New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1989

Author: Edward Bobb
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
5. Adroit : DEFT
9. Tilt : CANT
13. Operate a loom : WEAVE
15. Chest sound : RALE
16. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
17. U.S.S.R. co-op : ARTEL
18. Mother of Horus : ISIS
19. Large bundle : BALE
20. With 52 Across, finale of a famed poem : YOUREABETTERMAN
23. Cloth strainer : TAMIS
24. Shallot relative : ONION
25. Zone within a Circle : FRIGID
27. Precept : CANON
29. Byway or seaway : LANE
30. Verve : ELAN
32. Climbing plant : LIANA
36. Actress Gardner : AVA
37. Quantities of medicine : DOSES
39. Knight's title : SIR
40. City on the Pará : BELEM
43. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
44. King of the Huns : ATLI
45. Name on a bulb : MAZDA
47. Kind of roll : BARREL
49. Coach : STAGE
51. Five for Franco : CINCO
52. See 20 Across : THANIAMGUNGADIN
57. ___ avis : RARA
58. Ananias : LIAR
59. Stertorous sound : SNORE
60. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
61. Heraldic border : ORLE
62. Pompous; bombastic : TUMID
63. Toy dog, for short : PEKE
64. North Sea feeder : TEES
65. Jumble : MESS
1. Not at home : AWAY
2. Italian name for one of the Dodecanese : LERO
3. Early : MATUTINAL
4. Medial : AVERAGE
5. Drabs' companions : DRIBS
6. Facility : EASE
7. Dart : FLIT
8. Henry VIII coin : TESTON
9. St. Frances Xavier : CABRINI
10. Cottonwood : ALAMO
11. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
12. Suffix with six or seven : TEEN
14. Lacquer ingredient : ELEMI
21. Assisted : AIDED
22. Organic compound : ENOL
25. Flaccid flesh : FLAB
26. Enthusiastic review : RAVE
27. A conspirator with Brutus : CASCA
28. French violinist: 18th century : ANET
31. Burden : LOAD
33. Houston stadium : ASTRODOME
34. White or Blue river : NILE
35. Seed covering : ARIL
38. Acoustic unit : SABIN
41. Flow out : EMANATE
42. Three wise men : MAGI
44. Secret : ARCANUM
46. Fanatic : ZEALOT
48. Feeling of dread : ANGST
49. Type of oil : SHALE
50. Old European card game : TAROK
51. Restores : CURES
52. Springe : TRAP
53. Fen footing : MIRE
54. Dorothy of the Oz books : GALE
55. Fleur-de-lis : IRIS
56. Sparks and Beatty : NEDS

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