New York Times, Saturday, August 24, 1985

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Broken tooth : SNAG
5. Deep blue : SMALT
10. Delicatesse : TACT
14. Mother of Clytemnestra : LEDA
15. Kazan language : TATAR
16. Bridge ploy : ECHO
17. Assert : AVER
18. Subject of ablation : ERODE
19. Mode of conveyance : TRAM
20. Pompous pundit : MANDARIN
22. Bailiwick : SPHERE
24. In a noteworthy way : EMINENTLY
26. Popular health food : GRANOLA
29. Plant of the mustard family : ALYSSUM
33. Timely horseman : REVERE
34. Conductor Queler : EVE
35. Basso Berberian : ARA
36. Sluggish : INERT
37. Song : LAY
38. An African sheep : TUNIS
40. Standard : PAR
41. Biting : HOT
42. Author-illustrator Maurice : SENDAK
43. Plead : ENTREAT
46. Inns : HOSTELS
47. Petulant : IRRITABLE
49. One of the four humors : PHLEGM
52. Fortify : EMBATTLE
56. Long period : AEON
57. "Cherchez la ___" : FEMME
59. Ring : HOOP
60. Austrian city : LINZ
61. Shoe part : UPPER
62. John Lindsay's "The ___" : EDGE
63. Oil: Comb. form : OLEI
64. Two-legged wolves' looks : LEERS
65. Midler role : ROSE
1. Rubber coup : SLAM
2. Leningrad's river : NEVA
3. Arabian port : ADEN
4. Mary of nursery rhymes : GARDENER
5. Without issue : STERILE
6. Boat basin : MARINA
7. Expiate : ATONE
8. Young acolyte : LAD
9. Supporting framework : TRESTLE
10. Mother of the Oceanids : TETHYS
11. Measure of land : ACRE
12. Small-scaled trout : CHAR
13. Portuguese saint : TOME
21. Lifeless, to Shakespeare : AMORT
23. Twisted strand of yarn : PLY
25. Kind of bean or yard : NAVY
26. Grouse : GRIPE
27. A biographer of Jesus : RENAN
28. Prevent : AVERT
30. Famed jockey : SANDE
31. Wild sheep of India : URIAL
32. Falsefaces : MASKS
34. Corrode : EAT
37. Writer Pierre : LOTI
38. Electrician-inventor Nikola : TESLA
39. Free a horse : UNTETHER
41. Noxious : HARMFUL
42. Certain sisters : SOBBERS
44. Cola di ___, Roman orator : RIENZI
45. Unit of energy : ERG
46. Spillane protagonist : HAMMER
48. Vale of ___, in Greece : TEMPE
49. Señor's stick : PALO
50. Hakenkreuzler's salute : HEIL
51. Like an eremite : LONE
53. Bustle : TODO
54. Some records : LOGS
55. Dueling sword : EPEE
58. Dutch commune : EPE

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