New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1985

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Loses brightness : DIMS
5. To one side : APART
10. Freezes : ICES
14. Basketball's ___ Jazz : UTAH
15. Show embarrassment : COLOR
16. Characterization : ROLE
17. Pure and simple : MERE
18. Sioux leader at Little Bighorn : CRAZYHORSE
20. Church dignitaries : PRELATES
22. Radio's "___ Sanctum" : INNER
23. Badly : ILL
24. Be niggardly : SKIMP
27. Hoi polloi : MASSES
30. It's south of Scorpio's tail : ARA
31. Detect : SPOT
35. One of I. M. Pei's wings : ELL
36. Consorts of rois : REINES
38. Hoecake's cousin : PONE
39. Kitchen appliance : TOASTER
41. Ariz. border city : NOGALES
43. Smallest of a litter : RUNT
44. Ore of lead : GALENA
46. Crop item : OAT
47. Betting line : ODDS
48. It follows printemps : ETE
49. Quantity on hand : SUPPLY
51. Sassy : FRESH
53. Composer Delibes : LEO
54. Kind of potato : IDAHO
58. Veteran : SEASONED
62. U.S. inventor-armorer : SAMUELCOLT
65. Fine cotton : PIMA
66. Bad day for Caesar : IDES
67. Comedian Kovacs : ERNIE
68. Garlands : LEIS
69. Putted perfectly : SANK
70. Actress Cicely : TYSON
71. A Balt : ESTH
1. Unload : DUMP
2. Road for a chariot : ITER
3. West Coast navy-yard locale : MAREISLAND
4. Henley craft : SHELLS
5. Bookkeeping rec. : ACCT
6. Openings : PORES
7. Nome native : ALASKAN
8. Nickname for one of the Mames : ROZ
9. Put to the test : TRY
10. Golf club : IRON
11. Ham's trite offering : CORN
12. Otherwise : ELSE
13. Crystal gazer : SEER
19. Type of roof : HIP
21. On the qui vive : ALERT
25. A Castle : IRENE
26. Construction workers : MASONS
27. Milano's subway : METRO
28. Audibly : ALOUD
29. Folk singer Pete : SEEGER
31. Its spring gives zing : SPA
32. Mallet swingers' mounts : POLOPONIES
33. Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
34. Cantankerous : TESTY
37. Incensed : IRATE
40. Those canonized: Abbr. : STS
42. Frenchmen : GAULS
45. Scripture readings : LESSONS
50. Streisand hit song : PEOPLE
51. Ney, to Wellington : FOE
52. Sun: Comb. form : HELIO
54. The Thames at Oxford : ISIS
55. Art movement : DADA
56. Kind of corner : AMEN
57. Maize covering : HUSK
59. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
60. Give off : EMIT
61. Track-meet event : DASH
63. Rent out : LET
64. "___ the Beloved Country": Paton : CRY

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