New York Times, Saturday, May 26, 1990

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V X Z }
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Maltreat : ABUSE
6. Abrade : RASP
10. Kind of relief : BAS
13. More rational : SANER
14. Irritating desire : ITCH
15. Of the same type : SUCH
16. Dance to Sammy Kaye's music : SWINGANDSWAY
18. Beige : ECRU
19. Kind of sax : ALTO
20. Competitors at Shea : TEAMS
21. Related : AKIN
22. Flanders river : YSER
23. F.D.R.'s Veep : HST
24. Long or Coney : ISLAND
26. Hole-in-one : ACE
28. Abstains from : ESCHEWS
31. Chalice veil : AER
34. "Laborare est ___" : ORARE
36. Exchange premiums : AGIOS
38. Title for many a Jasper's teacher : BROTHER
40. Root vegetable : PARSNIP
42. Stockpile : CACHE
43. Shot for a movie cameraman : MATTE
45. Love, in Eire : GRA
46. Bypassed : SKIRTED
48. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
50. Doria or del Sarto : ANDREA
51. ___ volente : DEO
53. Loyal : TRUE
57. Trees sacred to Pan : FIRS
59. Toboggans : SLEDS
61. Tiller : HELM
62. Booty : LOOT
63. Misleading, evasive statement : SONGANDDANCE
65. Maladies : ILLS
66. Il Duce's daughter : EDDA
67. "___ Talking," J. Rivers book : ENTER
68. ___ Aviv : TEL
69. Cordelia's father : LEAR
70. Try one's patience : WEARY
1. Appraise : ASSAY
2. Cries : BAWLS
3. Weld : UNITE
4. A title for Isabel Perón : SENORA
5. Part of a joule : ERG
6. Rebels : RISES
7. Republican National Committee chairman : ATWATER
8. Rip-off : SCAM
9. Laxative : PHYSIC
10. Vigorous tap dance : BUCKANDWING
11. Sausage center in S Italy : ACRI
12. Avoid : SHUN
15. Tar's underpinnings : SEALEGS
17. Here ___ (at various spots) : ANDTHERE
25. Altruistic person : SHARER
27. Stick together : COHERE
29. Family branch : SEPT
30. Evening, in Paris : SOIR
31. TV network : ABC
32. Geological periods : ERAS
33. What Wolfman Jack digs : ROCKANDROLL
35. Poilu's rifle : ARME
37. Watering place : SPA
39. Cravings : THIRSTS
41. Aramis, ___ Porthos : ATHOSAND
44. Appendices : ADDENDA
47. Corn silk : TASSEL
49. Flammable hydrocarbon : ETHANE
52. "King Lear" role : EDGAR
54. Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
55. Workaholic's woe : ULCER
56. Manicurist's board : EMERY
57. Flutter : FLIT
58. Hercules's captive : IOLE
60. Ore deposit : LODE
64. Morning "diamonds" on a lawn : DEW

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