New York Times, Friday, May 23, 1986

Author:William S. McIlrath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dearth : LACK
5. Calgary Corral, e.g. : ARENA
10. Police-alert inits. : APB
13. Gudrun's spouse : ATLI
14. Hall of Fame golfer : BOROS
15. A spread : OLEO
16. Productive hardball feats : GRANDSLAMHOMERS
19. One, in Bonn : EIN
20. The Little Colonel : REESE
21. Sandarac is one : RESIN
22. Coats named for a baron : RAGLANS
24. Hammarskjöld : DAG
25. Leg. eagle : ATT
26. Aerobic wear : LEOTARDS
31. Calvados capital : CAEN
34. Tidal flow : EAGRE
35. Goose eggs on a scoreboard : OOO
36. Rare gridiron capers : HUNDREDYARDRUNS
40. Japanese statesman : ITO
41. Over : ENDED
42. One of the "Greats" : OTTO
43. Directing principle : POLESTAR
45. Choose : OPT
47. Emulate Ananias : LIE
48. Like Pete Rose : DURABLE
52. " . . . leaps o'er ___ decree": Shak. : ACOLD
55. Everyday writing : PROSE
57. Bela forerunner : LON
58. Rousing roundball maneuvers : THREEPOINTPLAYS
61. Near : MEAN
62. Agreeing : ASONE
63. Name meaning "hairy" : ESAU
64. Temple's mascot : OWL
65. A kind of reader : METER
66. Stet's opposite : DELE
1. Beer stored for aging : LAGER
2. Certain halls : ATRIA
3. Trolley sound : CLANG
4. People you kiss? : KIN
5. Roll-book heading : ABSENT
6. Functions : ROLES
7. Pitching stats. : ERAS
8. Gold-rush site: 1899–1903 : NOME
9. Wood for skis : ASH
10. French pub center? : ALES
11. Kind of scope : PERI
12. Petty off. : BOSN
15. The last : OMEGA
17. Expletive exhibiting exasperation : DRAT
18. Spouted : ORATED
23. Catch : LAND
24. R.I. rebel: 1840's : DORR
26. Ectocyst, e.g. : LAYER
27. See 17 Down : EGAD
28. Word for Super Bowl XX : ROUT
29. "___ sit under . . . " : DONT
30. Not bad : SOSO
31. Cossette : CHIP
32. Stanley Steamer, e.g. : AUTO
33. Organic compound : ENOL
34. Opera's Moser : EDDA
37. Lodge : RESIDE
38. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
39. List : ROTA
44. Actress Terry : ELLEN
45. Dismissal : OUSTER
46. Type of sch. : PREP
48. Greatest of the metaphysical poets : DONNE
49. Jaded : BLASE
50. Faithful : LOYAL
51. Result : ENSUE
52. Air: Comb. form : ATMO
53. Masticate : CHEW
54. Like Sabin's vaccine : ORAL
55. Baffle : POSE
56. Uproar : RIOT
59. A knave : PAM
60. Blazed the way : LED

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