New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 1990

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wife of Zeus : HERA
5. Health resort : SPA
8. Hawaiian thrush : SHAMA
13. Potpourri : OLIO
14. Intersection sign : STOP
15. Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell ___" : TOLLS
16. One of Dumas's dashing trio : MUSKETEER
18. New York's "immigrant island" : ELLIS
19. Netherlands city : EDE
20. U.S.-Soviet arms pact : SALT
21. Square peg in a round hole : MISFIT
22. French legislative body : SENAT
24. Reminder; keepsake : MEMENTO
26. Lounged : REPOSED
28. The Shamrock Isle : ERIN
31. More orderly : TIDIER
34. ___ Lanka : SRI
35. Went on horseback : RODE
36. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
37. Myself, in Marseille : MOI
39. Sept. chaser : OCT
41. At present : NOW
42. Gallic recreation area : PARC
44. A.M.A. members : MDS
46. Gazelles : ARIELS
48. Penetrating : INTO
49. Inhabited : PEOPLED
51. Unpaid performer : AMATEUR
53. African language grouping : BANTU
57. City on the Maine : ANGERS
59. Coin of 32 Down : RIAL
61. Exclamations of wonder : OHS
62. Legendary jockey : SANDE
63. Antagonist of Dumas's trio : RICHELIEU
65. Discolor : STAIN
66. Sailing : ASEA
67. Bones : OSSA
68. Musical ennead : NONET
69. Your, to Penn : THY
70. Pare : PEEL
1. Domiciles : HOMES
2. Give the slip to : ELUDE
3. Out of bed : RISEN
4. Armstrong's "Perfect!" : AOK
5. Sailors' patron : STELMO
6. Millay, to a sexist : POETESS
7. Spring mo. : APR
8. Toby's cousin : STEIN
9. Pistol's pouch : HOLSTER
10. Start of Dumas's trio's motto : ALLFORONE
11. Year in Macbeth's reign : MLII
12. Vice prin., e.g. : ASST
14. RR building : STA
17. High regard : ESTEEM
21. Curative : MEDICAL
23. Onassis's nickname : ARI
25. Grouper of warm seas : MERO
27. Gives cues : PROMPTS
29. Fans' favorite : IDOL
30. Jennings specialty : NEWS
31. Indian dwelling: Var. : TIPI
32. Persian Gulf country : IRAN
33. Hero of a Dumas classic : DARTAGNAN
38. Thought, in Tours : IDEE
40. Threefold : TREBLE
43. ___ Française : COMEDIE
45. Beginning to curdle : SOURISH
47. Peak in Crete : IDA
50. Expensive : PRICEY
52. Don't exist : ARENT
54. Din : NOISE
55. "We hold ___ truths . . . " : THESE
56. Customary : USUAL
57. Org. : ASSN
58. Alliance acronym : NATO
60. Cry of discovery : AHA
63. Squealer : RAT
64. Prune : LOP

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