New York Times, Friday, November 16, 1990

Author:Kevin Boyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Playwright James ___ : HERNE
6. Dresden's river : ELBE
10. City in the Piedmont : ASTI
14. "___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
15. Three winning lottery numbers : TERN
16. Greek letters : RHOS
17. Shark with a useful noggin? : HAMMERHEAD
19. Secret agent : MOLE
20. Pain reliever : ASPIRIN
21. British trailer : CARAVAN
23. He introduced tobacco to France : NICOT
25. Least covered : NUDEST
26. Handled : ANSATE
29. Of kings : REGNAL
31. Where to find Les Cayes : HAITI
32. Points of attraction : POLES
33. Tip : NEB
36. Ever : ONCE
37. Kind of press : CIDER
38. Sit : POSE
39. Wild ox : YAK
40. Israel's Meir : GOLDA
41. Canadian peninsula : GASPE
42. Bluesman Johnson : LONNIE
44. "The ___ Spring": Stravinsky : RITEOF
45. Nickname for baseball's Harry Walker : THEHAT
47. Indian statesman Motilal ___ : NEHRU
49. Blunts, as an edge : REBATES
51. Pragmatic one : REALIST
55. Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
56. Toads with a useful pedal extremity? : SPADEFOOTS
58. Spanish land mass : ISLA
59. Judicious : SAGE
60. Eukaryotic organisms : FUNGI
61. Old ___ (a Rockefeller nickname) : NELS
62. At another time : ANON
63. Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
1. Sunken fence : HAHA
2. Turning points : ERAS
3. Frolic : ROMP
4. Having a particular name : NOMINATE
5. Retirees with honorary titles : EMERITI
6. Race: Comb. form : ETHNO
7. Director Spike ___ : LEE
8. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
9. Jeopardize : ENDANGER
10. Force of 1588 : ARMADA
11. Fish with a useful proboscis? : SHOVELNOSE
12. Indian weights : TOLAS
13. "___ thee late a rosy wreath": Jonson : ISENT
18. Wedding missiles : RICE
22. Roulades : RUNS
24. Like beaten paths : TRODDEN
26. Call at sea : AHOY
27. Child's nursemaid : NANA
28. Bird with a useful beak? : SICKLEBILL
30. Ancient town in S Italy : ELEA
32. Hairs, to biologists : PILI
34. Hockey great Phil, familiarly : ESPO
35. Complaint : BEEF
37. Italian noblewoman : CONTESSA
38. Open : PATULOUS
40. Midge : GNAT
41. The constellation Camelopardalis : GIRAFFE
43. Tara family : OHARAS
44. Korean president: 1948-60 : RHEE
45. Retinue : TRAIN
46. "Demian" author : HESSE
48. To ground: Ger. : ERDEN
50. Team : SPAN
52. Charged atoms : IONS
53. Pt. of a computer : STGE
54. Chinese dynasty : TSIN
57. Gone : AGO

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