New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 1990

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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1. A TV anchor : SAWYER
7. Winner over Ford: 1976 : CARTER
13. Make desolate : BEREAVE
14. More observant : ALERTER
16. Disconcerted : RATTLED
17. Necklace of diamonds : RIVIERE
18. High priest : ELI
19. Anchorite : EREMITE
21. St. Louis was one : ROI
22. Existed : WAS
23. Flipper : FIN
24. Sister : NUN
25. Wreath maker's activity : ENTWINING
29. Outpouring : SPATE
31. Sonorous : RESONANT
32. Good doctor : HEALER
33. Dole : METE
34. Egyptian Christian : COPT
35. ___ dozen : BAKERS
38. Haymarket meccas : THEATRES
42. Don't exist : ARENT
43. Most nacreous : PEARLIEST
44. Acuff or Rogers : ROY
45. Author Deighton : LEN
46. Jeff Davis's govt. : CSA
47. Coiled hair knot : BUN
48. Postures : STANCES
52. Gamb : LEG
53. Recondite state : ESOTERY
55. Scrutinize : EXAMINE
57. Cortege : RETINUE
58. Compared : LIKENED
59. Planting implement : SEEDER
60. Fence straddlers : STILES
1. Liner's course : SEALANE
2. West and Copley : ARTISTS
3. Moist : WET
4. Where Bush played baseball : YALE
5. Always : EVER
6. Expound again : REDEFINE
7. Solicitous : CARING
8. Finished parasailing : ALIT
9. Subject of a "Manon" aria : REVE
10. Tetra minus one : TRI
11. Perpetual : ETERNAL
12. Detour : REROUTE
13. Adolphus Busch was one : BREWER
15. "Meathead" portrayer : REINER
20. Money maker : MINT
26. George Sand and Michael Learned : WOMEN
27. Otiose : INERT
28. Former D.C. baseball team : NATS
29. Calyx leaf : SEPAL
30. Soprano Adelina ___: 1843-1919 : PATTI
32. Tiller : HOER
34. Church areas around altars : CHANCELS
35. Miller or Red : BARBER
36. Incites : AROUSES
37. Kind of address : KEYNOTE
38. Adolescent : TEEN
39. Lie : RECLINE
40. Ancient ascetics : ESSENES
41. Presented a play : STAGED
43. Golf pro true to his name : PLAYER
48. Dispatch : SEND
49. Adjust accurately : TRUE
50. Departure : EXIT
51. Munro pen name : SAKI
54. Four-in-hand : TIE
56. Brooks or Ferrer : MEL

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