New York Times, Friday, November 10, 1989

Author: Calista Luminati
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bernstein work: 1971 : MASS
5. Canals for castles : MOATS
10. When to say "T.G.I.F!" : FRI
13. Bassoon's relative : OBOE
14. Music for eight : OCTET
15. Marshall, for one : PLAN
16. Emollient : BALM
17. Excelled : SHONE
18. Shindies : ROWS
19. PBS "Mystery" host : VINCENTPRICE
22. G.P.'s group : AMA
24. Time past : YORE
25. Stuffs : PACKS
26. New Testament book : HEBREWS
28. Most minuscule : MEREST
29. River into the Dordogne : ISLE
30. City on the St. Lawrence : SOREL
31. Barker's TV show : THEPRICEISRIGHT
38. Advice to a workaholic : RELAX
39. Pahlevi, once : SHAH
40. " . . . such ___ question!": Sterne : ASILLY
42. Put back into shape : RESTORE
45. Musty, old style : MUCID
46. Arrow feather : VANE
47. Chief John Duncan was one : UTE
48. Measure against inflation : PRICECONTROL
51. Curdle : TURN
52. Skip : ELIDE
53. Nap : PILE
56. Costs an arm and ___ (is expensive) : ALEG
57. Woe, to Wordsworth : DOLOR
58. Computer operator : USER
59. Former Tunisian title : BEY
60. Checks : STEMS
61. Dance step in the 30's : SHAG
1. A kind of rule : MOB
2. Goat-hair garment : ABA
3. Like an easy crossword puzzle : SOLVABLE
4. Sight at a truck stop : SEMI
5. NW Idaho city : MOSCOW
6. Reddish yellows : OCHERS
7. Expiate : ATONE
8. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
9. Some are high : STEPPERS
10. Furniture stuffings : FLOCKS
11. Least experienced : RAWEST
12. Electees : INS
15. Manufacturer's account to customers : PRICELIST
20. Comedian Louis : NYE
21. Less easy to find : RARER
22. Make ___ (impress) : AHIT
23. Grille or grid : MESH
27. Presale activity : REPRICING
28. Miss Piggy's query : MOI
30. One is called fair : SEX
32. Archeologist's find : RELIC
33. "___ are doubled . . . ": Shak. : ILLDEEDS
34. Key : CAY
35. Monstrous : GHOULISH
36. "E.T." hostess Mary ___ : HART
37. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
40. Hospital's plastic bulb : AMPULE
41. It's sometimes fringed : SURREY
42. Kind of sampling : RANDOM
43. Matriculates : ENTERS
44. Indian unit of weight : SER
46. Featherweight fabric : VOILE
49. Compact group of people : CLOT
50. Beethoven work : OPUS
51. Check : TAB
54. Savanna : LEA
55. Vast sand area : ERG

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