New York Times, Thursday, July 3, 1986

Author:Elaine George
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dogie : CALF
5. Soccer great : PELE
9. Large structure for racing : DROME
14. Concrete : REAL
15. Hatchets : AXES
16. He has the life! : RILEY
17. "Artaxerxes" composer : ARNE
18. Chit attachment : CHAT
19. Marble : AGATE
20. Glassy mineral : MICA
21. Hurricane results, sometimes : TIDALWAVES
23. Appears : SEEMS
25. Tree or nut : BETEL
26. Dresses : ATTIRES
28. Unfair : FOUL
32. "___ of Fire" : CHARIOTS
35. Well-groomed : SOIGNE
37. Uproars : RACKETS
38. Dances or jackets : BOLEROS
39. Check : ARREST
40. Owning no property : LANDLESS
41. Mangold, e.g. : BEET
42. Rising above a surface : EMERSED
44. Special skill : CRAFT
45. ESP pioneer : RHINE
49. Highly evolved plants : COMPOSITES
54. Old land holding : ODAL
55. In any way : ATALL
56. Spanish bull : TORO
57. Bone below the humerus : ULNA
58. Compact : SOLID
59. One who regrets : RUER
60. Prize at an S.R.O. show : SEAT
61. Places for chapeaux : TETES
62. Raison d'___ : ETRE
63. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Studies hard and late : CRAMS
2. Alpine nest : AERIE
3. Catcher Parrish : LANCE
4. Outdoor bazaar : FLEAMARKET
5. Agreement : PACT
6. Shows at a fair : EXHIBITS
7. Directors : LEADERS
8. Possessions : ESTATE
9. Talk like a Southern belle : DRAWL
10. Baltic port : RIGA
11. Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
12. Distribute : METE
13. "Bette Davis ___," 1981 hit song : EYES
22. Course of instruction : LESSONS
24. Hampshires' homes : STIES
27. Wobbles : TOTTERS
28. Sports building : FIELDHOUSE
29. Bugbear : OGRE
30. Ones, in Orense : UNOS
31. "___ is more": Browning : LESS
32. Kind of grass or spider : CRAB
33. Coney's kin : HARE
34. Farm unit : ACRE
36. More experienced : OLDER
38. Peter Minuit was one : BARTERER
40. Omitted : LEFTOUT
43. Balzac's "___ Cornélius" : MAITRE
44. These are easy to catch : COLDS
46. Lazy bones : IDLER
47. Nursemaids in Nottingham : NANAS
48. Buoy up : ELATE
49. Tinge : CAST
50. Indian of Nebraska : OTOE
51. Brewing grain : MALT
52. Étoile's knee-bend : PLIE
53. Like some points : SORE

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