New York Times, Monday, June 25, 1984

Author:Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { G J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jogger's cousin : LOPER
6. Walked : TROD
10. Lively party in London : BASH
14. Mountain ridge : ARETE
15. Precept : RULE
16. Biblical preposition : UNTO
17. Epitome : IDEAL
18. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
19. Duck or color : TEAL
20. Clavicle : COLLARBONE
22. Weight deduction : TARE
23. Series of rows : TIER
24. Dashing : SPORTY
26. Added piquancy : SPICED
30. Rock star John : ELTON
32. Victim of a matador : TORO
33. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
35. Charter : LEASE
39. All together : ENMASSE
41. Heckles : NEEDLES
43. Full of substance : MEATY
44. Molt : SHED
46. Employs : USES
47. New Mexico colonizer : ONATE
49. Obtrude upon others : IMPOSE
51. Annoyed : CHAFED
54. Sand hill : DUNE
56. Consort of Zeus : HERA
57. Two-piece fastening : HOOKANDEYE
63. Winged : ALAR
64. Author Ferber : EDNA
65. Present time : TODAY
66. Far from obese : SLIM
67. U.S. journalist Jacob : RIIS
68. Papal vestment : ORALE
69. Fish dish : EELS
70. Suffix with differ or defer : ENCE
71. Fictional uncle : REMUS
1. Secular : LAIC
2. Word on a dollar bill : ORDO
3. Rind : PEEL
4. Lat. catchall : ETAL
5. Tell : RELATE
6. Societal group : TRIBE
7. Circulated hearsay : RUMORED
8. Lycian poet : OLEN
9. Execrate : DETEST
10. Fastened, in a way : BUTTONEDUP
11. Close by, poetically : ANEAR
12. Set into motion : START
13. Like Swiss cheese : HOLEY
21. Ridicules persistently : RIDES
25. Gdansk native : POLE
26. Dam up : STEM
27. Cornmeal bread : PONE
28. "My Friend ___" : IRMA
29. A family insignia : COATOFARMS
31. Isolated : LONE
34. Snug retreat : NEST
36. As well : ALSO
37. Regards : SEES
38. Sum, ___, fui . . . : ESSE
40. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
42. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
45. Concerning pleasure : HEDONIC
48. Cleave : ADHERE
50. Wise counselor : MENTOR
51. Hunt the fox : CHASE
52. Golden-ram rider : HELLE
53. Thin as ___ : ARAIL
55. Arbitrary proclamation : UKASE
58. Scandinavian god : ODIN
59. Illustrator of Dante works : DORE
60. Dutch treat : EDAM
61. Manchurian river : YALU
62. Features of Laura Mars : EYES

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