Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch 

New York Times, Friday, March 17, 1989

Author: Charles E. Gersch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "When Irish ___ Are Smiling" : EYES
5. Festive : GALA
9. Org. founded in 1920 : ACLU
13. Fold-up furniture : MURPHYBED
15. Colleen's name : MAEVE
17. "Wild" flower of songdom : IRISHROSE
18. Fencing stance : APPEL
19. Material in T. Williams's roof : TIN
20. Some tic-tac-toe winners : OOOS
21. Gluck works : OPERAS
22. Prepare corn for eating : HUSK
23. What plungers go for : BROKE
24. It's sometimes last : RESORT
27. S.F. tourist attraction : CABLECAR
30. Mountaineer's possible response : ECHO
31. ___ Islands off the Irish coast : ARAN
33. Province of China : ANHUI
34. Be hot under the collar : BOIL
35. Copper-alloy coating : TERNE
37. One of the leagues: Abbr. : NATL
38. "___ Takes Is Love," 1987 song : ALLIT
40. Handle, in old Rome : ANSA
41. River of France : EURE
42. European capital : BELGRADE
44. Down Under metropolis : SYDNEY
46. ___ Cologne : EAUDE
47. Like Swiss cheese : EYEY
48. "Liliom" author : MOLNAR
50. Penn, etc. : STAS
51. Teaching deg. : EDM
54. Type of reaction : CHAIN
55. Shunned, in a big way : BOYCOTTED
57. Ill-at-ease feeling : ANGST
58. Five-liners named for an Irish county : LIMERICKS
59. Electrical-resistance measures : OHMS
60. Faculty functions : TEAS
61. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
1. Give out : EMIT
2. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
3. Hibernia : ERIN
4. U.S.N. policemen : SPS
5. Ship's stabilizer : GYROSTAT
6. Desi Arnaz autobiography : ABOOK
7. Subtraction word : LESS
8. Lemon's end : ADE
9. Jimmy Dorsey song hit: 1941 : AMAPOLA
10. Canaveral, once : CAPEKENNEDY
11. Og of "Finian's Rainbow," e.g. : LEPRECHAUN
12. Part of the eye : UVEA
14. Attack time : HHOUR
16. Former Third Ave. trains : ELS
21. Sphere : ORB
22. Rowdy behavior : HOOLIGANISM
23. Marriage announcement : BANNS
24. Middle East fiddle : REBAB
25. Where an élève studies : ECOLE
26. Type of club : SHILLELAGH
27. Chili companion : CARNE
28. Other, in Oise : AUTRE
29. Man with an easy life : RILEY
32. Aptly named novelist : READE
36. Old radio show, with "The" : EASYACES
39. Young AWOL's of a sort : TRUANTS
43. Sea between It. and Yugo. : ADR
45. "Give me a straight ___ no answer!" : YESOR
47. Root words : ETYMA
48. Entertainment industry initials : MCA
49. Reaction of surprise or dismay : OHNO
50. Peau de ___ (wedding-dress material) : SOIE
51. Do aquatints : ETCH
52. Hockey ploy : DEKE
53. Warehouse gds. : MDSE
55. Diner order, for short : BLT
56. ___ for tat : TIT

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