New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 1989

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. David, e.g. : CAMP
5. Take care of : SEETO
10. Off one's rocker : DAFT
14. Smell : ODOR
15. Dark : UNLIT
16. Ostrichlike bird : EMEU
17. The lark, to Romeo : HERALDOFTHEMORN
20. Unity : ONENESS
21. Lorna Doone, e.g. : HEROINE
22. Islet : CAY
23. Wading bird : HERON
24. Motorized bike : MOPED
27. Bohemian religious figure Jan ___ : HUS
28. Couch : DIVAN
32. Periods : ERAS
33. Heston role : HUR
34. Looked attractive on : BECAME
35. Tease : RAG
36. Encumbered : SADDLED
38. TV's "LA ___" : LAW
39. Heep and Cratchit : CLERKS
41. Terhune dog : LAD
42. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
43. First generation Japanese-American : ISSEI
44. Opener of a sort : KEY
45. Sanctify : BLESS
46. Zeal : ARDOR
48. Party hack, for short : POL
49. Monitor : PROCTOR
52. This can be liquefied : SOLUBLE
56. Parting, to Juliet : SUCHSWEETSORROW
58. Tennis great : ASHE
59. Goalies' goals : SAVES
60. Roof part : EAVE
61. Hardy 21 Across : TESS
62. Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
63. The vat man : DYER
1. A salmon : COHO
2. ___ of thieves : ADEN
3. Twist's request : MORE
4. Struts : PRANCES
5. Like bubble baths : SUDSY
6. A son of Seth : ENOS
7. Santa's helper : ELF
8. Tenths : TITHES
9. Else : OTHER
10. Fiendish : DEMONIC
11. Mine, on the Marne : AMOI
12. "Frondly" plant? : FERN
13. Broadway's Tommy : TUNE
18. Common pollutant : LEAD
19. Worn down : ERODED
23. Track contestant : HURDLER
24. "___ beaucoup" : MERCI
25. Graduate exams, sometimes : ORALS
26. Leaves : PAGES
27. Newman role: 1963 : HUD
29. Ravel's "La ___" : VALSE
30. Pile up : AMASS
31. Efts : NEWTS
33. ___-been (faded star) : HAS
34. Breakfast's companion : BED
36. Evades : SKIRTS
37. The ___ of the land : LAY
40. Extends : REACHES
42. Enticed : ALLURED
44. One from a divided land : KOREAN
45. Machete's relative : BOLO
47. Search for water : DOWSE
48. Oater action group : POSSE
49. Test for the college-bound : PSAT
50. Red herring : RUSE
51. Big name in publishing : OCHS
52. Suffix with hip or tip : STER
53. Heehaw : BRAY
54. Shirley of the opera : LOVE
55. Pitcher : EWER
57. Stowe's Little ___ : EVA

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