New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1986

Author: Hickmott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F H W }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Pink, as cloth : JAG
4. Torrent : NIAGARA
11. Who, to René : QUI
14. Lode's load : ORE
15. Ancient mystics : ESSENES
16. Cottbus conjunction : UND
17. Select or correct finish : ION
18. West Berlin, to East Germany : ENCLAVE
19. Conceit : EGO
20. Kind of file : NAIL
22. Gear : TRAPS
23. Affair of honor : DUEL
24. Trample : TREAD
26. Fish of the carp family : IDE
27. Ginger and root : BEERS
28. Pompous : BOMBASTIC
31. Zealot : DEVOTEE
34. "To sleep? Perchance ___!" : TODREAM
38. Prevents : AVERTS
39. Conceive : IDEATE
40. Tolerant : PATIENT
42. Sewing-machine attachment : PLEATER
43. Buffalo berry and Russian olive : OLEASTERS
45. Fake : BOGUS
48. Infielder Ron ___ : CEY
49. Perceive : SENSE
53. White-spotted Asian deer : AXIS
54. Twofold : BINAL
56. Information : DATA
57. Hamartiologist's topic : SIN
58. Summed : TOTALED
60. Firkin's relative : KEG
61. Axlike tool : ADZ
62. Habitual : ROUTINE
63. Pipe fitting : ELL
64. He wrote "The Brave Bulls" : LEA
65. Place for matériel : ARSENAL
66. "The Sands of ___": Kingsley : DEE
1. Kind of account or resolution : JOINT
2. Bellowing : AROAR
3. Bottled spirit? : GENIE
4. Lou Hoover, ___ Henry : NEE
5. Common contraction : ISNT
6. Attribute : ASCRIBE
7. Ethiopian ape : GELADA
8. Metrical foot : ANAPEST
9. Guns a motor : REVS
10. Enzyme ending : ASE
11. Pigtail : QUEUE
12. Madison's TV mate : UNGER
13. Baalim : IDOLS
21. Toilsome : LABORIOUS
23. Lessened : DECREASED
25. Pipe residues : DOTTELS
27. Declarers at the bridge table : BIDDERS
29. Middle, in law : MESNE
30. Sheer cotton fabric : TOILE
31. Skip, as a stone on water : DAP
32. Ballerina Evdokimova : EVA
33. Examine thoroughly : VET
35. Tuck away : EAT
36. Olympic mischief-maker : ATE
37. Mal de ___ : MER
41. Roman historian : TACITUS
42. Salivary enzyme : PTYALIN
44. Where Church once met Bible : SENATE
45. Like some readers : BASAL
46. Rust or patina : OXIDE
47. Tokyo shopping district : GINZA
50. Fast's "The ___ God" : NAKED
51. Stone pillar : STELE
52. Aerie builder : EAGLE
54. Churl : BOOR
55. Yakutsk's river : LENA
58. Start of a chorus line : TRA
59. First of the U.S.A. : DEL

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