New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 1989

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Nominative or dative : CASE
5. Silver, in Peru : PLATA
10. Compartments : BINS
14. Chief Norse god : ODIN
15. Swiss mathematician: 18th century : EULER
16. Jacob's twin : ESAU
17. Hepplewhite piece : LADDERBACKCHAIR
20. Common article : THE
21. Bulrushes : TULES
22. Whist expert: 1672-1769 : HOYLE
23. H. H. Munro : SAKI
24. ___ canto (18th-century singing style) : BEL
25. Furniture piece: 18th century : CHIPPENDALEDESK
33. W.W. II "riveter" : ROSIE
34. Din : ROAR
35. Compass pt. : NNE
36. Coup d'___ : ETAT
37. Valuable woods : TEAKS
39. Hint : CLUE
40. Stitch : SEW
41. Attention getter : AHEM
42. Skill : CRAFT
43. Sheraton-style preferences : CLASSICALMOTIFS
47. McMahon and Sullivan : EDS
48. Hopper products : OILS
49. Violin designer : AMATI
52. Kin of a harpsichord : PIANO
54. Owns : HAS
57. "I find you ___ you with argument . . . ": Goldsmith : WANTMETOFURNISH
60. Lake or canal : ERIE
61. Indian princess : RANEE
62. Hodgepodge : OLIO
63. Strike out : DELE
64. "So vast ___, so narrow human wit": Pope : ISART
65. Catch one's breath : GASP
1. Young horse : COLT
2. A wife of Esau : ADAH
3. Lateral surface : SIDE
4. Terminus : END
5. Wig worn in the 18th century : PERUKE
6. City SE of Warsaw : LUBLIN
7. Wings, to Ovid : ALAE
8. Gumshoes : TECS
9. Noah's vessel : ARK
10. Gaze upon : BEHOLD
11. "Do as ___ . . . " : ISAY
12. Brad or spad : NAIL
13. Certain : SURE
18. Day's march : ETAPE
19. Gladden : CHEER
23. Polish's partner : SPIT
24. "Ruy ___," Hugo play: 1838 : BLAS
25. Increase in loudness: Mus. dir. : CRESC
26. Grand or Astor : HOTEL
27. "When all at once ___ crowd": Wordsworth : ISAWA
28. Beaumont and Fletcher's forte : DRAMA
29. Astronaut's approval : AOK
30. Chou ___ : ENLAI
31. Powdered tobacco : SNUFF
32. Guinea fowls : KEETS
37. The nearer one : THIS
38. Common Market initials : EEC
39. Packing boxes: Abbr. : CRTS
41. "___ and meagre as an ague's fit": Shak. : ASDIM
42. Hue : COLOR
44. Small sofa : SETTEE
45. Certain shoe : LOAFER
46. Graceful 18th-century dance : MINUET
49. Inspired reverence : AWED
50. Adult filly : MARE
51. Blue dye : ANIL
52. School orgs. : PTAS
53. Isle near Scotland : IONA
54. Seed scars : HILA
55. Sale sign : ASIS
56. Buy selectively : SHOP
58. Silkworm : ERI
59. Eggy drink : NOG

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