New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1989

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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1. Graze : SHAVE
6. C.P.A. : ACCT
10. Biblical preposition : UNTO
14. "Ship of the desert" : CAMEL
15. Blackthorn : SLOE
16. Poet's "at no time" : NEER
17. Idolize : ADORE
18. Christmas carol, with "The" : FIRSTNOEL
20. Xylophone's cousin : MARIMBA
22. Stephen, in France : ETIENNE
23. A-one : FIRSTRATE
25. Rely upon : GOBY
28. Summers, in Sedan : ETES
29. City in NE Italy : UDINE
33. A feast ___ famine : ORA
34. Sea mammal : SEAL
35. U.S.S.R. head: 1917-24 : LENIN
36. Mamba or rumba : DANCE
38. Bishopric : SEE
40. Saw : ADAGE
41. Berlin's "I Poured My Heart ___ Song" : INTOA
42. Ended : OVER
44. Grandfather of Saul : NER
45. Duped : STUNG
46. Sale condition : ASIS
47. Kind of sandwich : HERO
48. Missing person in Buchanan's term : FIRSTLADY
51. Guarantees : ASSURES
54. Profession of Nightingale : NURSING
58. Area Lou Gehrig covered : FIRSTBASE
60. Daisy's cousin : ASTER
61. Wings on an avis : ALAE
62. "The ___ of Texas . . . " : EYES
63. ___ nova (samba music) : BOSSA
64. Flag maker : ROSS
65. W.W. II craft : LSTS
66. Espies : SPOTS
1. Rip-off : SCAM
2. "Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
3. Love, in León : AMOR
4. Confirm : VERIFY
5. Varnish resin : ELEMI
6. ___ lightning (very swift) : ASFASTAS
7. Caesar's 151 : CLI
8. Kitchen utensils : CORERS
9. Seed integument : TESTA
10. Superfluous : UNNEEDED
11. Light gas : NEON
12. Four or six follower : TEEN
13. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
19. Nominal : TITULAR
21. Scottish broth : BREE
24. Bony fish : TELEOST
25. "___ our refuge . . . ": Psalm 46 : GODIS
26. Praying female figure : ORANT
27. African language group : BANTU
30. Senseless : INANE
31. River in Mali : NIGER
32. Juárez January : ENERO
34. Like oceanic islands : SEAGIRT
37. Addles : CONFUSES
39. State of depravity : EVILNESS
43. Birthright loser : ESAU
46. Analyzes : ASSAYS
47. European mint : HYSSOP
49. Confederate soldier : REBEL
50. Slatterns : DRABS
51. At a distance : AFAR
52. Farm structure : SILO
53. Sp. titles : SRAS
55. "Wishing will make ___" : ITSO
56. Aerie : NEST
57. Mardi ___ : GRAS
59. Tennis unit : SET

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