New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1989

Author:William E. Heinemann
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gershwin folk-opera role : BESS
5. Plant in a color comparison : BEET
9. Crevasse : CHASM
14. Agreeable response : ECHO
15. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
16. Western story writer : HARTE
17. Trammell of baseball : ALAN
18. "___ boy!" : ATTA
19. Presage : AUGUR
20. Shrove Tuesday : MARDIGRAS
22. Peeble : STONE
23. Flèche : STEEPLE
24. Pullulate : TEEM
26. Schismatic group : SECT
28. Cookout enticements : AROMAS
32. Type of lyric poem : EPODE
36. Tip : HINT
38. TV science series : NOVA
39. Plucky : GAME
40. Gulf N of the Gallipoli Peninsula : SAROS
41. Take for a ride : DOIN
42. Forbidding : GRIM
43. Collar or college : ETON
44. Waits on : TENDS
45. Swift's forte : SATIRE
47. Train for a bout : SPAR
49. Albacore : TUNA
51. Dilettante : AMATEUR
56. Grandiose tales : SAGAS
59. Side by side, from Latin : PARIPASSU
61. Smashup : CRASH
62. Deplored one's lapse : RUED
63. Receipt of a sort : STUB
64. Flavoring seed : ANISE
65. Discord goddess : ERIS
66. Shade of blue : TEAL
67. Do, re, mi, etc. : NOTES
68. Sinbad or Popeye : SALT
69. First name in mystery novels : ERLE
1. Headlights : BEAMS
2. Acclamation : ECLAT
3. Cut : SHARE
4. Rocket used as a probe : SONDE
5. Small hound : BEAGLE
6. Ballet leap : ENTRECHAT
7. Kett of the comics : ETTA
8. Emcee's proposal : TOAST
9. Beer, sometimes : CHASER
10. High society : HAUTMONDE
11. Jason's craft : ARGO
12. Bewilder : STUN
13. Like a widow's mite : MERE
21. ___ dixit : IPSE
25. Truck-stop sign : EATS
27. Weather satellite : TIROS
29. Armstrong walked here : MOON
30. Enthusiastic : AVID
31. Without : SANS
32. ___ Benedict : EGGS
33. Prefix with chute : PARA
34. Skip : OMIT
35. After-dinner serving : DEMITASSE
37. Peerless : NONPAREIL
40. Beheld : SEEN
44. Fairway hazard : TRAP
46. Hastily printed film shots : RUSHES
48. Surrounded by : AMIDST
50. ___-ski : APRES
52. Sample : TASTE
53. Poly follower : ESTER
54. Commonplace : USUAL
55. Moscow money : RUBLE
56. Look over : SCAN
57. Pisa's river : ARNO
58. Dogtrot, e.g. : GAIT
60. Atmosphere or ambience : AURA

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