New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1984

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Taps : PATS
5. Part of a BLT : BACON
10. Munch : CHEW
14. Atmosphere : AURA
15. Fanny ___ (Baby Snooks) : BRICE
16. At this place : HERE
17. Fermenting grape juice : STUM
18. Magna ___ : CARTA
19. Concerning : INRE
20. Pizazz : OOMPH
22. Joel Chandler Harris rabbit : BRER
23. L–Q connection : MNOP
24. Wings it : PLAYSITBYEAR
27. Piece of cake : BREEZE
29. "___, We Have No Bananas" : YES
30. Consume : EAT
31. Roughneck : YAHOO
35. Lehar's was merry : WIDOW
39. Stepped on it : SPED
41. Accumulate, as bills : RUNUP
43. Brood of pheasants : NIDE
44. Valuable violin, for short : STRAD
46. Motorist's haven : MOTEL
48. Herbert's "The ___ Mill" : RED
49. Born : NEE
51. Ginger or Roy : ROGERS
53. Accept the consequences : FACETHEMUSIC
58. "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" lyricist : HOWE
59. Fruit of the pine tree : CONE
60. Tlingit's pole : TOTEM
63. Theater sign : EXIT
64. ___ couture : HAUTE
66. Kind of bag : TOTE
67. Propensity : BENT
68. Heron's cousin : EGRET
69. Soho streetcar : TRAM
70. Rim : EDGE
71. Users of 11 Down : DYERS
72. Christiania, today : OSLO
1. El ___, Tex. : PASO
2. Stanley Steamer, e.g. : AUTO
3. Swan or Bunny Berigan : TRUMPETER
4. Swatch, e.g. : SAMPLE
5. U.K. network : BBC
6. Scheherazade and Ali Baba : ARABS
7. High, wispy clouds : CIRRI
8. Musical group : OCTET
9. Close : NEARBY
10. Adds one's two cents' worth : CHIMESIN
11. Hair tint : HENNA
12. Blooper : ERROR
13. Emulate Niobe : WEEP
21. Somewhat obscure : HAZY
25. "It Was a Very Good ___," Sinatra hit : YEAR
26. Wood for an archer's bow : YEW
27. Porgy's woman : BESS
28. Enthralled : RAPT
32. Sing sans words : HUM
33. Yoko ___ : ONO
34. Three strikes : OUT
36. Conductors : DIRECTORS
37. Brandenburg river : ODER
38. Espouses : WEDS
40. Molding with a zigzag pattern : DANCETTE
42. Land of El Misti : PERU
45. One of the Tweedles : DEE
47. Sullivan's "The ___ Chord" : LOST
50. Engraved : ETCHED
52. Early Florentine painter : GIOTTO
53. Tricked : FOXED
54. Astonishing, in a way : AWING
55. Songwriter Carmichael : HOAGY
56. Toughen : ENURE
57. Rhythm for Richard Wilbur : METER
58. Goddess of youth : HEBE
61. Useful Latin abbr. : ETAL
62. Office note : MEMO
65. French conjunctions : ETS

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