New York Times, Monday, April 17, 1989

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Comic Bert: 1895-1967 : LAHR
5. Ski lifts : TBARS
10. Cease : STOP
14. Orchestra reed : OBOE
15. Palmer, to pals : ARNIE
16. Game played on horseback : POLO
17. Shape : FORM
18. Garment adornments : BUGLEBEADS
20. African capital : TUNIS
22. ___ de France : ILE
23. "___ Was a Lady" : EADIE
24. Chant : INTONE
26. Skilled, with "in" : VERSED
27. Carpenter's tool : SANDER
29. Beget : SIRE
30. Quiche ingredients : EGGS
31. Reach : GETTO
34. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
38. Souvenir of Oahu : LEI
39. Benefit : AVAIL
40. Actress McClanahan : RUE
41. Camera piece : LENS
43. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
44. Rotate : TURN
45. Watery : THIN
47. Shearer and Talmadge : NORMAS
49. Wild one : MANIAC
52. Low point : BOTTOM
54. Coral deposit : ATOLL
55. Embroider : SEW
56. Speckled weave : TWEED
59. Transparent wrap : CELLOPHANE
62. Nelson of musicals : EDDY
63. Abhor : HATE
64. Sought the target : AIMED
65. Olympic glider : LUGE
66. Hebrew unit of dry measure : OMER
67. A Bergen puppet : SNERD
68. Raced : SPED
1. Warehouse's upper story : LOFT
2. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
3. Kibitzer's activity : HORNINGIN
4. Causes to recall : REMINDS
5. Check : TAB
6. One of Terry O'Reilly's players : BRUIN
7. Corner : ANGLE
8. Exasperate : RILE
9. Understand : SEE
10. Pierced : SPEARED
11. Kermit's cousins : TOADS
12. Chestnut : OLDIE
13. Sat : POSED
19. Lager, e.g. : BEER
21. Fr. holy woman : STE
25. Type of farming : ORGANIC
26. Intense : VIOLENT
27. Vend : SELL
28. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
29. Blend : STIR
32. Author Hunter, a k a Ed McBain : EVAN
33. Tic follower : TAC
35. Concocted : DRUMMEDUP
36. Emanation : AURA
37. Desires : YENS
42. Meara's mate : STILLER
44. Gardeners' tools : TROWELS
46. Angelic topper : HALO
48. Giants' manager: 1942-48 : OTT
49. Assertively virile : MACHO
50. Mr. T's group : ATEAM
51. Star of "Teachers" : NOLTE
52. Ex-mayor of N.Y.C. : BEAME
53. Proprietor : OWNER
55. Hoist oneself up, in a way : SHIN
57. Rim : EDGE
58. Tinted : DYED
60. Faux ___ : PAS
61. TV's Byrnes : EDD

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