New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1985

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B C J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bang preceder : SLAM
5. Some Mennonites : AMISH
10. Hit a fly : SWAT
14. Irish kings' home : TARA
15. Yule visitor : SANTA
16. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
17. Sharif or Bradley : OMAR
18. Electrician, at times : WIRER
19. Kind of edition : LATE
20. Defense fence : PALISADE
22. Hung loosely : DRAPED
24. Fork part : TINE
25. Fissionable unit : ATOM
26. Form of protest : SITIN
29. Beginner : NOVITIATE
34. Future M.D. : PREMED
36. Woman, jurisprudentially : FEME
37. Group of whales : POD
38. Let up : EASE
39. Bizarre : OUTRE
41. Sidekick : PARD
42. An A.B.A. member : ATT
43. Radial, e.g. : TIRE
44. Tempestuous : STORMY
46. Ratiocination : REASONING
49. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
50. Energy units : ERGS
51. Talk wildly : RANT
53. E. B. Browning work : SONNET
56. U.S. ballistic missile : REDSTONE
60. Trudge : PLOD
61. Opus set in Troy : ILIAD
63. An attendant on Cleopatra : IRAS
64. Candy striper : AIDE
65. Minister's abode : MANSE
66. Baseball's Say Hey Kid : MAYS
67. Active one : DOER
68. Glacial ridge : ESKER
69. Otherwise : ELSE
1. Octagonal sign : STOP
2. Mongolian monk : LAMA
3. Soviet sea : ARAL
4. Nautical : MARITIME
5. Syene, today : ASWAN
6. Kind of race or voyage : MAIDEN
7. As to : INRE
8. Sault ___-Marie : STE
9. Dickens novel: 1854 : HARDTIMES
10. Garlicky sausage : SALAMI
11. Shawl : WRAP
12. ___ meridiem : ANTE
13. Nailed obliquely : TOED
21. Triangle ratio : SINE
23. Routine : ROTE
25. Affirm : AVER
26. Blade of grass : SPEAR
27. Angry : IRATE
28. Seed covering : TESTA
30. Frequently : OFTEN
31. Estranged : APART
32. Singer Mel : TORME
33. Mary Baker and Nelson : EDDYS
35. Up the river : DOINGTIME
40. "Exodus" author : URIS
41. Exciting moment at the track : POSTTIME
43. Ran hastily : TORE
45. X's : TENS
47. One making dispatches : SENDER
48. Give under-the-table lucre : GREASE
52. Viper or summer : ADDER
53. W.W. I plane : SPAD
54. Mixture : OLIO
55. Stem joint : NODE
56. Gretzky's milieu : RINK
57. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
58. Some votes : NAYS
59. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
62. ___ Palmas : LAS

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