New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1986

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Embarrass : ABASH
6. Cabbage dish : SLAW
10. Household animals : PETS
14. Mea ___ (my fault) : CULPA
15. Elegant : POSH
16. Beehive State : UTAH
17. Retinue : TRAIN
18. Ashtabula's lake : ERIE
19. Title : NAME
20. On ___ (anxious) : PINSANDNEEDLES
23. Fender mishaps : DENTS
24. CCCV divided by V : LXI
25. How some "cats" act : COOLLY
28. Striking : SMITING
32. "Don't tread ___" : ONME
33. Book of maps : ATLAS
35. ___ de mer (seasickness) : MAL
36. Fine embroidery : NEEDLEPOINTLACE
40. Inferior race horse : NAG
41. Basic truth : AXIOM
42. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
43. Law : STATUTE
45. Glossy cloth : SATEEN
47. Tijuana gold : ORO
48. Choose : ELECT
50. Penny-arcade attraction : PINBALLMACHINE
56. Cruising : ASEA
57. Meat cut : LOIN
58. Place for élèves : ECOLE
60. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
61. French magazine : ELLE
62. River in N.C. : NEUSE
63. Gambling city : RENO
64. "___ of Wine and Roses" : DAYS
65. A Ford : EDSEL
1. Deed : ACT
2. Type of gun : BURP
3. Jai ___ : ALAI
4. Formed into a slender rod : SPINDLED
5. Gretel's sibling : HANSEL
6. Tired out : SPENT
7. Masters : LORDS
8. "It's ___ to tell a lie" : ASIN
9. Getaway-car driver : WHEELMAN
10. Learned lesson : PUNDIT
11. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
12. Domesticate : TAME
13. "___ Back on Broadway," 1953 film : SHES
21. Some : ANY
22. Be : EXIST
25. Guides a vessel : CONNS
26. ___ a time : ONEAT
27. End : OMEGA
28. Meager : SLIM
29. Likeness : IMAGE
30. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
31. Collect bit by bit : GLEAN
33. "Baked in ___" : APIE
34. Also : TOO
37. Webb-Tierney film : LAURA
38. Praised : EXTOLLED
39. Arranged in crossed strips : LATTICED
44. Trinidad's neighbor : TOBAGO
45. N.Y.S.E. watchdog : SEC
46. One-seeded fruit : ACHENE
48. Poet Dickinson : EMILY
49. Strips for bowling : LANES
50. Former TV host : PAAR
51. Cay or key : ISLE
52. Sign gas : NEON
53. Falana of songdom : LOLA
54. Entre ___ : NOUS
55. Otherwise : ELSE
59. Moray : EEL

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