New York Times, Thursday, December 28, 1989

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Site of the Leaning Tower : PISA
5. Espies : SEES
9. Monastery : ABBEY
14. Equable : EVEN
15. Al, the New Orleans trumpeter : HIRT
16. Beats decisively : ROUTS
17. Carry on : RANT
18. Give someone the eye : OGLE
19. Social class : CASTE
20. Ailing : UNDERTHEWEATHER
23. Total of a bill : COST
24. Words from sponsors : ADS
25. Identify again : REPEG
28. Rubberneck : STARE
31. Bikini top : BRA
34. Evasive one : ELUDER
36. Screecher : OWL
37. Sir Christopher, the architect : WREN
38. Invalids : VALETUDINARIANS
41. Summers, in Soissons : ETES
42. Impresario Hurok: 1888-1974 : SOL
43. Diminutive : PETITE
44. Author Whitten : LES
45. Pegasus, for one : STEED
47. Kind of tube : INNER
48. Spring month in Metz : MAI
49. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
51. Ailing : OUTOFCOMMISSION
59. Slyly sarcastic : SNIDE
60. Haydn's nickname : PAPA
61. Kind of jerk : SODA
62. Places : SITES
63. Sanction : AMEN
64. "But milk my ___ and weep": Shak. : EWES
65. Leaning : ATILT
66. Imparted : LENT
67. Pub missile : DART
1. Land of the Incas : PERU
2. Actor Dixon : IVAN
3. Remit : SEND
4. Goes before in time : ANTECEDES
5. Flu preventers : SHOTS
6. Crazy ___ (card game) : EIGHTS
7. Director Kenton : ERLE
8. Ragout : STEW
9. Ornamental carving on furniture : ARCADE
10. Plats and punts : BOATS
11. Kind of whacker : BUSH
12. Room follower : ETTE
13. Belgian river : YSER
21. Thesaurus man : ROGET
22. Pinna : EARLAP
25. Carousal : REVEL
26. Gladden : ELATE
27. Whines : PULES
29. ___ de jouy (upholstery fabric) : TOILE
30. Arista : AWN
31. Kind of storm : BRAIN
32. Periodic income, in Paris : RENTE
33. Goose genus : ANSER
35. Bucolic : RUSTIC
37. Observed : WITNESSED
39. John or Jane : DOE
40. An anagram for siren : REINS
45. Least risky : SAFEST
46. Make moist : DAMPEN
48. Paradigm : MODEL
50. Laughing : RIANT
51. Pelion's supporter : OSSA
52. Cohort : UNIT
53. Small monkey : TITI
54. Girasol : OPAL
55. Kin of Patrick Dennis? : MAME
56. Part of the Louisiana Purchase : IOWA
57. Central European river : ODER
58. Condé, the publisher : NAST

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