New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1985

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jewish month : ADAR
5. With 30 Down, Sixth Sister : BRYN
9. Sirens of the silents : VAMPS
14. Juan's baby sister : NENA
15. Long, long time : AEON
16. Russian co-op : ARTEL
17. A light portmanteau : GLADSTONE
19. Shy, in Stuttgart : SCHEU
20. Female felines : SHECATS
21. "All ___ that's going . . . !" : ASHORE
22. Comic-strip toiler : TILLIE
23. Knightly quest : GRAIL
24. Otiose : IDLE
26. Ending for cash or bombard : IER
27. ___ Kippur : YOM
30. Seat of Presidio County, Texas : MARFA
33. Zola heroine : NANA
35. Fugue ending : CODA
36. Hebrew letters : ALEFS
37. A first name in dogdom : RIN
38. Contest game in Las Vegas : POKER
39. Car-wash finale : WIPE
40. Hearth warmer : FIRE
41. Sluggish : INERT
42. Astaire-Rogers destination: 1933 : RIO
43. Son of a Scot : MAC
44. Distaff deer : DOES
46. Third Sister : SMITH
48. Magician's word : PRESTO
52. Second-hand deal : RESALE
54. Seventh Sister : BARNARD
55. Mountain crest : ARETE
56. Fourth Sister : WELLESLEY
58. Scrooge, for one : MISER
59. Jai ___ : ALAI
60. Of grapes : UVAL
61. Tender around Tampico : PESOS
62. Gam or Moreno : RITA
63. Tennis sessions : SETS
1. Feeling of doom and gloom : ANGST
2. Jumna River city : DELHI
3. Father of Ahikar : ANAEL
4. Fifth Sister : RADCLIFFE
5. Oxford student's expense account : BATTEL
6. Olds's namesakes : REOS
7. Hither's partner : YON
8. Ship's dir. : NNE
9. Second Sister : VASSAR
10. Chief: Prefix : ARCHI
11. First Sister : MTHOLYOKE
12. Jury type : PEER
13. Swing around : SLUE
18. "That's as well ___ if I had . . . ": Swift : SAIDAS
21. Region : AREA
23. Snared : GINNED
25. Make wealthy : ENRICH
28. European boundary river : ODER
29. Agora : MART
30. See 5 Across : MAWR
31. Part of et al. : ALII
32. Take back property : REPOSSESS
34. Melody : AIR
35. General agreement : CONSENSUS
38. Coyote State capital : PIERRE
40. Lot : FATE
43. Ovett and Coe : MILERS
45. Roman harvest festival : OPALIA
47. San ___, city near San Francisco : MATEO
49. Healing substance : SALVE
50. Host's offering : TREAT
51. Alleged natural forces : ODYLS
52. Interchange feature : RAMP
53. One of five great ones : ERIE
54. Talk harshly : BLAT
56. Ares' forte : WAR
57. Actor Wallach : ELI

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