New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1990

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Marshal Dillon : MATT
5. Large clam : GAPER
10. Imogene, the comedienne : COCA
14. Jewish month : ADAR
15. Basel's river : RHINE
16. Pequod's skipper : AHAB
17. Aggies from College Station : TEXASAANDM
19. Choler : BILE
20. U.C.L.A. Bruins, e.g. : ELEVEN
21. English refreshment shops : TEAROOMS
23. Takes umbrage : RESENTS
25. Pritikin et al. : DIETS
26. Is outscored : LOSES
28. Okla. homesteader : NESTER
31. Faux pas : BONER
34. Eminent : NOTED
36. A cause of grayness : AGE
37. Breslau's river : ODER
38. Describing compacted hay : BALED
39. Bandleader Kenton : STAN
40. At present : NOW
41. Climbing pepper : BETEL
42. Disburse : SPEND
43. Abalones : ORMERS
45. Challenger : DARER
47. Egresses : EXITS
49. Call on again : REVISIT
53. Genus of passerine birds : SAXICOLA
56. World Series M.V.P.: 1972 : TENACE
57. Actor Jannings : EMIL
58. Huskies from Seattle : WASHINGTON
60. Murine creatures : MICE
61. Upper air : ETHER
62. German article : EINE
63. Wedding vows : IDOS
64. Plow man : DEERE
65. Take ten : REST
1. Pater's partner : MATER
2. One of the Astaires : ADELE
3. Levies : TAXES
4. Tourist : TRAVELER
5. ___ Tomb, in N.Y.C. : GRANTS
6. Eureka! : AHA
7. Two cups : PINT
8. Over : ENDED
9. Stayed : REMAINED
10. They "talk only to God" : CABOTS
11. Big Ten team : OHIOSTATE
12. Unexcited : CALM
13. Lincoln and Ribicoff : ABES
18. Mister, in Mexico : SENOR
22. Bamboolike grass : REED
24. French Upper House : SENAT
27. Did a cobbler's job : SOLED
29. First Alaskan governor : EGAN
30. Pull apart : REND
31. Palm Springs mayor : BONO
32. Skunk's protection : ODOR
33. Lobos from Las Cruces : NEWMEXICO
35. Weblike : TELAR
38. Conferred, as an endowment : BESTOWED
39. Kind of spaniel : SPRINGER
41. ___-a-brac : BRIC
42. Number against Thebes : SEVEN
44. Banishes : EXILES
46. Call it a day : RETIRE
48. Old-time schoolroom adjunct : SLATE
50. French composer : SATIE
51. Religious images : ICONS
52. Dogma : TENET
53. Prefix with circle : SEMI
54. At the center of : AMID
55. Former Davis Cup figure : ASHE
59. "And I Love ___," Beatles song : HER

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