New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1989

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { H Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Young seal : PUP
4. Strike : SMITE
9. Countenance : FACE
13. At the peak : ATOP
15. Monster: Comb. form : TERAT
16. Land west of Pakistan : IRAN
17. Bare : NAKEDASAJAYBIRD
20. Iroquoian Indians : SENECAS
21. Eurasian mountains : URALS
22. Egyptian king, for short : TUT
23. "___ Blue?": 1929 song : AMI
24. Ingenuous : INNOCENTASALAMB
33. Hangman's halter : NOOSE
34. Protection : AEGIS
35. Sound from the cote : MAA
36. Bog : MIRE
37. Millay and Ferber : EDNAS
38. Favorites : PETS
39. Doctrine : ISM
40. Actor Keith : BRIAN
41. Sharp ridge : ARETE
42. Out of it : DEADASAMACKEREL
45. Choler : IRE
46. Be under the weather : AIL
47. Loser to Dwight in the 50's : ADLAI
50. Fin : PINNULE
54. Pour : RAINCATSANDDOGS
58. Concept : IDEA
59. Saw : ADAGE
60. Border : EDGE
61. Cub Scout units : DENS
62. Former Times Square hotel : ASTOR
63. Superlative ending : EST
1. Seek gold : PAN
2. Actress Hagen et al. : UTAS
3. Jab : POKE
4. Sweet spice: Ex. 30:34 : STACTE
5. Tableland : MESA
6. Authors Levin and Wolfert : IRAS
7. Muslim cap : TAJ
8. Greek letter : ETA
9. Small filament : FIBRIL
10. Oratorio highlight : ARIA
11. Reiner or Sandburg : CARL
12. Odds' partner : ENDS
14. A carbohydrate : PENTOSE
18. Tie, in tennis : DEUCE
19. Ariz. Indians : YUMAS
23. Sale terms : ASIS
24. "Glorious the sun ___-career": Smart : INMID
25. Racket : NOISE
26. Southern constellation : NORMA
27. Gymnast Comanici : NADIA
28. Coffee-break time, for some : TENAM
29. Guam's capital : AGANA
30. Eastern notable : AMEER
31. Smelting product : MATTE
32. City on the Rhine : BASEL
37. Gaelic : ERSE
38. Overture : PRELUDE
40. Pertaining to atmospheric weight : BARIC
41. Two of ___ (poker holding) : AKIND
43. Namesakes of the hunt goddess : DIANAS
44. Preserver : CANNER
47. Parched : ARID
48. Miami's county : DADE
49. Mortgage : LIEN
50. High schoolers' exam : PSAT
51. Drama villain : IAGO
52. Deposit : LODE
53. Ova : EGGS
55. Motorists' org. : AAA
56. N.F.L. scores : TDS
57. Place : SET

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