New York Times, Friday, October 19, 1990

Author: Jean M. Hunt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Plant disease : SMUT
5. Star in Lyra : VEGA
9. Muslim crusade : JIHAD
14. Italian lake : LAGO
15. Indigo plant : ANIL
16. Shelley's "Adonais," e.g. : ELEGY
17. Frogner Park's locale : OSLO
18. Legal wrongs : MALA
19. A lingua franca : KOINE
20. Doctor in "Of Human Bondage" : PHILIPCAREY
23. Click beetle : DOR
24. James Herriot, for one : VET
25. Steve and Woody : ALLENS
27. Rubbernecked : STARED
31. Stuyvesant had one : PEGLEG
33. Lagomorphs : HARES
34. "___ la France!" : VIVE
35. Taj Mahal's site : AGRA
38. An O.K. Corral gunfighter : EARP
39. Watchdog, perhaps : BITER
40. Part of a rifle : SEAR
41. Spiny plant : ALOE
42. Soon : ANON
43. Singer Haggard : MERLE
44. Doctor played by Nigel Bruce : WATSON
46. ___ up (admits, for short) : FESSES
47. Rouse : BESTIR
49. Hawaiian-born actor : LOO
50. Ulmaceous plant : ELM
51. Doctor played by Robert Young : MARCUSWELBY
58. Peppy : ALIVE
60. Polly, to Sawyer : AUNT
61. Steak order : RARE
62. Evaluator : RATER
63. "Dies ___" : IRAE
64. Seed coat : ARIL
65. Residue : ASHES
66. Villainous look : LEER
67. Asian weight : TAEL
1. Doctor in "Tristram Shandy" : SLOP
2. Where Hawkeye practiced : MASH
3. Citrus fruit : UGLI
4. Screwdriver, e.g. : TOOL
5. What Theda Bara did : VAMPED
6. Legislate : ENACT
7. ___ monster (lizard) : GILA
8. Winglike : ALAR
9. Doctor in an R.L.S. tale : JEKYLL
10. Worldwide workers' assn. : ILO
11. "Dr. ___ Experiment": Hawthorne : HEIDEGGERS
12. Co-Nobelist in Literature: 1966 : AGNON
13. Colorists : DYERS
21. Currier's partner : IVES
22. Avid : EAGER
26. Rents : LEASES
27. African tree : SHEA
28. Afrikaans : TAAL
29. Sinclair Lewis doctor : ARROWSMITH
30. Iterate : REPEAT
31. Mountain climber's need : PITON
32. Level : EVEN
34. "In ___ veritas" : VINO
36. Breathing sound : RALE
37. Mythical hawk : ARES
39. Iraqi port : BASRA
43. Catty comment : MEOW
45. Kitchen gadgets : TIMERS
46. "Be-puddled" Doctor ___ : FOSTER
47. "I ___ charmed life . . . ": Macbeth : BEARA
48. Greece, to Greeks : ELLAS
49. Moons over Marcellus : LUNAE
52. Wading bird : RAIL
53. Physician's aim : CURE
54. Quod ___ demonstrandum : ERAT
55. Poem by Byron : LARA
56. Soft cheese : BRIE
57. Holler : YELL
59. Second after tee : VEE

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