New York Times, Friday, October 20, 1989

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Brand : SEAR
5. Bout : SCRAP
10. "And music of ___ face": Lovelace : HER
13. Eye : OGLE
14. Dinnerware : CHINA
15. Sequence of stages, in ecology : SERE
16. Man's marks on the moon : FOOTPRINTS
18. Orient : EAST
19. Elaine's hometown : ASTOLAT
20. S.R.O. patron : STANDEE
22. Once around the track : LAP
23. You were, to Caesar : ERAS
24. Delicacies : GOODIES
28. Kind of crew cut : FLATTOP
31. Race : RUN
32. Dismal, to Dylan : DREAR
34. Danish piano player–comic : BORGE
35. Upon : ATOP
37. Las Vegas area : STRIP
39. Gats : RODS
40. French upper house : SENAT
42. Singspiel : OPERA
44. Court divider : NET
45. Adjective for a 12-year-old : PRETEEN
47. Patterns : DESIGNS
49. Caterpillar's hair : SETA
50. Sawbones' org. : ACS
51. See : WITNESS
54. Italian lover : AMOROSO
58. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
59. Bulletin-board adjuncts : THUMBTACKS
61. Burr and Hamilton : FOES
62. Support for John Sloan : EASEL
63. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
64. Vetch : ERS
65. River into Lake Geneva : RHONE
66. Company symbol : LOGO
1. Causeuse : SOFA
2. Selves : EGOS
3. "Little Things Mean ___," 1954 song : ALOT
4. Narrated again : RETOLD
5. Road levelers : SCRAPERS
6. I.o.u. : CHIT
7. Yen part : RIN
8. Micraners, e.g. : ANTS
9. An anagram for staple : PASTEL
10. Willful : HEADSTRONG
11. Gaelic : ERSE
12. Plexus : RETE
15. Thesmothete : SENATOR
17. Highland wrap : PLAID
21. Arafat, for one : ARAB
24. Understand : GRASP
25. External : OUTER
26. Alert : ONONESTOES
27. First canonized native-born American : SETON
28. Sunnyside up : FRIED
29. Site of Hill A.F.B. : OGDEN
30. Lapel grabbers : PESTS
33. Pen name of Charles Henry Smith : ARP
36. Inventors' rights : PATENTS
38. Introduction to the Constitution : PREAMBLE
41. What Marie Antoinette lost : TETE
43. Racetrack tie : ASCOT
46. Island discovered by Roggeveen : EASTER
48. Jacob's other name: Gen. 32:28 : ISRAEL
51. Chaucer's ___ of Bath : WIFE
52. Operatic prince : IGOR
53. Pahlavi, formerly : SHAH
54. Kind of corner : AMEN
55. Ovid's VIII : OCTO
56. Heroin, in slanguage : SKAG
57. Formerly Christiania : OSLO
60. Service org. : USO

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