New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 1985

Author:Mimi Moody
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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1. Challenge : DEFY
5. Like a croupier's hands : DEFT
9. Unrefined : CRASS
14. Court man Nastase : ILIE
15. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
16. Itinerants with bindles : HOBOS
17. Glee-club occasion : SING
18. Tire : BORE
19. Movie critic Roger : EBERT
20. Taking no chances : HEDGINGONESBETS
23. Ossie's Ruby : DEE
24. Explosives : TNTS
25. Lacey's partner on TV : CAGNEY
29. Eosin and indigo : DYES
30. Place to slow one's pace : SPA
33. Entrance courts : ATRIA
34. Indigent : POOR
35. Mexican worker : PEON
36. Plunger's phrase : DOUBLEORNOTHING
39. Chemical endings : ENES
40. Balletic knee bend : PLIE
41. Rapidity : HASTE
42. ___ Aviv : TEL
43. Sale condition : ASIS
44. Kind of window : DORMER
45. Gator's relative : CROC
46. Aviation: Comb. form : AER
47. The slots : ONEARMEDBANDITS
55. Drum, dance, tree or antelope : BONGO
56. One of "three squares" : MEAL
57. Off-Broadway award : OBIE
58. Subscribe again : RENEW
59. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
60. Regimen : DIET
61. Porter's "Du Barry Was ___" : ALADY
62. ___-do-well : NEER
63. Figures at Las Vegas : ODDS
1. Eloper with a spoon : DISH
2. Author Wiesel : ELIE
3. Locate : FIND
4. Safecracker : YEGG
5. Actor Coleman : DABNEY
6. Panegyric : ELOGE
7. Gambling game : FARO
8. Gambling game : TWENTYONE
9. Coffers : CHESTS
10. First Family of Va. : ROBBS
11. Busy as ___ : ABEE
12. Kind : SORT
13. Rapid-transit vehicles : SSTS
21. Paragon : IDEAL
22. Spanish month : ENERO
25. Academy student : CADET
26. In agreement : ATONE
27. Porridge : GRUEL
28. His ___, the V.I.P. : NIBS
29. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
30. Richter tremor : SEISM
31. Firenze's ___ Vecchio : PONTE
32. Resentment : ANGER
34. He may have a beat : POLICEMAN
35. Drugstore: Abbr. : PHAR
37. Salts or Downs : EPSOM
38. It lurks sub rosa : THORN
43. Swift; piercing : ARROWY
44. Casino employee : DEALER
45. Pent : CAGED
46. Lessen : ABATE
47. Toil, in Toledo : OBRA
48. Carol : NOEL
49. Sicilian city : ENNA
50. Proofreader's direction : DELE
51. Mauritius casualty : DODO
52. Footnote notation : IBID
53. Evened the score : TIED
54. Stage scenery : SETS

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