New York Times, Monday, November 19, 1990

Author:Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Buddy : PAL
4. Consider : DEEM
8. Waistband : SASH
12. Inter ___ : ALIA
14. Gaelic : ERSE
15. French nobleman : COMTE
16. System espoused by Castro : COMMUNISM
18. Arctic, e.g. : OCEAN
19. " . . . ___ rollin' along": Kern : KEEPSON
20. Possessing : OWNING
22. Tennis unit : SET
23. Where Seaver once pitched : SHEA
24. Qty. of heat : BTU
27. Remainder : REST
30. Nantucket is one : ISLAND
34. Tears : RENDS
36. River duck : TEAL
38. Words of comprehension : ISEE
39. Pot builder : ANTE
40. Boundary marker : FENCE
41. Shock : STUN
42. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
43. Not closed : OPEN
44. Muslim V.I.P.'s : AMIRS
45. More profound : DEEPER
47. Dry run : TEST
49. Caviar : ROE
50. Aware of : ONTO
52. Ike's war command : ETO
54. Caressed, in a way : PETTED
56. First : INITIAL
60. ___ de lune : CLAIR
61. System espoused by Jefferson : DEMOCRACY
63. Too commanding : BOSSY
64. Always : EVER
65. No. or So. ___ : AMER
66. Plant part : STEM
67. Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
68. Org. started by Dan Beard : BSA
1. Prepare for a trip : PACK
2. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
3. Citrus fruit : LIME
4. Signify : DENOTE
5. Ireland : ERIN
6. Letter before tee : ESS
7. Brief notes : MEMOS
8. System espoused by Debs : SOCIALISM
9. Hymn finale : AMEN
10. Kind of line or party : STAG
11. Leghorn, e.g. : HEN
13. Elec. units : AMPS
15. Geometric figures : CONES
17. Handlers : USERS
21. As long as : WHILE
24. Queue : BRAID
25. On edge : TENSE
26. Loosen knots : UNTIE
28. Foot or door follower : STEP
29. Belief : TENET
31. Moving about : ASTIR
32. Nerve: Comb. form : NEURO
33. Foggy : DENSE
35. System espoused by tyrants : DESPOTISM
37. Teen-age problem : ACNE
40. Strong point : FORTE
44. Storage place : ATTIC
46. Item written in a diary : ENTRY
48. Married woman, in Madrid : SENORA
51. More unusual : ODDER
53. River in Norway : OTRA
54. Plan of a novel : PLOT
55. Vacationer's delight : EASE
56. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
57. Metric foot : IAMB
58. Some W.W. I fliers : ACES
59. The Harp constellation : LYRA
60. One of the TV networks : CBS
62. Actress ___ Marie Saint : EVA

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