New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1989

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. "La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
6. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
10. Welcome item : MAT
13. Paragon : IDEAL
14. Fad : RAGE
15. Yearning sound : SIGH
16. Very clever planner : MASTERMIND
18. Crucifix letters : INRI
19. Pulley wheel : SHEAVE
20. String on the finger, e.g. : REMINDER
22. ___ Palmas : LAS
23. Bet : WAGERED
24. "It was ___ by despair": Marvell : BEGOTTEN
29. Swelling : NODE
30. Gig implement : OAR
31. "The ___ Sanction": Trevanian : EIGER
33. Laughing : RIANT
36. Kin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
38. Church areas : NAVES
40. Entertainer Adams : EDIE
41. Pointed: Comb. form : STYLO
43. Sandy hills at Eastbourne : DENES
45. ___ out (supplement) : EKE
46. Long-run TV hit : MASH
48. Happened again : RECURRED
50. Categories : CLASSES
53. Actress Hagen : UTA
54. Surpasses in a logomachy : OUTTALKS
56. Hurries : RUSHES
60. Adult chigger : MITE
61. Peak in the Pennines : MATTERHORN
63. Ripening agent : AGER
64. Fancy case : ETUI
65. Causing goose pimples : EERIE
66. Gentleman's title : SIR
67. Wallet items : TENS
68. Armada conqueror : DRAKE
1. Loses sharpness : DIMS
2. Harem room : ODAH
3. ___-majesté : LESE
4. Bison's cousin : CATALO
5. Raise : ELEVATE
6. Law's limb : ARM
7. Full-house component : PAIR
8. A Vice President under Nixon : AGNEW
9. Writer Ben Ray ___ : REDMAN
10. Telepathist : MINDREADER
11. Jibe : AGREE
12. Last stop before home : THIRD
15. For an indefinite period : SINEDIE
17. "___ soft peace . . . ": Ben Jonson : RESTIN
21. Stravinsky : IGOR
24. Serpentine squeezers : BOAS
25. Bridge position : EAST
26. Intellect : GRAYMATTER
27. Hoople's expletive : EGAD
28. "___ on Sunday," 1960 film : NEVER
32. Painter Magritte : RENE
34. U.S. missile : NIKE
35. ___ off (angry) : TEED
37. Wall coating : PLASTER
39. Hold fast : SECURE
42. Pelion's partner : OSSA
44. Sewed up : SUTURED
47. Head protector : HELMET
49. Slice of bacon : RASHER
50. Stupors : COMAS
51. Playwright Pirandello : LUIGI
52. Emulate Dorothy Hamill : SKATE
55. Flabbergast : STUN
57. Israeli dance : HORA
58. Actor Estrada : ERIK
59. Old dirk : SNEE
62. "___ the season . . . " : TIS

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