New York Times, Wednesday, March 28, 1990

Author: Calista Luminati
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blubber : SOB
4. Kin of "Darn it!" : DRAT
8. Sights on 16 Across : BOATS
13. Playwright's "moment of truth" : PREMIERE
15. Burger companion : MALTED
16. Expanse west of Albania : ADRIATIC
17. John and Priscilla : ALDENS
18. Bridle part : REIN
19. Negative contraction : SHANT
21. Most browned by the sun : TANNEST
24. First : INITIAL
29. Land south of the Med : ALG
30. Expanse also called the Euxine : BLACK
32. Hag : CRONE
33. Hit-show sign : SRO
34. Purfle : HEM
36. M.I.T. is one : INST
37. Ending of "America the Beautiful" : SEATOSHININGSEA
42. Joint, to Luigi : ARTO
43. Chinese dynasty : HAN
44. Mauna ___ : LOA
45. Spacious : ROOMY
47. Oriental expanse : JAPAN
49. Quant. : AMT
52. Native of Ramla : ISRAELI
54. Mistaken : INERROR
56. Speech problems : LISPS
58. ___ Sanctorum : ACTA
59. Profits : AVAILS
63. Link between the Old World and New : ATLANTIC
66. Tart : HARLOT
67. Mercurial : VOLATILE
68. Crooked : ASKEW
69. Napoleon slept here : ELBA
70. These, in Toulon : CES
1. Lacedaemon : SPARTA
2. Feverel's trial : ORDEAL
3. U.S.S.R. and U.S.A. share this expanse : BERING
4. Day, in Durango : DIA
5. Soak flax : RET
6. Bristle : ARISTA
7. Cal or Georgia ___ : TECH
8. Gdansk's ships sail here : BALTIC
9. Antiquated : OLD
10. Grazed : ATE
11. Hamilton bill : TEN
12. Student gp. in the 60's : SDS
14. Wis. neighbor : MINN
15. "Doktor Faustus" author : MANN
20. Pulitzer Prize poet: 1930 : AIKEN
22. Spanish river : EBRO
23. Splash through water : SLOSH
25. Roman chariot : TRIGA
26. Charged particles : IONS
27. Faulkner character : ANSE
28. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
31. Expanse off Taiwan : CHINA
33. Ostiole : STOMA
35. Site of "The Last Supper" : MILAN
37. Ganges garb : SARI
38. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
39. Suffix with comment : ATOR
40. Muslim pilgrims : HAJIS
41. Not one : NONE
46. Expanse also called Huang Hai : YELLOW
48. Husband of Nell Quickly : PISTOL
49. Greenland's ocean : ARCTIC
50. Exhibiting movement : MOTILE
51. Vestiges : TRACES
53. Shopper's aid : LIST
55. Bluster : RANT
57. Diamond setting : PAVE
59. Eureka! : AHA
60. Duct : VAS
61. Boat built for twos : ARK
62. ___ du Diable : ILE
64. Degree for an att. : LLB
65. Car owners' org. : AAA

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