New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1985

Author:Peggy Devlin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seaweed : KELP
5. Rejects a Romeo : JILTS
10. Made tracks : SPED
14. Old orgy cry : EVOE
15. Bathsheba's first mate : URIAH
16. Briny droplet : TEAR
17. Slight fault : PECCADILLO
19. Brazilian state : ACRE
20. Threesomes : TRIUNES
21. Bombastic : OROTUND
23. Namesakes of a wife of Jacob : LEAHS
25. Organic compound : ENOL
26. Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
29. Unyielding : OBDURATE
33. "___ a Symphony," Supremes hit : IHEAR
34. Clowder clamor : MIAUS
35. Article : THE
36. Large: Comb. form : MACR
37. Sea anemone or hydra : POLYP
38. Pale-blue hue : CIEL
39. Conceit : EGO
40. King Cyaxares' subjects : MEDES
41. Lax : LOOSE
42. Museum employee : RESTORER
44. A fin doubled : TENNER
45. College org. : ROTC
46. Begrimes : SOOTS
48. Emulated Zenger : PRINTED
51. Sponsor's charge : PROTEGE
55. Carry on : RAVE
56. Comb-shaped : PECTINATED
58. Single entry : ITEM
59. Crow's home : TEPEE
60. "Peter Pan" dog : NANA
61. Dick Turpin's Black Bess : MARE
62. W.W. I planes : SPADS
63. Oates book : THEM
1. Reserved : KEPT
2. Word with green or lasting : EVER
3. Places : LOCI
4. Strange : PECULIAR
5. Of an ancient division of Palestine : JUDEAN
6. Hibernian : IRISH
7. Diamond ___ : LIL
8. Samoan's starchy fare : TALO
9. Used a prop : SHOREDUP
10. Part of a turbine : STATOR
11. Embezzlement : PECULATION
12. Gross, in a way : EARN
13. Stowe book : DRED
18. Close, to a poet : ANEAR
22. Blame : ONUS
24. Free-___, 1848–54 political party : SOILERS
26. To love, in Lyon : AIMER
27. One that eats: Comb. form : PHAGE
28. Rio Grande feeder : PECOSRIVER
30. Certain windows : BAYS
31. "___ Foolish Things . . . " : THESE
32. Member of the piscatorial set : EELER
34. Form of scale arrangement : MODE
37. Recognizable sensations : PERCEPTS
38. Unvarying : CONSTANT
40. Grove on a prairie : MOTT
41. Reveal a secret : LETON
43. Unit of speech : TONEME
44. Churchill's supporters : TORIES
47. Chose : OPTED
48. Shrub used for hedges : PRIM
49. Pro ___ : RATA
50. Benchley's "The ___" : DEEP
52. Eskimo settlement : ETAH
53. Part of the double helix : GENE
54. Dutch seaport : EDAM
57. Busy man in Apr. : CPA

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