New York Times, Friday, July 18, 1986

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Ocelots have lots of ___ : SPOTS
6. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
10. Outerwear : COAT
14. Game fish : COBIA
15. Tenor Maison : RENE
16. Exclusive : ONLY
17. Maurois's biography of Shelley : ARIEL
18. Pro ___ : RATA
19. Octagonal road sign : STOP
20. Home of the Daily Planet : METROPOLIS
22. This is below a poll : MANE
23. Bamako is its capital : MALI
24. Fled to wed : ELOPED
26. Fishy sign : PISCES
30. Device for Figaro : STROP
32. Theta chaser : IOTA
33. Cheerio! : TATA
35. Expenses : COSTS
39. Hipster's cousin : COOLCAT
41. Doxy : TROLLOP
43. Living "teddy bear" : KOALA
44. Kind of rug : AREA
46. New Rochelle campus : IONA
47. Teed off : IRATE
49. Garment for a Model T driver : DUSTER
51. Catawbas, e.g. : GRAPES
54. Proper partner : PRIM
56. Adriatic resort : LIDO
57. Ancient ruined city on the Nile : HELIOPOLIS
63. Three monkeys' word : EVIL
64. Drought ender : RAIN
65. Byzantine empress : IRENE
66. Eighteen-wheeler, for short : SEMI
67. Farewells from Fabius : AVES
68. Teton or Wasatch : RANGE
69. Fr. holy women : STES
70. Early dweller in what is now NW Iran : MEDE
71. First word of many a script : ENTER
1. Con : SCAM
2. Ponder : PORE
3. Short postmortem biog. : OBIT
4. Layer : TIER
5. "Sadie ___ . . . ": 1909 Berlin song : SALOME
6. Fauntleroy : ERROL
7. Twain or Whitman : REALIST
8. Opposer : ANTI
9. Ecdysiast : TEASER
10. New York or Hong Kong : COSMOPOLIS
11. Available : ONTAP
12. Like Garbo : ALONE
13. Did a pool job : TYPED
21. Rigatoni, e.g. : PASTA
25. Having bats in the belfry : LOCO
26. Select : PICK
27. M : IOOO
28. Place to speak Greek : STOA
29. Son of Alcathous : CALLIPOLIS
31. "Soap" name : TATE
34. Rat-___ : ATAT
36. Las Vegas machine : SLOT
37. Irish revolutionist Wolfe : TONE
38. Gaff : SPAR
40. Forty-year-old org. : CARE
42. Media medium : RADIO
45. Echoed : REPLIED
48. Place for a sadhu : ASHRAM
50. Strike caller : UMPIRE
51. Co-star of "Cagney and Lacey" : GLESS
52. Fastener : RIVET
53. "Brother, Can You Spare ___?": 1932 song : ADIME
55. Wash cycle : RINSE
58. Roof overhang : EAVE
59. Algerian seaport : ORAN
60. Period after Mardi Gras : LENT
61. "Picnic" author : INGE
62. Haruspex : SEER

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