New York Times, Friday, August 22, 1986

Author:Irene Smullyan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Moslems : ISLAM
6. Silvers of stage fame : SID
9. Promote : BOOST
14. Like some lambs : SHORN
15. ___ de gato (Southwestern shrub) : UNA
16. Follow : ENSUE
17. The ___, Peace Palace site : HAGUE
18. Sprite : ELF
19. Listens : HEARS
20. Agent, French style : HOMMEDAFFAIRES
23. Wendell Willkie book : ONEWORLD
24. Altarpiece : ANCONA
28. Mars : DEFACES
32. Caravansary : SERAI
33. Reputed to be : SAID
35. Item stored in a buttery : ALE
36. A precept of Inspector Clouseau : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
40. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
41. Statue near Oxford St. : EROS
42. Arab potentate : EMEER
43. Of a mound or barrow : TUMULAR
46. Depressed condition : VAPORS
47. River and lake-system in N.Y. : SARANACS
50. Dennis the Menace, e.g. : ENFANTTERRIBLE
56. Capital of Lithuania, to a Russian : VILNA
57. Dander : IRE
58. Impulsive : BRASH
60. Play : ENACT
61. Gametes : OVA
62. Musical direction : LENTO
63. A female ruler : RANEE
64. Saul's uncle : NER
65. Over : ENDED
1. Suffix with fool or ghoul : ISH
2. Riza Pahlevi, e.g. : SHAH
3. Trademark : LOGO
4. Wake-robin : ARUM
5. Aiding in recall : MNEMONIC
6. Sweden, to a Parisian : SUEDE
7. Shriver, to E.M.K. : INLAW
8. Wordsworth flowers : DAFFODILS
9. Support : BEHALF
10. N.Y. city : ONEIDA
11. Glacial ridges : OSAR
12. Certain : SURE
13. D'Erlanger operatic heroine : TESS
21. Queen before Sophia : ENA
22. Author Utley : FREDA
24. English track : ASCOT
25. Indira Gandhi's father : NEHRU
26. Elite : CREAM
27. Wherry implement : OAR
29. Two-layered gem : CAMEO
30. Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
31. Prophets : SEERS
33. Sawlike structure : SERRATION
34. Kind of dye : AZO
37. Courage : HEART
38. Worth a try : FEASIBLE
39. Part of H.R.E. : EMP
44. Income from wealth : USANCE
45. Woolly : LANATE
46. TV accessory : VCR
48. Chutzpah : NERVE
49. In the back : AREAR
50. Eternally : EVER
51. Singer Simone : NINA
52. Blank : FLAN
53. A machine gun : BREN
54. Inventor of the Polaroid camera : LAND
55. Ancient Italian family : ESTE
59. Scuttle : HOD

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