New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 1985

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Medicine man's choice : HERB
5. Word on a bank : FIRST
10. Cry at Augusta : FORE
14. Gemstone : OPAL
15. Snake River site : IDAHO
16. What a medicine man might seek : OMEN
17. Determine duration : TIME
18. Give back capital : REPAY
19. South African currency : RAND
20. Hiawatha's transports : CANOES
22. Shields : DEFENDS
24. Crow's cousin : DAW
25. Part of a car or bike : PEDAL
26. Settlers or Long Knives : PALEFACES
30. Marries : WEDS
33. Food additive : AGAR
34. ___ and feather : TAR
35. Bars from the gold rush : INGOTS
37. Bunch of bucks : WAD
38. Guardians of a sort : CENSORS
40. "___, Andrew Marvell": MacLeish : YOU
41. Lone Ranger's horse : SILVER
43. Nigerian yam-eater : IBO
44. Papoose, to Pontiac : HEIR
45. Approach : NEAR
46. Braves' ritual during a drought : RAINDANCE
48. Car that won't go far : LEMON
50. Computer in "2001" : HAL
51. Cooked meat, in a way : BRAISED
54. Raid : SORTIE
57. Nimbus : AURA
58. Title for Pizarro : SENOR
60. Red-coated dairy product : EDAM
62. Use the dotted line : SIGN
63. Author Nin : ANAIS
64. Rambler or sweetbrier : ROSE
65. Kind of bind : KNOT
66. Element in elegance : STYLE
67. Scads : SLEW
1. Like a T. Williams roof : HOT
2. Heroic tale : EPIC
3. Hindu deity : RAMA
4. Kitchen device : BLENDER
5. Liquor, to Geronimo : FIREWATER
6. Mid-month, to Caesar : IDES
7. Denigrate : RAP
8. Nuances : SHADES
9. Dallied : TOYED
10. Part of a pinto : FORELEG
11. Where to find Muscat : OMAN
12. Tear : REND
13. Goals : ENDS
21. Lout : OAF
23. Cringes and flatters : FAWNS
25. Kind of rug : PERSIAN
26. Parts of poodles : PAWS
27. Anew : AGAIN
28. Soup scoop : LADLE
29. Supermarket item : CAN
31. Group's senior member : DOYEN
32. Calm during calamities : STOIC
35. Locomotive : IRONHORSE
36. Positive : SURE
38. Goddess of agriculture : CERES
39. Kimono cincture : OBI
42. Like a brave brave : VALIANT
44. Nooses feared by rustlers : HALTERS
46. Squirrel or paca : RODENT
47. Women's org. : DAR
49. Navajo milieus : MESAS
51. Sit in the sun : BASK
52. Bankrupt : RUIN
53. Jason's vessel : ARGO
54. Whence maize comes : SOIL
55. Totem-pole image : IDOL
56. Moderate or mitigate : EASE
59. Negative ballot : NAY
61. Gull's sound : MEW

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