New York Times, Friday, June 2, 1989

Author:Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Camel's-hair garments : ABAS
5. Killer of Adonis : BOAR
9. TV's "The Love ___" : BOAT
13. Andrews or Wynter : DANA
14. W.W. I battle site : SOMME
15. Pawnee's friend : OTOE
16. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
17. Make joyful : ELATE
18. Marriage symbol : RING
19. Matrimonial official : MINISTER
21. Armed ___ : FORCES
23. Prepares flax : RETS
24. Architect Saarinen : EERO
25. Temper : ANNEAL
28. Scattered, as petals at a marriage : STREWED
31. Vintage car : REO
32. Earn : MERIT
34. Antitoxin : SERUM
36. Swiss river : AARE
38. Pave a road again : RETAR
40. Las ___ (12:00, in Spain) : DOCE
41. June V.I.P. : BRIDE
43. Fundamental : BASAL
45. Slump : SAG
46. Amble : SAUNTER
48. Victoria Principal role : PAMELA
50. About: Abbr. : CIRC
51. Radamès's love : AIDA
52. "I Love a ___" : PARADE
55. June events : WEDDINGS
59. Revise : EDIT
60. " . . . to fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
62. Memorable Surrealist : DALI
63. Josip Broz : TITO
64. Lure : DECOY
65. Hot place : OVEN
66. Old or young follower : STER
67. W African group : SUSU
68. Bogs : FENS
1. The first lover : ADAM
2. Romantic island : BALI
3. Juliet's word to her nurse : ANON
4. Silographer's forte : SATIRE
5. Tree trunks : BOLES
6. Persian poet who wrote about love : OMAR
7. Bu. or pk. : AMT
8. Woman's double-breasted coat : REEFER
9. " . . . ___, something blue" : BORROWED
10. Auricular : OTIC
11. Top-notch : AONE
12. Young sheep : TEGS
14. Pioneer : SETTLER
20. Part of a baseball : SEAM
22. Stibnite and galena : ORES
24. Miss Kett et al. : ETTAS
25. Valentino role : ARAB
26. Comes close : NEARS
27. Water wheel : NORIA
28. Shankar instrument : SITAR
29. Shaped unevenly : EROSE
30. Almost princely : DUCAL
33. Middle Ages instrument : REBEC
35. Kind of cycle or phone : MEGA
37. Horace Mann, e.g. : EDUCATOR
39. How the express travels : RAPIDLY
42. Camelot lady : ENID
44. Alan or Cheryl : LADD
47. Tire parts : TREADS
49. ___ honor (nuptials figure) : MAIDOF
51. Vowel sequence : AEIOU
52. Fondles : PETS
53. Opposite of exit : ADIT
54. Matrimony is one : RITE
55. Women soldiers : WACS
56. Church part : NAVE
57. Small valley : GLEN
58. Does wrong : SINS
61. Little, in Paris : PEU

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