New York Times, Thursday, January 26, 1989

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Barrel part : HOOP
5. German woodcarver-sculptor: 1440-1533 : STOSS
10. Bristle : SETA
14. Khabarovsk's river : AMUR
15. Bounce off : CAROM
16. Earth's turning line : AXIS
17. Apollo's mother : LETO
18. Broken : ONTHEBLINK
20. Problem in the bedroom : SNORING
22. Some esters : OLEATES
23. Meet : FACE
24. Small degree : TAD
25. Beef : PROTEST
28. Starts a journey : SETSOFF
32. Emulates Circe and trouters : LURES
33. Has on : WEARS
35. Gums : ULA
36. Augments : ADDS
37. Brooklets : RILLS
38. Excel : STAR
39. Nancy Astor, ___ Langhorne : NEE
40. Common or horse follower : SENSE
41. A result of combustion : SMOKE
42. Chores for Junior : ERRANDS
44. Kidded : SPOOFED
46. Dissolved Egy.-Syr. alliance : UAR
47. Under, to seamen : ALOW
48. Fasten a sandal again : RESTRAP
52. Franken's "___ Language" : ANOTHER
55. Broken : ONTHEFRITZ
57. Hearty's partner : HALE
58. ___ contendere : NOLO
59. Rich cake : TORTE
60. Experts : ACES
61. Hebrew musical instrument : ASOR
62. Depose : SWEAR
63. Three-handed card game : SKAT
1. "Laughing Cavalier" painter : HALS
2. Grist for a soothsayer's mill : OMEN
3. Broken : OUTOFORDER
4. Divides equitably : PRORATES
5. Tea cakes : SCONES
6. Flavor to savor : TANG
7. Table scrap : ORT
8. London restaurant district : SOHO
9. Metal refineries : SMELTERS
10. Dieters' specialties : SALADS
11. Sign in a movie house : EXIT
12. Fork part : TINE
13. Emulates Walters : ASKS
19. Cadences : BEATS
21. Sherbets : ICES
25. Sycamore, e.g. : PLANE
26. More impolite : RUDER
27. Romulus and Remus : TWINS
28. Bargain hunters' pursuits : SALES
29. Busted : OUTOFWHACK
30. Oddball : FLAKE
31. Got along : FARED
34. Chi. transit systems : ELS
37. Does a document over : REDRAFTS
38. As ___ silk : SMOOTHAS
40. Trap : SNARE
41. Singly : SOLO
43. King or Sheldon : AUTHOR
45. German tank : PANZER
48. Jaffe or Barrett : RONA
49. Biblical patriarch : ENOS
50. Capital of Manche : STLO
51. Nose of a ship : PROW
52. Unsorted wheat flour, in India : ATTA
53. Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
54. Caesura : REST
56. Choler : IRE

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