New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1986

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Both: Prefix : AMBI
5. Tolled : RANG
9. Music or painting : ART
12. Fermenting yeast : BARM
13. Drive forward : IMPEL
14. Colorful fish : OPAH
15. Nonsense! : INAPIGSEYE
17. "___ Now," Al Smith's autobiography : UPTO
18. Ultimate conclusion : ENDALL
19. Pioneer, e.g. : SETTLER
21. Wooden-soled shoes : CLOGS
24. Resentful : SORE
25. Flattery : SOFTSOAP
28. Black Sea port : ODESSA
31. "La Bohémienne" painter : HALS
32. Andean animal : LLAMA
34. Goal : AIM
35. Goddess of destruction : ARA
36. Nonsense : BALONEY
38. Its capital is Altdorf : URI
39. Cluster of fibers : NEP
40. D.A. helpers : ASSTS
41. Bakery worker : ICER
42. Summers : ADDERS
44. Woman in a Christian community : CANONESS
47. Adjective for shoppe : OLDE
48. Managers : HEADS
49. Self-conceits : EGOISMS
52. Capote's "Other ___ . . . " : VOICES
56. Make over : REDO
57. Nonsense : BALDERDASH
60. Condiment : SALT
61. Service group : LIONS
62. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
63. Before, to Poe : ERE
64. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
65. Bamboo, e.g. : REED
1. Rose's love : ABIE
2. Delbert ___, film director : MANN
3. Small nail : BRAD
4. Influences : IMPACTS
5. Want-ad abbr. : RMS
6. Simian : APE
7. Family of a Napoleonic marshal : NEYS
8. Merry : GLEESOME
9. Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
10. Degree of speed : RATE
11. God of thunder : THOR
13. Snow house : IGLOO
14. Bizarre : OUTRE
16. Troubles : ILLS
20. Now : TODAY
22. Irritates : GALLS
23. Stain : SPLOTCH
25. Author Alexander : SHANA
26. Propelled a gig : OARED
27. Nonsense : FLAPDOODLE
29. Fathers : SIRES
30. Moslem princes : AMIRS
33. Ancient vase handles : ANSAE
36. Medieval poets : BARDS
37. Convene : ASSEMBLE
41. One in the know : INSIDER
43. Nobelist in Literature: 1948 : ELIOT
45. Church sections : NAVES
46. Aroma : ODOR
49. Gaelic : ERSE
50. Transmission part : GEAR
51. Square-rigger feature : SAIL
53. Walking stick : CANE
54. Villa d'___, in Tivoli : ESTE
55. Not barefoot : SHOD
58. ___ Angeles : LOS
59. Nucleic acid initials : DNA

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