New York Times, Thursday, February 1, 1990

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of song or dance : FOLK
5. Code sounds : DAHS
9. Adult walking stick, e.g. : IMAGO
14. Netman Nastase : ILIE
15. "Support Your Local Sheriff!" actor : ELAM
16. Broods of pheasants : NIDES
17. Upward of : SOME
18. Hurting : SORE
19. Green-skinned pear : ANJOU
20. Actress Reichenberg's flambé : CREPESUZETTE
23. Hiemal vehicle : SLED
24. Broadcast : AIRED
27. Aquila's brightest star : ALTAIR
30. Kind of bath : SITZ
32. Kettle et al. : MAS
34. Freebie's cousin : PERK
35. Describing an Italian diva's pasta dish : TETRAZZINI
38. Harvard climbers : IVIES
40. "___ Dalmatians," Disney film : IOI
41. Bear and Berra : YOGIS
42. Russian count's treat : NESSELRODE
45. Mispickels : ORES
46. Catch : GET
47. What, to Watteau : QUEL
48. With wisdom : SAGELY
50. Kyongsong : SEOUL
52. Passage, anatomically : ITER
53. Meat topping à la a French marshal : SOUBISESAUCE
59. Wahine's porch : LANAI
62. An anagram for deli : IDLE
63. Bow : PROW
64. Girlfriend, in Grenada : AMIGA
65. Be chockablock : TEEM
66. Author Shere ___ : HITE
67. Mingles : MIXES
68. Chow : EATS
69. Flanders flower : YSER
1. Exchequer : FISC
2. Swan genus : OLOR
3. Key ___ pie : LIME
4. Giftbooks : KEEPSAKES
5. Peach Melba, for one : DESSERT
6. Audibly : ALOUD
7. German mountain range : HARZ
8. Barrie baddie : SMEE
9. Agitated : INATIZZY
10. Pitman : MINER
11. Pt. of speech : ADJ
12. Part of five Declaration of Independence signatures : GEO
13. The Beavers' sch. : OSU
21. "Whiffenpoof" singer : ELI
22. "So long!" : TATA
25. Expatriate : EMIGRE
26. Ortega or Defoe : DANIEL
27. Little action : APING
28. Antiflood embankments : LEVEES
29. Sorrowful, to Chopin : TRISTE
30. " . . . fettered to an office ___": G. & S. : STOOL
31. Crocus, e.g. : IRID
33. Scaredy-cat : SISSY
36. Banshee's land : EIRE
37. Animal science : ZOOGRAPHY
39. Trees named for a Cherokee scholar : SEQUOIAS
43. Tubby's friend, Little ___ : LULU
44. Thinks well of : ESTEEMS
49. D.D.E. opponent : AES
51. Bowwood : OSAGE
52. Small land mass : ISLET
54. Snack : BITE
55. Cogitator's reward : IDEA
56. "Mila 18" author : URIS
57. Shed for pouters : COTE
58. Wide-mouthed container : EWER
59. Hasty retreat: Slang : LAM
60. "___ Blue," 1929 tune : AMI
61. Nope : NIX

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