New York Times, Monday, July 23, 1984

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Debussy's "___ de lune" : CLAIR
6. Fastener : NAIL
10. Wild guess : STAB
14. Skater Sonja : HENIE
15. High: Prefix : ALTI
16. Doll's sound : MAMA
17. Juggler's prop : INDIANCLUB
19. Informal yes : OKAY
20. Hot time in Paris : ETE
21. Fisherman's boat : DORY
22. Drew and Burstyn : ELLENS
24. Gala : FESTIVE
26. Thin soup : BROTH
27. New Deal farm prog. : REA
28. Notary's mark : SEAL
29. Slippery one : EEL
32. Syria's president : ASSAD
35. "The ___ Heart": Poe : TELLTALE
37. Andy or Al : CAPP
38. Tête-á-têtes : CHATS
40. Troubles : IRKS
41. Opening on some stages : TRAPDOOR
43. College in Maine : BATES
44. A modern Caesar : SID
45. A son of Seth : ENOS
46. Suburbanite's need : CAR
47. Chosen ones : ELECT
49. Sundae topping : CARAMEL
53. Cautionary word : BEWARE
55. Marquand sleuth : MOTO
56. According to : ALA
57. Stratford's river : AVON
58. Bon vivant Brady : DIAMONDJIM
61. Celtics' flier : BIRD
62. Canal or lake : ERIE
63. Eat away : ERODE
64. B.P.O.E. members : ELKS
65. Billy Budd, e.g. : SALT
66. Rollers on lorries : TYRES
1. Crazy Horse, for one : CHIEF
2. Monocle, in Milano : LENTE
3. Condor habitat : ANDES
4. One-tenth of XXX : III
5. Prepared : READIED
6. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
7. Unite by treaty : ALLY
8. Printers' org. : ITU
9. Thatcher opponents : LIBERALS
10. Young salmon : SMOLT
11. Be encouraged : TAKEHEART
12. "Today I am ___!" : AMAN
13. Hudson and Tampa : BAYS
18. PBS series : NOVA
23. Droop : LOLL
25. "Sound of Music" family member : TRAPP
26. Tired vegetable? : BEET
28. Heads a bill : STARS
30. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
31. Minus : LESS
32. New Testament book : ACTS
33. Garb for Mrs. Gandhi : SARI
34. Preliminaries : SPADEWORK
36. Jeweled headband : TIARA
38. Admits as true : CONCEDES
39. Gibson of old oaters : HOOT
42. Expensive game? : DEER
43. He's designated "Sir" : BARONET
46. ___ the Censor : CATO
48. Comes ashore : LANDS
49. Halley discovery : COMET
50. Shaw's "___ Barbara" : MAJOR
51. Omit a vowel sound : ELIDE
52. Metallic fabrics : LAMES
53. Mrs. Zaharias : BABE
54. Satan's delight : EVIL
55. Letters : MAIL
59. Novelist Levin : IRA
60. Volstead Act supporter : DRY

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