New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 1990

Author:Bernard Meren
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
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Across Down
1. Mindoro seaport : CALAPAN
8. Own : POSSESS
15. Edacity : AVARICE
16. Issue : EMANATE
17. Tau, tee and tav : LETTERS
18. Hits the hay : RETIRES
19. A rep. in Europe : IRE
20. Vous ___ : ETES
22. Onomatopoeic sound : SPLAT
23. Starr of football et al. : BARTS
26. Montreal ball player : EXPO
28. Any : SOME
29. Astray, in Calais : EGARE
30. Wallace and Whitelaw : REIDS
32. Venture at Santa Anita : BET
33. Interact realistically : RELATE
35. Moonflowers, e.g. : CREEPERS
37. Small Rodin product : STATUETTE
39. Recluse : ANCHORET
42. Soaked : SODDEN
46. Indian poet : LAL
47. Las Vegas site : STRIP
49. Curly, in Cannes : FRISE
50. ___ impasse : ATAN
52. Johnston's "To ___ and to Hold" : HAVE
53. "Cabaret" choreographer : FOSSE
54. Romanian river : MURES
56. Actress Harper : TESS
58. Radio announcer Husing : TED
59. Paper-folding craft : ORIGAMI
61. Kettledrums : TIMPANI
64. Jimson weeds : DATURAS
65. Intensify : ENHANCE
66. State of perfect happiness : ELYSIUM
67. "___ Cogburn," J. Wayne film : ROOSTER
1. Worth; distinction : CALIBER
2. Mean : AVERAGE
3. QB's option : LATERAL
4. Corcoran offering : ART
5. With 39 Down, a rich dessert : PIE
6. Brazilian state : ACRE
7. Homesteader : NESTER
8. Exude : PERSPIRE
9. Kipling's "Follow Me ___" : OME
10. College rating exams for H.S. srs. : SATS
11. Small shears used by sheet-metal workers : SNIPS
12. Burnett tugs hers : EARLOBE
13. Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
14. Octaves' followers in sonnets : SESTETS
21. Kind of secretary : EXECUTIVE
24. Condemn as worthless : TRASH
25. Quarrels : SETTOS
27. "Night Music" playwright : ODETS
31. Counterbalance : SETOFF
34. Your place or mine : EARTH
36. Brazil's first emperor: 1822-31 : PEDRO
38. Worship of the monstrous : TERATISM
39. See 5 Down : ALAMODE
40. Seven or eleven : NATURAL
41. Pellucidness : CLARITY
43. Withdrawn : DISTANT
44. Spirit : ESSENCE
45. More destitute : NEEDIER
48. Bedevil : PESTER
51. Title for an Ethiopian ruler : NEGUS
55. Kálmán operetta : SARI
57. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
60. Noted archeologist: 1840-1909 : MAU
62. Unit of conductance : MHO
63. ___ de deux : PAS

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