New York Times, Monday, October 30, 1989

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Office messages : MEMOS
6. Feminine pronoun : HER
9. Blockhead : DOLT
13. Over : ABOVE
14. Doctors' org. : AMA
15. High nest : AERIE
16. Jury : PANEL
17. Cuban farm product : SUGARCANE
19. Tangle : SNARLUP
21. Purposeful trip : ERRAND
22. Speedy plane : SST
23. Chair : SEAT
24. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
27. Wallet cards: Abbr. : IDS
30. Extinguishes a candle : SNUFFS
34. Make appear more pleasant : SUGARCOAT
37. Mortar between tiles : GROUT
38. Sesame : TIL
39. Place to hang a ring : EARLOBE
41. Mature, as wine : AGE
42. " . . . smooth ___": Shak. : ASOIL
44. Tree in a Eugene Field poem : SUGARPLUM
46. Landlord's income : RENTAL
48. Sailor : TAR
49. Chemical suffixes : OSES
50. Greek letters : ETAS
52. Dine : EAT
54. Oared galley : BIREME
56. Ancient ascetics : ESSENES
60. Table accessory : SUGARBOWL
62. Derogatory, in a sly way : SNIDE
63. Gaits : TROTS
64. Suffix with fail or press : URE
65. Brilliance : ECLAT
66. Brontë's Jane ___ : EYRE
67. Caustic : LYE
68. Abounds : TEEMS
1. Contents of an atlas : MAPS
2. Israel's Abba ___ : EBAN
3. Louvre's "___ Lisa" : MONA
4. Abroad : OVERSEA
5. Vends : SELLS
6. Door fastener : HASP
7. Rhea's cousin : EMU
8. Storms : RAGES
9. City in Ill. or Ga. : DECATUR
10. Algerian port : ORAN
11. The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
12. Golfer's gadget : TEE
15. Gordon Jenkins was one : ARRANGER
18. Greek god of war : ARES
20. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
24. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
25. Assumed appearance : GUISE
26. A king of Moab : EGLON
28. June bugs : DORS
29. Port du ___ (cheese) : SALUT
31. Young horses : FOALS
32. Musical composition : FUGUE
33. Stalks : STEMS
35. Storytellers : RELATERS
36. Roman garment : TOGA
40. Reveals : BARES
43. Repeat : ITERATE
45. Power : POTENCE
47. Ewe's offspring : LAMB
51. Capital of South Korea : SEOUL
53. Item of ownership : ASSET
54. Inter : BURY
55. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
56. Robert ___ : ELEE
57. Cairo's river : NILE
58. Netherlands cheese : EDAM
59. Places : SETS
60. Jeanne d'Arc's title: Abbr. : STE
61. Distorted : WRY

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