New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1989

Author: Calista Luminati
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tree of the birch family : ALDER
6. Functioning : ALIVE
11. Skillful : APT
14. A Superman portrayer : REEVE
15. ___ verso (back of a page) : FOLIO
16. Fido's angry greeting : GRR
17. Mantra, e.g. : INCANTATION
19. Estuary : RIA
20. Former Spanish queen : ENA
21. Of pedal bones : TARSAL
22. Carrier of tons : SEMI
23. Grammarian's concern : SYNTAX
25. Scout's container : CANTEEN
27. Steel sword blade : TOLEDO
30. Galilee or Andaman : SEA
31. Looker : EYER
33. Declined : SANK
35. Carrying a weapon : ARMED
39. Short waves : PERMS
41. Bog : FEN
42. Lock : TRESS
43. Charm or beauty : ASSET
44. De ___ (too many) : TROP
46. Division word : INTO
47. Our, to René : NOS
49. Maroon : STRAND
51. Choral composition : CANTATA
55. Frame : EDGING
58. Ah me! : ALAS
59. Member of an unruly crowd : RIOTER
62. Lover's or bird's sound : COO
63. One of Wynken's pals : NOD
64. Eucharist partaker : COMMUNICANT
66. Useful article : THE
67. Utopian : IDEAL
68. Redpoll or siskin : FINCH
69. Dinghy implement : OAR
70. Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
71. Lugs : TOTES
1. The Ram : ARIES
2. Comedian Bruce: 1926-66 : LENNY
3. Chianti cruses : DECANTERS
4. Braun or Perón : EVA
5. Real-estate offering : RENTAL
6. Out yonder : AFAR
7. Oodles : LOTS
8. Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
9. Pansies : VIOLAS
10. Very long time : EON
11. Concur : AGREE
12. Cream of the crop : PRIME
13. Retinue : TRAIN
18. Revenue enhancements : TAXES
22. In a top role : STARRING
24. Hectors : TORMENTS
26. Uncluttered : NEAT
28. Balmy : DAFT
29. Humdingers : ONERS
31. Ecology gp. : EPA
32. Affirmation : YES
34. Granny or sheepshank : KNOT
36. Beggar : MENDICANT
37. N.Y. winter time : EST
38. Brit. military award : DSO
40. Porch for Zeno : STOA
45. Prink : PREEN
48. Took long steps : STRODE
50. Floating without control : ADRIFT
51. Part of "The Divine Comedy" : CANTO
52. Hello, in Hilo : ALOHA
53. Author of "Unsafe at Any Speed" : NADER
54. Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
56. For the ___ (now) : NONCE
57. Early Teutons : GOTHS
60. Persian poet : OMAR
61. Bulrush : TULE
64. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
65. U.S. union, founded 1935 : CIO

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