New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1986

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pack down lightly : TAMP
5. Deep-blue pigment : SMALT
10. Portend : BODE
14. Kirghiz range : ALAI
15. Kind of bear : POLAR
16. Having no feet : APOD
17. "Archers of St. George" artist : HALS
18. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
19. Weight allowance : TARE
20. Barley beard : ARISTA
22. Orientalist from Lowell : WHISTLER
24. Alder tree : ARN
25. Robt. ___ : ELEE
26. "Holy Night" painter : CORREGIO
31. Seton or Truex : ERNEST
35. Watchful : ALERT
36. Gaffs : SPARS
38. Through: Prefix : PER
39. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
40. In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
41. "Ecce Homo" painter : RENI
42. Topsy's playmate : EVA
43. Brain passages : ITERS
44. Canadian fliers : GEESE
45. Extent : LENGTH
47. Breakdowns : ANALYSES
49. Kan. city : IOLA
51. Prohibition : BAN
52. "Supper at Emmaus" artist : VERONESE
56. Mr. Handsome : ADONIS
60. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
61. London newspaper : TIMES
63. "Recessional" word : LEST
64. Skirt feature : SLIT
65. Old games official : EDILE
66. "Persistence of Memory" painter : DALI
67. End: Comb. form : TELO
68. Betrays : SELLS
69. Excel : STAR
1. Finch's look-alike : TAHA
2. Axillary : ALAR
3. Senegal neighbor : MALI
4. "Vues de Paris" painter : PISSARRO
5. Leaped : SPRANG
6. Me, in Metz : MOI
7. " . . . by ___ divine": Shelley : ALAW
8. Shaping machine : LATHE
9. Campground sights : TRAILERS
10. Overfeed : BATTEN
11. October stone : OPAL
12. Illustrator of "Paradise Lost" : DORE
13. Fulda feeder : EDER
21. Relative of 19 Across : TRET
23. Homilies: Abbr. : SERS
26. Dromedary : CAMEL
27. ___ drab : OLIVE
28. Played a tape again : RERAN
29. "Woe ___!" : ISME
30. "Thaïs," e.g. : OPERA
32. Blades : EPEES
33. Common ___ : SENSE
34. Essays : TRIES
37. Part of N.A.M. : ASSN
40. Arena figures : ATHLETES
41. Royal Academy's first president : REYNOLDS
43. Take ___ the lam : ITON
44. ___ rags : GLAD
46. Florentine master of frescoes : GIOTTO
48. Demeans : ABASES
50. Stage ploy : ASIDE
52. Huge : VAST
53. She: Fr. : ELLE
54. Muddy : ROIL
55. Jannings or Skoda : EMIL
57. Undiluted : NEAT
58. ___ de León, Spain : ISLA
59. Excite : STIR
62. Building afterthought : ELL

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