New York Times, Friday, June 16, 1989

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { H J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Encore : BIS
4. Tenth part: Prefix : DECI
8. Measurement of electric current : AMPERE
14. Canadian prov. : ONT
15. College in N.C. : ELON
16. Gardener's implement : SEEDER
17. Protective garb : OVERALLS
19. Snarl : TANGLE
20. A little night music for the lady : SERENADE
21. "Thousand Days" queen : ANNE
22. Corp. V.I.P. : TREAS
23. "___ got your tongue?" : CAT
25. A carpenter, frequently : SAWER
28. "___ the World . . . ": 1969 movie : STOP
29. Actress Ruth : ROMAN
31. Flavoring for Japanese soups : MISO
32. Sleep-research abbr. : REM
33. "Rhinoceros" playwright : IONESCO
35. Thrown away : CASTOFF
39. Least confining : LOOSEST
40. Merchant of Venice : ANTONIO
41. Publ. output : BKS
42. A neighbor of Fr. or Aus. : ITAL
43. Kilmer poem : TREES
45. Backward star? : RATS
49. Lowest pinochle cards : NINES
51. Norris Dam agcy. : TVA
52. Relative of a geta : SABOT
53. Zola's "The ___ Shop" : DRAM
55. Annoy : IRRITATE
57. Author Falacci : ORIANA
59. Newborn : NEONATAL
60. Tenant : RENTER
61. Reptile, for short : CROC
62. Architecture feature : ELL
63. Celtics or Lakers : CAGERS
64. Salinger girl : ESME
65. Govt. entitlements org. : SSA
1. Gives a leg up : BOOSTS
2. Turn upside down : INVERT
3. Sound-reproduction syst. : STEREO
4. "The ___ December," Bellow book : DEANS
5. She, in Sonora : ELLA
6. An ice bag, perhaps? : COLDCOMFORT
7. Tailor's measure : INSEAM
8. Puzzlers' favorite pooch : ASTA
9. Wherewithal : MEANS
10. Boz and Saki : PENNAMES
11. Sideways : EDGEWISE
12. Fam. member : REL
13. Before, to the Bard : ERE
18. " . . . ye are like to ___" : REAP
24. What Manx cats are not : TAILBEARERS
26. Money in Lisboa: Abbr. : ESCS
27. Underlying source : ROOT
29. Equip again : REFIT
30. Crannies' companions : NOOKS
32. King Arthur's lance : RON
34. Arith. items : NOS
35. He's often raised : CAIN
36. Against : ANTI
37. Kind of army that must get tired : STANDING
38. Abide : TOLERATE
44. Show : EVINCE
45. Pro ___ : RATA
46. Lessens : ABATES
47. Adds up : TOTALS
48. Stan Kowalski's wife : STELLA
50. More rational : SANER
52. What syne means : SINCE
54. Nerio's husband : MARS
56. Study or cuddy : ROOM
57. Grampus : ORC
58. Part of U.S.D.A. : REA

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