New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1986

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F G K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seed coverings : ARILS
6. Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
10. Pub order : PINT
14. Sporty chapeau : BERET
15. Sill's vehicle for trills : ARIA
16. Baritone Hawkins : OSIE
17. Soul : ANIMA
18. Sidewalk game : HOPSCOTCH
20. Wedgwood's black ware : BASALT
22. Temporary winner at court : APPELLEE
23. Wood: Comb. form : HYLO
24. Meadow : LEA
25. Homophone for heir : ERE
26. Aurora-to-Chicago dir. : ENE
28. Inundate : SUBMERSE
32. Stringed top : YOYO
34. Dovecote sound : COO
35. Surpass : EXCEL
39. Level : EVEN
40. Senator from Utah : HATCH
43. Nautical greeting : AHOY
44. Demolished, in Devon : RASED
46. Also : TOO
47. Property-tax unit : MILL
48. Answer : RESPONSE
52. Anti's cry : NAY
53. Predicament : JAM
56. Bridal-section word : NEE
57. Persephone's abduction site : ENNA
59. The ___ Cup, in yachting : AMERICAS
62. Not so fast : SLOWER
65. Summer straw : PANAMAHAT
67. Composer Montemezzi : ITALO
68. Suffix with system : ATIC
69. Wimp's cousin : NERD
70. Kind of hanger : STRAP
71. Diamond group : NINE
72. Explosives : TNTS
73. Like a bikini : TEENY
1. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
2. "The Ballad of Kintillo" author : RENA
3. Smilers in an old song : IRISHEYES
4. Wallace running mate : LEMAY
5. Steeds' needs : STALLS
6. Telegraphic dash : DAH
7. Town in Venezuela : AROA
8. A less grand rapid : RIPPLE
9. Wyo. city : CASPER
10. Natatorium : POOL
11. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
12. More agreeable : NICER
13. Snickering sound : TEHEE
19. Desist's partner : CEASE
21. "A ___ of Class," 1973 film : TOUCH
26. Bird watcher : EYER
27. PBS program : NOVA
29. Feathery scarf : BOA
30. "Alki," to an Evergreen State native : MOTTO
31. Prof's concoction : EXAM
33. Person who is sui generis : ONER
36. Crockery : CHINAWARE
37. Kind of weed : EOLA
38. Originator of euphuism : LYLY
41. Slammer occupant : CON
42. Arsonist's anathema : HOSES
45. Serge de Nîmes : DENIM
49. Geometric line : SECANT
50. Certain female fowl : PEAHEN
51. Sign for a hitch : ENLIST
53. ___ Current (Black Stream) : JAPAN
54. Noted violin : AMATI
55. "___ White," Kingsley play : MENIN
58. Night, in Napoli : NOTTE
60. Derby, for one : RACE
61. Turkestan native : SART
63. Blithe spirits : ELAN
64. Viscous : ROPY
66. N.F.L. goals : TDS

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