New York Times, Friday, June 14, 1985

Author:Frank Geary
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unrelenting : HARD
5. March sound : TRAMP
10. Get the groceries : SHOP
14. On the Indian : ASEA
15. Fibber McGee's medium : RADIO
16. Court cipher : LOVE
17. Publication for servicemen : STARSANDSTRIPES
20. Mel Blanc "role" : PORKY
21. Will : TESTAMENT
22. Road-sign figure : ESS
24. Offend the nose : REEK
25. Cambridge student, for short : CANTAB
28. Invent : DREAMUP
33. La's predecessor : SOL
34. Final, e.g. : EXAM
36. Impish Norse god : LOKI
37. Old Glory : THEAMERICANFLAG
42. What tholes hold : OARS
43. Hay unit : BALE
44. Boob : ASS
45. Dada : ANTIART
49. Skimpy, in Sleaford : MEAGRE
51. Tea, e.g. : MEAL
53. Cenozoic or Archeozoic : ERA
54. Rigid : INELASTIC
59. Post or Hahn : EMILY
63. Patriotic colors : REDWHITEANDBLUE
65. Cassio's rival : IAGO
66. Managed : GOTBY
67. Muscovite gal : OLGA
68. Oodles : SLEW
69. Snare : NOOSE
70. Salacious eye : LEER
1. Fastener : HASP
2. Anent : ASTO
3. Raise : REAR
4. Becloud : DARKEN
5. La's predecessor : TRA
6. Verbal extravagance : RANT
7. Calculating person : ADDER
8. Overlooked : MISSED
9. Olla maker : POTTER
10. Not very thick : SLIM
11. Road man of Hollywood : HOPE
12. Kiln : OVEN
13. Gadfly : PEST
18. Structured procedure : SYSTEM
19. Spray with gunfire : RAKE
23. German duchy name : SAXE
25. "Yankee Doodle Boy" composer : COHAN
26. On the qui vive : ALERT
27. Estop : BAR
29. 1936 loser : ALF
30. Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
31. Czarist proclamation : UKASE
32. Kin of 20 Across : PIGS
33. Classical colonnade : STOA
35. Taw : MIB
38. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
39. Wheel projection : CAM
40. Not windward : ALEE
41. Came hard by : NEARED
46. Eastern nurse : AMAH
47. Call it quits : RESIGN
48. Call to quarters : TATTOO
50. Frolic : GAMBOL
52. Stay stationary, nautically : LIETO
54. Flower girl : IRIS
55. Actress Patricia : NEAL
56. Brink : EDGE
57. Former Polish department : LWOW
58. Hacks : CABS
60. That one, to Cato : ILLE
61. Racing sled : LUGE
62. Four seasons : YEAR
64. Humorist who sounds close : NYE

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