New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1990

Author: Marjorie Pedersen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Pinochle combination : MELD
5. Cousin of scat : SHOO
9. Sailing maneuvers : TACKS
14. Sheltered : ALEE
15. Derbies and fedoras : HATS
16. Sound off : SPOUT
17. Money-saving lures : DISCOUNTS
19. " . . . ___ unspotted heart": Shak. : APURE
20. Totals : ADDS
21. Oahu and Maui : ISLANDS
23. Great Greek geometer : EUCLID
26. Whitman or Kelly : WALT
27. Rialto sign : SRO
28. Placid : SERENE
32. Tragic king : LEAR
35. Greek letter : TAU
36. "Rose of ___" : TRALEE
37. Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
38. Girl of Green Gables : ANNE
40. Uncooked : RAW
41. Coll. or bus. sections : DPTS
42. Ballet outfit : TUTU
43. Et follower : CETERA
46. Hirt and Capp : ALS
47. Donkey: Ger. : ESEL
48. Glanced askance : LEERED
49. Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE
50. Apple variety : ROME
52. Apple products : CIDERS
54. Slow dances, in ballet : ADAGIOS
57. Virginia willow : ITEA
58. Toxic protein : RICIN
59. Told : RECOUNTED
64. Isle in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
65. Go like sixty : TEAR
66. Playing card : TREY
67. Members of a D.A.'s staff : ASSTS
68. Friend in a fray : ALLY
69. Jane of literature : EYRE
1. Wild : MAD
2. Wallach or Whitney : ELI
3. "___ Misérables" : LES
4. Transferred pattern : DECAL
5. Quake : SHUDDER
6. The Brinker boy : HANS
7. Baseball's Mel : OTT
8. Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
9. ___ Apopka Lake, Fla. : TSALA
10. Dismayed : APPALLED
11. Bedspread : COUNTERPANE
12. A seminomadic Muslim : KURD
13. Cécile and Marie: Abbr. : STES
18. Horace, for one : ODIST
22. ___ Pea (Popeye's baby) : SWEE
23. Squire's place : ESTATE
24. Remote planet : URANUS
25. Offsets : COUNTERACTS
29. Street show : RAREE
30. Fill with joy : ELATE
31. More recent : NEWER
33. Part of a lodge mounting : ANTLER
34. Singers Lanny and Diana : ROSSES
39. One delivering a panegyric : EULOGIST
43. Goldfish in "Pinocchio" : CLEO
44. Churchman's residence : RECTORY
45. Farewell, in France : ADIEU
51. Subtraction word : MINUS
53. Worshiper of Beatrice : DANTE
54. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
55. "Buenos ___!" : DIAS
56. Young lady of Sp. : SRTA
57. Suffix with poet : ICAL
60. Slippery one : EEL
61. Essay : TRY
62. Suffix with musket : EER
63. Tint : DYE

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