New York Times, Saturday, July 6, 1985

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Guernsey and Jersey : ELMS
5. Detritus : SCREE
10. Galena and cinnabar : ORES
14. Vault : LEAP
15. Tugger : HOIST
16. Reddish clay : BOLE
17. "Mighty ___ Rose" : LAKA
18. Nevertheless : ALLTHESAME
20. Run off : SKEDADDLE
22. Radio-tube filler : XENON
23. Asian goat antelope : SEROW
24. Shoots the breeze : RAPS
26. Exclamation of triumph : HAH
28. "___ the night before Christmas . . . " : TWAS
30. Summary : RESUME
34. Scrape : ERASE
36. Measurers : TAPELINES
38. Careen : LIST
39. Cuttlefish ink : SEPIA
40. Harem rooms : ODAS
41. Case for the A.A.A. : MOTORTRIP
43. Anoint, old style : ANELE
44. Music maker : STEREO
45. Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
47. With: Prefix : SYN
48. Generals' pinups : MAPS
50. ___ Arbus, memorable photographer : DIANE
52. Zeno follower : STOIC
55. Food for deer : HARDFERNS
59. Imbued : PENETRATED
61. Acknowledge : AVOW
62. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
63. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
64. Actress Nyman : LENA
65. Carry on : RANT
66. "If My Friends Could ___ Now" : SEEME
67. London's Martin : EDEN
1. Pipe joints : ELLS
2. Possible tire trouble : LEAK
3. Hies : MAKESHASTE
4. Deck item : SPADE
5. Tail : SHADOW
6. Kind of flat : COLDWATER
7. Tricklet : RILL
8. Acid-alcohol compound : ESTER
9. E Afr. land : ETH
10. Idée fixe : OBSESSION
11. Sheepskin used in bookbinding : ROAN
12. Roper or Zumwalt : ELMO
13. "Wars I Have ___": G. Stein : SEEN
19. Throw out : EXPEL
21. Craft, in Coro : ARTE
25. Neighborhood : AREA
26. Rudder controls : HELMS
27. Rife : ARIOT
29. Toothsome : SAPID
31. Not justified : UNDESERVED
32. Farinaceous : MEALY
33. Krupp Works site : ESSEN
35. Most tempestuous : STORMIEST
37. Fantasy : PIPEDREAM
39. Avast, to a lubber : STOP
42. Become innervated : REACT
43. Al ___, Moslem's limbo : ARAF
46. Bandleader Nelson : RIDDLE
49. Spirit : SHADE
51. Hymnist John Mason ___ : NEALE
52. Box : SPAR
53. Tissue layer : TELA
54. Judah's second son : ONAN
56. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
57. Canonical hour : NONE
58. One of Zeus's disguises : SWAN
60. Arabian cape : RAS

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