New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 1989

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thin piece of wood : SLAT
5. Set at liberty : FREED
10. Impetuous : RASH
14. Nickname for a June hero : PAPA
15. What the bride walks down : AISLE
16. Mental conception : IDEA
17. June 14 : AMERICANFLAGDAY
20. Legal thing : RES
21. Matrimony, e.g. : RITE
22. ___ prosequi (do not prosecute) : NOLLE
23. Festive occasion : GALA
24. Turn backward : REGRESS
26. Calm : SERENE
29. Iranian currency : RIALS
30. On the ocean : ASEA
31. Common or horse follower : SENSE
32. Part of a computer, for short : CPU
35. G.I. publication : STARSANDSTRIPES
39. Eastern Eur. unit : SSR
40. It goeth before destruction : PRIDE
41. Fixed fee : RATE
42. Turns over : FLIPS
43. ___-circuit TV : CLOSED
45. Romantic songs : BALLADS
48. Temporary transfer : LOAN
49. Sections or regions : AREAS
50. Legatee : HEIR
51. Upper appendage : ARM
54. National colors : REDWHITEANDBLUE
58. Bk. transaction : MTGE
59. Female sandpiper : REEVE
60. Kiln : OAST
61. Plant's ovule : SEED
62. Over : ENDED
63. R.W.R. was one : PRES
1. Jack yard or gaff : SPAR
2. Cloth of gold : LAME
3. Some primates : APES
4. Sailor : TAR
5. Glib; urbane : FACILE
6. Rancher's rope : RIATA
7. Domestic slave of yore : ESNE
8. Fey creature : ELF
9. Its cap. is Dover : DEL
10. Harsh circumstances : RIGORS
11. Muddle or confuse : ADDLE
12. Signets : SEALS
13. Grant's successor : HAYES
18. Persia, today : IRAN
19. Fisherman : ANGLER
23. Equipment : GEAR
24. Wash lightly : RINSE
25. Far or Middle ___ : EAST
26. Impertinent speech : SASS
27. Superlative suffixes : ESTS
28. Stand up like a horse : REAR
29. Nests of trout or salmon : REDDS
31. Cuts lightly : SNIPS
32. Busy gp. on April 14 : CPAS
33. ___ Best, Beatles' original drummer : PETE
34. Secondhand : USED
36. Dash with water : SPLASH
37. Very dry : ARID
38. Do a Tuesday chore : IRON
42. Having imperfections : FLAWED
43. Invented a word : COINED
44. Rendered fat : LARD
45. Yeast foams : BARMS
46. Mountain ridge : ARETE
47. Rock shelf : LEDGE
48. Serviceman's vacation : LEAVE
50. Pay attention : HEED
51. Controversial apple spray : ALAR
52. Subterfuge : RUSE
53. World Series champions: 1986 : METS
55. Anger : IRE
56. Hamilton bill : TEN
57. Form of jazz : BOP

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