New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 1984

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J K Q U X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Brewer's foamy yeast : BARM
5. "For once, upon ___ and gusty day . . . ": Shak. : ARAW
9. Prior's superior : ABBOT
14. Olive for Ovid : OLEA
15. Skirt style : MINI
16. Raccoon's relative : COATI
17. Biblical king : AGAG
18. Something singular : ONER
19. Condor's claw : TALON
20. Martin Sheen, né ___ : RAMONESTEVEZ
23. Taunt : GIBE
24. Word with cent or herring : RED
25. One of a Latin trio : AMO
28. Bell and Kettle : MAS
31. Alfonse's polite ami : GASTON
33. B'way bomb : FLOP
34. Fanon : ORALE
36. Press a suit : WOO
37. River in Switzerland : AARE
38. Bob Dylan, né ___ : ROBERTZIMMERMAN
42. Portent : OMEN
43. Charged particle : ION
44. Revolted : AROSE
45. Chalcedony : SARD
46. Insomniac pitcher? : TOSSER
49. Russian state: Abbr. : SSR
50. Between ar and tee : ESS
51. Buddy : PAL
52. Choir member : ALTO
54. Engelbert Humperdinck, né ___ : ARNOLDDORSEY
59. Unaccompanied : ALONE
62. French literary lion : GIDE
63. Salt tree : ATLE
64. Evade : DODGE
65. An anagram for Eris : IRES
66. Popular piano piece : NOLA
67. Dutch painter Jan ___ : STEEN
68. Heel over : CANT
69. "___ a dark and stormy . . . " : TWAS
1. Male pig : BOAR
2. Pesky pool plant : ALGA
3. Enlarge a hole : REAM
4. Gog and ___ : MAGOG
5. A protozoan : AMOEBA
6. Hair preparations : RINSES
7. Noted French violinist: 17th c. : ANET
8. Bookie's bailiwick : WIREROOM
9. Functioned : ACTED
10. Ruth's husband : BOAZ
11. Dance, in France : BAL
12. Siouan : OTO
13. Kind of soldier : TIN
21. Long African waterway : NIGER
22. Asp's lethal liquid : VENOM
25. Cottonwoods : ALAMOS
26. Marsh : MORASS
27. Key, sometimes : OPENER
28. Glum : MOROSE
29. Scents : AROMAS
30. Cavalry weapons : SABERS
32. Castor and Pollux : TWINS
33. Klinger portrayer : FARR
35. Give for a time : LEND
39. Giant : TITAN
40. Of animals : ZOOLOGIC
41. An ___ the ground : EARTO
47. Cause sorrow : SADDEN
48. An adjective for Esau : ELDEST
51. Dress carefully : PREEN
53. Praying figure : ORANT
54. Cherub, in Cherbourg : ANGE
55. In Turkey, 100 piasters : LIRA
56. Cache : STOW
57. Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
58. Shouted affirmations : YEAS
59. Sale notices, for short : ADS
60. Realty parcel : LOT
61. Pindaric : ODE

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