New York Times, Saturday, August 23, 1986

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J W }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cacholong : OPAL
5. Impofo's kin : ORYX
9. Nitrogen : AZOTE
14. Favus : TILE
15. What Silas Lapham did : ROSE
16. Moist meadows : VEGAS
17. Orejón, e.g. : INCA
18. Arabian port : ADEN
19. Sen. Glenn's wife : ANNIE
20. Supporting plank : SKID
21. Essence used in cologne : NEROLIOIL
23. Japan's Sea of ___ : BINGO
25. Rochet's relative : ALB
26. Vitrified ceramic wares : CHINAS
28. Fords : PASSINGS
33. Songwriter Carmichael : HOAGY
34. Large Argentine fox : EIRA
35. Nimbus : AURA
36. Computer gate : AND
37. Heart contraction : SYSTOLE
40. Reckoning of a sort : TAB
41. Episcopal jurisdictions : SEES
43. Rhine feeder : AARE
44. Complement of verso : RECTO
46. Special cult : MYSTIQUE
48. Red Bordeaux : CLARET
49. Chit : IOU
50. Greek island : THERA
51. Trimming : GARNITURE
55. Initials for certain redcoats : RCMP
58. Blue-green shade : CAPRI
59. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
60. Image of a sort : IKON
61. Bewildered : ATSEA
62. Pentagon pinups : MAPS
63. Dante's foes : NERI
64. Spinose structure : THORN
65. Away from the wind : ALEE
66. Rictus : GRIN
1. Birdsong of the N.B.A. : OTIS
2. Rock-garden flower : PINK
3. Controversial Athenian general : ALCIBIADES
4. Kind of question : LEADING
5. Some of the pongids : ORANGS
6. Copland work : RODEO
7. Nieuport's river : YSER
8. Type of phobia : XENO
9. Profits : AVAILS
10. Hawthorne heroine : ZENOBIA
11. Every, in Asti : OGNI
12. Cauda : TAIL
13. Ship's course : ESE
22. ___ Mountains, Utah : LASAL
24. Refusals : NAYS
26. Crevasse : CHASM
27. Hybla product : HONEY
28. Clown, in Cannes : PITRE
29. Indonesia's ___ Islands : AROE
30. European bird : NUTCRACKER
31. Barred frame : GRATE
32. Sandal strap : SABOT
34. Son-in-law of Elon : ESAU
38. River of Sonora : YAQUI
39. Perry's creator : ERLE
42. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
45. Article of adornment : EARRING
47. Heraclitus was one : IONIAN
48. Jack, e.g. : CHEESE
50. Pepper-pot soup ingredient : TRIPE
51. City of the Philistines : GATH
52. Lhasa ___ : APSO
53. Port of Ghana : TEMA
54. River to the Caspian : URAL
56. Memento ___ (reminder of mortality) : MORI
57. Nabokov novel : PNIN
58. Hoist an anchor, in a way : CAT

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