New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 1984

Author: Peter G. Snow
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Peace pipe : CALUMET
8. Use the voice : PHONATE
15. Eternal : AGELESS
16. Home of Transylvanians : ROMANIA
17. Italian mayor : PODESTA
18. Absconders : ELOPERS
19. H.S. subject : ENG
20. Beginning of a toast : HERESTO
22. Where a wrestler works : MAT
23. Prevarications : LIES
25. Hoarfrosts : RIMES
26. Rich source : LODE
27. ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : LEROI
29. Natalie's father : NAT
30. Hermit : LONER
31. Person from Nineveh : ASSYRIAN
33. Grade-school period : RECESS
34. Brazilian dance : BOSSANOVA
36. Part of AWOL : ABSENT
39. Himalayan people : TIBETANS
43. Rot : DECAY
44. Good sense : WIT
45. Provide an embankment : REVET
46. Talk-show host Thicke : ALAN
47. Ill-mannered ones : BOORS
49. Palm type : SAGO
50. Target for Trevino : PIN
51. Grueling test : FURNACE
53. Hied : RAN
54. Chains : TETHERS
56. White ant : TERMITE
58. Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
59. Satan, e.g. : ENTICER
60. Lowers an appraisal : DERATES
61. Cassandra was one : SEERESS
1. Brightest star in Auriga : CAPELLA
2. Miseries : AGONIES
3. Books for Heep : LEDGERS
4. Rubber tree : ULE
5. Interlock : MESH
6. Organic compound : ESTER
7. Catherines I and II : TSARINAS
8. Positioned in advance : PRESET
9. Actors Jack and Tim : HOLTS
10. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
11. Siesta : NAP
12. A buttercup : ANEMONE
13. Harangues : TIRADES
14. Spring festivals : EASTERS
21. A flowing forth : EMANATION
24. Commodities item on Wall St. : SOYBEAN
26. Settles : LOCATES
28. Sarcasm of a sort : IRONY
30. Pry : LEVER
32. Adherent : IST
33. "Auld ___ Morris," Burns poem : ROB
35. Fertilizer ingredients : NITRATES
36. Conformed : ADAPTED
37. Suppose : BELIEVE
38. Less abundant : SCANTER
40. Midas's fatal flaw : AVARICE
41. Nullifies : NEGATES
42. Pitting devices : STONERS
44. Defeats : WORSTS
47. Scot's scholarship : BURSE
48. Act component : SCENE
51. Yard parts : FEET
52. Famous Russian-born artist-designer : ERTE
55. Mr. in Helsinki : HRA
57. Commune in czarist Russia : MIR

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