New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 1990

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H K Q }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Young girl : LASS
5. Movie dog : BENJI
10. Trust, with "on" : RELY
14. Again : ANEW
15. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
16. Rara ___ : AVIS
17. Unconscious state : COMA
18. Flintstone's wife : WILMA
19. Coin for brother to spare : DIME
20. Inexplicable occurrences : ENIGMAS
22. Tom of Coventry was one : TAILOR
24. A Handel composition : ORATORIO
27. Fit for plowing : ARABLE
31. Perón and Gabor : EVAS
32. Guests at U.S.O. buildings : GIS
35. Uncovered : BARED
36. Disable : MAIM
37. Soothe : EASE
38. Invention of Arthur Wynne: 1913 : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
41. They supported A.E.S. : DEMS
42. Olympic apple-tosser : ERIS
43. In a difficult position : TREED
44. Baseball stat : ERA
45. Design : PLAN
46. Initiates : STARTS
47. Tax-collection point before a bridge : TOLLGATE
49. Machine for cutting curves, etc. : JIGSAW
52. The spice of life : VARIETY
57. ___ breve : ALLA
58. Pungent vegetable : ONION
61. Garfield's buddy : ODIE
62. Swift animal : DEER
63. Decorated again : REDID
64. Volunteer St. : TENN
65. Preceders of wyes : EXES
66. Lacks : NEEDS
67. Formic-acid sources : ANTS
1. Mix with liquor : LACE
2. Prolific auth. : ANON
3. Kind of circle : SEMI
4. Festoon : SWAG
5. Watch out! : BEWARE
6. Cherubini opera : ELISA
7. Nothing : NIL
8. Traffic snarl : JAM
9. "The Lady ___," 1937 song : ISATRAMP
10. Message receiver and sender : RADIO
11. Vicious : EVIL
12. Plush transportation : LIMO
13. North Sea tributary : YSER
21. Shapes : MOLDS
23. Three-toed sloths : AIS
25. Speedster's action : TEARING
26. Roman poet and namesakes : OVIDS
27. Alphabetical beginners : ABCDE
28. More uncommon : RARER
29. Distinctive fragrance : AROMA
30. Mrs. Truman : BESS
32. "The Star-___," Harsanyi book about Galileo : GAZER
33. Ait : ISLET
34. Vegetable producers : SEEDS
36. Ethical : MORAL
37. Old Testament book : EZRA
39. Threadbare : WELLWORN
40. Express : UTTER
45. Blue-grass genus : POA
46. Booths : STANDS
47. Autocrats : TSARS
48. Shun : AVOID
49. Shade of green : JADE
50. Holly : ILEX
51. Mirth : GLEE
53. Small quantity : IOTA
54. Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
55. Color slightly : TINT
56. Fanciful desires : YENS
59. Wedding-report word : NEE
60. Fish or suffix : IDE

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