New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1986

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Croc's cousin : GATOR
6. Macho party : STAG
10. Set of actors : CAST
14. "Far ___ Cayuga's waters" : ABOVE
15. Diva's offering : ARIA
16. Home of some vino vendors : ASTI
17. Quarrel : SCRAP
18. Spring on the Rhein : LENZ
19. National Park in 20 Across, with 33 Down : ISLE
20. Largest of five : LAKESUPERIOR
23. Sort : ILK
26. Plea at sea : SOS
27. Jot : ATOM
28. New Orleans team : SAINTS
30. Chief : ARCH
32. Annoy : IRK
35. Head of a tale : ONCE
36. Triple Crown winner: 1935 : OMAHA
37. Old card game : LOO
38. Best seller by Keillor: 1985 : LAKEWOBEGONDAYS
42. Underworld god : DIS
43. Golf-bag items : IRONS
44. Beehive state : UTAH
45. Roman id follower : EST
46. Girth control : DIET
47. "Remington ___" of TV : STEELE
49. Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
51. Numbers man, for short : CPA
52. Pulpit talk: Abbr. : SER
53. Leading lady in the 40's : VERONICALAKE
58. Major ending : ETTE
59. Pinocchio's lie detector : NOSE
60. Bring joy : ELATE
64. Regrets : RUES
65. Inter ___ : ALIA
66. Prey or plunder : RAVIN
67. Affected manners : AIRS
68. Spare : LEAN
69. Hard cookies : SNAPS
1. Vapor : GAS
2. "Dr. Seuss's ___" : ABC
3. High hill : TOR
4. White House office : OVAL
5. Banquet : REPAST
6. Bargain events : SALES
7. ___ bien : TRES
8. Japanese aborigine : AINU
9. Andalusian cold soup : GAZPACHO
10. City in Ill. : CAIRO
11. Absorbs : ASSIMILATES
12. W.W. II battle site : STLO
13. Stadium area : TIER
21. Puts down for the count : KOS
22. Allen or Frome : ETHAN
23. Tristram's love : ISOLDE
24. Verandas in Hilo : LANAIS
25. Moped igniter : KICKSTARTER
29. Society-page word : NEE
30. Flower cluster : AMENT
31. First step to riches? : RAGS
33. See 19 Across : ROYALE
34. Fit to eat, to a rabbi : KOSHER
36. Orchestra member : OBOE
39. Enlarge : WIDEN
40. First : ORIGINAL
41. Payable : DUE
47. Jacuzzi spot : SPA
48. Available bettors : TAKERS
50. Wind-blown loam : LOESS
51. ___ out (empty) : CLEAN
53. Alice's friend on TV : VERA
54. Decorative case : ETUI
55. Porter who carried tunes in his head : COLE
56. Mongol turf : ASIA
57. Joie de vivre : ELAN
61. She married Francis Albert : AVA
62. Gratuity : TIP
63. Heggen's Pulver: Abbr. : ENS

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