New York Times, Friday, September 27, 1985

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Part of a lamp : HARP
5. Created : MADE
9. Nimbi : HALOS
14. Pen name of Coleridge's good friend : ELIA
15. Black, to Blake : EBON
16. Leaning : ATILT
17. Frank's wrap : ROLL
18. Bewilder : DAZE
19. Hope's "The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
20. Fragile : DELICATE
22. Aged beer : LAGER
23. Start of a quotation : SILENCEISONE
26. Quotation: Part II : GREAT
29. Like some bloomers : LATE
30. Attacked suddenly : RAIDED
32. Reynolds or Bacharach : BURT
33. Jekyll's milieu : LAB
36. Land measure : ACRE
37. A Ford who could afford a Rolls : EDSEL
39. Ripped : TORE
40. Apiary occupant : BEE
41. Portico : STOA
42. Moe, e.g. : STOOGE
44. Last word : AMEN
45. Quotation: Part III : ARTOF
46. End of quotation : CONVERSATION
52. Advantage : AVAIL
53. Rubbed down : MASSAGED
57. Essential : VITAL
58. "Golden West" person : GIRL
59. Winfield of the Yankees : DAVE
60. Maternally cognate : ENATE
61. Put in the pot : ANTE
62. Unlocked : OPEN
63. Crossed out : DELED
64. Mail : POST
65. Dispatched : SENT
1. Animal group : HERD
2. Medicinal plant : ALOE
3. Small brook : RILL
4. Fort enclosure : PALISADE
5. Chest ornament : MEDAL
6. Diminish : ABATE
7. Twelve : DOZEN
8. Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
9. Author of the quotation : HAZLITT
10. Military command : ATEASE
11. Jargon : LINGO
12. Bygone, in poesy : OLDEN
13. Rubberneck : STARE
21. Give a summons to : CITE
24. Aid for Holmes : CLUE
25. Some noblemen : EARLS
26. Snatch : GRAB
27. Drag or relay follower : RACE
28. Ireland : EIRE
31. Dissuade : DETER
32. Dan Beard's org. : BSA
33. Pillage : LOOT
34. Jason's ship : ARGO
35. Stroganoff ingredient : BEEF
38. Puts on : DONS
39. Tempestuous rages : TORNADOS
41. Sniffed : SMELLED
43. McCloud's hometown : TAOS
44. Emulate Balbo : AVIATE
46. Hollowed; undermined : CAVED
47. Like bighorns : OVINE
48. Of one's birth : NATAL
49. ___ acids : AMINO
50. Little pies : TARTS
51. Key : ISLET
54. Yawn : GAPE
55. Tied : EVEN
56. Fender blight : DENT
58. Lacuna : GAP

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