New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1985

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Libra's symbol : SCALES
7. All-day rain : SOAKER
13. Bach work : CHORALE
14. Tunisian coin : MILLIME
15. Purple : RANKOFACARDINAL
17. Baseball pos. : INF
18. Fodders for livestock : SILAGES
19. Genetic initials : DNA
20. Wicker basket : SKEP
22. Remote broadcasts : NEMOS
23. Item in a bar : SOAP
24. Piano part : PEDAL
26. Pea or carrot, for short : VEG
27. Winnows : SIFTS
28. Mock : DERIDE
30. Churchill's successor: 1945 : ATTLEE
31. Debussy contemporary : RAVEL
32. Writer Loos : ANITA
33. Sluggish : LEADEN
35. Gets an extension : RENEWS
37. Become a member of : ENTER
38. Play by E. E. Cummings : HIM
40. Kind of therapy : GROUP
42. Honors during a rubber : ACES
43. ___ whole hog : GOTHE
45. Mlle.'s counterpart : SRTA
46. Blue Eagle inits. : NRA
47. Wise counselors : NESTORS
49. Football pos. : CTR
50. Tan : TURNINTOLEATHER
53. Type of diffusion : OSMOSIS
54. Frosted cream puffs : ECLAIRS
55. Thwart : STYMIE
56. Saturates : STEEPS
1. Flubbed a drive : SHANKED
2. Gray : CONFEDERATEARMY
3. Item in the holy of holies : ARK
4. Vientiane is its capital : LAOS
5. Mischievous : ELFIN
6. Standard for altitudes : SEALEVEL
7. Dams' mates : SIRES
8. Ransom, the car maker : OLDS
9. Subject of a Sheed book : ALI
10. Blue : KINDOFLAWORCHIP
11. Spring forth : EMANATE
12. Fall back : RELAPSE
13. Friable : CRISP
14. Second son of Japheth : MAGOG
16. Confessed, with "clean" : CAME
21. Mardi Gras events : PARADES
23. Brooding hens : SITTERS
25. Reddish brown : LIVER
27. Attack, scorpion style : STING
29. Cub Scout unit : DEN
30. Suffix for a paraffin : ANE
32. Vest pair : ARMHOLES
33. Sheds : LEANTOS
34. Cover with a hard coating : ENCRUST
36. ___ Mill, near Sacramento : SUTTERS
38. Parasites' victims : HOSTS
39. "Leave ___ Beaver" : ITTO
41. Young salmon : PARRS
43. Islamic spirit : GENIE
44. Construct : ERECT
47. Unless, in law : NISI
48. Hawker's goal : SALE
51. Henri or Jacques : NOM
52. Inventor's initials : TAE

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