New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 1984

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Check : STOP
5. Victor at Chickamauga Creek: 1863 : BRAGG
10. Film producer Hunter : ROSS
14. Sound : HALE
15. Measuring instrument : RULER
16. Imposing : EPIC
17. Rink equipment : ICER
18. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
19. Festivity : GALA
20. Putrescine, e.g. : PTOMAINE
22. Fanatic : ZEALOT
24. Basic : ESSENTIAL
26. Con man, at times : DEBATER
29. Jan Hus, to some: 1412 : HERETIC
33. Exultant : ELATED
34. Balsam : FIR
35. Author Rölvaag : OLE
36. "Breaking Away" character : BIKER
37. Russian river : DON
38. Engraver's tool : BURIN
40. Hoosier humorist : ADE
41. Get-up : RIG
42. Miniaturized tree : BONSAI
43. Caromed : RESILED
46. Teachers' college course : METHODS
47. Bargain : NEGOTIATE
49. Old trail or territory : OREGON
52. Growing in clusters : RACEMOSE
56. Fur for Richard II's robes : VAIR
57. Mennonite sect : AMISH
59. Humor : MOOD
60. Saladin's prize in 1187 : ACRE
61. "Man delights ___": Hamlet : NOTME
62. Biblical scribe : EZRA
63. Sordor : LEES
64. Tire mark : TREAD
65. Consider : DEEM
1. Packet, for one : SHIP
2. Savoir-faire : TACT
3. Vegetable oil spread : OLEO
4. Diffuse through : PERMEATE
5. Cooked meat in a covered pan : BRAISED
6. Long, narrow carpet : RUNNER
7. Foreign : ALIEN
8. Procure : GET
9. Cattleman : GRAZIER
10. Fete : REGALE
11. Menilite, e.g. : OPAL
12. Fodder fermenter : SILO
13. Vamoose : SCAT
21. Dahlia's kin : ASTER
23. Aural organ : EAR
25. Meager : THIN
26. Exclude : DEBAR
27. Suppress in speech : ELIDE
28. Hardens with heat : BAKES
30. Trunk : TORSO
31. A tale of Troy : ILIAD
32. Mont ___, Alpine pass : CENIS
34. Murk : FOG
37. Queen of Carthage : DIDO
38. Fencer's pass : BOTTE
39. Not purfled : UNHEMMED
41. Widespread : REGNANT
42. Aground : BEACHED
44. "Odalisque" painter : INGRES
45. King of beasts : LEO
46. Corruptive atmosphere : MIASMA
48. Hackneyed : TRITE
49. Face shape : OVAL
50. Heavy sea : RACE
51. Gael's land : EIRE
53. Mushy ground : OOZE
54. Vexed : SORE
55. Kind of cheese : EDAM
58. Forest humus : MOR

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