New York Times, Wednesday, December 6, 1989

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. London's Marble ___ : ARCH
5. Rosary item : BEAD
9. West and Murray : MAES
13. ___ della Francesca, famed Italian artist : PIERO
14. Gasoline company, once : ESSO
15. Sicilian city : ENNA
16. Ripley's "Believe It ___" : ORNOT
17. Recipe direction : STIR
18. "___ in the Stars," 1949 musical : LOST
19. "Three cheers for the ___" : REDWHITEANDBLUE
22. Mister, in Pamplona : SENOR
23. Muslim decrees : IRADES
24. Arab garment : ABA
27. Sound from Sandy : ARF
28. ___ in the hole : ACE
29. Did a film over : REMADE
31. Light anew : REKINDLE
36. Kind of soda or sandwich : CLUB
37. " . . . but ___ country, right or wrong": Decatur : OUR
38. Heifetz's teacher : AUER
39. Contest : STRUGGLE
42. Overturns : UPSETS
44. Actress Charlotte ___ : RAE
45. Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
46. It's often stubbed : TOE
47. Cat the margay takes after : OCELOT
51. Soprano Doria : ELENA
53. French tricolor : BLUEWHITEANDRED
58. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
59. Another name for Esau : EDOM
60. "Goodnight" girl : IRENE
61. No way to run : AMOK
62. "Ecce Homo" painter : RENI
63. Red dye : EOSIN
64. Dame Myra ___, pianist : HESS
65. Lip, in slanguage : SASS
66. Presented, as the news: Abbr. : RPTD
1. Leeds's river : AIRE
2. Splinter : REND
3. Boasts : CROWS
4. Short-tempered person : HOTHEAD
5. Get the ___ (defeat) : BESTOF
6. Liquor component : ESTER
7. Where Laos is : ASIA
8. Small stone, easily thrown : DORNICK
9. Toast for Moore? : MELBA
10. "I'm ___ Cowhand" : ANOLD
11. Result : ENSUE
12. Gluts : SATES
13. ___ favor (please): Sp. : POR
20. Concerning : INRE
21. Three, to Hans : DREI
24. Circle sections : ARCS
25. Pants support : BELT
26. Grain-producing Soviet oblast : AMUR
28. Atmosphere, in compounds : AER
30. ___ Dhabi, Mideastern land : ABU
31. Be contrite : RUE
32. Snout: Comb. form : NAS
33. Operatic twosome : DUET
34. Apollo's mother : LETO
35. Celtic language : ERSE
37. Fronton cheer : OLE
40. Wax : GROW
41. Collects : GATHERS
42. Eye layer : UVEA
43. Wicker basket : PANNIER
45. Fragrant resins : ELEMIS
47. Form of sorcery : OBEAH
48. Prevailing condition, to Keats : CLIME
49. Kangaroos : EUROS
50. Onions' kin : LEEKS
51. British schoolboys' stiff collars : ETONS
52. ___ in the bucket : ADROP
54. Notion : IDEA
55. Take a siesta : REST
56. Author Bagnold : ENID
57. Thieves' spot : DEN

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