New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1986

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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1. "___ Butterfly" : MADAMA
7. Lingua ___ : FRANCA
13. Complex chemical compound : POLYMER
14. Meriting : EARNING
16. Apollo's twin : ARTEMIS
17. Item in a bowling game : NINEPIN
18. Additionally : TOO
19. Ariosto's "___ Furioso" : ORLANDO
21. Mad ___ hatter : ASA
22. Cabell of baseball : ENOS
24. Lima money : SOLES
25. Unique person : ONER
26. Guadalajara girls : NINAS
28. Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
29. Orion's bright spot : RIGEL
30. Rummage through refuse : SCAVENGE
32. Lay : MELODY
33. Samoan seaport : APIA
34. ___ a fuse (became irate) : BLEW
35. English transport : WAGGON
38. "The ___ with a sword": Wilde : BRAVEMAN
42. Lane : ALLEY
43. Darjeeling, e.g. : TEA
44. Overjoy : ELATE
45. Sacred Nile bird : IBIS
46. Intone : CHANT
48. Mandolin's cousin : LUTE
49. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
50. Irish writer Behan : BRENDAN
52. Exterminate : RID
53. Enlisted : ENTERED
55. Turgite, e.g. : IRONORE
57. Forest denizen : ROEDEER
58. Tiered : STORIED
59. Devious : SNEAKY
60. Annoy : HARASS
1. Asinine : MORONIC
2. City in Pa. or Wis. : ALTOONA
3. Tint : DYE
4. Howitzer needs, for short : AMMO
5. Golda's kinfolk : MEIRS
6. "___, vita brevis" : ARSLONGA
7. A garden herb : FENNEL
8. Incursions : RAIDS
9. Pisa's river : ARNO
10. Seoul-to-Wonsan dir. : NNE
11. Ancient name for Japan : CIPANGO
12. Cordial flavoring : ANISEED
13. Metal plates : PATENS
15. Like some old tree stumps : GNARLY
20. Fleshy plant : ALOE
23. Wild, unlettered types : SAVAGES
25. An Abu Dhabi asset : OILWELL
27. Former Indian trooper in the British army : SEPOY
29. Chaucerian overseer : REEVE
31. She wrote "This Hunger": 1945 : NIN
32. Org. interested in French, Spanish, etc. : MLA
34. Wave in a warlike way : BRANDISH
35. A banshee is one : WAILER
36. White elephants, e.g. : ALBINOS
37. Sparkle : GLISTEN
38. Soy or Roy : BEAN
39. French biographer of Byron : MAUROIS
40. Dresses : ATTIRES
41. Required : NEEDED
43. " . . . and his hands formed ___ land": Psalm 95 : THEDRY
46. Small waterway : CREEK
47. A pastry in Peru : TARTA
50. La ___, Trinidad : BREA
51. Hussein's queen : NOOR
54. Gelderland city : EDE
56. Initials often seen in 1933 : NRA

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