New York Times, Wednesday, June 4, 1986

Author:Kay Sullivan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Word often used with sum : TIDY
5. Shock : APPAL
10. Bruins' den in Calif. : UCLA
14. Lamb who had a Mary at his side : ELIA
15. Hike : RAISE
16. Yannick of tennis : NOAH
17. Hazard : RISK
18. Currently operating : INUSE
19. Con ___ (musical direction) : BRIO
20. Patronymic prefix : MAC
21. Emerson's "hobgoblin of little minds" : CONSISTENCY
23. Hat feature : CREASE
25. The lower foreleg in beef : SHIN
26. Tars' patron : ELMO
27. Opposed change : STOODPAT
31. Designation : TITLE
33. Linen marking : HERS
34. Wish undone : RUE
35. Sale sign : ASIS
36. Unrefined : CRUDE
38. Gamma preceder : BETA
39. Sign of early August : LEO
40. "Say ___" : WHEN
41. Obliging act : FAVOR
42. Masks : CONCEALS
44. Vice Presidential candidate: 1976 : DOLE
45. Mata ___ : HARI
46. Kind of bowl : MIXING
48. It's said to breed contempt : FAMILIARITY
52. Harbor sight : TUG
54. Iridescent stone : OPAL
55. Father of Methuselah : ENOCH
56. Bow maker : TIER
57. Abbr. with payt. : RECD
58. Frighten : SCARE
59. Pennines' Monte ___ : ROSA
60. Shoe preserver : TREE
61. Kind of saxophone : TENOR
62. Echidna's diet : ANTS
1. Trimester, e.g. : TERM
2. Kind of vein : ILIAC
3. The better part of valor : DISCRETION
4. Reaction to a gasser : YAK
5. Melodious : ARIOSO
6. Type of velvet : PANNE
7. Name of 12 popes : PIUS
8. Supported : ASSISTED
9. Land toward which the wind blows a ship : LEESHORE
10. Relent : UNBEND
11. Golden Cross, e.g. : CORN
12. Secular : LAIC
13. Nautical call : AHOY
21. Appeared : CAME
22. Mexican relatives : TIOS
24. Plumbers' joints : ELLS
27. Avoids : SHUNS
28. An ounce of this is worth the alternative : PREVENTION
29. Kind of bahn or strada : AUTO
30. Rend : TEAR
31. Soapstone : TALC
32. Lago in Lombardy : ISEO
36. Most cautious : CHARIEST
37. Dependency : RELIANCE
38. Island east of Java : BALI
40. Well-being : WEAL
41. Crafty : FOXY
43. Byron's Harold : CHILDE
44. Nervous state : DITHER
46. Kind of wave : MICRO
47. Poet Edgar : GUEST
48. McHenry, e.g. : FORT
49. Mimic : APER
50. Armor-breaking club : MACE
51. Grizzle : ROAN
53. Mardi ___ : GRAS
56. Refrain syllable : TRA

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