New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 1989

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { B G Q V }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Parisian milk : LAIT
5. Sault ___ Marie : STE
8. At a distance : AFAR
12. To live, to Livy : ESSE
13. Bridge coups : SLAMS
15. Protuberance : NODE
16. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
17. Thick soup : PUREE
18. Catch forty winks : DOZE
19. Barely making it : HANDTOMOUTH
22. Bandleader Weems : TED
23. "___, a mouse!" : EEK
24. Asian weight unit : TAEL
26. Needle's partner : THREAD
29. Joy's antonym : SORROW
31. Notre Dame's Parseghian : ARA
32. Slow mover : SNAIL
34. A Minor Prophet : MICAH
36. Submerged : SANK
38. Kett and singer James : ETTAS
40. Aspen gear : SKIS
41. Serpent killed by Hercules : HYDRA
43. Devoured : EATEN
45. Salamander : EFT
46. Put on a happy face : SMILED
48. Uses elbow grease : SCOURS
50. "It's ___ to tell . . . " : ASIN
51. Table scrap : ORT
52. Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
54. Blundering situation : FOOTINMOUTH
61. Worn-out horse : JADE
63. Offspring : CHILD
64. Malayan outrigger : PROA
65. Karras or Haley : ALEX
66. Yokels : HICKS
67. Domingo, to opera buffs : IDOL
68. Descartes : RENE
69. Explorer Johnson : OSA
70. Hatchback, e.g. : AUTO
1. A wife of Jacob : LEAH
2. Movie dog : ASTA
3. "This one ___ me" : ISON
4. Sore : TENDER
5. City eyesore : SLUM
6. Poi source : TARO
7. Nonflying bird : EMEU
8. Connective : AND
9. G.I.'s trunk : FOOTLOCKER
10. Wood trimmer : ADZE
11. Pearl Buck's "The Living ___" : REED
13. Site of Gonzaga University : SPOKANE
14. Bout : SETTO
20. Items in Trevino's pocket : TEES
21. Damage : HARM
25. Mythical troublemaker : ERIS
26. Cafeteria items : TRAYS
27. Female servant : HANDMAIDEN
28. Old-fashioned : DATED
29. Bed items : SLATS
30. Homeless children : WAIFS
31. Bat wood : ASH
33. City in Paraguay : ITA
35. Between F.D.R. and D.D.E. : HST
37. Actor Kristofferson : KRIS
39. Boxers' aides : SECONDS
42. First Arabic letter : ALIF
44. "Cheers" character : NORM
47. A grandson of Adam : ENOCH
49. Ideal state : UTOPIA
52. Not closed fully : AJAR
53. White or fire chaser : SALE
55. Sandusky's state : OHIO
56. Spasmodic contractions : TICS
57. Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
58. Indic language : URDU
59. Train whistle : TOOT
60. Nimbus : HALO
62. English Channel feeder : EXE

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