New York Times, Thursday, March 2, 1989

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home, to some potatoes : IDAHO
6. Wear well : LAST
10. Something to eat, sometimes : CROW
14. It's after James or before jar : MASON
15. Head or heart condition : ACHE
16. Role for Jose Ferrer : IAGO
17. Goodbye, amigo : ADIOS
18. Strip : PEEL
19. Biblical port : TYRE
20. Pertaining to distance : METRIC
22. Gives to the press : RELEASES
24. Commotions : ADOS
26. Late author Ayn ___ : RAND
27. Where The Kingston Trio's Charlie rode : ONTHEMTA
31. Niobe, for one : WEEPER
35. Entre ___ : NOUS
36. Troubled planet : EARTH
38. V.I.P.'s wheels : LIMO
39. Antiquity, to Poe : ELD
40. Houston baseball player : ASTRO
41. Big bird : EMU
42. Upon : ATOP
44. Sound from a brooder : CHEEP
45. Sweetsop : ATES
46. Great fear : TERROR
48. Disconnected : SEPARATE
50. A grandson of Eve : ENOS
52. Fender blemish : DENT
53. Sped : GALLOPED
57. Opposite of disassociate : RELATE
61. Jai ___ : ALAI
62. Malayan outrigger : PROA
64. Gold, silver or bronze object : MEDAL
65. Cripple : MAIM
66. All tied up : EVEN
67. French river : ISERE
68. What to make meet : ENDS
69. Take five : REST
70. Type of tea : ASSAM
1. Moslem priest : IMAM
2. Miami's county : DADE
3. "___ was in the beginning . . . " : ASIT
4. Cheering words : HOORAHS
5. One kind of kick : ONSIDE
6. In the ___ of luxury : LAP
7. Maple genus : ACER
8. Diaphanous : SHEER
9. Come up with a big lie : TELLAWHOPPER
10. Fortress : CITADEL
11. Beta and gamma : RAYS
12. Fee-faw-fum : OGRE
13. Miseries : WOES
21. Fail : COMEACROPPER
23. Compass dir. : ENE
25. Put into a hidey-hole : STASH
27. ___ a time : ONEAT
28. Actor Nick from Omaha : NOLTE
29. English dynasty : TUDOR
30. Namesakes of comedian Johnson : ARTES
32. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
33. Irish patriot : EMMET
34. Incite : ROUSE
37. In a corner : TREED
43. Bouts before the finals, for short : PRELIMS
45. Naïve : ARTLESS
47. Yoko ___ : ONO
49. Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
51. Cater to : SERVE
53. Willing and able : GAME
54. Arkin or Thicke : ALAN
55. Deposited : LAID
56. Hinds : DOES
58. Summer refreshers : ADES
59. Residence created by M. Mitchell : TARA
60. Kind of sch. : ELEM
63. Colony dweller : ANT

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