New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 1984

Author: Brown
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Ankara garment : CAFTAN
7. Flat-bottomed boat : SKIFF
12. Druggist's jar : GALLIPOT
14. Column : PILLAR
16. Metallic element : ANTIMONY
17. Loosen, as a corset : UNLACE
18. An anagram for rates : STARE
19. Recumbent : PRONE
21. Damone : VIC
22. An order to a helmsman : PORT
23. Pelisse : CLOAK
24. Exclusive : SOLE
25. Hesitant sounds : ERS
26. Safe : VAULT
27. Caustic : ACRID
28. Chinese idol : JOSS
29. Cache : SECRETE
31. Full-grown : ADULT
33. Questionable : SHADY
34. Farm-association member : GRANGER
36. Short distance : STEP
37. Chilean seaport : ARICA
38. Used naphtha : OILED
40. Dance step : PAS
43. Ultramodern Spanish artist : MIRO
44. Integrity : HONOR
45. Plant of the mint family : SAGE
46. Boston or Kenilworth follower : IVY
47. Author of "Wonderland" : OATES
48. Inventor of etching : DURER
49. To wit : NAMELY
51. Writer's concern : PHRASING
53. Frozen, in Fontainebleau : GLACEE
54. Afternoon function : TEADANCE
55. Secures, as a vessel : SNUGS
56. Absorbent : SPONGY
1. Hazan : CANTOR
2. Church areas : ALTARS
3. What some soubrettes do : FLIRT
4. Word with clock or bomb : TIME
5. Mil. address : APO
6. Baffle : NONPLUS
7. Fungus that smolders when lit : SPUNK
8. Cows, to Cowper : KINE
9. Unsound : ILL
10. Added vanilla, perhaps : FLAVORED
11. Skill : FACILITY
12. Canadian peninsula : GASPE
13. Region in Austria : TYROL
15. Withdraw : RECEDE
20. Nose-bag contents : OATS
23. Sudra, for one : CASTE
24. Discarded metal : SCRAP
26. Europe's longest river : VOLGA
27. Had the flu : ACHED
28. Small gray bird : JUNCO
30. ___ gum, used in varnishes : ESTER
31. Airport people : ARRIVALS
32. He has a cheesy job : DAIRYMAN
34. Las Vegas pastime : GAMING
35. Cheer : ROOT
36. Flounders : SLOSHES
39. Awkward : INEPT
40. K.P. activity : PARING
41. Office : AGENCY
42. Twilled cloth : SERGE
44. Grant's successor : HAYES
45. Suffragette Anthony : SUSAN
47. Cassini : OLEG
48. Pedestal section : DADO
50. Old French coin : ECU
52. Gab : RAP

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