New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 1985

Author:Tangredi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J M Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ecstasy : BLISS
6. Ecclesiastical garment : COPE
10. N'Djamena's nation : CHAD
14. Shade of purple : LILAC
15. Sentry's command : HALT
16. Tortoise's rival : HARE
17. Residence : ABODE
18. Young's state : UTAH
19. The Emerald Isle : ERIN
20. N.T. finale : REV
21. Porter hit: 1932 : NIGHTANDDAY
24. Cricket team : ELEVEN
26. Bride of Geraint : ENID
27. Christie's "___ of Fate" : POSTERN
30. "The Metamorphosis" author : KAFKA
34. Diamond cutter's concern : FLAW
36. "Some ___ born great . . . ": Shak. : ARE
37. Midway's big wheel : FERRIS
38. Give vent to : AIR
39. Hula hoops or pet rocks : CRAZE
41. Kind : ILK
42. Fireplace accessory : TRIVET
45. One in the jug : CON
46. Mielziner specialty : SETS
47. Artist's purchase : EASEL
48. Roland's song : CHANSON
50. Rib-tickling : RICH
52. Chopin offerings : ETUDES
55. Porter hit: 1936 : ITSDELOVELY
60. Box-office sign : SRO
61. Soft drink : COLA
62. Dry : ARID
63. Operetta composer : LEHAR
65. Black, to a bard : EBON
66. Trilled : SANG
67. Have reality : EXIST
68. Antonio's worry : DEBT
69. Stratagem : PLOY
70. Ninnies : DOPES
1. Trumpet sound : BLARE
2. Cause for a lawsuit : LIBEL
3. Porter hit: 1953 : ILOVEPARIS
4. Despondent : SAD
5. Act parts : SCENES
6. Iron-horse sound : CHUG
7. Word of honor : OATH
8. Part of a typewriter : PLATEN
9. Allen of Vermont : ETHAN
10. Apple-pie topping : CHEDDAR
11. Puzzling : HARD
12. Sills solo : ARIA
13. Repudiate : DENY
22. Unbroken : INTACT
23. Winged Victory : NIKE
25. Pledge : VOW
28. Be human : ERR
29. Arrive at : REACH
31. Porter hit: 1939 : FRIENDSHIP
32. Highlands garb : KILT
33. Inquires : ASKS
34. Kismet : FATE
35. Currency in Calabria : LIRA
37. Aromatic herb : FENNEL
40. Animals: Comb. form : ZOA
43. Like Eden : VERDANT
44. Author Wiesel : ELIE
46. Five centimes : SOU
48. Arranged for voices : CHORAL
49. Modeled : STYLED
51. Fastener : CLASP
53. Wipe the slate clean : ERASE
54. Classifies : SORTS
55. Like some tea : ICED
56. "The best is yet ___ ": Browning : TOBE
57. Oscar Madison, e.g. : SLOB
58. Asti product : VINO
59. Nervous : EDGY
64. Outer: Comb. form : EXO

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