New York Times, Saturday, April 28, 1990

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Soothing lotion : BALM
5. Probe : TEST
9. Church recess : APSE
13. Count : ENUMERATE
15. Coolidge and Tushingham : RITAS
17. Possessing heavenly qualities : ANGELICAL
18. Cut drastically : SLASH
19. Strange purchase : TEE
20. City in Germany : LAHR
21. Containing a flintlike rock : CHERTY
22. Resti ___ cibo (Italian leftovers) : DEL
23. Star in the Greater Dog : SIRIUS
25. Moods : HUMORS
28. Long Island college : ADELPHI
30. Keyboard wood : EBONY
31. Memo : NOTE
32. Conductor de Waart : EDO
34. Zero, to Cash : LOVE
35. Confuse : ADDLE
37. Knitting stitch : SLIP
38. Actress Zetterling : MAI
39. Antony's friend in Egypt : EROS
40. Apportion : ALLOT
41. Shakespeare's "The ___" : TEMPEST
43. Parts of pandowdies : CRUSTS
44. Fishing boat : SEINER
45. Fortify : ARM
46. Do some sleuthing : DETECT
48. Actress Skye : IONE
50. Chit : IOU
53. Undo : ERASE
54. Events in eastern Europe: 1989 : UPRISINGS
56. Femme fatale : SIREN
57. Came back in : REENTERED
58. Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
59. Key's cousin : ISLE
60. Titubate : REEL
1. Bushed : BEAT
2. Author Tyler : ANNE
3. Winter Olympics event : LUGE
4. Mrs., in Marseille : MME
5. Job suffered many of these : TRIALS
6. Every one : EACH
7. A E F newspaper, in France: 1918 : STARSANDSTRIPES
8. Hill, to an Arab : TEL
9. Abstract Expressionist Gorky : ARSHILE
10. Amass : PILEUP
11. Projectiles illuminating enemy positions : STARSHELLS
12. ___ Ham, London suburb : EAST
14. First name of Nikki Porter's boss : ELLERY
16. Timid : SHY
21. Island of the Minotaur : CRETE
22. Over : DONE
24. Adored one : IDOL
25. Ship's wheel : HELM
26. Tirpitz's menace: 1915 : UBOAT
27. Shearer and Woolley, once : MOVIESTARS
29. ___ box (TV) : IDIOT
33. Chooses : OPTS
35. Common contraction : ARENT
36. Medicine measure : DOSE
37. Rundown area : SLUM
39. Flaccid : EPICENE
40. Stop : ARREST
42. Former U.S. Attorney General and family : MEESES
43. Hershfield's "Rubber, the ___ Cop" : CANINE
46. Ecole ___ Beaux-Arts : DES
47. Fourth of HOMES : ERIE
49. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
50. Regarding : INRE
51. Gula : OGEE
52. Frances Perkins's D C sphere : USDL
54. Israeli psychic Geller : URI
55. Comparative ending : IER

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