New York Times, Friday, November 2, 1990

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Shade of brown : ECRU
5. He wrote "The Horse's Mouth" : CARY
9. Apportion : SHARE
14. Roald or Arlene : DAHL
15. Kind of history : ORAL
16. Dine at home : EATIN
17. Historic series of linguistic changes : GREATVOWELSHIFT
20. Furies : ERINYES
21. Flat stones, in Mexico : METATES
22. Iniquitous place : DEN
23. Engendered : BRED
25. Dawn goddess : EOS
26. Buddhist temple : WAT
27. Front-page boxes : EARS
29. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
32. Fencer's stamp of the foot : APPEL
35. Crown : PATE
36. Solar deity : ATEN
37. Dasht-e-Kavir, in Iran : GREATSALTDESERT
40. Lunar trench : RILL
41. Troublesome one : PAIN
42. Nowheresville : LIMBO
43. Qty. : AMT
44. Caution : WARN
45. Watchdog org. : EPA
46. Elevator transport : CAR
47. Festal pomp : GALA
49. One of the Apodes : EEL
52. School of Russian poetry : ACMEISM
56. Incapacitate : DISABLE
58. "Gloria in Excelsis Deo" : GREATERDOXOLOGY
60. Engage in raillery : TEASE
61. Soprano from Valencia : BORI
62. O., to O. Henry : INIT
63. Ceremonial dinner : SEDER
64. Painter Jan van der ___ : MEER
65. Since, in Selkirk : SYNE
1. Lined : EDGED
2. French square : CARRE
3. River of Deutschland : RHEIN
4. ___ Bator, in Mongolia : ULAN
5. Secret : COVERT
6. Originated : AROSE
7. Kind of material : RAW
8. Primordial substance of the universe : YLEM
9. Where Xerxes crossed the Hellespont : SESTOS
10. Sunken fences : HAHAS
11. Have ___ (try) : ATIT
12. Plenteous : RIFE
13. Tolkien's tree folk : ENTS
18. A Capulet : TYBALT
19. Eyed with bad intent : LEERED
24. Activity at Reno : DEALING
26. Prosperity : WEAL
28. Mil. command : ATTN
29. Peduncle : STEM
30. Queencup, e.g. : HERB
31. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
32. City in Uttar Pradesh : AGRA
33. Prissy : PRIM
34. Whack : PELT
35. Average talk-show host? : PAAR
36. Site of the Dead Sea : ASIA
38. Scanty : SPARSE
39. City on the Rio Grande : ELPASO
44. Salver : WAITER
45. Sovereign remedy : ELIXIR
46. Word with desist : CEASE
48. Esteem highly : ADORE
49. "___ and Ivory," McCartney-Wonder hit : EBONY
50. ___ marbles : ELGIN
51. Philippine island : LEYTE
52. T-men, e.g. : AGTS
53. Algonquian language : CREE
54. Fermented drink : MEAD
55. SALT talks concern : MRBM
57. Start of Ore.'s motto : ALIS
59. Bambi's mother, e.g. : DOE

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