New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1984

Author: Elaine George
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stars, in the Kansas motto : ASTRA
6. One on the move : GOER
10. Image on radar : BLIP
14. Do the driving : STEER
15. 43,560 square feet : ACRE
16. Verdi heroine : AIDA
17. House of Lords and Commons : PARLIAMENT
19. Find a buyer : SELL
20. Shade giver : ELM
21. Capital of Peru : LIMA
22. Campaign topics : ISSUES
24. Armstrong of NASA : NEIL
26. Shackle or handcuff : MANACLE
28. A monster's home : NESS
30. Conception of thoughts : IDEATION
34. Father of Jacob : ISAAC
36. Bouquet : SCENT
37. Wildebeest : GNU
38. To promise in marriage : BETROTH
40. Brought into harmony : ATTUNED
42. Exist : ARE
43. Maggie ___ (Martha Raye) : OREED
45. Gnawed away : EROSE
46. American warbler : REDSTART
48. Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
49. Most anxious : TENSEST
51. Arrests : NABS
54. "The Valachi ___" : PAPERS
57. What an elbow needs : ROOM
59. Modernist : NEO
60. Once more : ANEW
61. Massive : MONUMENTAL
64. ___ trap, used in a shooting sport : SKEE
65. Foe of Iraq : IRAN
66. Spanish diacritical mark : TILDE
67. Orange-red stone : SARD
68. "I ___ you so!" : TOLD
69. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
1. Fluttering : ASPEN
2. Like leftover beer : STALE
3. Completed : TERMINATED
4. Electrical unit : REL
5. Seed covering : ARIL
6. Third Greek letter : GAMMA
7. Living in the open sea : OCEANIC
8. White-tailed eagle : ERN
9. Taciturn : RETICENT
10. Long-eared dog : BASSET
11. Stead : LIEU
12. Unemployed : IDLE
13. Chums : PALS
18. Objectives : AIMS
23. Like Venetian blinds : SLATTED
25. Norman of TV : LEAR
27. Flog ___ horse : ADEAD
29. Child's riding toy : SCOOTER
31. In an unlearned way : IGNORANTLY
32. Wallet "Washingtons" : ONES
33. Unclothed : NUDE
34. Type of building beam : IBAR
35. Dried up : SERE
36. Tigers, to Hindus and Persians : SHERS
39. Send along : TRANSMIT
41. Monitor lizard : URAN
44. Everlasting : ETERNAL
47. ___ prunes : STEWED
48. Part of a molecule : ATOM
50. Reliable : SOUND
52. Wampum : BEADS
53. They precede heels : SOLES
54. Forward or lateral follower : PASS
55. Composer-singer Paul : ANKA
56. Squint, for example : PEER
58. "I ___ man with . . . " : META
62. Gold, in León : ORO
63. Beak or point : NIB

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