New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1984

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. Argues in court : PLEADS
7. What push sometimes comes to : SHOVE
12. Inconsequential : TRIVIAL
13. Exceptional : SPECIAL
15. Car gear : REVERSE
16. Freight : PORTAGE
17. Lendl of tennis : IVAN
18. Exodus : HEGIRA
20. Cozy nook : DEN
21. Pen part : NIB
22. Product of Oporto : PORT
23. Voiceless sound : SURD
24. Morays : EELS
26. Cable : LINE
27. Period : CYCLE
28. Gardener's chore : WEEDING
30. St. Joan, for one : MARTYR
31. Bell sound : DING
32. Southern France : MIDI
33. Transfer wine to another bottle : DECANT
36. Roof style : MANSARD
39. Furious : IRATE
40. Allot : METE
41. Catch a crook : NAIL
43. Pier : MOLE
44. Dispatched : SENT
45. Society-page word : NEE
46. Between chi and omega : PSI
47. Trend change : UPTURN
49. Legal records : ACTA
50. West African country : LIBERIA
52. Made of fired clay : EARTHEN
54. Gospel : EVANGEL
55. Trappers : SNARERS
56. Come in : ENTER
57. Lascivious ones : SATYRS
1. Advance showing : PREVIEW
2. Fit for habitation : LIVABLE
3. Tied : EVEN
4. Ventilate : AIR
5. Olympics event : DASH
6. "Let ___ dogs lie" : SLEEPING
7. Soccer, e.g. : SPORT
8. Queen on Mt. Ida : HERA
9. Fall mo. : OCT
10. Type of bridge : VIADUCT
11. With avidity : EAGERLY
12. Triple : TRINE
13. Steeple : SPIRE
14. Banker, at times : LENDER
19. Percussion instrument : GONG
23. Native of Damascus : SYRIAN
25. Dignified : SEDATE
26. Cotton fiber for yarn : LINT
27. Antitheses of gentlemen : CADS
29. Sup : DINE
30. "___ eyes have seen the glory . . . " : MINE
32. "Once Upon a ___," 1959 play : MATTRESS
33. Smiler's hollow : DIMPLE
34. Tending to abrade : EROSIVE
35. Shakespearean slave : CALIBAN
36. Carte : MENU
37. Cattleman : RANCHER
38. They choose to lose : DIETERS
40. Good conductor of electricity : METAL
42. Inclines : LEANS
44. Screen in a manor house : SPIER
47. Encourage : URGE
48. Darling dog : NANA
49. Give it ___ (attempt) : ATRY
51. Suffix with differ : ENT
53. Word with race or trap : RAT

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