New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1985

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Vestments : ROBES
6. Dads : PAS
9. "___ Blue?" (apt 1929 song) : AMI
12. Vigilant : ALERT
13. One minus one : NONE
14. Coaster : SLED
15. Relating to thread : FILAR
16. Chooses : OPTS
17. City Kilauea threatened in 1984 : HILO
18. Directive at bridge : FOLLOWSUIT
20. Actor Walter : ABEL
21. Canal to the Elbe : KIEL
22. Purls : EDDIES
24. Lodging for youth : HOSTEL
28. Houston athlete : ASTRO
30. Medical suffix : EMIA
31. Folk follower : LORE
33. Cognizant : AWARE
37. Least possible : MINIMAL
39. Digressed : RAMBLED
41. Garb for Galba's wife : STOLA
42. Cry of dismay : ALAS
44. Ye ___ curiosity shoppe : OLDE
45. Kind of jelly : GUAVA
47. More seductive : SEXIER
49. Mend : REPAIR
52. Hyson and bohea : TEAS
54. ___ the finish : INAT
55. D.C. suburb : CHEVYCHASE
61. S African fox : ASSE
62. Tortoise's rival : HARE
63. Kind of race : RELAY
64. McAuliffe's reply : NUTS
65. Author Hunter : EVAN
66. Emulate Everett : ORATE
67. Support for Septien : TEE
68. Electric unit : REL
69. Crosses swamps : WADES
1. Dregs of society : RAFF
2. Mixed bag : OLIO
3. A symbol of liberty : BELL
4. Of an epoch : ERAL
5. Lob or putt : STROKE
6. Well liked : POPULAR
7. Oppositionist : ANTI
8. Sonnet's ending : SESTET
9. Excuse at court : ALIBI
10. Brouhaha : MELEE
11. Matinee stars : IDOLS
13. Pinocchio's problem : NOSE
14. Spar : SHADOWBOX
19. Novelist Cather : WILLA
23. Tot : DRAM
24. Changing lines on dresses : HEMS
25. Leave out : OMIT
26. ___-Japanese War : SINO
27. Follows too closely : TAILGATES
29. Salk sought some : SERA
32. Norse regal name : OLAV
34. "___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
35. Counsel, once : REDE
36. Fulda feeder : EDER
38. Lanai neighbor : MAUI
40. Analyze ore : ASSAY
43. Football play : LATERAL
46. Bowman : ARCHER
48. Bond held by a third party : ESCROW
49. Cheerful : RIANT
50. Come afterward : ENSUE
51. Type of board : PASTE
53. Tied : EVEN
56. "___ a good day!" : HAVE
57. Olympic queen : HERA
58. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
59. Cloy : SATE
60. Argus features : EYES

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