New York Times, Friday, May 11, 1990

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. The Louvre, etc. : MUSEUMS
8. More lucid : CLEARER
15. What canoe is to ocean : ANAGRAM
16. Necklace of diamonds : RIVIERE
17. Noli me ___ (jewelweed) : TANGERE
18. Rises : EMERGES
19. Bore : TIRE
20. Not yet : LATER
22. "___ Loser," Beatles song : IMA
23. Largest dam in Germany : EDER
24. Digress : STRAY
25. Wind : COIL
26. Pol. party : DEM
27. Mug : STEIN
28. Firenze's ___ Vecchio : PONTE
29. "The ___ Dilemma," play by G.B.S. : DOCTORS
31. Tightens, with "up" : TENSES
32. Knee tendon : HAMSTRING
34. Tuberous flower : DAHLIA
37. Thin, flat breakfast item : OATCAKE
40. "___ Melancholy": Keats : ODEON
41. Support for a paneled door : STILE
42. Devon river : EXE
44. Existed : WERE
45. Starr of the Wild West : BELLE
46. Coal stratum : SEAM
47. Menu words : ALA
48. Person of sound mind? : TUNER
49. Model Macpherson : ELLE
50. Workers in goldleaf : GILDERS
52. Run : OPERATE
55. Approve : ENDORSE
56. Squire, as for Galahad : ARMIGER
57. Takes umbrage : RESENTS
58. Hat tippers : DOFFERS
1. Lusterless : MATTED
2. Like Horatius Cocles at the bridge : UNAIDED
3. Italian resort town : SANREMO
4. Type of moth : EGGER
5. Suffix with press : URE
6. Impair : MAR
7. Ore refiners : SMELTERS
8. El Greco, by birth : CRETAN
9. British gob : LIMEY
10. "Second thoughts are ___ wiser": Euripides : EVER
11. ___ Supply, rock group : AIR
12. Large land tracts : REGIONS
13. St. Simeon Stylites was one : EREMITE
14. Used-car transactions : RESALES
21. Teacher of Alexander the Great : ARISTOTLE
24. Insect's spiracle : STOMA
25. Cuban group dance : CONGA
27. Blot on one's escutcheon : STAIN
28. The "D." in L.S.D. : PENCE
30. Uncle Tom's wife : CHLOE
31. Legend : TITLE
33. Send to prison hastily : RAILROAD
34. Queen Mary is one : DOWAGER
35. Virginia Woolf's first name : ADELINE
36. Announcers : HERALDS
38. Port duty : KEELAGE
39. Glorifier : EXALTER
41. Taste and smell : SENSES
43. Some descendants of Mohammed : EMEERS
45. Explode : BURST
46. Cross stroke on a letter : SERIF
48. Set of three : TERN
51. Female hare : DOE
53. For : PRO
54. An amt. of energy expressed in volts : EMF

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