New York Times, Wednesday, January 10, 1990

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
4. "___ of God . . . ": Herbert : ANACT
9. Command to a dog : SIT
12. Carpentry, for one : SKILL
15. Old Portuguese coin : DOBRA
16. Pub order : ALE
17. Children's game : HIDEANDSEEK
19. Ballerina Slavenska : MIA
20. Draftsman's tool : PENCIL
21. Driver's annoyance : DETOUR
23. Doctrine : TENET
25. Construction piece : IBEAM
26. Emulate what Dixie did in 1861 : SECEDE
29. Aged: Abbr. : AETAT
31. Blunder : ERR
32. Traffic sign : STOP
34. S. Pacific sea : CORAL
38. Take hold of : CLASP
41. Brazilian coffee : RIO
42. Jack : KNAVE
43. Rhythm : TEMPO
44. A neighbor of Pol. : USSR
46. Receive : GET
47. Disturbed : UPSET
49. Late bloomers : ASTERS
52. Fiber for textiles : RAMIE
54. Lays by : SAVES
56. Story handed down : LEGEND
57. Hard, unctuous preparation : CERATE
60. Pop star from Nigeria : ADE
61. Amusement for children : JUMPINGROPE
65. Juan or Domingo : SAN
66. Harsh to the taste : ACRID
67. Ruhr city : ESSEN
68. Explosive : TNT
69. Ayes : YESES
70. Tennis unit : SET
1. Residue : ASH
2. Omit : SKIP
3. Nurse's ___ : AIDE
4. Confuse : ADDLE
5. C.P.A.'s interest : NOS
6. Presidential nickname : ABE
7. Commendation or honor : CREDIT
8. Retract : TAKEBACK
9. S. Pacific island group : SAMOA
10. Latin name for Troy : ILIUM
11. Rip apart : TEAR
13. Festina ___ (make haste slowly) : LENTE
14. Fastened a sneaker : LACED
18. Padres and Pirates : NINES
22. Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
24. Followers of a Chinese religion : TAOISTS
26. Dissenting body : SECT
27. A wife of Al Jolson : ERLE
28. Pack tightly : CRAM
30. Collection of poems : EPOS
33. Unfeigned : TRUE
35. Craze : RAGE
36. State : AVER
37. "___ Do It," 1928 song : LETS
39. Froth : SPUME
40. Fop : POPINJAY
45. Black bird : RAVEN
48. Beguile : SEDUCE
50. Durable fabric : SERGE
51. Autocrats : TSARS
52. Kind of fortification : REDAN
53. Representative : AGENT
55. They turn litmus red : ACIDS
56. Hold out : LAST
58. Throw lightly : TOSS
59. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
62. Miniver or Grundy : MRS
63. Quiche Lorraine, e.g. : PIE
64. Suffix with exist : ENT

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