New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1984

Author: John H. Hales
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. S.A. grasslands : PAMPAS
7. Inseparable companion of Lynceus : IDAS
11. To and ___ : FRO
14. Grieg temptress : ANITRA
15. "La ___," O. Lewis book : VIDA
16. Sunrise goddess : EOS
17. Edit : REDACT
18. Vitamin C compound : ENOL
19. Grid. linemen : RTS
20. High musical note : ELA
21. Best film: 1943 : CASABLANCA
24. Legal point : RES
25. End of a chess game: Abbr. : CHM
26. Sailing hazard : REEF
27. René's lady friends : AMIES
29. Debris : TRASH
33. A British crown colony : HONGKONG
37. Lake or canal : ERIE
38. Nimble : AGILE
39. Chi. Loop loopers : ELS
41. Hollywood award : OSCAR
42. City on the Truckee : RENO
43. Rodgers-Hammerstein musical: 1943 : OKLAHOMA
45. Kin of fewest : LEAST
47. Kind of preview : SNEAK
48. Ketch common to the Mideast : SAIC
50. Paul's ltrs. : EPS
51. Captain's record : LOG
54. Broadway hit: 1969 : OHCALCUTTA
58. Gaelic John : IAN
59. Chum : PAL
60. Ireland, once : EIRE
61. City NE of San Diego : LAMESA
64. Cassowary's cousin : EMU
65. Area at the head of a glacier : NEVE
66. Inadequate : MEAGER
67. Bird's bill : NEB
68. ___ chic : TRES
69. Impose a tax : ASSESS
1. K.P. tool : PARER
2. Consecrate with oil, old style : ANELE
3. He had a golden touch : MIDAS
4. Sch. affiliate : PTA
5. Bowlike line : ARC
6. Louis Armstrong's nickname : SATCHMO
7. Singer Burl : IVES
8. Units of money in Libya : DINARS
9. Unburnt, sun-dried brick : ADOBE
10. Helmet for Richard III : SALLET
11. Bracken or brake : FERN
12. Mil. group on campus : ROTC
13. Greek peak : OSSA
22. Ammonia derivative : AMINE
23. Newly : AFRESH
25. Gingerbread. e.g. : CAKE
28. A king of Moab : EGLON
30. Direction for Perlman : ARCO
31. Thailand, formerly : SIAM
32. Consort of Zeus : HERA
33. Filament of flax : HARL
34. Pointed arch : OGEE
35. Actress Foch : NINA
36. Tongue : GLOSSA
40. Form of trapshooting : SKEET
41. Robles : OAKS
44. One of the Canaries : LAPALMA
46. Aptitude : TALENT
47. Sign on a mountain road : SCURVE
49. Less friendly : ICIER
51. City on the Meuse : LIEGE
52. Caravan stops : OASES
53. Kennel sounds : GNARS
54. Candid : OPEN
55. Harness piece : HAME
56. Cudgel : CLUB
57. Driving conveniences : TEES
62. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
63. Family members : MAS

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