New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 1984

Author: Hickmott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Kind of jet or rod : RAM
4. Porter's "___ Men" : IHATE
9. Slightly open : AJAR
13. ___ bonne heure : ALA
14. Censored items on TV : NONOS
15. Drudge : SLAVE
16. Denims : BLUEJEANS
18. Walked the floor : PACED
19. Nonsense : BILGE
20. Beacon on a lighthouse, e.g. : SEAMARK
22. Entomologist's subject : INSECT
24. Nigerian natives : YORUBAS
27. Fuel up : STOKE
30. Lower in rank : DEMOTE
31. Editorial task : ALTERING
34. Type : SORT
35. Before now : AGO
36. Pipe residues : DOTTLES
39. Cambric ___ (hot drink) : TEA
40. Heaps : TONS
42. Pod : SEEDCASE
44. Debated : ARGUED
47. Elevates : REARS
48. Slumber-party wear : PAJAMAS
50. Londoner's dish : MUTTON
54. Broke a diet : OVERATE
57. Pair : BRACE
58. A son of Jacob : ASHER
60. Girls' low-heeled slippers : MARYJANES
62. Virile : MANLY
63. Bewildered : ATSEA
64. Hood's heater : GAT
65. Nosegay : POSY
66. Down-at-the-heels : RATTY
67. Switch positions : ONS
1. Jewish scholar : RABBI
2. Tuckered out : ALLIN
3. Paws : MAULS
4. Did an R.N.'s task : INJECTED
5. Cultivate : HOE
6. Collections of sayings : ANAS
7. Vocal quality : TONE
8. Venture : ESSAY
9. Calls to arms, of yore : ALARUMS
10. Military footwear : JACKBOOTS
11. Salutation to Caesar : AVE
12. Kind of dwarf or giant in the sky : RED
15. Lean : SPARE
17. Pass off, as perspiration : EGEST
21. Like Carnaby Street fashions : MOD
23. Corrida charger : TORO
25. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
26. Bristle : SETA
28. "___, cats, sacks, and wives": Anon. : KITS
29. Insert : ENTER
31. Greek mall : AGORA
32. Winter underwear : LONGJOHNS
33. Kind of club : GLEE
35. Palm thatch : ATAP
37. Mild cheese : EDAM
38. Florida bird : SCRUBJAY
41. With urbanity : SUAVELY
43. Latin stars : ASTRA
45. Polisher : EMERY
46. Women's org. : DAR
49. Philippine island : SAMAR
51. S.A. dance : TANGO
52. The briny deep : OCEAN
53. Hoopoes' homes : NESTS
55. Bye-bye : TATA
56. Formerly, formerly : ERST
58. Elec. unit : AMP
59. Paulo or Miguel : SAO
61. However : YET

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