New York Times, Thursday, December 14, 1989

Author: June A. Boggs
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Junk and punt : BOATS
6. "The ___ Predicament": Fouad Ajami : ARAB
10. Fix : JAM
13. Richly scented flower : LILAC
14. Kind of play, in golf : MEDAL
16. Goodbye, to Galba : AVE
17. A way to wed : ELOPE
18. Numbers game : BEANO
19. Investigate thoroughly : VET
20. First line of verse to a solver : USEINKIFYOUDARE
23. Vivid display : RIOT
24. Prefix for hero : ANTI
25. Rest-cure facility : SPA
28. Walker from Hartford, Ill. : CLINT
30. Fetters : IRONS
34. Rakehells : CADS
36. Bronx cheer : BOO
37. Part of a primrose : SEPAL
38. Second line of verse : ANDTHENWITHCARE
42. Bull: Comb. form : TAURO
43. McDowall role: 1968 : APE
44. Family follower : TREE
45. Mis!is*ippi has two : TYPOS
46. British radials : TYRES
48. Tut's cousin : TSK
49. Mendacious one : LIAR
51. Part of N.A. or S.A. : AMER
53. End of verse : FILLEVERYSQUARE
60. "Born in the ___" : USA
61. Metal pin : RIVET
62. Everyday : USUAL
63. ___ Buddhist : ZEN
64. Weak drink : SLOSH
65. Met basso-baritone : ESTES
66. Last of a sequence : ZEE
67. Johnson from Benton Harbor, Mich. : ARTE
68. Like cash, at times : LOOSE
1. Cordon ___ (top chef) : BLEU
2. Alipterion essentials : OILS
3. Emollient ingredient : ALOE
4. S.A. ungulate : TAPIR
5. Type of railway : SCENIC
6. Macbeth's tragic flaw : AMBITION
7. Mine vein : REEF
8. "___ the Races," Marx Brothers film : ADAYAT
9. Provençal goat cheese : BANON
10. Coffee, informally : JAVA
11. Affirm : AVER
12. Boundary : METE
15. Uncouth : LOUTISH
21. Noted German sculptor: 1877-1947 : KOLBE
22. Emulate Woody Allen : DIRECT
25. Orkney Islands tax : SCATT
26. Philippine island : PANAY
27. Tot : ADDUP
29. "___, José!" : NOWAY
31. Abstract painting style : OPART
32. Rhinological cavities : NARES
33. Glossy : SLEEK
35. Paseo : STROLL
39. Denier is their concern : HOSIERS
40. "___ Lord my soul . . . " : IPRAYTHE
41. Swarms : TEEMS
46. Actor Howard : TREVOR
47. "Rocky II," e.g. : SEQUEL
50. ___ Camacho, former Mexican president : AVILA
52. ___-Japanese War : RUSSO
53. Copper : FUZZ
54. Palmist's words : ISEE
55. Byway : LANE
56. Quiescence : REST
57. Graphic beginning : AUTO
58. Actress Charlotte and family : RAES
59. "___ would a maiden blush . . . ": Shak. : ELSE

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