New York Times, Tuesday, April 18, 1989

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Off : AWAY
5. Stogie : CIGAR
10. Equipment : GEAR
14. Unit of metrical time : MORA
15. All together; in unison : ASONE
16. Bring to ruin : UNDO
17. 1933 Kentucky Derby winner : BROKERSTIP
19. Pack : STOW
20. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
21. Regret : RUE
22. Attestation : OATH
24. Lundigan-Hunt film : THEINSIDESTORY
29. A.F.L. merger partner : CIO
30. Author Wiesel : ELIE
31. Lout : OAF
33. Western resort lake : TAHOE
36. Delivery truck : VAN
37. " . . . believe also ___": John 14:1 : INME
38. Persia, today : IRAN
39. Mimicking : APING
41. Judge : DEEM
42. Goofs : ERRS
43. Actress Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
44. Middle, in law : MESNE
45. Séance sound : RAP
46. Slightly open : AJAR
47. "Ode ___ Nightingale": Keats : TOA
48. Groucho Marx quiz show : YOUBETYOURLIFE
54. Oil-cartel acronym : OPEC
55. Vane letters : NNE
56. Literary monogram : RLS
57. Containers : CANS
59. Pidgeon-Hodiak film : THESELLOUT
63. Curved molding : OGEE
64. Romeo : LOVER
65. Feed the kitty : ANTE
66. Sassy : PERT
67. Nobelist poet: 1923 : YEATS
68. Textile worker : DYER
1. Circuit : AMBIT
2. Value : WORTH
3. Came up : AROSE
4. Wild ox of Tibet : YAK
5. Great operatic tenor: 1873-1921 : CARUSO
6. Post-1907 Japanese emigrant : ISSEI
7. Obtained : GOT
8. Cuckoo family member : ANI
9. At rest : REPOSING
10. Relish : GUSTO
11. Exalts : ENTHRONES
12. Fuss : ADO
13. Noisy quarrel : ROW
18. "Sesame Street" character : ERNIE
23. Consumed : ATE
25. Sacred images : ICONS
26. Diabolic magic : DEVILRY
27. Verve : ELAN
28. Mandarin's office : YAMEN
32. ___ covert (married woman) : FEME
33. Layer : TIER
34. Deck out : ARRAY
35. Certain whaleman : HARPOONER
37. Perfect : IDEAL
39. In a servile way : ABJECTLY
40. Bog fuel : PEAT
44. Edible mushroom : MOREL
46. Vigoda or Burrows : ABE
47. Hi-fi components : TUNERS
49. Overturn : UPSET
50. Beginning : ONSET
51. Satiric wit : IRONY
52. Orchestra member : FLUTE
53. Organic compound : ESTER
57. One of the fuzz : COP
58. Iron or Bronze : AGE
60. Garden tool : HOE
61. Actress ___ Marie Saint : EVA
62. Youth : LAD

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