New York Times, Thursday, December 7, 1989

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Propound : POSE
5. Rudimentary : PRIMAL
11. Anguish : WOE
14. Mythic sea monsters : ORCS
15. "Spectre de ___," Weber-Fokine ballet : LAROSE
16. Gloucester's cape : ANN
17. "___ Ideas" : IGET
18. *Fervid: reversal = like leftovers : OVERHEATED
20. Lovers' ___ : LANE
21. Clinic doc : INTERNE
22. *Endures: fails : UNDERGOES
25. Hence : ERGO
28. Brunch, e.g. : MEAL
29. Oust, legally : DISBAR
31. Cattle genus : BOS
34. Half of MCIV : DLII
36. *Successively: hit the hay : INTURN
37. Pertinent : APT
38. Tweed rule, e.g. : BOSSISM
40. W.W. II theater : CBI
41. *Grew fast: outcome : SHOTUP
43. Formerly : ONCE
44. Boxers' stats : KOS
45. Fats and waxes : LIPIDS
46. Snuggle up : COSE
48. Whilom : ERST
49. *Close pitch: shower tool : BRUSHBACK
54. Pest in the audience : HECKLER
57. A cheese : BRIE
58. *Naval absence: clear port : SHORELEAVE
61. Unemployed : IDLE
62. Rugged peak : TOR
63. Van man : LEADER
64. Wool knot : NOIL
65. Still : YET
66. Wright or Brewer : TERESA
67. Dismal : GRAY
1. W.W. I soldat : POILU
2. Harmonium : ORGAN
3. Lift of a wave : SCEND
4. Prize : ESTEEM
5. Mideast gp. : PLO
6. Italian dishes, American style : RAVIOLIS
7. A Forsyte : IRENE
8. Sahl et al. : MORTS
9. Noted netman : ASHE
10. Sly glance : LEER
11. *Antelope: stem a flood : WATERBUCK
12. Unit : ONE
13. Complete : END
19. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
23. Tree with pink flowers : REDBUD
24. Lively dances : GALOPS
26. A great Greta : GARBO
27. Avifauna : ORNIS
29. Some night spots : DISCOS
30. Trap: Var. : INMESH
31. Swiss canton, formerly : BASLE
32. Biblical land of treasure : OPHIR
33. *Hit the brake: infielder : STOPSHORT
35. Equal: Prefix : ISO
39. Crooks : INCURVES
42. Strength of a solution : TITER
47. On the way out : EBBING
49. Cloudy : BLEAR
50. Peg Woffington's creator : READE
51. Fervency : ARDOR
52. Eyelashes : CILIA
53. Singer Smith from Norfolk : KEELY
55. Hibernian : CELT
56. Swiss painter : KLEE
58. Pig's pad : STY
59. Till : HOE
60. Cenozoic, e.g. : ERA

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