New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1984

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
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1. Distress signal : MAYDAY
7. Wood sorrel : OCA
10. Colo. kin of T.V.A. : CRA
13. Kay Thompson book : ELOISE
14. Break down into subunits : SHREDOUT
17. Maltreats : ABUSES
18. Portuguese-colony resident : MACANESE
19. Donkey : ASS
20. Service stripes : HASHMARKS
21. Household god: Fr. : LARE
23. Dancer Carol : HANEY
24. Townsman : CIT
25. Marred, in a way : SPECKED
27. Haunts : DENS
28. Tarsal bones : DISTALIA
30. Nero's 1,011 : MXI
32. Becoming unglued : GOINGTOPIECES
36. Rebecca Crawley, ___ Sharp : NEE
37. Flag-lowering ceremonies : RETREATS
39. Decorative drapery : SWAG
42. Yonkers race horse : TROTTER
43. Speech pauses : ERS
44. Bulk wine : CUVEE
47. Prefix with naut or sol : AERO
48. Sheet for watercoloring : RICEPAPER
51. Shortened form of a bk. : ABR
52. Democritus and Epicurus : ATOMISTS
53. Axis foe : ALLIES
56. Quickly : CHOPCHOP
57. Like frozen rain : SLEETY
58. Salt, in Paris : SEL
59. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
60. ___ ball (catcher's goof) : PASSED
1. ___ culpa : MEA
2. Kin of an amice : ALB
3. "___ Beautiful," pop song : YOUARESO
4. Analyzer's activity : DISSECTING
5. Enzyme-forming suffixes : ASES
6. Aye : YES
7. Ottoman sultan : OSMAN
8. Ilka or Chevy : CHASE
9. Marquis cockroach : ARCHY
10. Control forcibly : COERCE
11. He wrote "The Stones of Venice" : RUSKIN
12. Eniwetok events : ATESTS
15. W.W. II Greek resistance org. : EAM
16. Watson and Crick concern : DNA
20. ___ out (discussed) : HADIT
21. "Acid" : LSD
22. Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
23. Opera singer Roswaenge : HELGE
26. "Jubilee Trail" director: 1954 : KANE
27. Casino furniture : DICETABLES
29. Inhabitant of Assam : AOR
30. English bishop's hat : MITRE
31. Dry: Comb. form : XERO
33. O'Toole from Connemara : PETER
34. Lunchrooms : EATERIES
35. Gag or gang ending : STER
38. Ltrs. to delight an angel : SRO
39. Ice pinnacles : SERACS
40. Twist or squirm : WRITHE
41. ___ as a cucumber : ASCOOL
44. Fabric having goat's hair : CASHA
45. Author Sinclair : UPTON
46. Yellow jacket or wasp : VESPA
49. Part of H.R.E. : EMP
50. Flick : PIC
51. ___ breve : ALLA
53. Cleo's bane : ASP
54. Summer, in Tours : ETE
55. "Funny Girl" Chaplin : SYD

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