New York Times, Monday, May 8, 1989

Author: Don Groat
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Argo commander : JASON
6. Roughen : CHAP
10. Resound : PEAL
14. Kind of acid : AMINO
15. Flying prefix : AERO
16. Choir component : ALTO
17. "Stocking-Foot Orator" : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
20. Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
21. Remove an impression : ERASE
22. Punishments for illegal parking : FINES
24. Sneaky person : RAT
25. Blackthorn product : SLOE
26. Gaelic : ERSE
30. To be, to Cato : ESSE
34. Coal scuttle : HOD
35. Bristling : IRATE
36. "___ the Santa Fe Trail" : ALONG
37. "Where there's ___" : AWILLTHERESAWAY
40. Of the kidneys : RENAL
41. A k a : ALIAS
42. With it : HIP
43. First abode : EDEN
44. Tavern staple : BEER
45. Shaker filler : SALT
46. Engineer's compartment : CAB
49. Mandamus and habeas corpus : WRITS
51. Something to cast : SPELL
53. Hamburger garnish : ONION
55. Author of a best-selling reader : WILLIAMMCGUFFEY
60. ___ cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
61. Chief Stoic : ZENO
62. Glove material : SUEDE
63. Not sloppy : NEAT
64. Sister of Ares : ERIS
65. Plumbing piece : ELBOW
1. Maxilla : JAW
2. "What a good boy ___" : AMI
3. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
4. Queued up : ONLINE
5. Babel problem : NOISE
6. Attended the party : CAME
7. Prefix with sphere : HEMI
8. Bowlike curve : ARC
9. Hearth tool : POKER
10. Prop for Groucho : PANATELA
11. Tubing joints : ELLS
12. Suits to ___ : ATEE
13. Myrna of films : LOY
18. Predicate : ASSERT
19. Nest egg for a senior cit. : IRA
22. Streamed forth : FLOWED
23. Antiseptic : IODINE
25. Lot unit : SHARE
27. She hid the spies at Jericho : RAHAB
28. Inscribed pillar : STELE
29. Spooky : EERIE
31. Who cares? : SOWHAT
32. Slowpokes : SNAILS
33. Site of the ten plagues : EGYPT
35. Not well : ILL
36. Silly person : ASS
38. Guinevere's lover : LANCELOT
39. Bug with pincers : EARWIG
45. Immoral : SINFUL
47. MacGraw of films : ALI
48. Burst of flame : BLAZE
50. Stir up : ROUSE
51. ___ qua non : SINE
52. Kind of bargaining : PLEA
53. Atlanta arena : OMNI
54. Cpl. and sgt. : NCOS
55. Got the blue ribbon : WON
56. Mal de ___ : MER
57. Jan. follower : FEB
58. Nigerian native : EDO
59. Wood for bows : YEW

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