New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1984

Author: Dale O. Burgener
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Duke's castle, e.g. : HOME
5. Guest's sojourn : VISIT
10. Cleaner's concern : SPOT
14. Olfactory stimulant : ODOR
15. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
16. Edible arum : TARO
17. Londoner's term for the installment plan : NEVERNEVER
19. Field : AREA
20. "Ode on a ___ Urn" : GRECIAN
21. Oz's ___ City : EMERALD
23. Swift creations : TALES
25. Angers : IRES
26. Burnett or Channing : CAROL
29. Idyllic utopia : SHANGRILA
33. Card game : HEARTS
35. Russian river : OKA
36. British carbine : STEN
37. Cab. post : AGR
38. Emulate the Mayos : OPERATE
41. Peculiar : ODD
42. 100 sen in Cambodia : RIEL
44. Spire adorner : EPI
45. Likeness one might not like : EFFIGY
47. Where many visit but few stay : DREAMLAND
50. Vanishes bit by bit : FADES
51. Signet : SEAL
52. Apply oneself to : GETAT
54. A sheikdom : BAHRAIN
57. Type of road : MACADAM
61. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
62. Camp Fire Girls' activity : NATURELORE
64. Poet laureate: 1715 : ROWE
65. Growl : GNARR
66. Earthly paradise : EDEN
67. Loch in the news : NESS
68. Impudent : SASSY
69. Merely O.K. : SOSO
1. Kong preceder : HONG
2. Breslau's river : ODER
3. Change position : MOVE
4. Builder : ERECTOR
5. Corruptible : VENAL
6. Dunne and Rich : IRENES
7. Former Soho coin : SOV
8. What "video" means : ISEE
9. End : TERMINATE
10. Tourists, often : STARERS
11. Like fleas and ticks : PARASITOID
12. City on the Oka : OREL
13. Warty amphibian : TOAD
18. Theater district : RIALTO
22. Work unit : ERG
24. Proper job for a supporter? : SHORING
26. Swiss ___ : CHARD
27. Teutonic god : AEGIR
28. Cheap spectacles : RAREESHOWS
30. Alias, for short : AKA
31. Shelf : LEDGE
32. Rooney and Williams : ANDYS
34. Transliterators' problems : SPELLINGS
39. Govt. ecology office : EPA
40. Scratch out : EFFACE
43. Ophelia's brother : LAERTES
46. Femmes ___ : FATALES
48. Lea sound : MAA
49. Objects : DEMURS
53. Loiter : TARRY
54. Ideal home for mousers : BARN
55. S. African lily : ALOE
56. Juan's grandma : NANA
58. Dead as a ___ : DODO
59. Atalanta's lover : ARES
60. Less, in music : MENO
63. London donees' words : TAS

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