New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1986

Author: Mary M. Murdoch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Fastened : SHUT
5. Words from Scrooge : BAHS
9. Run on : PRATE
14. Aroma of flowers, e.g. : AURA
15. Blind as ___ : ABAT
16. King of Tyre : HIRAM
17. Do in : SLAY
18. Word with star or stone : LODE
19. Dogpatch name : YOKUM
20. Words of joy : HALLELUJAHS
23. Unkempt place : STY
24. Poetic contraction : OER
25. Secular : LAIC
27. Nonsulfurous fire starters : PARLORMATCHES
33. Grampus : ORC
34. Dress part : YOKE
35. Glossy fabric : SATIN
37. Roman statesman : CATO
39. Tooth : MOLAR
42. Friends' word : THEE
43. One of the Santas : ANITA
45. Sequel to "Typee" : OMOO
47. Kind of league : IVY
48. Army group assisting the cook : KITCHENPOLICE
52. W. German state : SAAR
53. Raincoat, for short : MAC
54. Something to pay : TAB
57. Novel windups : DENOUEMENTS
63. Small size of type : AGATE
65. Once, once : ERST
66. Mint : COIN
67. Elite : CREAM
68. Forwarded : SENT
69. Opposed : ANTI
70. Stay awhile : TARRY
71. Shredded : TORE
72. Kind of deck : POOP
1. Window part : SASH
2. Hoop type : HULA
3. Russian river : URAL
4. President after Polk : TAYLOR
5. Kind of dance : BALLROOM
6. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
7. Meccan pilgrimage : HADJ
8. ___ march on (slyly gain advantage) : STEALA
9. Forte of Niels Bohr : PHYSICS
10. "___ Rita" : RIO
11. Clumsy boats : ARKS
12. Tense : TAUT
13. TV award : EMMY
21. Hard to hold : EELY
22. Derby, e.g. : HAT
26. Tête-à-tête : CHAT
27. Trick : PRANK
28. In which the Balcony Scene takes place : ACTII
29. Inits. in movie lore : RKO
30. Yellowish pink : MELON
31. Moral : ETHIC
32. Strain : SIEVE
33. Wood sorrel : OCA
36. French marshal: 1804 : NEY
38. Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
40. Elec. unit : AMP
41. Pullman accommodation : ROOMETTE
44. Part of U.S.M.A. : ACADEMY
46. Hebrew universe : OLAM
49. Own, to Burns : HAE
50. One of the Setons : ERNEST
51. Alpine topping : ICECAP
54. Diplomacy : TACT
55. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
56. Max or Buddy : BAER
58. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
59. Reserve inits. : USNR
60. Words to Nanette : NONO
61. Broz : TITO
62. Lop : SNIP
64. Salt : TAR

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