New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1986

Author:Michael J. Parris
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Up and ___ : DOING
6. Vilnius's S.S.R. : LITH
10. Unguis : CLAW
14. Cancel : ANNUL
15. Scottish hillside : BRAE
16. Zeus's consort : HERA
17. English author: 19th century : READE
18. Star in "The Meanest Man in the World": 1943 : JACKBENNY
20. ___ of vantage : COIGN
21. ___ Malau, Solomons group : OLU
22. Roman bronze : AES
23. Star in "Seven Days in May": 1964 : FREDRICMARCH
28. Aster relative : DAHLIA
29. Wife in a J. Murphy comic strip : TOOTS
32. Dervish's cap : TAJ
35. Ferrer or Greco : JOSE
36. European gold coin : FLORIN
37. Hawaiian milkfish : AWA
38. Nabokov novel : ADA
39. Peete's org. : PGA
40. Society-page word : NEE
41. Crushed, pulpy mass : POMACE
43. Madeline of the movies : KAHN
44. Prior, to Prior : ERE
45. Wise guy? : ALECK
46. Branch of physics : SONICS
48. Co-star in TV's "Kate & Allie" : SUSANSTJAMES
52. Help : AID
54. Spanish bear : OSO
55. Feats for Gossage : SAVES
57. Star in "The Big Heat": 1953 : GLENNFORD
61. Worthless stuff : TRIPE
62. Verve : ELAN
63. Via Appia, for one : ITER
64. Kett et al. : ETTAS
65. Unit of force : DYNE
66. Nautical chains : TYES
67. Old English coins : RYALS
1. Jeanne ___ : DARC
2. Cather's "___ Ours" : ONEOF
3. " . . . bursting ___" : INAIR
4. Gently poked : NUDGED
5. Star in "Sunday Bloody Sunday": 1971 : GLENDAJACKSON
6. J.F.K. follower : LBJ
7. Retiree's nest egg : IRA
8. Bing Crosby's birthplace : TACOMA
9. Volcano in Iceland : HEKLA
10. Fidel's compadre : CHE
11. Star in "Stormy Weather": 1943 : LENAHORNE
12. Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
13. Means' companion : WAYS
19. Star in "The Young Savages": 1961 : BURTLANCASTER
24. ___ Island : RHODE
25. Ingrid in "Casablanca" : ILSA
26. French company: Abbr. : CIE
27. Pigeon call : COO
30. Row : TIER
31. Dagger of yore : SNEE
32. Spanish appetizer : TAPA
33. Barracks truant : AWOL
34. Star in "Rebel Without a Cause": 1955 : JAMESDEAN
36. E–K connector : FGHIJ
39. Labored breath : PANT
42. With a needle: Comb. form : ACU
43. Greek isle : KOS
46. Disdainful : SNOOTY
47. See 45 Across : SMARTY
49. ___ as a fiddle : ASFIT
50. Former Broadway musical : EVITA
51. Flower part : SEPAL
52. ___ P., Dickens character : AGED
53. In a bad manner : ILLY
56. Mtg. : SESS
58. Paris-to-Senlis dir. : NNE
59. Female ruff : REE
60. No and J : DRS

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