New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 1989

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F P Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Project : JUT
4. Kind of corner : AMEN
8. African antelope : ELAND
13. Sale phrase : ASIS
15. Church part : NAVE
16. Hermit : LONER
17. Outlet : VENT
18. Eager : AGOG
19. Madrid mother : MADRE
20. Shakespearean comedy : ASYOULIKEIT
23. Laver or Serling : ROD
24. Bower ___, writer on rhetoric : ALY
25. "Be it ___ humble . . . " : EVERSO
27. Musical groups : OCTETS
30. Rap session? : SEANCE
33. "Rebecca at the Well" painter : ROSSITER
36. Zola : EMILE
37. Olla or potiche : JAR
38. Billiard shot : CAROM
40. Pro's partner : CON
41. Tilting : ALIST
44. Friend of Brutus and Cassius : TITINIUS
47. Weather-map line : ISOBAR
49. Danish seaport : ODENSE
50. Wool-covered : LANOSE
53. Dress (up) : TOG
54. "I caught you!" : AHA
56. Subject of a Shakespearean drama : KINGHENRYVI
61. Touch, for one : SENSE
63. Stravinsky : IGOR
64. "Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
65. More veracious : TRUER
66. Skin: Comb. form : DERM
67. Stet's opposite : DELE
68. Dolts : ASSES
69. Time periods : ERAS
70. Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
1. Coffee, in slanguage : JAVA
2. Exploits : USES
3. Wee : TINY
4. Kind of psychology : ANALYTIC
5. Manger visitors : MAGI
6. Summon : EVOKE
7. Israeli desert : NEGEV
8. Shade caster : ELMTREE
9. Mauna ___ : LOA
10. "Titus ___," Shakespearean tragedy : ANDRONICUS
11. Roman fiddler : NERO
12. Stowe book about a slave : DRED
14. European weasels : STOATS
21. Rubber trees : ULES
22. Plural ending : IES
26. Snead or Houston : SAM
27. Certain tests : ORALS
28. Shakespearean historical play : CORIOLANUS
29. R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
31. Nearby : CLOSE
32. Poetic contraction : EEN
34. Silkworm : ERI
35. Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
37. ___ alai : JAI
39. Certain tests : MIDTERMS
42. Govt. agency : SBA
43. Oil-bearing ships : TANKERS
45. Light gas : NEON
46. Actress Bergman : INGRID
48. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
51. Slyly derisive : SNIDE
52. Type of moth : EGGER
54. Star with a tail : ASTA
55. Linen marking : HERS
57. Israeli dance : HORA
58. River of France and Belgium : YSER
59. Base : VILE
60. Rona Barrett notation : ITEM
62. Understand : SEE

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