New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1990

Author: William Baxley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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┬ę 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Retired : ABED
5. Federal agt. : NARC
9. Harrow's rival : ETON
13. Fragrant oleoresin : ELEMI
14. Hodgepodge : OLIO
15. One of HOMES : ERIE
16. Large fruit or its vine : WATERMELON
18. Demolish, in Devon : RASE
19. Savoie summer : ETE
20. Squiggly : EELY
21. Minted : COINED
23. Designates : SELECTS
25. Allots : METES
26. One ___ time : ATA
27. Noisy : SONOROUS
30. Old Testament book : AMOS
33. Ascends : MOUNTS
35. Bangkok-to-Hanoi dir. : NNE
36. Assessment : LEVY
37. Command : ORDER
38. Tarry : BIDE
39. Anger : IRE
40. Printing errors : ERRATA
41. Image : ICON
42. N.A. turtle : TERRAPIN
44. Make lace : TAT
46. Barbarians : GOTHS
47. Verbatim : LITERAL
51. Tenor who was born in Naples and died there : CARUSO
53. Debatable : MOOT
54. Pub order : ALE
55. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
56. Torpor : STAGNATION
59. Dimension : SIZE
60. Jot : IOTA
61. Dunce caps : CONES
62. W. German dam : EDER
63. British gun : STEN
64. Low-lying islands off Fla. : KEYS
1. Wing-shaped : ALATE
2. Asian nut : BETEL
3. Scottish uncle : EME
4. Straightforward : DIRECT
5. Carols : NOELS
6. Associate : ALLY
7. El Tajo, e.g. : RIO
8. "Classic" TV game : CONCENTRATION
9. Weirder : EERIER
10. Moving at 700-780 m.p.h. at sea level : TRANSONIC
11. French river : OISE
12. Want : NEED
13. Rams' dams : EWES
17. Transformation : METAMORPHOSIS
22. Siouans : OTOS
24. Uncomplex : EASY
25. A C├ęzanne contemporary : MONET
27. Africa's largest land : SUDAN
28. Ruin : UNDO
29. Observed : SEEN
30. Descended : ALIT
31. Simple : MERE
32. Misuse a pastureland : OVERGRAZE
34. Fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
38. Nip : BITE
40. Diner sign : EATS
43. Carpenter's plane : ROUTER
45. Assault : ATTACK
47. Producer Josh ___ : LOGAN
48. Weather forecast : RAINY
49. Shade of green : ALOES
50. Mount Palomar necessity : LENS
51. Receptacle : CASE
52. Mixed with : AMID
53. Deck officer : MATE
57. Toddler : TOT
58. Low digit : TOE

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