New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Waives rights : CEDES
6. Handled problems successfully : COPED
11. High-pitched : SHRILL
12. Diner offering : OMELET
14. Lederer-Burdick book : THEUGLYAMERICAN
17. Abac√° and bhang : HEMPS
18. Ivan's pancake : BLIN
19. Seafood : SOLE
20. Utter : EMIT
21. Exuviates : MOLTS
22. Dawn damp : DEW
23. Ending with Michael : MAS
24. Spoils : BOOTY
25. He played in "Jezebel": 1938 : BRENT
27. A canine : EYETOOTH
29. Salutes, in a way : TOASTS
30. Flog : HORSEWHIP
32. Covet : DESIRE
35. Strives : WRESTLES
39. Unzips : OPENS
40. Social asset : POISE
41. Quite : ALL
42. Goddess of night : NOX
43. One's cup of tea : FORTE
44. Popular pop : COLA
45. Does something : ACTS
47. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
48. Like some cereal : OATEN
49. Disney movie: 1939 : THEUGLYDUCKLING
52. Best Actress: 1982 : STREEP
53. Asteroid between Mars and Jupiter : PALLAS
54. Bird food : SEEDS
55. Land of paella : SPAIN
1. Lingerie item : CHEMISE
2. Break out : ERUPT
3. One's pad : DIGS
4. Forty-five inches, once : ELL
5. Crafty one : SLYBOOTS
6. Courteous behavior : COMITY
7. Delphic data : OMENS
8. Apiece : PER
9. First Olympic Games site : ELIS
10. Emulates a cryptographer : DECODES
11. "___ Have Seen Better Days," old song : SHEMAY
13. Star quality : TALENT
14. Recurring idea : THEME
15. "As ___ is cheered by the sun . . . ": Shak. : ALLTHEWORLD
16. Salamanders : NEWTS
21. Poet Marianne : MOORE
24. Social duds : BOORS
25. Idaho's largest city : BOISE
26. Immersed : RAPT
28. Scarcely credible : THIN
29. Ones at hand : THESE
31. Prose descriptions : WRITEUPS
32. He portrayed Mr. Chips : DONAT
33. Eocene and Pleistocene : EPOCHS
34. Certain bands : SEXTETS
36. Vientiane native : LAOTIAN
37. Terry and Drew : ELLENS
38. Jive talk : SLANG
40. Reef-builders : POLYPS
43. Stashed retrievably : FILED
44. Thickened areas on plant surfaces : CALLI
46. Indisputable : SURE
48. A neighbor of Tex. : OKLA
50. A thou : GEE
51. Biggin or tuque : CAP

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