New York Times, Tuesday, June 11, 1985

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Garage or yard event : SALE
5. Name meaning "I trust" : FIDO
9. TV's Hawkeye Pierce : ALDA
13. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
14. Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
15. Net : CLEAR
16. U.S. poet: 1899–1932 : HARTCRANE
18. Airborne : ALOFT
19. Adjectival suffix : INE
20. Holy season : LENT
21. Takes away forcibly : WRESTS
22. Diminutive : BANTAM
24. Plant spray : SPRIG
26. Sector : AREA
28. Fresh outbreak : RENEWAL
32. Old-time tap dance : BUCKANDWING
36. Put on years : AGE
37. Medicinal plant : ALOE
38. County prosecutors: Abbr. : DAS
39. A bond : GLUE
40. Australian ranch: Abbr. : STA
41. Close-fitting cap : DEERSTALKER
45. One of the ants : SOLDIER
47. Abominable Snowman : YETI
48. Better's antithesis : WORSE
50. Peers : NOBLES
54. Expeditious : SPEEDY
57. Wander idly : ROAM
59. Pierrot of song : AMI
60. Dish out : LADLE
61. Dances attendance on : FAWNSUPON
63. Seed coverings : ARILS
64. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
65. Musical Fountain : PETE
66. Ex-servicemen : VETS
67. Mrs. Truman : BESS
68. Dispatched : SLEW
1. Indian term of respect : SAHIB
2. Communal colony in Iowa : AMANA
3. Actress Sophia : LOREN
4. Mind-training system : EST
5. Overseers : FOREMEN
6. Netman Lendl : IVAN
7. Fender-bender results : DENTS
8. Wedded : ONE
9. Assert without proof : ALLEGE
10. Papal names (13, in all) : LEOS
11. Silly : DAFT
12. Learned skills : ARTS
15. Compassionate : CARING
17. Barton or Maass : CLARA
21. British naval servicewoman : WREN
23. Gate receipts : TAKE
25. Affectedly nice : PRISSY
27. Common vipers : ADDERS
29. Airing : WALK
30. Malarial fever : AGUE
31. Sly glance : LEER
32. Large-mouthed game fish : BASS
33. Of the preceding mo. : ULTO
34. Newcastle's surfeit : COAL
35. "The ___ of the Worlds": Wells : WAR
39. Smooth-tongued : GLIB
41. Radio tubes : DIODES
42. Unearthly : EERY
43. They pay to stay : TENANTS
44. Molecule constituents : ATOMS
46. Lingers over, with "on" : DWELLS
49. Expunge : ERASE
51. Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
52. Overact : EMOTE
53. Strength : SINEW
54. Croat or Slovene : SLAV
55. Whittle : PARE
56. Do a magazine job : EDIT
58. Confesses, with "up" : OWNS
61. Tallish tale : FIB
62. Raises : UPS

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