOGHOUSE
5. Calyx component : SEPAL
6. Jejune : PROSY
7. Tabula ___ : RASA
8. Quasi : ASIF
9. Spot for a casquette : TETE
10. Pluck : METTLE
11. D-day beach : OMAHA
12. Vamp : SIREN
13. Jabiru : STORK
21. Blaster's material : TNT
22. Lum's chum : ABNER
25. Grass used for cordage : ALFA
26. Veneer source : BURL
27. S-shaped molding : OGEE
28. Sufferer's symptoms : ACHES
29. Slough : SHED
30. Moons or eyes : ORBS
32. Ferrara patron : ESTE
33. Pueblos' foes : UTES
34. Sunday morning sound : PEAL
35. Pound, the poet : EZRA
36. End of a hammerhead : PEEN
38. "Make ___ of love . . . ": Shak. : ASHOW
39. Authorizes : EMPOWERS
43. Does the dishes : CLEANS
44. 100 square meters : ARE
45. Henry ___ Wallace : AGARD
46. Name meaning "wisdom" : SONYA
47. Ready for use : ONTAP
48. Mercator's collection : ATLAS
49. Belgian treaty city : GHENT
51. "If This ___ Love" : ISNT
52. Mjollnir's master : THOR
53. Sacrosanct : HOLY
54. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
55. Seneca was his tutor : NERO
56. Attracted : DREW

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