New York Times, Thursday, August 2, 1984

Author:Brown
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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1. Ancient Italian : SABINE
7. Assagai : SPEAR
12. Grandiloquent : SONOROUS
14. Tranquil : PLACID
16. Alberta is one : PROVINCE
17. Loss of power : OUTAGE
18. Source of a perfume ingredient : ORRIS
19. Fakery : HOKUM
21. Small amount : DAB
22. Interpret : READ
23. Litchi or loquat : FRUIT
24. Second in a series : BETA
25. Wapiti : ELK
26. Suppress : QUELL
27. Populace : DEMOS
28. Coagulate : CURD
29. Kind of rhyme or verse : LEONINE
31. Snoop : PRIER
33. Famed fashion designer : PUCCI
34. Sharpshooter : DEADEYE
36. Swank : POSH
37. Deciduous shrub : ALDER
38. Swiftly : APACE
40. Graduate degree: Abbr. : MBA
43. Former Israeli prime minister : MEIR
44. Verity : TRUTH
45. Scottish Highlander : GAEL
46. Constellation : ARA
47. Style of earthenware : DELFT
48. Insipid : BANAL
49. Brooding hen : SITTER
51. Statuette : FIGURINE
53. Makes obeisance : KNEELS
54. A governor of colonial Virginia : YEARDLEY
55. Fisher or Cantor : EDDIE
56. Feast : SPREAD
1. Bay's cousin : SORREL
2. Alaskan's jacket : ANORAK
3. Sheep or goat : BOVID
4. Jacob's-sword, e.g. : IRIS
5. ___ sequitur : NON
6. Outwitted, with "out" : EUCHRED
7. Speak volubly : SPOUT
8. Damson, e.g. : PLUM
9. Consume : EAT
10. Scholarly : ACADEMIC
11. Type of pasta : RIGATONI
12. Seed : SPORE
13. Ducksoo Palace site : SEOUL
15. Adulterate : DEBASE
20. Pass idly, as time : KILL
23. Like cats and bears : FURRY
24. Judge's seat : BENCH
26. Odd : QUEER
27. Extinguish : DOUSE
28. Autumnal quaff : CIDER
30. Era : EPOCH
31. Woman's cape : PELERINE
32. Glowed : RADIATED
34. Fine linen : DAMASK
35. Viscount's superior : EARL
36. Hamburgers or pielets : PATTIES
39. Swollen : PUFFY
40. Strong paper : MANILA
41. Hit on the head : BEANED
42. Passageway : ALLEY
44. Concise : TERSE
45. Avant-___ : GARDE
47. Salami shop, for short : DELI
48. Vidal book : BURR
50. Do a haying chore : TED
52. Interval : GAP

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