New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1986

Author: George Madrid
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. "Little ___ Echo," 1939 song : SIR
4. Happy or dash preceder : SLAP
8. Navig. course : SBE
11. Labor : TOIL
13. Rumanian dance : HORA
14. Alarms : FEARS
16. Grimm opener : ONCE
17. Cafe order : EGGS
18. Release : LETGO
19. Start of a worried tryster's statement : WEHAVEGOTTOSTOP
22. Italian wines : VINI
23. Kind of mail route : RURAL
24. Chiggers : MITES
27. Kin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
29. "Ah-one-and-ah-two" man : WELK
32. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
34. During : AMID
36. Coral or Irish : SEA
37. Finish of statement at 19 Across : MEETINGLIKETHIS
40. Last word : END
41. "Vaya con ___," 1953 song : DIOS
42. Type of bell : SLEIGH
43. Set the pace : LEAD
45. Autocrat : TSAR
47. Beginning : ALPHA
48. Approaches : NEARS
50. First-rate : AONE
52. Song hit of 1934 : COCKTAILSFORTWO
58. "The ___," TV series : ATEAM
59. Somewhat, to Bernstein : POCO
60. "King ___," old comic strip : AROO
61. ___ Castle, Cuban fort : MORRO
62. Gusto : ELAN
63. Sort of tide : NEAP
64. Suffix for many a jargon : ESE
65. Hill's partner : DALE
66. Murrow and Asner : EDS
1. Lay in : STOW
2. Town in Wash. : IONE
3. Meaningful : RICH
4. Glitter : SHEEN
5. Roofed gallery : LOGGIA
6. Former southern constellation : ARGO
7. Deli order : PASTRAMI
8. Alternate : SEESAW
9. Shade of gray : BATTLESHIP
10. Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
12. TV's "___ to Beaver" : LEAVEIT
14. Spanish flower : FLOR
15. Drench : SOP
20. Sticky : VISCID
21. Sealskin tents : TUPIKS
24. City in Lithuania, to a German : MEMEL
25. "Goodnight" girl : IRENE
26. Danseuses : TOEDANCERS
28. Certain pop music : SALSA
30. Janet or Vivien of films : LEIGH
31. Buckwheat groats : KASHA
33. Grieg temptress : ANITRA
35. Part of F.D.R. : DELANO
38. Acted like a yenta : GOSSIPED
39. Aerial-navigation system : TELERAN
44. Unit of area : DEKARE
46. Scamp : RASCAL
49. Prefix for sphere : ATMO
51. "A Majority ___," 1959 play : OFONE
52. Machine part : CAM
53. A Siouan : OTOE
54. Actress Albright : LOLA
55. Maple or fir : TREE
56. Blue dyestuff : WOAD
57. Word from a klutz : OOPS

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