New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1985

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Relate : TELL
5. Chicago 11 : BEARS
10. Rebuff : SLAP
14. Sector : AREA
15. Jessel was one : EMCEE
16. Leander's lover : HERO
17. Joe and Gus of baseball : TINKERBELL
19. "Give ___ a horse . . . " : AMAN
20. Sights on roofs : ANTENNAS
21. Amnesiac's lack : MEMORY
23. Ending for mob or road : STER
24. Old Nick : SATAN
25. Polite negative : NOSIR
28. A Carson : KIT
30. Slant : ANGLE
33. Dodged : EVADED
35. Weed out : CULL
37. Hied : RAN
38. Sarazen or Tunney : GENE
39. " . . . poor dog ___" : ABONE
41. Part of h.c.l : COST
42. Indian bean : URD
43. Comparative conjunction : THAN
44. Drool : SLAVER
46. Haute couture : STYLE
48. "Good deed" org. : BSA
50. An abrasive : EMERY
51. Nun's scarf : BARBE
53. Righetti or Winfield : DAVE
55. Poker expert : SCARNE
57. Guardianship : TUTELAGE
61. Actress Anderson : LONI
62. Seaver and Eddie of baseball : TOMCOLLINS
64. "___ silly question . . . " : ASKA
65. Get to second in a hurry : STEAL
66. Persia today : IRAN
67. Mizzen : MAST
68. Streisand film : YENTL
69. "___ forgive . . . " : ASWE
1. Bye-bye : TATA
2. Mavourneen's milieu : ERIN
3. Fast time : LENT
4. Summer-cottage site : LAKESIDE
5. He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
6. Start a cruise : EMBARK
7. Pilots like Rickenbacker : ACES
8. Bro., e.g. : REL
9. March locale: 1965 : SELMA
10. Amerind priest : SHAMAN
11. Bob and Lefty of baseball : LEMONGROVE
12. Sandarac tree : ARAR
13. Tiny chorine : PONY
18. ___ nous : ENTRE
22. Et cetera's cousin : ETAL
24. Daze : STUN
25. Sugared wine drink : NEGUS
26. Obvious : OVERT
27. Koufax and Ernie of baseball : SANDYBANKS
29. Images : ICONS
31. Powerful beam : LASER
32. Contestant : ENTRY
34. Dit partner : DAH
36. Mary Ford's Paul : LES
40. Sultan of Swat : BABE
41. Flower named for a Jesuit : CAMELLIA
43. Sea swallow : TERN
45. Carpenter's tool : LEVEL
47. Lasso : LARIAT
49. "Dead, for ___ . . . ": Hamlet : ADUCAT
52. Seamstress Ross : BETSY
54. Coral island : ATOLL
55. Bridge score : SLAM
56. ___ Nostra : COSA
57. U.S. agents : TMEN
58. Makes public : AIRS
59. Chew : GNAW
60. Laborer of yore : ESNE
63. Suffix with Capri : OTE

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