New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1990

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Cause a plane to be grounded : REDLINE
8. Social figure : HOSTESS
15. Shade of orange : APRICOT
16. Turk : OTTOMAN
17. Satan, in Siena : DIAVOLO
18. Shake : TREMBLE
19. Thus, in Toledo : ASI
20. Like express trains : NONSTOP
22. Charlotte or Norma : RAE
23. Tue. preceder : MON
24. Martinique, e.g. : ILE
25. Carpenter's tool : ADZ
26. Plant disease : EDEMA
29. Swiss river : AAR
30. ___ Manette, Dickens heroine : LUCIE
32. Activity for Casanova : SEDUCING
34. What vecturists collect : TOKENS
35. Dirt-road hazards : RUTS
36. Comedienne Imogene ___ : COCA
37. Tell : RELATE
40. Wealth : TREASURE
44. Roman official : EDILE
45. Cutting tool : DIE
46. Admit : LETIN
47. Style for long hair : BUN
48. Gun the engine : REV
49. W.W. II economic org. : OPA
50. Part of a deck : ACE
51. Museum display : DIORAMA
55. Cruise stop: Abbr. : POC
56. Major Mexican seaport : TAMPICO
58. Featured chorus member : SOLOIST
60. Everlasting : ETERNAL
61. Locate : SITUATE
62. Disavowals : DENIALS
63. Passed : ELAPSED
1. Verdi tenor role : RADAMES
2. Occurrence : EPISODE
3. In a state of exhaustion : DRAINED
4. Actress Ullmann : LIV
5. Image : ICON
6. ___ contendere : NOLO
7. Preppies, British style : ETONIANS
8. Higher in temperature : HOTTER
9. Other, in 56 Across : OTRO
10. Short distance : STEP
11. TV's Brokaw : TOM
12. Hug : EMBRACE
13. Crusaders' formidable foe : SALADIN
14. Signs of a cold : SNEEZES
21. Smelting waste : SLAG
27. Orozco painting, e.g. : MURAL
28. Sharp : ACUTE
30. Union chapter : LOCAL
31. Russian edict : UKASE
33. Brooklyn follower : ITE
34. Hallux or dactyl : TOE
36. Fissure in glacial ice : CREVASSE
37. Allowed as a discount : REBATED
38. School : EDUCATE
39. Certain team players : LINEMEN
40. Stadium level : TIER
41. Ideal societies : UTOPIAS
42. Retort quickly : RIPOSTE
43. Put into law : ENACTED
45. Dribbles : DROOLS
51. Actress Merrill : DINA
52. Suffix with class or poet : ICAL
53. Drudgery : MOIL
54. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
57. Sawlike: Comb. form : PRI
59. SW African river bed : OUP

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