New York Times, Monday, May 20, 1985

Author:Bitoni
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Tries for apples : BOBS
5. Jack and Jill's burden : PAIL
9. Skipper's hands : CREW
13. Ayatollah's land : IRAN
14. A famous Stevenson : ADLAI
16. "For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA
17. Composer Bartók : BELA
18. Punctuation mark : COLON
19. Jewish month : ADAR
20. Lounging wear : SLIPPERS
22. Admit, colloquially : FESSUP
24. Faction : SIDE
25. Of yore : OLDEN
26. Feathery : LIGHT
29. Fancy duds : GLADRAGS
32. Like Sutherland's songs : ARIOSE
34. Hamelin's bane : RATS
35. Nanki-___ : POO
36. Word with per or red : CENT
37. Artless : NAIVE
39. Horseman's prod : SPUR
40. U.S.A. language : ENG
41. Slide to the side : SLUE
42. Misplay in pinochle : RENEGE
44. Angry : SEETHING
46. Penates' companions : LARES
47. Fowl's resting place : ROOST
48. Swallow speedily : GULP
50. Kind of hound : BASSET
52. Rick Sutcliffe's sport : BASEBALL
56. Scoreboard word : RUNS
57. Overact : EMOTE
59. American Indian : ERIE
60. Dies ___ : IRAE
61. Trucker's stop : DINER
62. Canadian-born entertainer : ANKA
63. A.A.A. handouts : MAPS
64. Agent Eliot : NESS
65. Clothing or shelter : NEED
1. Babies' catchalls : BIBS
2. City S of Moscow : OREL
3. Indonesian island : BALI
4. Picture : SNAPSHOT
5. What the awaiting father did : PACED
6. Be gaga over : ADORE
7. Contents of Pandora's box : ILLS
8. Thai language : LAO
9. Sub's nemesis : CHASER
10. Food fish : REDSNAPPER
11. Biblical twin : ESAU
12. Woof's partner : WARP
15. Balloonist's aide : INFLATER
21. Fruit throwaways : PITS
23. Kin of Ph.D.'s : EDDS
25. Norwegian king : OLAV
26. "She'll wear satins and ___ . . . " : LACES
27. Galsworthy heroine : IRENE
28. Cookie : GINGERSNAP
29. Norwegian composer : GRIEG
30. Scoop-shaped chisel : GOUGE
31. Bruises : SORES
33. Asked for, as help : ENLISTED
38. Relative : AUNT
39. Podded vegetable : SNAPBEAN
41. Kind of shine : SHOE
43. French pronoun : ELLE
45. Plays at quoits : TOSSES
48. Entrances : GATES
49. Patrons of a sort : USERS
50. Hat feature : BRIM
51. Distinctive quality : AURA
52. Kind of meal : BONE
53. "Comus" composer : ARNE
54. ___ as not : LIKE
55. Show the way : LEAD
58. Short time, for short : MIN

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