New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1986

Author: Edward Bobb
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dross : SCUM
5. Sound : VALID
10. School of whales : GAM
13. Contralto in "Eugene Onegin" : OLGA
14. Achilles, to Hector : ENEMY
15. Sound's companion : SAFE
16. Cato's "I am unwilling" : NOLO
17. Levels : STEPS
18. Phone or physics preceder : AERO
19. Full of vigor : SPIRITED
21. Candle material : TALLOW
23. Lulu Bett's sister : INA
24. Wrap : STOLE
26. Aglet : TAG
29. Dr. of Laws : LLD
31. Narcotic : OPIATE
34. Endure : ABIDE
36. Needle case : ETUI
38. Long pass : BOMB
40. Sounds : PUGETANDPAMLICO
43. Energy source : ATOM
44. Alpine wind : BISE
45. Conger catcher : EELER
46. Sound : STABLE
48. Triple this for an Italian wine : EST
50. Tasman or Andaman : SEA
51. Fosters : REARS
53. Diamond stat. : ERA
55. Swinger in the 40's : HEPCAT
58. Reprove : ADMONISH
63. Indian nurse : AYAH
64. Town on Long Island : ISLIP
66. City in Nev. : ELKO
67. Sound : HALE
68. Abalone shell : ORMER
69. Cognate : AKIN
70. Suffix for enzymes : ASE
71. Sound : NOISE
72. Hindu queen : RANI
1. Miller's "All My ___" : SONS
2. Hoof sound : CLOP
3. Jamaican citrus fruit : UGLI
4. New Zealand native : MAORI
5. Chaste : VESTAL
6. Pony up : ANTE
7. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
8. Tiny terror : IMP
9. Utopia's antithesis : DYSTOPIA
10. Man of Man : GAEL
11. Crewcut's antithesis : AFRO
12. Sound from a Siamese : MEOW
15. Ready for marketing : SALEABLE
20. Sound : INLET
22. Fath ___, former Shah of Persia : ALI
25. Kind of periwig : TOUPEE
26. Polynesian cloth : TAPA
27. Is contiguous : ABUTS
28. Type of sleeve : GIGOT
30. Unit of fineness for nylon yarn : DENIER
32. Web : TOILS
33. Jessel role : EMCEE
35. Maneuver : DEMARCHE
37. N.F.L. six-pointers : TDS
39. Australian aborigines' rite : BORA
41. Surgical removal : ABLATION
42. Milan's subway : METRO
47. Lady Peel, to her intimates : BEA
49. Throughout, to Mehta : SEMPRE
52. Spicy game-bird dish : SALMI
54. Poetically close : ANEAR
55. Wall set in a ditch : HAHA
56. Nestling : EYAS
57. Picket : PALE
59. Beckett's "Malone ___" : DIES
60. Actress Chase : ILKA
61. Hide : SKIN
62. Daughter of Hagar the Horrible : HONI
65. Full-house sign : SRO

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