New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1986

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Knight's trainee : PAGE
5. "___ pray" : LETUS
10. Bye-bye in Bristol : TATA
14. Spanish water : AGUA
15. Ammonia compound : AMINE
16. U.S. journalist Jacob : RIIS
17. Luau garlands : LEIS
18. Garments of the 60's : MINISKIRTS
20. Fusible : MELTABLE
22. San ___ (Hearst mansion) : SIMEON
23. Roundish projection : LOBE
24. Scene : SITE
25. "The ___ Sixpence": Maugham : MOONAND
28. Append : POSTFIX
32. Brown ale mo : OCT
33. Fetchit of films : STEPIN
35. Gaelic : ERSE
36. "___ to sew . . . " : ATIME
38. Moccasin : PAC
39. Laundromat machine : DRIER
40. Sinew: Comb. form : TENO
41. Ivanhoe's lady : ROWENA
43. Three, in Taranto : TRE
44. Astral : STELLAR
46. Lowers in rank : DEMOTES
48. Grammatical no-no : AINT
49. Umpire's call : SAFE
50. Hilltops : CRESTS
53. Emancipates : SETSFREE
57. Rickety : RAMSHACKLE
59. One of the Yugoslavs : SERB
60. Chills and fever : AGUE
61. Heart, to Henri : COEUR
62. A Great Lake : ERIE
63. Good Queen ___ : BESS
64. Ships, to Swinburne : KEELS
65. Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
1. Hand area : PALM
2. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
3. Reign of Terror instrument : GUILLOTINE
4. Lafayette is here : EASTON
5. Softly bright : LAMBENT
6. Jannings or Ludwig : EMIL
7. Fork feature : TINE
8. Start for cycle or sex : UNI
9. Legislative get-together : SESSION
10. Kind of verse : TRIMETER
11. Yorkshire river : AIRE
12. Broz : TITO
13. Soc. : ASSN
19. Tool sets : KITS
21. Demean : ABASE
24. Added condiments : SPICED
25. Defense ditches : MOATS
26. Double quartet : OCTET
27. Expel from a country : DEPORT
29. Wastrels : FRITTERERS
30. French river : ISERE
31. Sherry wine : XERES
34. Handle clumsily : PAW
37. Treacle : MOLASSES
39. Ladies of Spain : DAMAS
41. Search vigorously : RANSACK
42. Squatters : NESTERS
45. Neighbor of Pol. : LITH
47. Counterbalance : OFFSET
50. Grouch : CRAB
51. Furor : RAGE
52. Down Under birds : EMUS
53. Kind of trap : SKEE
54. Jewish month : ELUL
55. Assam silk supplier : ERIA
56. A descendant of Shem : EBER
58. British miler Sebastian : COE

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