New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 1990

Author:Kevin Boyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. First word of Scotland's motto : NEMO
5. Like a certain old bucket : OAKEN
10. Memorable matriarch : MAMA
14. Cranial passageway : ITER
15. Dried plum : PRUNE
16. Corrida cries : OLES
17. Unsympathetic quality : COLDHEARTEDNESS
20. Ingratiated : ENDEARED
21. "___ Days a Week," Beatles hit : EIGHT
22. Triumphant exclamation : AHA
23. Jacks of clubs : PAMS
25. Unruffled : COOLASACUCUMBER
33. Rara ___ : AVIS
34. Powder used in xerography : TONER
35. Full of: Suffix : OSE
36. Jud., e.g. : REL
37. Assumption : PREMISE
39. Western lizard : UTA
40. Before, to the Bard : ERE
41. Roman household gods : LARES
42. Gator's kin : CROC
43. Sidelines activity : WARMINGTHEBENCH
47. Outer: Comb. form : ECTO
48. Aegir's wife : RAN
49. Thorn, to Tacitus : SPINA
52. Partridge's perch : PEARTREE
57. African vine, also called elephant's-foot : HOTTENTOTSBREAD
60. ___ Rios, Jamaican resort : OCHO
61. Accrue : ENURE
62. Prefix for disestablishmentarianism : ANTI
63. Active one : DOER
64. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
65. "The ___ Leader": Browning : LOST
1. Capital of Alpes-Maritimes : NICE
2. College founded by Henry VI : ETON
3. Blend : MELD
4. Trials : ORDEALS
5. Cherubini's "Armida" and "Médée" : OPERAS
6. Roman altars : ARAE
7. Member of an Islamic people : KURD
8. Suffix with persist : ENT
9. Formerly, in a way : NEE
10. Belief in one causal principle : MONISM
11. Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
12. Interlock : MESH
13. Aux. one : ASST
18. Guffaw : HAHA
19. Coyly decorous : DEMURE
23. Castigate : PUNISH
24. Experts : ACES
25. Rod of baseball : CAREW
26. ___ barrel (in trouble) : OVERA
27. Edmonton athlete : OILER
28. At the back: Lat. : ATERGO
29. Periodic visitor : COMET
30. Rivulet : BOURN
31. Thrusting sword : ESTOC
32. Establish communication : REACH
37. Anatomical folds : PLICAE
38. Bombast : RANT
42. Basic : CENTRAL
44. Odysseus' adviser : MENTOR
45. Pencil adjunct : ERASER
46. Carping remark : BARB
49. Fitted with footwear : SHOD
50. Somewhat, musically : POCO
51. Spillane's "___ Jury" : ITHE
52. Brood : POUT
53. To be, in Blois : ETRE
54. Vegas rival : RENO
55. Devours : EATS
56. Work on galleys : EDIT
58. Modernist : NEO
59. Explosive inits. : TNT

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