New York Times, Wednesday, June 28, 1989

Author: Elaine George
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Complete failure : FLOP
5. Book of the Bible : ACTS
9. Actress from Greece : PAPAS
14. Zhivago's love : LARA
15. This may need dusting : CROP
16. Embrace as one's own : ADOPT
17. Go farther than intended : OVERSHOOT
19. Stir up : ROUSE
20. Stage-light color sheet : GELATIN
21. ___ up (get wise) : SMARTEN
23. Huge sand hills : DUNES
25. United : ONE
26. Expectant father's activity : PACING
29. Balloon or dirigible : AEROSTAT
34. Shepard or Bean : ALAN
35. Also-ran with Estes: 1956 : ADLAI
36. Midsummer cooler : ADE
37. Olivier as Archie Rice: 1960 : SONGANDDANCEMAN
41. Use an ottoman : SIT
42. Embers : COALS
43. Repair : MEND
44. Hold sacred : ENSHRINE
46. Summaries of beliefs : CREDOS
48. Greek goddess of dawn : EOS
49. Kind of heating : SOLAR
51. Penmen of yore : SCRIBES
55. Conducts : MANAGES
59. Seaport in Israel : HAIFA
60. They sometimes get pinned : WRESTLERS
62. Map within a map : INSET
63. Ventilates : AIRS
64. Doggone it! : DRAT
65. Nobles or equals : PEERS
66. Nosegay : POSY
67. Groups of chessmen : SETS
1. Wallop or larrup : FLOG
2. Wash : LAVE
3. First name of the 1988 World Series star : OREL
4. Irishman's activity on March 17 : PARADING
5. Down with the flu : ACHING
6. Beldam : CRONE
7. Likewise : TOO
8. N.Y.C. and S.F. : SPTS
9. One troubled with delusions : PARANOIC
10. Idolizes : ADORES
11. Sulk : POUT
12. Niche in a basilica : APSE
13. British gun : STEN
18. Stupefy : STUN
22. Bugs or Gussie : MORAN
24. Encumbers : SADDLES
26. Obsolete : PASSE
27. Bitter drug : ALOIN
28. Jargons : CANTS
30. Greek mil. group of W.W. II : ELAS
31. Made gentle : TAMED
32. Bell town of literature : ADANO
33. Looks after : TENDS
35. Muslim call to prayer : ADAN
38. Funambulists et al. : ACROBATS
39. Cacophony : NOISE
40. Precious jewels : EMERALDS
45. Young cow : HEIFER
46. Stylish : CLASSY
47. Go on a verbal rampage : RANT
50. Old Hebrew measures : OMERS
51. Shirley Temple's Lollipop : SHIP
52. Chaplin prop : CANE
53. Mezzo-soprano Stevens : RISE
54. Exchange : SWAP
56. Actor Richard ___ : GERE
57. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
58. Giant jets : SSTS
61. Place to fly down to : RIO

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