New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1984

Author: Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. " . . . ___ told by an idiot" : ATALE
6. Skin : PARE
10. Divulge secrets : BLAB
14. Palatable : SAPID
15. Down with!: Fr. : ABAS
16. Prefix with dynamics : AERO
17. Substantiate : PROVE
18. Type of Saint : LATTERDAY
20. Notion, to Pierre : IDEE
21. Covenant : PACT
22. Small amounts : DRAMS
23. Famous bonanza : COMSTOCKLODE
26. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
27. Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
28. B'way hit sign : SRO
31. Matriculate : ENROLL
34. High-ranking officer : BRASSHAT
36. Secular : LAIC
37. A lettuce : COS
38. Famed French actor : TATI
39. Cowboy : BUCKAROO
42. Horatian creations : EPODES
44. Ingested : ATE
45. One of the Seven Dwarfs : DOC
46. ___ the Red : ERIC
47. ___ barrel (the whole works) : LOCKSTOCKAND
52. Trail of a wild animal : SPOOR
55. Simians : APES
56. ___ of the Rat : YEAR
57. Candidate proposer : NOMINATOR
59. Magna ___ : CARTA
60. Exploiter : USER
61. Diving bird : LOON
62. Father of Hector : PRIAM
63. Hereditary unit : GENE
64. Tree trunk : BOLE
65. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
1. Gelatinous food mold : ASPIC
2. Slow, in music : TARDO
3. " . . . ___ lovely as a tree" : APOEM
4. Farm animals : LIVESTOCK
5. Netherlands commune : EDE
6. Buckingham, e.g. : PALACE
7. Taken ___ : ABACK
8. Freight trains : RATTLERS
9. Superlative suffix : EST
10. Ballet handrail : BARRE
11. "___ and the Swan" : LEDA
12. Saroyan hero : ARAM
13. Dandiprats : BOYS
19. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
21. Kind of tax : POLL
24. E. Indian herb : TIL
25. Eggs, to Cicero : OVA
28. Menhaden : SHAD
29. Scold : RATE
30. Elevator name : OTIS
31. Exile island : ELBA
32. Type of mile: Abbr. : NAUT
33. Elmer or Grantland : RICE
34. Hiss's cousin : BOO
35. Place having many pens : STOCKYARD
37. Crested parrot : COCKATOO
40. Embellish : ADORN
41. Fabulous bird : ROC
42. Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
43. Flick : PIC
46. Everlasting, to a poet : ETERNE
47. France's longest river : LOIRE
48. Bobbin : SPOOL
49. Eagle's nest : AERIE
50. Of birth : NATAL
51. Shaw creation : DRAMA
52. Cozy : SNUG
53. Sit : POSE
54. Presage : OMEN
58. Vestment : ALB
59. Audit man, for short : CPA

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