New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1990

Author:Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. American Red Cross founder : BARTON
7. Wear out the carpet? : PACE
11. TV alien : ALF
14. Small interstice : AREOLA
15. Spain's longest river : EBRO
16. "2001" computer : HAL
17. Karen Blixen : ISAKDINESEN
19. Hole-in-one : ACE
20. Italian site of a Napoleonic victory : LODI
21. Ponti's wife : LOREN
22. Wild goat : IBEX
23. Fishhook attachment : SNELL
25. "___, anyone?" : TENNIS
27. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson : LEWISCARROLL
32. If doubled, it's ultrasmart : CHI
35. Uptight : TENSE
36. Hawk's hangout : AERIE
37. Kingdoms : REALMS
39. " . . . ___ rain in Indianapolis . . . " : ITDONT
40. Haggle : ARGUE
41. Squander : WASTE
44. Thus far : YET
45. Eric Arthur Blair : GEORGEORWELL
48. Prairie prowler : COYOTE
49. What some little dogs do to heels : YAPAT
53. Artist van ___ : GOGH
56. Greece, to Greeks : ELLAS
58. Mongolian desert : GOBI
59. Blotter letters : AKA
60. Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee : ELLERYQUEEN
62. Columnist Smith : LIZ
63. Sediment : LEES
64. Beach trophy? : SUNTAN
65. Meadow : LEA
66. White or Green: Abbr. : MTNS
67. Cozily warm : TOASTY
1. Dips water from a boat : BAILS
2. Incendiarism : ARSON
3. Aptly named author : READE
4. Lee's "___ a Mockingbird" : TOKILL
5. Long in the tooth : OLD
6. Fasten or fastener : NAIL
7. Noblewoman : PEERESS
8. Lack : ABSENCE
9. Actor Richard from L.A. : CRENNA
10. Many ages : EON
11. Ishmael's captain : AHAB
12. Alençon product : LACE
13. Contract one's muscles : FLEX
18. Out : NOTIN
22. " . . . the sky ___": Matt. 16:2 : ISRED
24. "___, Lover" : LETMEGO
26. In a testy manner : IRATELY
28. Unseld of the N.B.A. : WES
29. Part of Mont.'s motto : OROY
30. Backyard dryer : LINE
31. Riga native : LETT
32. Rockies projection : CRAG
33. Roll-call response : HERE
34. Othello's antagonist : IAGO
38. Stagger : LURCH
39. Ending for Israel : ITE
41. Like Mrs. Thatcher's winter fabric : WOOLLEN
42. Without guile : ARTLESS
43. Asseverate : SWEAR
46. Grommet : EYELET
47. ___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
50. Barrett and Browning : POETS
51. Skip ___ (have an irregular rhythm) : ABEAT
52. Metallic : TINNY
53. Audacity : GALL
54. Any of the Joads : OKIE
55. Newsworthy strip of land : GAZA
57. Part of S.S.S.: Abbr. : SYST
60. Shade tree : ELM
61. Quid pro ___ : QUO

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