New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 1986

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Dutch South African : BOER
5. Bangladesh's capital : DACCA
10. Windjammer : SHIP
14. Blunderbore : OGRE
15. Occipital protuberance : INION
16. Site of the Leaning Tower : PISA
17. Escapes, in a way : LEAVESTOWN
19. Stages of life : AGES
20. Gobi and Mojave : DESERTS
21. Brown baggers' repasts : LUNCHES
23. Ebro or Tagus : RIO
24. Foment : ABET
25. Last course : DESSERT
29. Bright layer of coal : CLARAIN
32. Roué : RAKE
33. U.S. satellite : TIROS
35. Father : SIRE
36. Peak in Colo. : UTE
37. Staff : MAN
38. General Wallace : LEW
39. Early Asian : MEDE
41. Galas : FETES
43. Yearn : PINE
44. Dogcatchers, at times : SNARERS
46. Race official : STARTER
48. Hindu mother goddess : DEVI
49. Gone by : AGO
50. Raw beef or lamb : REDMEAT
53. Run : SCAMPER
57. "___ Know," Jim Webb song : ALLI
58. Escape : BREAKLOOSE
60. Magpie : PIET
61. Actor Greene : LORNE
62. Omar product : TENT
63. Marquis de ___ : SADE
64. Sharpened : EDGED
65. Hot times in Paris : ETES
1. Forward : BOLD
2. Molding called cyma recta : OGEE
3. Epochs : ERAS
4. A gear shift : REVERSE
5. Warp : DISTORT
6. Aardvark's prey : ANTS
7. Labor org. : CIO
8. Monk's garment : COWL
9. One-year plants : ANNUALS
10. Typewriter bars : SPACERS
11. Move rapidly : HIGHTAILIT
12. Phrase of understanding : ISEE
13. Place to head 'em off : PASS
18. Lake that sounds weird : ERIE
22. Court org. : NBA
25. Oil barrels : DRUMS
26. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
27. Ran : SKEDADDLED
28. They may "try men's souls" : TIMES
29. Loblolly fruits : CONES
30. A Castle : IRENE
31. Less experienced : NEWER
34. Kind of race : RAT
40. Recluse : EREMITE
41. Crumbly : FRIABLE
42. Piled up : STACKED
43. Tout : PROMOTE
45. Adam's rib : EVE
47. Kaffiyeh cord : AGAL
50. Criticizes : RAPS
51. Famous essayist : ELIA
52. Walked on : TROD
53. Dealing with a full deck : SANE
54. Plath or Sexton : POET
55. Laborer in Ethelred's day : ESNE
56. Soaks flax : RETS
59. Unit of work : ERG

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