New York Times, Saturday, February 17, 1990

Author: S. E. Wilkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Famous pan handler : CHILD
6. Fencing item : SABER
11. Fey : STRANGE
13. Poe poem : ULALUME
16. Drama by Euripides : ORESTES
17. Kind of cat or rug : PERSIAN
18. It hangs around the house : PAPER
19. At full length : INEXTENSO
21. Doglike creature : HYENA
22. Skirt insert : GORE
23. Notwithstanding : NONOBSTANTE
30. They have the goods : SALESMEN
34. Lake Geneva resort : EVIAN
35. Truckled (to) : TOADIED
36. TV's Rivera : GERALDO
38. Like failed goals : UNMET
39. Doughty : FEARLESS
40. Acme : NEPLUSULTRA
43. Millstone : ONUS
44. Fatale woman : FEMME
49. In opposite order : VICEVERSA
54. Nonesuch : IDEAL
55. Characterized by feeling : EMOTIVE
56. Kriegspiel : WARGAME
58. Chihuahua food : TAMALES
59. Annual publication : ALMANAC
60. Prepared : ALERT
61. Certain revolutions' durations : YEARS
1. Crinkled cloth : CREPE
2. "Dondi" cartoonist : HASEN
3. On the way : INTRANSITU
4. Opposite of sml. : LGE
5. Emulated Blass : DESIGNED
6. Crackerjack : SUPERB
7. Haley and Trebek : ALEXES
8. A Maverick brother : BART
9. If not : ELSE
10. Rack's partner : RUIN
11. Last year's frosh, today : SOPH
12. Ice container : TRAY
14. Kettle and Perkins : MAS
15. Rock producer Brian : ENO
20. High time? : NOON
24. Where the 'eart is : OME
25. Dry land : TERRAFIRMA
26. Grandparental : AVAL
27. Green shade : NILE
28. Little bits : TADS
29. "The Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
30. Bowl over : STUN
31. Top-drawer : AONE
32. Lighter of a sort : LAMP
33. Henry James biographer : EDEL
36. Flees : GETSAWAY
37. Canal site : EAR
39. Winter bugs : FLUS
41. In any way : SOEVER
42. Turbulence : UNREST
45. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
46. Capital : MEANS
47. Vicki Lawrence role : MAMA
48. Current sci. : ELEC
49. Grognard, for short : VET
50. Cohan's "___ Popular Man" : IMA
51. Cook book : COMA
52. Short list shortener : ETAL
53. Wretched : VILE
57. Pub potable : ALE

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