New York Times, Friday, January 5, 1990

Author: Peggy Devlin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. U.S. soprano Gluck : ALMA
5. A Spaniard's home is his ___ : CASA
9. Kimono sash : OBI
12. Brag : BOAST
14. Rara ___ : AVIS
15. Change : TURN
16. In trouble : UPTHECREEK
18. Of the ear : OTIC
19. Golfer's cheapest purchase : TEE
20. Strap : THONG
21. Regional animal and plant life : BIOTA
22. Up and ___ (active) : DOING
23. Ego : SELF
24. Circa : AROUND
27. Warehouse : ENTREPOT
31. Unaspirated consonant : LENE
32. Boy singer of the 30's : BREEN
33. A Tai language : LAO
34. Pugilist : BATTLER
37. Estate manager : STEWARD
39. Berliner's "Alas!" : ACH
40. "The Girl ___ Behind Me," Colonial song : ILEFT
42. ___ tea : ICED
43. More hot and humid : STEAMIER
45. Human beings, e.g. : BIPEDS
47. Drones : BEES
48. Poem by Cynewulf : ELENE
50. Lithuanians, e.g. : BALTS
52. E.r.a., r.b.i., etc. : STATS
53. So, in Glasgow : SAE
56. Thrill for the Met set : ARIA
57. Extemporaneously : OFFTHECUFF
59. Carry on : RANT
60. ___ Centre, Minn. : SAUK
61. Negotiate : TREAT
62. Cuttlefish exudation : INK
63. Spindle : AXLE
64. Hockey great's family : ORRS
1. Border on : ABUT
2. ___ de Vega : LOPE
3. One of a pair : MATE
4. Tough, elastic wood : ASH
5. "Gigi" star : CARON
6. Nemesis : AVENGER
7. Victory, to Hans : SIEG
8. Request : ASK
9. Inappropriate : OUTOFPLACE
10. Englishman, for short : BRIT
11. Quechuan : INCA
13. Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
15. Sheer fabric : TOILE
17. Reproved : CHID
21. He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
22. MacDonald-Eddy specialty : DUET
23. Galley word : STET
24. Aubades : ALBAS
25. Respond to a stimulus : REACT
26. Out of order : ONTHEBLINK
28. Raven's haven : NEST
29. Propelled a gig : OARED
30. Lincoln's in-laws : TODDS
32. Jane Fonda's Oscar-winning role: 1971 : BREE
35. Citrus fruits : LIMES
36. Ancient site of Olympia : ELIS
38. Dry the dishes : WIPE
41. Peevish : FRETFUL
44. Aged: Lat. abbr. : AETAT
45. One of the March girls : BETH
46. Map part : INSET
49. Jewish potato pancake : LATKE
50. Italian seaport : BARI
51. Irish isle : ARAN
52. Tunisian seaport : SFAX
53. Plaintiff : SUER
54. Distantly : AFAR
55. Newts : EFTS
57. Spanish she-bear : OSA
58. ___-Magnon : CRO

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