New York Times, Monday, April 10, 1989

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Scent : AROMA
6. Marine hazards : REEFS
11. Red felt hat : FEZ
14. Seraglio : HAREM
15. Check the books : AUDIT
16. City on Long Island Sound : RYE
17. Madrid dish : SPANISHRICE
19. NOW cause : ERA
20. Black cuckoo : ANI
21. Stream bed : CHANNEL
23. Tap : SPIGOT
26. Of atomic spatial relationships : STERIC
27. Roll-call response : HERE
28. Barriers : DAMS
30. A companion of Porthos : ATHOS
33. Goddess of discord : ERIS
34. Kimono sash : OBI
35. Michelangelo's "David," for one : STATUE
36. Urban transport : BUS
37. Wrap with bandages : SWADDLE
39. Giant of a Giant : OTT
40. Destroyer's depth charge : ASHCAN
42. Turn to the right : GEE
43. Abstain from food : FAST
44. Lukewarm : TEPID
45. Pay attention : HEED
46. Donkey, in Dortmund : ESEL
47. ___ out (selection process) : ODDMAN
49. Chin whiskers : GOATEE
51. Kind of table : GATELEG
53. Outer: Prefix : ECT
54. Author Levin : IRA
55. Leeds reed instrument : ENGLISHHORN
61. Obtain : GET
62. Vexes : RILES
63. Fortification : REDAN
64. Equal: Prefix : ISO
65. Curl the lip : SNEER
66. Wipe out : ERASE
1. Cries of surprise : AHS
2. Knock : RAP
3. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
4. Households : MENAGES
5. Kind of acid or resin : AMINO
6. Bowl call : RAH
7. A cont. : EUR
8. Decrees : EDICTS
9. Peg or pin for Pierre : FICHE
10. Type of salt or ester : STEARATE
11. Sedan snack : FRENCHTOAST
12. Fictional Jane : EYRE
13. Fervor : ZEAL
18. Type of job action : SITDOWN
22. Actress Naldi : NITA
23. Jewish month : SHEBAT
24. Read : PERUSE
25. Sligo vegetable : IRISHPOTATO
26. Small amount : SMIDGEN
29. Arabian garment : ABA
31. Observe better : OUTSEE
32. Colonize : SETTLE
35. Hammers : SLEDGES
37. Dealers in equine products : SADDLERS
38. Poor grade : DEE
41. Killer: Comb. form : CIDE
43. Kind of bed : FEATHER
45. Cavil : HAGGLE
48. Kingsley's "___ White" : MENIN
50. Pigment for Constable : OCHRE
51. Lerner-Loewe song: 1958 : GIGI
52. Greek Mars : ARES
56. Light-Horse Harry : LEE
57. Locale of Acre: Abbr. : ISR
58. Room in 14 Across : ODA
59. Headland : RAS
60. Compass pt. : NNE

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