New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 1990

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dutch genre painter : MAAS
5. Like a good cake : MOIST
10. Cranny : GAP
13. French river : ORNE
14. Rite site : ALTAR
15. Body of an organism : SOMA
16. Town in Alberta : OLDS
17. Frat letter : SIGMA
18. Green-winged duck : TEAL
19. Former British wool weights : TODS
20. Ditto : TOO
21. Out of use : PASSE
22. River to the Seine : OISE
24. Facial features : EYELIDS
27. A whaleboat rower : BOWOAR
29. Calm, in Calabria : SERENO
30. P.G.A.'s Wadkins : LANNY
31. City in Turkey : ADANA
32. Naut. dir. : WBN
35. Nile killers : ASPS
36. Venerate : ADORE
37. Mrs., in Portugal : SNRA
38. Amt. of heat : BTU
39. Hammock rigging : CLEWS
40. Quiché speaker : MAYAN
41. Forecastle dwellers : SEAMEN
43. Mexican painter: 20th century : TAMAYO
44. Boudoir illuminator : BEDLAMP
45. "There ought to be ___" : ALAW
46. Be slowly destroyed : ERODE
47. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
49. ___ victory (Churchill sign) : VFOR
52. Volt preceder : MEGA
53. Charpentier opera subject : MEDEA
55. Besides : ELSE
56. Wilander of tennis : MATS
57. This may be alimentary : CANAL
58. Statistic, e.g. : DATA
59. Solomon servant: Ezra 2:57 : AMI
60. Short-billed rail : CRAKE
61. Attention-getting sound : AHEM
1. Kind of court or hall : MOOT
2. A Guthrie : ARLO
3. A yo-yo does this : ANDDOWNPUSEOGTI
4. U.S. composer: 1896-1985 : SESSIONS
5. Conquer : MASTER
6. Mishmash : OLIO
7. A yo-yo also does this : ITGOESDOWNPUDNA
8. U.S. missile : SAM
9. Horse-racing gp. : TRA
10. A yo-yo on a short string does this : GOESDOWNYAWFLAH
11. Pile up : AMASS
12. Fence picket : PALE
15. Ensanguine : STAIN
21. Court action : PLEA
23. Opinion : SAY
25. Thurber's "The ___ With Ross" : YEARS
26. Irish lake : ERNE
27. Squeal : BLAB
28. Oven : OAST
31. Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
33. Pulverize : BRAY
34. Dwarf: Comb. form : NANO
36. ___-Ata, Soviet city : ALMA
37. Hindu sacred writings : SAMAVEDA
39. Racing driver Yarborough : CALE
40. ___ de mer : MAL
42. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
43. Southwestern dish : TAMALE
44. Clean a ship's bottom, in a way : BREAM
46. Austen novel : EMMA
48. Security breach : LEAK
50. Roman host : OSTE
51. Twenty quires : REAM
53. Year in the reign of King John : MCC
54. "At each ___ a hearer": Hamlet : EAR

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