New York Times, Saturday, September 27, 1986

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cushiony : PADDED
7. Austrian famed for 10 symphonies : MAHLER
13. Emulate Jacqueline Cochran : AVIATE
14. Fertile : ARABLE
15. Strident : GRATING
16. A law follows his name : GRESHAM
18. Burmese native : AOR
19. ___ Gulf, Aegean Sea inlet : SARONIC
21. Blather : ADO
22. Suffix used in names of acids : OLIC
24. "___ Tu," 1932 pop song : ERES
25. Crop : SNIP
26. Assignment for élèves : LECON
28. Sup : EAT
29. O'Casey and O'Faoláin : SEANS
30. Caballero's title : SENOR
32. Hirt's activity : TOOTING
34. Kodaly, Lully et al. : COMPOSERS
36. Projector : PLANNER
38. Storms : RAMPS
41. Beg : CRAVE
42. Laughter, in Lyon : RIS
44. Actress Toren : MARTA
46. Have a setback : LOSE
47. Maintain : AVOW
48. "A Passage to India" director : LEAN
49. Western lizard : UTA
50. Chair : PRESIDE
53. Illuminated : LIT
54. Type of neckerchief : BELCHER
56. Set of kettledrums : TIMPANI
58. French revolutionist : CLOOTS
59. Invent : CREATE
60. Exam taker : TESTEE
61. D.D.E. Sec. of State : HERTER
1. Conditional releases : PAROLES
2. Cupidity : AVARICE
3. Morse-code word : DIT
4. Footpace : DAIS
5. A suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
6. Unit of longitude : DEGREE
7. Certain dynamos : MAGNETOS
8. Doric column ridge : ARRIS
9. Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
10. Wgts. : LBS
11. Biblical warrior : ELHANAN
12. Interpretation : READING
15. Newgate, for one : GAOL
17. Tangled tresses : MOPS
20. Some Handel opera : ORATORIOS
23. The vault of the sky : CONCAVE
25. Of earthquakes : SEISMAL
27. Kern's "___ But Me" : NOONE
29. Winning coach: 1970 Super Bowl : STRAM
31. G.R.F.'s predecessor : RMN
33. Done, to Donne : OER
35. Contrary : PERVERSE
36. Shield : PROTECT
37. Duesenberg contemporary : LASALLE
39. Ecclesiastical luminary : PRELATE
40. He dyes for a living : STAINER
41. Billy : CLUB
43. End of a cow's tail : SWITCH
45. Prefix for matter : ANTI
47. Valor; virtue : ARETE
50. Unit of illumination : PHOT
51. Tragic : DIRE
52. Cuchulain's wife : EMER
55. Romaine : COS
57. Timely : PAT

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