New York Times, Thursday, June 28, 1984

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bridge honor cards : KINGS
6. Early Irish alphabet : OGUM
10. Nichols hero : ABIE
14. 180-mile French river : ISERE
15. ___ avis : RARA
16. Shoot dice : ROLL
17. Overindulge : SPOIL
18. Party conversation : SMALLTALK
20. Branch of grammar : SYNTAX
22. Secures the aid of : ENLISTS
23. Coarse cloth for bags : HESSIAN
25. Dross : SCUM
29. Lacking face value : NOPAR
30. Actor Kaplan : GABE
34. Captain Corcoran's ship : PINAFORE
36. Comedienne from Lima, Ohio : DILLER
38. Heath : ERICA
39. Kind of dance : TOE
41. Mikado's court : DAIRI
42. Game of cards for two : ECARTE
44. Geological epoch : PLIOCENE
46. Moro chief : DATO
47. Cheerleader's repertory : YELLS
49. Vane readings : ENES
50. Distributes the cards again : REDEALS
52. Foulard fastener : TIECLIP
55. "I have found (it)!" : EUREKA
60. Arrival-departure sheet : TIMETABLE
62. Joined with another : SIDED
63. Russian sea : ARAL
64. 12 or 13 bridge tricks : SLAM
65. Confuse : ADDLE
66. Reject as false : DENY
67. Homophone for haze : HEYS
68. Poles on Yankees' wagons : NEAPS
1. A carom in billiards : KISS
2. Culp-Cosby TV series : ISPY
3. Sign on the Strip : NEON
4. Stamina : GRIT
5. Psalms word : SELAH
6. Certain conjunctions : ORS
7. Best seller in 1964 : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
8. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
9. Game bird : MALLARD
10. Liberal ___ : ARTS
11. Gravy vessel : BOAT
12. Misfortunes : ILLS
13. Mooselike deer : ELK
19. Author Yutang : LIN
21. Foreign: Comb. form : XENO
24. Put things in order : SORT
25. Sprinter's forte : SPEED
26. About : CIRCA
27. Eastern Church Catholic : UNIAT
28. Large: Comb. form : MACRO
30. Frozen dessert : GLACE
31. Peregrine : ALIEN
32. He wrote 7 Down : BERNE
33. The "Long Tails" : ERIES
35. Bane of dieters : FAT
37. Wedding words : IDO
40. Songstress Fitzgerald : ELLA
43. Mascara recipient : EYELASH
45. Bit of land : ISLE
48. Fit for consumption : EDIBLE
50. New G.I. : RCT
51. Anthony on a quarter : SUSAN
52. Become weary : TIRE
53. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
54. Like a conger : EELY
56. Carnival fun : RIDE
57. Sturluson's Younger or Prose : EDDA
58. Iodine source : KELP
59. Drinks that sound helpful : ADES
60. Wee one : TAD
61. Foursome in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : EMS

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