New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 1984

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q U V W X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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1. Flock's last word : AMEN
5. Stylish : CHIC
9. Grind harshly : GRATE
14. Garden swinger : GATE
15. Actress Shaw : RETA
16. High respect : HONOR
17. British composer: 18th century : ARNE
18. The same: Lat. : IDEM
19. Modify : ALTER
20. Jean Arthur, née ___ : GLADYSGREENE
23. Surfeit : SATE
24. "Conning Tower" auth. : FPA
25. One of a Latin trio : AMO
28. More, to Manuelo : MAS
31. Corset-factory group : GORERS
33. Theatrical failure : FLOP
34. Fanon : ORALE
36. Old card game : LOO
37. Swiss river : AARE
38. Bob Dylan, né ___ : ROBERTZIMMERMAN
42. Portent : OMEN
43. C, to Cato : IOO
44. Revolted : AROSE
45. Chalcedony : SARD
46. Wobble : TOTTER
49. Russian state: Abbr. : SSR
50. Between ar and tee : ESS
51. Good buddy : PAL
52. Choir member : ALTO
54. Engelbert Humperdinck, né ___ : ARNOLDDORSEY
59. Unaccompanied : ALONE
62. French literary lion : GIDE
63. Salt tree : ATLE
64. Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
65. Aug. 13, e.g. : IDES
66. Plane section : TAIL
67. Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
68. Foolish old guy : COOT
69. Equal, in France : EGAL
1. Biblical king (no fooling!) : AGAG
2. Soft soil : MARL
3. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
4. Requirements : NEEDS
5. Monte of fiction : CRISTO
6. Timid bettor : HEDGER
7. Passage for Publius : ITER
8. Originated at : CAMEFROM
9. African nation : GHANA
10. Customary function : ROLE
11. Mound dweller : ANT
12. Digit : TOE
13. Go amiss : ERR
21. Hunter : YAGER
22. ___ Downs : EPSOM
25. Cottonwoods : ALAMOS
26. Quagmire : MORASS
27. Key, sometimes : OPENER
28. Glum : MOROSE
29. Scents : AROMAS
30. Cavalry weapons : SABERS
32. Poet who inspired "Cats" : ELIOT
33. Klinger portrayer : FARR
35. Give, for a time : LEND
39. Giant : TITAN
40. Faunal : ZOOLOGIC
41. An ___ the ground : EARTO
47. Suitor in Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri" : TADDEO
48. Firstborn : ELDEST
51. Do not rush in dressing : PREEN
53. Speechify : ORATE
54. Biographer Edwards : ANNE
55. Where doges once basked : LIDO
56. Kind of party : STAG
57. Lamb who had a Mary : ELIA
58. Item for a cheerleader : YELL
59. Cries of surprise : AHS
60. Realty parcel : LOT
61. Miners dig this : ORE

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