New York Times, Wednesday, August 1, 1984

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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Across Down
1. Dee or Keeler : RUBY
5. Suez or Panama : CANAL
10. Light-giving device : LAMP
14. Baritone Hawkins : OSIE
15. Word form with hand or said : AFORE
16. Jai ___ : ALAI
17. Eng. jurist: 18th century : SIRWMBLACKSTONE
20. Owned : HAD
21. Hawaiian farewell : ALOHA
22. Comfort : CHEER
23. Enclosed surface : AREA
24. Color : HUE
25. Familiar Baltimore facade : BROWNSTONEFRONT
33. Chicago airport : OHARE
34. Marine hazard : REEF
35. Buzzing insect : DOR
36. Lean and tough : WIRY
37. White, lustrous gem : PEARL
39. Prefix with plane : AERO
40. Chemical suffix : ENE
41. Keyhole : SLOT
42. Bubbling : ABOIL
43. NASA installation in Ala. : REDSTONEARSENAL
47. Permit : LET
48. Use a ketch : SAIL
49. Do housework : CLEAN
52. Orchard pest : APHID
54. N. T. book : JAS
57. Old Faithful's locale : YELLOWSTONEPARK
60. Exec's reminder : MEMO
61. Gaze : STARE
62. Gazelle of NE Africa : ADMI
63. Mote; bit : ATOM
64. ___ up (learned the ropes) : WISED
65. "___ we forget" : LEST
1. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
2. O.W.I. successor : USIA
3. Jay or martin : BIRD
4. Source of archery bows : YEW
5. Overseas messages : CABLES
6. Buoyed up : AFLOAT
7. Methuselah grandson : NOAH
8. Strongbox of yore : ARCA
9. Albanian coin : LEK
10. Foam; froth : LATHER
11. Tub plant : ALOE
12. Long, heavy hair : MANE
13. Buttress : PIER
18. River in France : MARNE
19. Flat-soled house slipper : SCUFF
23. Obliquely : AWRY
24. Palm part : HEEL
25. Arbor : BOWER
26. ESP pioneer : RHINE
27. Rowed : OARED
28. Harangue : ORATE
29. Saul's uncle : NER
30. "___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
31. Persian water wheel : NORIA
32. Angle for blues : TROLL
37. Narrative structure : PLOT
38. Ages and ages : EON
39. Cain's victim : ABEL
41. Transcriber : STENO
42. Digression : ASIDE
44. Zigzag skiing feat : SLALOM
45. On land : ASHORE
46. Showered : RAINED
49. Curved molding : CYMA
50. Old English court : LEET
51. Sailor's patron saint : ELMO
52. Italian wine center : ASTI
53. School orgs. : PTAS
54. Green gem : JADE
55. "A Farewell to ___" : ARMS
56. Vaudeville feature : SKIT
58. Compass pt. : WSW
59. Buddy : PAL

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