New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 1986

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Chinese ___ (jujube) : DATE
5. Sound from an Embden : HONK
9. Mortar ingredient : LIME
13. Naso : OVID
14. Cousins of pifferos : OBOES
16. Subject for 13 Across : AMOR
17. Carte before the course : MENU
18. Kol ___, Hebrew prayer : NIDRE
19. Tree yielding a poison : UPAS
20. Rears : ERECTS
22. Centrifugal : EFFERENT
24. Hunter's "Halt!" : TOHO
26. Rome of Hungary : EGER
27. Some sources of milk : COCONUTS
31. "Chanson de ___" : ROLAND
34. Raid and rob : HARRY
35. On the ___ (under consideration) : TAPIS
37. ___ Han (Korea) : TAE
38. Barely gets by : EKES
39. Gourd fruits : PEPOS
40. Italian Renaissance poet : VIDA
41. " . . . and Juliet is the ___": Romeo : SUN
42. Fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
43. Sirica's rapper : GAVEL
44. Soil or blur : SMUDGE
46. Wassail group : REVELERS
48. Cambio coins : LIRE
49. Bacteriologist Dubos : RENE
50. Part of a sundial : ANALEMMA
54. "Lise" painter : RENOIR
58. ___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
59. Items for some readers : PALMS
61. "Mondo ___" : CANE
62. Foster fiendish acts : ABET
63. "___ Danaos . . . " : TIMEO
64. Annoys : IRKS
65. First spacewoman : RIDE
66. "___ la Loge," by 54 Across : DANS
67. D.A. helper : ASST
1. Fuller's geodesic ___ : DOME
2. State : AVER
3. Prong : TINE
4. Devices for making fluids : EDUCTORS
5. Main island of Japan : HONSHU
6. Geisha's sash : OBI
7. Central point : NODE
8. Notch made by a saw : KERF
9. Poet's crown : LAUREL
10. Kant's categorical ___ : IMPERATIVE
11. Sough : MOAN
12. First, in Frankfurt : ERST
15. Nobelist in Literature: 1963 : SEFERIS
21. Swank : TONY
23. Selves : EGOS
25. Paravane : OTTER
27. The mating game : CHESS
28. Something for tars to pick : OAKUM
29. Scalloped : CRENULATED
30. Anthropologist Edward ___ : SAPIR
32. D.C. gadfly : NADER
33. Transactions : DEALS
36. Hard puzzle : POSER
39. Appropriate : PREEMPT
40. Orange or woven fabric : VALENCIA
42. Gruesome giant : OGRE
43. Author Fowler : GENE
45. Expand : DILATE
47. Left-hand pages : VERSOS
50. At a distance : AFAR
51. Painter in Sérusier's group : NABI
52. Bit part : MAID
53. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
55. Gig rig : OARS
56. Signs : INKS
57. Musical silence : REST
60. Pyle's "___ of Iron" : MEN

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