New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1989

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Choose : OPT
4. Boss Tweed's nemesis : NAST
8. Go marketing : SHOP
12. Pope's triple crown : TIARA
15. Heraldic band : ORLE
16. Gaelic name for Ireland : EIRE
17. Family entertainment : TELEVISION
19. Distantly : AFAR
20. Aperture : ORIFICE
21. Lbs. and ozs., e.g. : WTS
23. Sort : ILK
24. Glacial ridge : ESKER
26. Brief halts : PAUSES
28. Scotch cocktail : ROBROY
31. "The ___," G. Meredith novel : EGOIST
33. In the past : AGO
34. Overhastily : PELLMELL
37. Vegetarian's no-no : MEAT
39. Scottish lord : THANE
41. Canadian Indian : CREE
42. Passes away : PERISHES
44. Consume : EAT
45. Set out : DEPART
46. Wise legislators : SOLONS
49. Rue : REGRET
51. Cubic meter : STERE
53. Harem room : ODA
54. Environment: Comb. form : ECO
56. Fall back : RELAPSE
60. Small coin : DIME
62. Family entertainment : HOMEMOVIES
64. Seine sights : ILES
65. A son of Seth : ENOS
66. Kin of apples : PEARS
67. Hoopoe's home : NEST
68. L.A. footballers : RAMS
69. Lawyer's retainer : FEE
1. Bismarck : OTTO
2. Atlantic City attraction : PIER
3. Anklebones : TALI
4. "Long time ___" : NOSEE
5. Onassis nickname : ARI
6. Highway sign : SLOW
7. Camper's prop : TENTPOLE
8. Red or Black : SEA
9. Family entertainment : HIFISTEREO
10. Papal vestment : ORALE
11. Privileges, colloquially : PERKS
13. Allude (to) : REFER
14. Dispatch boat : AVISO
18. Like goo : ICKY
22. Use a ketch : SAIL
25. Feasts : REPASTS
27. Leathernecks' outfit: Abbr. : USMC
28. Inclined way : RAMP
29. Molding with a double curve : OGEE
30. Family entertainment : BOARDGAMES
32. Army off. : GEN
35. Not fatty : LEAN
36. Rents : LETS
38. Theater-seat section : TIER
39. P.M. Margaret : THATCHER
40. "He was ___ man . . . " : HER
43. German admiral : SPEE
46. Appear : SEEM
47. Ship's deck : ORLOP
48. Go : LEAVE
49. He sculpted "The Thinker" : RODIN
50. Roman magistrate : EDILE
52. Lock : TRESS
55. Mrs. Charles Chaplin : OONA
57. Chanteuse Edith : PIAF
58. Dry : SERE
59. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
61. Superlative suffix : EST
63. Pop's partner : MOM

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