New York Times, Tuesday, May 9, 1989

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Complaint : BEEF
5. Del.'s capital : DOVER
10. Haze : MIST
14. Farm unit : ACRE
15. Modern Persian : IRANI
16. Quondam : ONCE
17. Creation of 55 Across : THREERINGCIRCUS
20. Pawns : HOSTAGES
21. Massages : KNEADS
22. Form jelly : GEL
23. Utah Beach craft : LSTS
24. Rivera's forte : MURALS
28. London restaurant district : SOHO
29. Crow's cousin : DAW
32. Flavoring for ouzo : ANISE
33. Volcano's outpouring : LAVA
34. Hubbub : ADO
35. Performer in 17 Across : TIGHTROPEWALKER
39. Ordinal suffix : ETH
40. Cupid : EROS
41. Repasts : MEALS
42. Matched pair : SET
43. Jewish month : ADAR
44. Banyan's cousin : BOTREE
45. British gun : STEN
46. Stamping tool : DIE
47. Landed property : ESTATE
50. Turkeys : GOBBLERS
55. They put on "the greatest show on earth" : BARNUMANDBAILEY
57. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
58. Story on the Eiffel Tower : ETAGE
59. Marshall ___ : PLAN
60. Wine valley in Calif. : NAPA
61. One who makes the grade : RATER
62. Ibid : SAME
1. City on the Avon : BATH
2. Mountain phenomenon : ECHO
3. Is mistaken : ERRS
4. Yard units : FEET
5. Threnodies : DIRGES
6. Bay window : ORIEL
7. Lorries : VANS
8. Chang's brother : ENG
9. Oriental transport : RICKSHAW
10. Folkways : MORES
11. King Atahualpa was one : INCA
12. Run before the wind : SCUD
13. Hardy heroine : TESS
18. Young berghaan : EAGLET
19. Toward the center : INTO
23. Cares for deeply : LOVES
24. Ships' officers : MATES
25. Get together : UNITE
26. Dextral : RIGHT
27. Rowan : ASH
28. Taste : SAPOR
29. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
30. Fred Astaire's sister : ADELE
31. Better's opposite : WORSE
33. Navigation system : LORAN
36. Savior : REDEEMER
37. One-celled protozoan : AMOEBA
38. Permit : LET
43. Westernmost Aleutian island : ATTU
44. Tippler : BIBBER
45. Fe or Ana preceder : SANTA
46. Wyatt Earp's ___ City : DODGE
47. Black : EBON
48. A Yemeni capital : SANA
49. Jaunt : TRIP
50. Midge : GNAT
51. "The Touch of Your ___," 1936 song : LIPS
52. Salmon's end : ELLA
53. Enlarge : REAM
54. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
56. "Up ___ Villa . . . ": Browning : ATA

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