New York Times, Wednesday, May 21, 1986

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Memorable U.S. Socialist : DEBS
5. Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
10. Indicate : SHOW
14. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
15. ___ Gay, famed bomber : ENOLA
16. Composer Porter : COLE
17. Houston university : RICE
18. Broadway intersection, e.g. : SIDESTREET
20. Likes : TAKESTO
22. Altar screen : REREDOS
23. Marquee name : STAR
24. Scatter : STREW
25. Sanguine one : OPTIMIST
28. Tongue : SPEECH
32. Irate : SORE
33. Atkins or Huntley : CHET
35. University of ___, Moscow : IDAHO
36. "We ___ the World" : ARE
37. Led : STEERED
39. Peccancy : SIN
40. Ninnies : GEESE
42. Apogee : APEX
43. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
44. Ethyl acetate et al. : ESTERS
46. Marries : ESPOUSES
48. Quail : COWER
50. V.M.I., e.g. : INST
51. "Marching ___" : ASTOWAR
54. Brown sealskins : MATARAS
57. Lewis opus : MAINSTREET
59. Pianist Peter : NERO
60. Obey : MIND
61. Dike, Eunomia and Eirene : HORAE
62. Kind of miss : NEAR
63. Cheers, in Cádiz : OLES
64. Addax's cousin : ELAND
65. Indian unsorted flour : ATTA
1. Objet ___ : DART
2. Lamb : ELIA
3. Fannie Hurst best seller : BACKSTREET
4. Kind of pie? : SWEETIE
5. Circumscribe : RESTRICT
6. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
7. Steiger or Serling : ROD
8. On the qui vive : ALERT
9. Devices amplifying light waves : LASERS
10. Used a device for fastening : SCREWED
11. Used a straddler : HOED
12. Ersatz butter : OLEO
13. Imbrues : WETS
19. Quaking : TREPID
21. He made the pants too long : SAM
24. Vat for macerating : STEEPER
25. Indelible orange : OSAGE
26. Ponders : PORES
27. Jets' former home : SHEA
29. Reilly's address? : EASYSTREET
30. Backbone : CHINE
31. Sharpens : HONES
34. Very, in Versailles : TRES
37. Goat antelopes : SEROWS
38. Made amends : EXPIATED
41. Endorses : SECONDS
43. Joachim's wife : SUSANNA
45. Envelop : SWATHE
47. Where Kitchener is: Abbr. : ONT
49. Flynn or Fauntleroy : ERROL
51. Shot and powder, for short : AMMO
52. Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
53. Prong : TINE
54. Nasty : MEAN
55. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
56. Ortolan : SORA
58. Controversial amendment : ERA

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