New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1990

Author: Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ghost : SHADE
6. Porn : SMUT
10. Highway chatterbox : CBER
14. Rabbit fur : CONEY
15. Be an also-ran : LOSE
16. It's connected to the humerus : ULNA
17. White poplar : ABELE
18. Finisher of sorts : ICER
19. P.G.A.'s Jodie : MUDD
20. Food for an optimists' get-together? : BOWLOFCHERRIES
23. Kind of circus : FLEA
24. Charged particles : IONS
25. Second-largest country : CANADA
29. Soc. newcomer : DEB
30. Friend's word : THY
33. Food for a curmudgeons' gathering? : CRABAPPLES
36. Faithful : TRUE
37. Target of Sen. Joe McCarthy : COMMY
38. Be sick : AIL
39. Claims on property : LIENS
40. Some pols. : LIBS
41. Food for a pinup girls' dinner? : CHEESECAKE
43. Mt. ___ (Charley Weaver's hometown) : IDY
44. Pay follower : OLA
45. Film pioneer Jesse L. and family : LASKYS
46. Ill. city : PERU
48. Watchdog's alarm? : WOOF
50. Food for a tough detectives' meeting? : HARDBOILEDEGGS
56. Car salesman's auto : DEMO
57. Bitterness : BILE
58. Cloth fiber : RAMIE
59. Spheres : ORBS
60. Scat lady : ELLA
61. Egg-shaped : OVATE
62. Memorable soul singer : GAYE
63. A Hollywood Cannon : DYAN
64. Type of institution : PENAL
1. Plant disease : SCAB
2. Weary Willie : HOBO
3. Freshly : ANEW
4. Secluded valley : DELL
5. " . . . never to have looked into the ___": Yeats : EYEOFDAY
6. Piece of pie : SLICE
7. Coffee flavoring : MOCHA
8. Plaintiff : USEE
9. Loops on toweling : TERRIES
10. Chili seasoning : CUMIN
11. Endless chatter : BLUESTREAK
12. Remnants : ENDS
13. Wonderful: Sl. : RAD
21. Commotion : FLAP
22. Burglarize : ROB
25. Cato's 351 : CCCLI
26. Calla lily, e.g. : AROID
27. Weak-willed : NAMBYPAMBY
28. Some U.S. weapons : ABMS
29. Editor's mark : DELE
31. ___-dory : HUNKY
32. Affirmatives : YESES
34. Glacial hill in Iowa : PAHA
35. Duffer's concern : LIE
36. Twitches : TICS
39. Sign of distress, in plants : LEAFDROP
41. Hit, in a way : CLUBBED
42. Wild plum : SLOE
44. Gov. regulation : ORD
47. Uneven : EROSE
48. Novelist Cather : WILLA
49. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
50. Wife of Zeus : HERA
51. Unctuous : OILY
52. Icicle's spot : EAVE
53. J.E.H. agent : GMAN
54. Bhagavad-___, part of a Sanskrit epic : GITA
55. Sew a hawk's eyes shut : SEEL
56. Basenji, e.g. : DOG

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