New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 1984

Author: Frank Geary
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Prove : TEST
5. Chevet : APSE
9. Atlas amplification : INSET
14. Event for Edwin Moses : RACE
15. Indefinite years : EONS
16. Peteman's material : NITRO
17. Press : IRON
18. Inlets : RIAS
19. Fragment : SCRAP
20. River duck : BLUEWINGEDTEAL
23. True copy : ESTREAT
24. A side of the Big Apple : EAST
25. Indisposed : ILL
26. Flaps : FLUTTERS
30. Design : DRAFT
33. Candied, as fruit : GLACE
34. Obtain : GET
35. Finnish poem : RUNE
36. Find fault : BLAME
37. Collier's milieu : MINE
38. Lyric poem : ODE
39. Dowdy woman : FRUMP
40. Shakespeare contemporary : BACON
41. Embezzle : PECULATE
43. Eastern Church chalice veil : AER
44. Haul : DRAW
45. Relative of a tummy ache : ILEITIS
49. Large American thrush : ROBINREDBREAST
52. Elemental substance : METAL
53. Border: Her. : ORLE
54. Eden's ___ of life : TREE
55. Empty : INANE
56. Feretory : BIER
57. Pulled apart : TORE
58. Took out : DELED
59. Spanish muralist : SERT
60. Egyptian sun god : ATEN
1. Social group : TRIBE
2. Noblemen : EARLS
3. Kit Carson was one : SCOUT
4. Largest of the Canary Islands : TENERIFE
5. Antenna : AERIAL
6. Sharp end : POINT
7. Knot : SNAG
8. Being: Lat. : ESSE
9. Preside at an inauguration : INSTATE
10. Most precise : NICEST
11. Part of SAC : STRATEGIC
12. Pertaining to an age : ERAL
13. Acme : TOP
21. Strip of shoe leather : WELT
22. Dice cast called "snake eyes" : DEUCE
26. Blaze : FLAME
27. Illuminant : LAMP
28. City that's a oner on reflection : RENO
29. Goldwyn protégée : STEN
30. Let fall : DROP
31. Boorish : RUDE
32. Pertaining to a short account : ANECDOTAL
33. Surfeit : GLUT
36. Muscular strength : BRAWN
37. "Naughty ___" : MARIETTA
39. Threshed or thrashed : FLAILED
40. Vassar product : BEER
42. Suave : URBANE
43. Victoria's consort : ALBERT
45. Empty railroad car : IDLER
46. Card for a Cassandra : TAROT
47. River in France : ISERE
48. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
49. Descartes : RENE
50. Rifles : ROBS
51. Fourth of HOMES : ERIE
52. Prefix with day or night : MID

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