New York Times, Wednesday, June 19, 1985

Author:Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Commonplace : BANAL
6. Concordes : SSTS
10. Muddle : HASH
14. Actress MacMahon : ALINE
15. "___, A Coat, A Glove," Speyer play : AHAT
16. Der ___, Adenauer : ALTE
17. Uprising in Va.: 1676 : BACONSREBELLION
20. Paradise : EDEN
21. Actress Hagen : UTA
22. Public-record books : LIBRI
23. Freed-Warren song : COFFEETIME
26. Burnish : POLISH
31. " . . . ___ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
32. In agreement : ATONE
33. Landed : ALIT
35. More than a tsp. : TBS
38. N.Y. stage luminary : TOASTOFBROADWAY
42. Royal title: Abbr. : HSM
43. TV's ___ Piggy : MISS
44. Condescend : DEIGN
45. Coast Guard woman : SPAR
47. Seaport on Fyn Island : ODENSE
48. Soft-soaped : BUTTEREDUP
53. Revere : ADORE
54. An hour in Roma : ORA
55. Isaac's eldest : ESAU
59. Author of "The Hoosier Schoolmaster" : EDWARDEGGLESTON
63. Profound : DEEP
64. Christie or Evans : DAME
65. Worker in an exec's office : STENO
66. Station abbrs. : ARRS
67. Periods : ERAS
68. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
1. Zaharias or Herman : BABE
2. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
3. Fastidious : NICE
4. Presently : ANON
5. Actor Cariou : LEN
6. Andrea del ___ : SARTO
7. Bundle : SHEAF
8. What treaters pick up : TAB
9. ___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
10. Rock salt : HALITE
11. Excuse of a sort : ALIBI
12. Blizzard : STORM
13. She skated to fame in 1928 : HENIE
18. None follower : SUCH
19. ___ Llaw Gyffes of Welsh legend : LLEW
24. Danbury events : FAIRS
25. "___ Perpetua," Idaho's motto : ESTO
26. Trail : PATH
27. Neb. Indians : OTOS
28. Topsoil : LOAM
29. Dems.: 1932–52 : INS
30. Matched pair : SET
33. Flaming : AFIRE
34. Units of wt. : LBS
35. Look-alike : TWIN
36. Sacks : BAGS
37. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
39. Great Persian poet : OMAR
40. Use an abacus : ADD
41. Aberdeen's river : DEE
45. Reins : STRAPS
46. Equal : PEER
47. Iridescent gem : OPAL
48. Saint Bede : BAEDA
49. Cow's milk gland : UDDER
50. Eiffel. e.g. : TOWER
51. Church doctrine : DOGMA
52. Spurs : URGES
55. Ferrara family : ESTE
56. Proofer's word : STET
57. Superior : AONE
58. Ones, in Orvieto : UNOS
60. J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
61. Pinna : EAR
62. Sixth sense's rel. : ESP

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