New York Times, Monday, July 21, 1986

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Take a ___ at (try) : STAB
5. Exude : EMIT
9. To one's liking : SAPID
14. Humdinger : LULU
15. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
16. Came up : AROSE
17. Soldier's outfit : UNIT
18. Unfair : NOTCRICKET
20. Jutted : BEETLED
22. Linseed ___ : OIL
23. "___ I was old!": Coleridge : ERE
24. Desirable street : EASY
25. Maker of archery gear : BOWYER
27. Vegetable accompanying a stick : CARROT
30. Denizen of the veld : ZEBRA
32. ___ it (walks) : HOOFS
33. Emerged, as into view : HOVE
34. Went like a house afire : SPED
38. Deep blue : ANIL
39. ___ 'em (was a hit) : WOWED
40. Puckish one : PIXY
41. Eatery of a sort : DELI
42. Honeybee genus : APIS
43. Rhea or Hyperion : TITAN
44. Murphy of the movies : EDDIE
46. PBS's "___ Street" : SESAME
47. Overlooked : MISSED
50. Former Iranian title : SHAH
51. ___ loss for words : ATA
52. Bug-caused ailment : FLU
54. Alabama Staters : HORNETS
58. Photography fanatic : SHUTTERBUG
61. Poet Pound : EZRA
62. Of sound : TONAL
63. Philippine archipelago : SULU
64. Thailand's former name : SIAM
65. Theatrical : STAGY
66. "What a piece of work is ___!": Hamlet : AMAN
67. "___ of These Days": Sophie Tucker theme : SOME
1. Lump in yarn : SLUB
2. Do a job on the piano : TUNE
3. " . . . nothing can need ___": George Herbert : ALIE
4. Queasy feeling : BUTTERFLIES
5. Seton or Hemingway : ERNEST
6. Morose, at times : MOODY
7. Moral ending : IST
8. Tortilla treat : TACO
9. Bluejacket : SAILOR
10. Part of a circle : ARC
11. Cooler : POKEY
12. Rhone tributary : ISERE
13. Prevent : DETER
19. Teased : RIBBED
21. Burmese neighbor : LAOS
26. Petulance : WASPISHNESS
27. N'Djamena's country : CHAD
28. Top-drawer : AONE
29. Churn up : ROIL
30. Hot dog! : ZOWIE
31. Times before holidays : EVES
33. Pueblo builder : HOPI
35. Flat Arab bread : PITA
36. Final, for one : EXAM
37. Unit of force : DYNE
39. Walk like a duck : WADDLE
43. Scurry : TEAR
45. With finesse : DEFTLY
46. TV miniseries: 1980 : SHOGUN
47. Spars : MASTS
48. "Some Like ___," 1959 film : ITHOT
49. Ski resort amenity : SAUNA
50. Don of the Dolphins : SHULA
53. She-bear, to Brutus : URSA
55. Pinza of "South Pacific" : EZIO
56. Mine vehicle : TRAM
57. Identical : SAME
59. ___ end (remnant) : TAG
60. Cadge : BUM

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