New York Times, Saturday, March 11, 1989

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thalian : COMIC
6. Moved in and out of traffic : WEAVED
12. El ___ (plush place) : DORADO
13. Home of the Gewürztraminer grape : ALSACE
14. Events of long, long ago : ANCIENTHISTORY
17. Schuss : SKI
18. Sewing or washing follower : MACHINE
19. Bow chaser : TIE
20. Baff the golf ball : LOFT
22. Paris divider : SEINE
23. Some like them hot : RODS
24. Brain passages : ITERS
26. Seminary deg. : DRE
27. Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
28. Budgerigar : PARAKEET
30. Doomed ones : GONERS
31. Christmas-tree adornment : CANDYCANE
33. C.P.A.'s listing : ASSETS
36. Turkish saber : YATAGHAN
40. Strike minus one : SPARE
41. Stylograph : PEN
42. Defunct alliance acronym : SEATO
43. Hebrew letters : SINS
44. Abbie's pal in comics : SLATS
46. Device for collecting plankton : DNET
47. Berenson's subject : ART
48. Ernest Bloch symphony : AMERICA
50. Donna of musical fame in radio : DAE
51. Find at Qumran : DEADSEASCROLLS
54. Ekberg and Baker : ANITAS
55. Turban cloth in India : LUNGEE
56. Lampoon : SATIRE
57. Descendant of Mohammed : EMEER
1. Spruce, e.g. : CONIFER
2. Grampus : ORC
3. Disable : MAIM
4. What Dorcas Cochran gets in a 1951 song : IDEAS
5. Gave in : CONCEDED
6. Lei-land lass? : WAHINE
7. "___ Vere," book by Couperus : ELINE
8. African fox : ASSE
9. Kier : VAT
10. Transition zone between two plant communities : ECOTONE
11. Pooh-poohing person : DERIDER
12. Sioux Indian : DAKOTA
15. War of yore : THIRTYYEARS
16. Ayes : YESES
17. Liner's landing place : SLIP
21. Tecs, at times : TRACERS
23. Goofed in bridge : RENEGED
25. Ray : SKATE
27. Barrett and Jaffe : RONAS
29. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
30. Roscoe : GAT
32. Hymn of praise : CANTICLE
33. Syrian leader : ASSAD
34. Easter plants : SPIREAS
35. Guitarist-singer Carlos ___ : SANTANA
37. Pug's trainer : HANDLER
38. Military order : ATEASE
39. Score unit : NOTE
41. Satisfy : PLEASE
44. Campaign calumny : SMEAR
45. Rugby play : SCRUM
48. Piedmontese place : ASTI
49. Prime : AONE
52. Dah's counterpart : DIT
53. Opposite of sml. : LGE

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