New York Times, Saturday, December 2, 1989

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Flesh: Comb. form : SARC
5. Sprinters' places : MARKS
10. Ann Miller forte : TAP
13. Airplane's ___ strut : OLEO
14. Houston's The Summit, e.g. : ARENA
15. ___ Lucano, Italian town : MURO
16. Beatty film : REDS
17. Certain coats : REDINGOTES
19. "___ Rides Again" : DESTRY
21. Position : ATTITUDE
22. Fine white clay : KAOLIN
24. Urge on, in Ayr : ERT
25. Basque's supposed ancestor : IBERIAN
27. Instrument called dumb compass : PELORUS
31. Gal of song : SAL
32. Derisive look : SNEER
34. " . . . they ___ sign": Luke 11:29 : SEEKA
35. U.S.A.F. height fndr. : ALTM
37. Office stamp : DATER
39. Neb. neighbor : SDAK
40. Medicine from aloes : ALOIN
42. Ed Norton's workplace : SEWER
44. Cong. unit : HSE
45. Sympathize : CONDOLE
47. Renée of the silents and family : ADOREES
49. U.S. farm-power org. : REA
50. Tell or Cupid : ARCHER
51. Made readable for the blind : BRAILLED
55. Gridiron play : ENDRUN
58. Vigorous; lusty : REDBLOODED
60. Emerald Isle, to a Gael : EIRE
61. Las Vegas ratios : ODDS
62. Gozo neighbor : MALTA
63. Common conjunctions : ANDS
64. Sentence pts. : WDS
65. Close to, in poesy : ANEAR
66. Stout sizes, for short : LGES
1. Flight of mallards : SORD
2. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
3. Clem Kadiddlehopper's creator : REDSKELTON
4. Laurel or Hardy, e.g. : COSTAR
5. Home of the Terps : MARYLAND
6. "Violets ___ blue" : ARE
7. Fortification : REDAN
8. Make cardigans : KNIT
9. S.C. river : SANTEE
10. "Swan Lake" skirt : TUTU
11. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
12. Tableau vivant : POSE
15. Words to live by : MOTTOES
18. TV's "The Golden ___" : GIRLS
20. French kings : ROIS
23. " . . . weed/That rots itself ___ on Lethe wharf": Shak. : INEASE
25. Stern or Newton : ISAAC
26. Verdi's "Un ___ in maschera" : BALLO
27. Ante 1941, e.g. : PREWAR
28. Subterfuge : REDHERRING
29. Czar's decree : UKASE
30. Japanese beverages : SAKES
33. Nice summer : ETE
36. Leaves' main veins : MIDRIBS
38. Savin : REDCEDAR
41. "Free Show Tonight . . . " author : NOELL
43. "The Seasons of Life" author : ROHN
46. Bolivian town meaning "the hill" : LALOMA
48. Give out cards again : REDEAL
50. Confuse : ADDLE
51. Oft mopped feature : BROW
52. Comedian Foxx : REDD
53. Supplements : ADDS
54. Of the dawn : EOAN
56. Shaped like a key handle, in heraldry : URDE
57. "Untouchable" hero : NESS
59. Zeta's follower : ETA

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