New York Times, Monday, November 6, 1989

Author: William S. McIlrath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Puts on weight : GAINS
6. Border on : ABUT
10. Canon : RULE
14. Concur : AGREE
15. Flower holder : VASE
16. Danube tributary : ISAR
17. Goldie Hawn role : PRIVATEBENJAMIN
20. Mournful : SAD
21. Author Vidal : GORE
22. Inspirit : ELATE
23. Bando and Maglie : SALS
24. Try to lose weight : DIET
26. Napoleon : LITTLECORPORAL
32. Passageway : AISLE
33. Cheers from Carlos : OLES
34. Conceit : EGO
35. ___ Alto : PALO
36. Moderated : BATED
38. "Gil ___" : BLAS
39. Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
40. Jog : TROT
41. Woodcut : PRINT
42. Kirby-Simon comic strip : CAPTAINAMERICA
46. Fit to ___ : ATEE
47. First name in fashion : OLEG
48. Papal cape : ORALE
51. Rooms in harems : ODAS
52. Nectar collector : BEE
55. A postal service : GENERALDELIVERY
59. Israeli statesman : EBAN
60. Those with Aug. 6 birthdays : LEOS
61. "___ Macabre" : DANSE
62. Bridge position : EAST
63. Chipper and frisky : PERT
64. Script direction : ENTER
1. Deep, sloping ravines : GAPS
2. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
3. Gladiolus or crocus : IRID
4. A neighbor of Calif. : NEV
5. Navigable access to an ocean : SEAGATE
6. Loath : AVERSE
7. Ruth or Herman : BABE
8. Employ : USE
9. Score for Retton : TEN
10. Theater district : RIALTO
11. Inits. on the Hudson : USMA
12. Café au ___ : LAIT
13. Salty soarer : ERNE
18. Fee at a bridge : TOLL
19. W.W. II vehicles : JEEPS
23. Battle site of W.W. II : STLO
24. Bush rival in 1988 : DOLE
25. With teeth on edge : IRED
26. Tropical vine : LIANA
27. Resort on Long Island : ISLIP
28. Surplice : COTTA
29. Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
30. Guam's capital : AGANA
31. Confused : LOST
32. N.T. book : APOC
36. Soft cheese : BRIE
37. Top-flight : AONE
38. Tar's cell : BRIG
40. Spud : TATER
41. Occupy the chair : PRESIDE
43. Faculty : TALENT
44. Retiring : MODEST
45. Mideastern airline : ELAL
48. Curved molding : OGEE
49. Midianite king : REBA
50. Collections of anecdotes : ANAS
51. Scent : ODOR
52. Propensity : BENT
53. Gaelic : ERSE
54. Witness : EYER
56. Jungfrau is one : ALP
57. Singer Peggy : LEE
58. Leader's place : VAN

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