New York Times, Thursday, March 8, 1990

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Eliot's "___ Bede" : ADAM
5. Deserters : RATS
9. Cut wood : SAWED
14. Kind of bean : LIMA
15. Blue-pencil : EDIT
16. South-of-the-border pal : AMIGO
17. Wicked : EVIL
18. Attractive : CUTE
19. Piece for an ennead : NONET
20. Start of a silly question : CANAMALINGERERS
23. Coin : MINT
24. Historical period : ERA
25. Outcome : RESULT
28. Forefront : VAN
30. Girl : LASS
34. Ridge; crest : ARETE
35. Peel : PARE
36. Agnus ___ (Christian emblem) : DEI
37. More of the question : CRIESBELISTEDAS
41. Ages and ages : EON
42. Manipulated : USED
43. Shucks : HULLS
44. Limned : DREW
46. Trumpery : ROT
47. The Inquisition's target : HERESY
48. Part of H.R.M. : HER
50. Large Atlantic fish : CERO
51. End of the question : CASESOFSHAMPAIN
59. Group of eight : OCTET
60. On : ATOP
61. Wallaroo : EURO
62. Fissile rock : SHALE
63. Get checkmated : LOSE
64. Bohr's subject : ATOM
65. Succinct : TERSE
66. Mimicked : APED
67. Aught : NONE
1. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
2. Kathleen Battle is one : DIVA
3. Deposed tyrant : AMIN
4. Sled dog : MALAMUTE
5. Abjure : RECANT
6. Grown-up : ADULT
7. Tree or monkey : TITI
8. British submachine gun : STEN
9. More logical : SANER
10. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
11. Contents in the silly question, paronomastically : WINE
12. Elbe tributary : EGER
13. Finishes a j : DOTS
21. Odometer reading : MILES
22. Chromosome parts : GENES
25. Sped : RACED
26. Corrigendum : ERROR
27. Net : SEINE
28. Kind of parking : VALET
29. Saharan : ARID
31. Spoil : ADDLE
32. Christmas add-ons : SEALS
33. Actress Spacek : SISSY
35. Guadalajaran coin : PESO
38. Small donkey : BURRO
39. Calorie : THERM
40. Belgian or Spaniard : EUROPEAN
45. A bike has two : WHEELS
47. Piled : HEAPED
49. Helena's competitor : ESTEE
50. Selected : CHOSE
51. Part of H.C.L. : COST
52. Pine : ACHE
53. Betelgeuse or Rigel : STAR
54. Part song : FALA
55. Desist : STOP
56. Marmon or Kissel : AUTO
57. Niblick or mashie : IRON
58. Alaskan cape : NOME

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