New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1990

Author:Jean M. Hunt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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1. Roman statesman : CATO
5. Swarms : TEEMS
10. Kiln : OAST
14. Continent east of the Urals : ASIA
15. Mountains in 14 Across : ALTAI
16. Brownish purple : PUCE
17. Native country : MOTHERLAND
19. ___, crackle and pop : SNAP
20. Friend of Anatole France : PROUST
21. Seine : NET
23. Three, in Trieste : TRE
24. Flap : TAB
26. Herringlike fish : ALEWIFE
28. Disagreed : DIFFERED
33. ___ fixe : IDEE
34. Bellows : ROARS
35. Dobbin's deterrent : REIN
37. Sherman Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
40. Opposed : ANTI
41. What reasonable people make : SENSE
42. Do road work : PAVE
43. Sambar : MAHA
44. Acclaim : HAIL
45. Cupolas : DOMES
46. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
48. Seattle baseball team : MARINERS
50. Kit and Johnny : CARSONS
53. "All the King's ___" : MEN
54. Rowan : ASH
55. Japanese admiral : ITO
56. Salad ingredient : CELERY
61. Rampage : RIOT
63. Joel Chandler Harris storyteller : UNCLEREMUS
66. Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
67. Water nymph : NAIAD
68. Clamp : VISE
69. "___ and the Swan": Yeats : LEDA
70. Coup de ___ : GRACE
71. Roman road : ITER
1. Bivouac : CAMP
2. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
3. Josip Broz : TITO
4. Honolulu is here : OAHU
5. Type of sauce : TARTAR
6. Annex : ELL
7. Greek letter : ETA
8. Miraculous menu : MANNA
9. Avocation : SIDELINE
10. Goddess of harvests : OPS
11. Rosalind Russell role : AUNTIEMAME
12. Muffler : SCARF
13. Wickiup's cousin : TEPEE
18. ___ Park, Colo : ESTES
22. Koppel or Kennedy : TED
25. College in Ky : BEREA
27. Sword or spear : WEAPON
28. Small amount : DRAM
29. Scottish isle : IONA
30. Bill Cosby best seller : FATHERHOOD
31. Franciscans, e g : FRIARS
32. Sturdy fabric : DENIM
36. Muslim faith : ISLAM
38. Always : EVER
39. Promontory : NESS
41. Silky fabric : SHANTUNG
45. Eating establishment : DINER
47. "L'état c'est ___" : MOI
49. Ebb : RECEDE
50. Burnett or Channing : CAROL
51. Private line : ASIDE
52. U-boat locater : SONAR
57. Jacob's third son : LEVI
58. Discharge : EMIT
59. Trick : RUSE
60. Belgian river : YSER
62. Refrain syllable : TRA
64. Org. headed by Allen Dulles 1953-61 : CIA
65. Resinous substance : LAC

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