New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1986

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Amusingly extreme : CAMP
5. Winning hit, in baseball : GAMER
10. Wax : GROW
14. Kanten, e.g. : AGAR
15. Anoint, once : ANELE
16. Viktor ___, Hungarian ballet master : RONA
17. River near Bologna : RENO
18. Petioles : STEMS
19. Myna : APER
20. Acrophobiac's dread : PRECIPITOUSNESS
23. Raun : ROE
24. Outran : LED
25. Some trips : ERRANDS
29. Chevrons : STRIPES
33. Popular pastime in Iceland : CHESS
34. Sound of derision : HAH
36. Trifle : FLIRT
37. Ravelings : LINT
38. Stir : ADO
39. A Chaplin : OONA
40. Caper : ANTIC
42. He helped R.M.N. : DDE
43. Lampoon : SQUIB
44. TV's "___ Book Club": 1948 : TEENAGE
46. Mates : SPOUSES
48. Moslem title of respect : AGA
49. Loch ___, Scotland : AWE
50. Logomachist's trait : CONTENTIOUSNESS
59. Merry, to a Basque : ALAI
60. Repairs, in a way : DARNS
61. Hindu's keddah : TRAP
62. "Romola" character : TITO
63. Trade center in India : ERODE
64. Hurdy-gurdy : LIRA
65. Part of a.s.a.p. : SOON
66. Cassin and Dubos : RENES
67. Oenologist's concern : YEAR
1. Goldfish's cousin : CARP
2. Composer of "Happy Days Are Here Again" : AGER
3. Leo's locks : MANE
4. Proverbial "thief" : PROCRASTINATION
5. Breathed laboriously : GASPED
6. Con : ANTI
7. Comply with : MEET
8. Napoli's Castel Sant'___ : ELMO
9. Consequence : RESULT
10. In a bombastic manner : GRANDILOQUENTLY
11. Riata : ROPE
12. Impersonal possessive pronoun : ONES
13. Boer and Crimean : WARS
21. Items studied by R. A. Millikan : IONS
22. Gurth in "Ivanhoe," e.g. : SERF
25. Fame : ECLAT
26. Lorelei's home : RHINE
27. French revenue : RENTE
28. Tint : SHADE
29. Mercury's talaria : SHOES
30. Profane's antithesis : PIOUS
31. Davis of football fame : ERNIE
32. "Guesstimates" : STABS
35. Say more : ADD
41. D. C. Fisher's "The Squirrel-___ : CAGE
43. Gilts : SOWS
45. Important Canadian air base : GANDER
47. Hesitates : PAUSES
50. Hit musical : CATS
51. Medley : OLIO
52. Alliance acronym : NATO
53. Biblical weed : TARE
54. Pressing need : IRON
55. Riviera wave : ONDE
56. Part of HOMES : ERIE
57. Actress Allgood : SARA
58. Dispute : SPAR

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