New York Times, Thursday, July 5, 1984

Author:Charlotte Shore
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Chooses : OPTS
5. Nine-banded armadillo : PEBA
9. Distort : SLANT
14. Kingly proclamation : FIAT
15. Tomahawks : AXES
16. Coin in Praha : HALER
17. Drafty spot : FLUE
18. E.r.a., e.g. : STAT
19. Spanish explorer: 16th century : ONATE
20. Descartes was one : EPISTEMOLOGIST
23. "Gabrielle with Jewelry" painter : RENOIR
24. By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
25. Peripatetic sleeper : SOMNAMBULIST
30. Kin of zap and bam : POW
33. Red Wings or Black Hawks : TEAM
34. Watery sound : SPLOSH
35. Mine entrance : ADIT
37. Women's ___ : LIB
39. Most western Aleutian island : ATTU
40. Fill the musket again : RELOAD
43. "I ___ Kick Out of You" : GETA
46. Onager : ASS
47. Redford, in "Three Days of the Condor" : CRYPTOLOGIST
50. Blackthorn's fruit : SLOE
51. Foe of the Sioux : OMAHAS
54. Carnegie or Nobel : PHILANTHROPIST
58. Terence's tongue : LATIN
59. Kind : SORT
60. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
62. Vote in : ELECT
63. Listless: Slang : BLAH
64. Clinging plant : VINE
65. Bewildered : ATSEA
66. Adjective for a cinch : EASY
67. Hence : ERGO
1. Away : OFF
2. Warehouse employee : PILER
3. Brownish gray : TAUPE
4. Mugs : STEINS
5. Recreation : PASTIME
6. Outer : EXTERNAL
7. On the ___ (functioning well) : BEAM
8. "Any port in ___" : ASTORM
9. Sprout : SHOOTUP
10. Actor Frank from Bayonne : LANGELLA
11. Soviet mountain range : ALAI
12. Clears : NETS
13. Shipping discount : TRET
21. Chimney sweep's bane : SOOT
22. Strokes at Wimbledon : LOBS
26. Buddy, in Bilbao : AMIGO
27. After theta : IOTA
28. Concordes : SSTS
29. So : THUS
30. Shady square, in Paris : PARC
31. German-Polish river : ODER
32. Clever : WILY
36. Layer of ore : TOPSLICE
38. Mild oaths in Sligo : BEGORRAS
41. Home of the Braves : ATLANTA
42. River of Strathclyde : DOON
44. Spiky grass : TIMOTHY
45. Hurry-up req. : ASAP
48. Doesn't disturb : LETSBE
49. Emulate Fagin : THIEVE
52. Up and about : ASTIR
53. Squeaky-voiced comedian Arnold : STANG
54. Entreaty : PLEA
55. Stop short : HALT
56. Followers: Suffix : ITES
57. Raúl's greeting : HOLA
61. August sign : LEO

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