New York Times, Friday, March 9, 1990

Author: William Baxley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
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Across Down
1. Viral disease, for short : FLU
4. Prow of a ship : STEM
8. White water : RAPIDS
14. Author Yutang : LIN
15. "Rosamond" composer : ARNE
16. Indulged in cabotinage : EMOTED
17. Jennings and Koppel work here : ABC
18. Indian weight unit : TOLA
19. Venomous reptiles : VIPERS
20. Site of famed Copacabana Beach : RIODEJANEIRO
23. Lou Grant's wife : EDIE
24. Accented syllable in poetry : ARSIS
25. Prehistoric implement : CELT
29. Danish community near Santa Ynez, Calif. : SOLVANG
31. Finery : REGALIA
33. ___ dixit : IPSE
34. Bulldog, e.g. : EDITION
35. Organic compounds : ENOLS
38. Inclines : LEANS
39. Tenants : LESSEES
42. Lobster's sensory appendage : PALP
44. Singer Manchester : MELISSA
45. Entomologists' subjects : INSECTS
49. Hit-show signs : SROS
50. Fidelity, old style : TROTH
52. Faithful : TRUE
53. Philadelphia locale of a U.S. Navy Yard : LEAGUEISLAND
56. Warhol's forte : POPART
59. Ruined : GONE
60. New Zealand parrot : KEA
61. Hue at Syracuse U. : ORANGE
62. Titanic : HUGE
63. White-tailed sea eagle : ERN
64. Some apartments, for short : CONDOS
65. Tyrant of yore : TSAR
66. Mil. induction agency : SSS
1. Emergency signals : FLARES
2. Psychic energy : LIBIDO
3. Release, as a certain spring : UNCOIL
4. "Pig out" : SATE
5. Hector and Paris : TROJANS
6. Elaborate, with "upon" : ENLARGE
7. Wherewithal : MEANS
8. Amended : REVISED
9. Arabic commander : AMIR
10. Famed Mexican hot spot? : POPOCATEPETL
11. Adherent: Suffix : ITE
12. German article : DER
13. Student org. active in the 1960's : SDS
21. Where Dreyfus was imprisoned : DEVILSISLAND
22. Irish Free State : EIRE
26. Lamb of "Pork" fame : ELIA
27. Columbia's mascot : LION
28. Absorbs solar emissions : TANS
30. Projections on a cathedral : APSES
32. Liquid measures : GILLS
35. End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
36. ___-do-well : NEER
37. Nobel Institute locale : OSLO
40. Sights at Beverly Hills : ESTATES
41. Noted puppeteer : SARG
42. Arousing compassion : PITEOUS
43. Snakebird : ANHINGA
46. Long-legged rails : CRAKES
47. Radio dials : TUNERS
48. Portable chairs : SEDANS
51. ___ to (should) : OUGHT
54. Therefore : ERGO
55. Oracle : SEER
56. A cruise stop: Abbr. : POC
57. Coronado's quest : ORO
58. Criticize severely : PAN

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