New York Times, Saturday, November 18, 1989

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thackeray's Becky : SHARP
6. Boy in a 1969 song : SUE
9. "Howdy ___ Show" of old TV : DOODY
14. Treadle : PEDAL
15. Polo Grounds hero : OTT
16. Plants of the mallow family : OKRAS
17. This might be a garden : ARENA
18. Light-switch cover : FACEPLATE
20. Saddle strap : GIRTH
22. Term in horseshoes : LEANER
23. Sweden, to a Parisian : SUEDE
25. The 4077th, for short : MASH
26. Hr. divisions : MINS
27. Product pusher : ADMAN
30. Items in Cio-Cio-San's wardrobe : OBIS
34. "Manila thriller" winner: 1975 : ALI
35. Hard worker : PLIER
36. One-celled organism : AMEBA
37. Western cap. : SACRAMENTOCALIF
40. S-shaped moldings : OGEES
41. Playground feature : SLIDE
42. ___ Bay, Japan : ISE
43. Germany's Hildegarde : NEFF
44. Former president of Italy : LEONE
45. Brocket, e.g. : DEER
46. Agora need : OBOL
48. Comoid item : TRESS
50. ___ acid (perfume ingredient) : CAPRIC
53. A felony : ARSON
55. Northwestern cap. : OLYMPIAWA
57. Convex molding : OVOLO
61. Porter song : PAREE
62. Joplin creation : RAG
63. Separate : SEVER
64. Flynn prop : SWORD
65. Ogle : EYE
66. N.Y.S.E. transaction : TRADE
1. Menton is one : SPA
2. "___ Alibi," 1989 film : HER
3. Sunny ___, Nigerian pop star : ADE
4. Teton and Uinta : RANGES
5. Tartan : PLAID
6. Kind of soap : SOFT
7. Moab's state : UTAH
8. "Love, ___," Bel Kaufman novel : ETC
9. Nerds : DOPES
10. Hit musical of 1943 : OKLAHOMA
11. Locale of Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
12. Blind follower : DATE
13. Belgian river : YSER
19. Joie de vivre : ELAN
21. Domain : REALM
23. Fodder that is being preserved : SILAGE
24. Intl. org. for young ones : UNICEF
25. Small swallow : MARTIN
26. The man with the hod : MASON
28. Kind of fuel : DIESEL
29. Edison's ___ Park : MENLO
31. Disguises : BELIES
32. Sacred Egyptian birds : IBISES
33. Newsman Morley : SAFER
35. ___ seul : PAS
36. Trick taker : ACE
38. Huss or Riis : REFORMER
39. "Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
44. Positions : LOCI
45. "Back Home Again" composer : DENVER
47. Homo sapiens, e.g. : BIPED
49. Hen's house : ROOST
50. Catchers of crooks : COPS
51. What there ought to be : ALAW
52. Beginner for technics : PYRO
53. Golf term : AWAY
54. Spread unchecked : RAGE
56. Land measure : ARE
58. Gametes : OVA
59. Emulated Toscanini : LED
60. Salem is its cap. : ORE

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