New York Times, Monday, June 9, 1986

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Part of a calyx : SEPAL
6. What Wednesday's child is full of : WOE
9. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
14. "Phaedo" creator : PLATO
15. Doctor's org. : AMA
16. Perry Mason's secretary : DELLA
17. Go-getters : LIVEWIRES
19. Kind of ego : ALTER
20. Real ending : IZE
21. Dickens's Artful ___ : DODGER
23. Cunning : FOXY
24. Game fish : TARPON
26. Cover-up name : ALIAS
28. Cries of pain : OWS
29. "Gulliver's Travels," e.g. : SATIRE
33. Shrimp's relative : PRAWN
36. Dynamo : GENERATOR
39. Yorkshire river : AIRE
40. Neil or Paul : SIMON
41. Restrain : REIN
42. Motivator : SPARKPLUG
44. Old hat : STALE
45. Tie : TETHER
46. Sault ___ Marie : STE
47. S-shaped moldings : OGEES
50. Faux pas : ERRORS
54. Comedienne Pitts : ZASU
57. ___ State (New York) : EMPIRE
59. Yarn measure : LEA
60. Mistreat : ABUSE
62. Pitchers and catchers : BATTERIES
64. Oscar winner: 1958 : NIVEN
65. Before, poetically : ERE
66. ___ of one's trade : TOOLS
67. Bread ingredient : YEAST
68. Radiation unit : REM
69. Actress Spacek : SISSY
1. Like some decisions : SPLIT
2. A Doolittle : ELIZA
3. One who prepares the way : PAVER
4. Consumed : ATE
5. Facts, with "the" : LOWDOWN
6. Guardian's concern : WARD
7. The end : OMEGA
8. Atelier item : EASEL
9. Mont. neighbor : IDA
10. One with initiative : SELFSTARTER
11. Kind of sax : ALTO
12. Karras or Haley : ALEX
13. British novelist Joyce ___ : CARY
18. Charged atoms : IONS
22. An anagram for siren : RISEN
25. Fireballs : POWERHOUSES
27. Rhine feeder : AAR
30. Virginia willow : ITEA
31. Stir up : ROIL
32. Sea eagle : ERNE
33. Historian's concern : PAST
34. Ready for plucking : RIPE
35. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
36. Lesage's "___ Blas" : GIL
37. Ostrich's cousin : EMU
38. Egg attachment : NOG
40. Wingding : SPREE
43. Cask : KEG
44. Bond and Bourbon : STREETS
46. Famed muralist : SERT
48. Glowing cinder : EMBER
49. Like some ribs or tires : SPARE
51. Mixtures : OLIOS
52. Staggers : REELS
53. Impertinent : SASSY
54. Absurd : ZANY
55. He had an Irish Rose : ABIE
56. Fiji's capital : SUVA
58. Component : ITEM
61. Tolkien character : ENT
63. Louis XIV, for one : ROI

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