New York Times, Monday, May 29, 1989

Author: Fred Toole
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
5. Famed violinmaker : AMATI
10. Author of "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
14. Adriatic wind : BORA
15. Comic actor Williams : ROBIN
16. Actress Overall : PARK
17. Oscar winner in "It Happened One Night" : CLARKGABLE
19. ___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
20. Sound equipment : STEREO
21. Performed again : REPLAYED
23. Hostelries : INNS
25. Powdery mineral : TALC
26. Actress Madeline et al. : KAHNS
29. Pea container : POD
32. Oscar nominee in "Fatal Attraction" : CLOSE
35. Take down ___ or two : APEG
36. Proofreaders' marks : CARETS
38. Exclamations of wonder : OHS
39. Criticizes, as a movie : PANS
40. Speechify : ORATE
41. Audit makers : CPAS
42. Former Bruin star : ORR
43. Short sock : ANKLET
44. Wife of Zeus : HERA
45. Sammy and Danny : KAYES
47. Affirmative : YES
48. Shrew : HARPY
49. Destiny : FATE
51. Bangkok native : THAI
53. Opposite of premieres : CLOSINGS
57. Archer's quiver contents : ARROWS
61. "Charley's ___" : AUNT
62. Oscar winner in "Mister Roberts" : JACKLEMMON
64. Midway attraction : RIDE
65. Japanese city : OSAKA
66. Tops : AONE
67. Russian emperor : TSAR
68. Americans, to Aussies : YANKS
69. Brief message : NOTE
1. Rudiments : ABCS
2. Cloth bundle : BOLT
3. Scotch hillside : BRAE
4. Certain jewelry : EARRINGS
5. Inert gaseous element : ARGON
6. Extinct N.Z. bird : MOA
7. What etc. is : ABBR
8. Bathroom material : TILE
9. Awkward : INEPT
10. Horrify : APPALL
11. Oscar winner in "Sergeant York" : GARYCOOPER
12. N.Y. canal : ERIE
13. Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
18. Actors Maynard and Olin : KENS
22. Varnishes : LACS
24. ___ Anderson, Tigers' manager : SPARKY
26. Material for pillow stuffing : KAPOK
27. S.A. armadillo : APARA
28. An Oscar winner in "On Golden Pond" : HENRYFONDA
30. Papal cape : ORALE
31. Abhor : DETEST
33. Musical notation : SHARP
34. Attempt : ESSAY
36. Slammer occupant : CON
37. Asian holiday : TET
41. Committee leader : CHAIRMAN
43. Italian wine center : ASTI
46. Bunny and egg time : EASTER
48. Mad as a March ___ : HARE
50. Savor : ENJOY
52. Late owner of the Chicago Bears : HALAS
53. Haul : CART
54. "The Bridge of San ___ Rey" : LUIS
55. Gauze, in Guernica : GASA
56. Analyze verse : SCAN
58. Melville book : OMOO
59. Custom : WONT
60. Snicker follower : SNEE
63. White-supremacy org. : KKK

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