New York Times, Friday, September 14, 1984

Author:D. Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { H J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Brutal ones : BEASTS
7. Hit signs : SROS
11. Some New Deal initials : WPA
14. Jawaharial's daughter : INDIRA
15. Gas: Comb. form : AERO
16. A Dadaist : ARP
17. Quantity less than 100 shares : ODDLOT
18. Chief : MAIN
19. ___-hoo (a call) : YOO
20. Partridge's associates : ETYMOLOGISTS
23. Whirl : SPIN
26. Glossy black : RAVEN
27. ___ Cong : VIET
28. One-eighth gallon : PINT
29. Some accts. : IRAS
30. Indicating form : MODAL
31. Longing : YEN
32. Cicatrix : SCAR
33. Peaceful : SERENE
34. Layer : COAT
35. Indiana city : GARY
36. Occur : BEFALL
39. Dumb : MUTE
40. Vintner's container : VAT
43. Rub out : ERASE
44. Island east of Java : BALI
45. Sap : DOPE
46. Record : DISC
47. Detection system : RADAR
48. Fired : AXED
49. Specialist whose field covers 675,000 species : ENTOMOLOGIST
52. Compete : VIE
53. So be it : AMEN
54. Cars or desserts : COUPES
58. Possessive pronoun : ITS
59. Capitol of Calvados : CAEN
60. Establish one's position : ARRIVE
61. Permit : LET
62. Sicilian city : ENNA
63. Score in quoits : LEANER
1. Short life-history : BIO
2. Upshot : END
3. Join to : ADD
4. Uncommunicative : SILENT
5. Gait between a walk and a run : TROT
6. Lustful; lecherous : SATYRICAL
7. Russian urn for tea : SAMOVAR
8. Old silver coins of Spain : REALES
9. Sky Hunter : ORION
10. Jim Croce creation : SONG
11. Road border : WAYSIDE
12. Exceedingly variable : PROTEAN
13. Mormon Church official : APOSTLE
21. A colleague of Danton : MARAT
22. Dentine : IVORY
23. K.G.B. man : SPY
24. Baked dish : PIE
25. Du Maurier's "Jamaica ___" : INN
30. Nothing more than : MERE
32. Exclusive : SOLE
33. Like Wilde or Swift : SATIRICAL
34. Maine bay : CASCO
35. ___ Archipelago (network of prisons) : GULAG
36. Plague : BEDEVIL
37. Green arsenate of copper : ERINITE
38. Most secure : FASTEST
39. Raphael subject : MADONNA
40. ___ angelica (organ stop) : VOX
41. Tarzan's Cheeta : APE
42. Dancer Shawn : TED
44. Whalebone : BALEEN
45. A poisonous plant : DATURA
47. Type of type : ROMAN
50. Mugger's comeuppance : MACE
51. Touchy : SORE
55. Skewer : PIN
56. A pome made her leave home : EVE
57. Sun. topic : SER

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