New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1990

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Bistros : BARS
5. Drop heavily : PLOP
9. Cummerbund : SASH
13. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
15. Hawaiian city : HILO
16. Caesar's lover : CLEO
17. Go on a spree : KICKUPONESHEELS
20. Rough calculation : ESTIMATE
21. Snarl : TANGLE
22. ___ volente : DEO
23. M. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
24. Farm animal : EWE
25. Swiss river : AAR
27. Annoying : IRKSOME
31. Kind of punishment : CORPORAL
35. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
36. Stop suddenly : SLAMONTHEBRAKES
40. ___ one's words (recant) : EAT
41. Writer like Agnes Repplier : ESSAYIST
42. Sticks : ADHERES
46. Composer Rorem : NED
47. Negative conjunction : NOR
48. Witch bird : ANI
50. W.W. II Gen. Eaker : IRA
53. Ancient German : TEUTON
56. Rural : PASTORAL
59. Gershwin musical: 1930 : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
61. "I smell ___" : ARAT
62. Food seasoning : SALT
63. Trace of color : TINGE
64. Bank (on) : RELY
65. Playing card : TREY
66. One of a series of rows : TIER
1. ___ Alaska (creamy dessert) : BAKED
2. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
3. Verso's opposite : RECTO
4. Munro's pen name : SAKI
5. Picture : PHOTO
6. Titanic, for one : LINER
7. Comic Olsen : OLE
8. Placard : POSTER
9. Views : SCENES
10. Hasn't ___ to stand on : ALEG
11. Peddle : SELL
12. Socks : HOSE
14. Daiquiri base : RUM
18. Benefactor : PATRON
19. Bird of prey : HAWK
25. Limb : ARM
26. G.I.'s address : APO
27. Seine sights : ILES
28. Hardwood trees : OAKS
29. Join up with : MEET
30. Sigma : ESS
31. Attired : CLAD
32. Solemn promise : OATH
33. Markings on an A.A.A. map : RTES
34. Cries of delight : AHS
36. ___ of Galilee : SEA
37. Exile : BANISH
38. Cereal grass : RYE
39. Succor : AID
43. Discrete unit : ENTITY
44. Chess piece : ROOK
45. "___ Goes to Camp" : ERNEST
48. Baldwin, e.g. : APPLE
49. Spruce : NATTY
50. Tabriz native : IRANI
51. Cattle-grazing land : RANGE
52. Tree of the birch family : ALDER
53. Nicholas II, e.g. : TSAR
54. To be, to Jacques : ETRE
55. Russian river : URAL
57. Hanoi holiday : TET
58. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
60. Egypt, 1961-71: Abbr. : UAR

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