New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 1990

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Summit : ACME
5. One of a "love" trio : AMAS
9. Ski-lift equipment : TBAR
13. Organ or piece preceder : MOUTH
15. Anjou's cousin : BOSC
16. Approximately : ORSO
17. Nevil Shute novel : ONTHEBEACH
19. "Ein feste Burg ist unser ___" : GOTT
20. Addison's partner : STEELE
21. Dealing with a subject : THEMATIC
23. Peeling : RIND
25. Grid : MESH
26. Satisfy : SATE
29. Maren of "Battlestar Galactica" : JENSEN
32. Old French coin : ECU
35. Muslim title : AGHA
36. Tristan's beloved : ISOLDE
37. TV's Ely : RON
38. "Norma Rae" star : FIELD
40. Elemental suffix : IDE
41. Brace : STRUT
43. Guido's highest note : ELA
44. Name given to Jacob : ISRAEL
47. Mata ___ : HARI
48. Soak flax : RET
49. Number of pence in a shilling : TWELVE
50. Cigar end : ETTE
51. "Missiles" at a wedding : RICE
53. Remnants : ENDS
55. Moves as a snake : SLITHERS
59. State of confusion : DITHER
63. Emmy winner James: 1982-83 : COCO
64. T. Curtis–D. Reynolds film: 1960 : THERATRACE
66. Kind of surgeon : ORAL
67. Like a conger : EELY
68. Exhibition gallery : SALON
69. Tuesday from N.Y.C. : WELD
70. Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
71. Custom : WONT
1. Biblical shepherd : AMOS
2. N.A. or S.A. : CONT
3. Sax plug : MUTE
4. Celestial : ETHEREAL
5. Burrows of Broadway : ABE
6. Castle adjunct : MOAT
7. "The Apostle" author : ASCH
8. Contrived : SCHEMED
9. Loose-fitting garments : TOGAS
10. Movie about V.M.I.: 1938 : BROTHERRAT
11. Piedmontese commune : ASTI
12. College mil. group : ROTC
14. Kind of port : HELI
18. Movie dog or 1974 film : BENJI
22. A king of ancient Egypt : MENES
24. Start of an O'Neill title : DESIRE
26. Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
27. Spry : AGILE
28. Stagy; extravagant : THEATRICAL
30. Like a protuberance : NODAL
31. Garment part : SLEEVE
33. Woo : COURT
34. Loosen : UNTIE
39. Irrigation channel : DITCH
42. "Turkey in ___," square-dance song : THESTRAW
45. Less acrid : SWEETER
46. ___ hand (help) : LENDA
52. "Have ___ You Lately?": 1962 song : ITOLD
54. Telegraphic sounds : DITS
55. Harbor vessel : SCOW
56. Traditional knowledge : LORE
57. She plays Carla on "Cheers" : RHEA
58. Peddle : SELL
60. Nimbus : HALO
61. College subj. : ECON
62. Overhead item : RENT
65. Salinger's "The Catcher in the ___" : RYE

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