New York Times, Friday, November 30, 1990

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Peat : TURF
5. Showy flower : ASTER
10. Garden area : PLOT
14. Samoan port : APIA
15. Spicy bud : CLOVE
16. ___ apparent : HEIR
17. Buffalo Bill : CODY
18. Frosty : RIMED
19. Euphuist John ___ : LYLY
20. Cheer in Cuernavaca : OLE
21. Wood for chests : CEDAR
22. Declines in cognitive capacity : DOTES
23. Twilled fabric : SURAH
25. Summer, in Soissons : ETE
26. Put forth effort : EXERT
27. Some hybrid flowers : TEAROSES
30. ___ de cachet : LETTRES
33. Membranous layer : TAPETUM
38. "___ thee, witch!": Shak. : AROINT
39. Province of Catalonia : GERONA
40. Pioneer of telegraphy : MARCONI
42. Source of shale oil : KEROGEN
43. Old relatives of the guitar : BANDORAS
45. Oxeye : DAISY
49. Elan : VIM
50. Lone Star State : TEXAS
54. Type of inflorescence : UMBEL
55. Raise spirits : ELATE
57. Tolkien tree creature : ENT
58. Tabula ___ (clean slate) : RASA
59. Jalopy : CRATE
60. Soft cheese : BRIE
61. City on the Oka : OREL
62. Actor whom Patty Duke wed : ASTIN
63. French department : OISE
64. Puts up : CANS
65. Emblems for Fluellen : LEEKS
66. Served well : ACED
1. Snacks in Tijuana : TACOS
2. Island site of 14 Across : UPOLU
3. Equestrian : RIDER
4. Elfin : FAY
5. State of Brazil : ACRE
6. Certain pitches : SLIDERS
7. Love apple : TOMATO
8. Himalayan peak : EVEREST
9. Kind of tape or tide : RED
10. Variegated flowers : PHLOX
11. Philippine island : LEYTE
12. OPEC vessel : OILER
13. Assignation : TRYST
21. Ukrainian city in the news: Apr. 1986 : CHERNOBYL
22. At the end of one's rope : DESPERATE
24. ___ salt : ATTIC
28. Vulcan's home : AETNA
29. Keen in desire : EAGER
30. Sock : LAM
31. Period : ERA
32. High, craggy hill : TOR
34. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
35. Fit (out) : TOG
36. Parisian article : UNE
37. Dadaist ___ Ray : MAN
41. Opposite : INVERSE
42. Eskimo sledge : KOMATIK
44. Expand : DILATE
45. Breed of hogs : DUROC
46. Lucine of operatic fame : AMARA
47. Author of "Peer Gynt" : IBSEN
48. Signets : SEALS
51. Dry : XERIC
52. Aromatic herb : ANISE
53. Knight's mount : STEED
56. Hamilton bills : TENS
59. Lone Eagle's monogram : CAL
60. Fluffy scarf : BOA

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