New York Times, Saturday, June 23, 1990

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
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Across Down
1. Lower in rank : ABASE
6. "Sweet Swan of ___!" : AVON
10. One of the Aleutians : ATKA
14. Howler : BONER
15. Lode : VEIN
16. Capital of Valais, Switzerland : SION
17. Prominent Corsican family name : BUONAPARTE
19. Hosiery mishap : SNAG
20. "Vulcan's chimney" : ETNA
21. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
22. Appellation : TITLE
23. Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
25. ___ antelope (black buck) : BEZOAR
26. Malay drapings : SARONGS
29. Shipworm : BORER
30. Ten million rupees : CRORE
31. Feature of a rustic chair : CANESEAT
34. Japanese golfer : ONO
35. Western Indians : PAIUTES
38. Org. for hydropower : TVA
39. Capable of realization : POSSIBLE
41. The Danube, to Decius : ISTER
43. C.S.A. general : EWELL
44. Synagogue singers : CANTORS
46. Counsel : ADVICE
48. Wahine's veranda : LANAI
49. Byzantine empress : IRENE
50. Industrial diamond : BORT
51. S.A. rodent : PACA
55. Port of Timor : DILI
56. Florentine master : BOTTICELLI
58. Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
59. Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
60. Construe : INFER
61. Elan : DASH
62. God with a hammer : THOR
63. Maude or Samuel : ADAMS
1. Author Prévost : ABBE
2. Stint for Buster Douglas : BOUT
3. Presently : ANON
4. Capitoline dignitary : SENATOR
5. Period : ERA
6. Serves the purpose : AVAILS
7. Brink : VERGE
8. Port of Kyushu : OITA
9. Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE
10. Ordinances : ASSIZES
11. Venetian master : TINTORETTO
12. Cute eucalyptus eater : KOALA
13. Dudgeon : ANGER
18. Pompously proper person : PRIG
22. City of Brazil : TERESINA
24. Kind of bathing suit : ONEPIECE
25. Vomer or zygoma : BONE
26. Anglo-Saxon poet : SCOP
27. Pisa's river : ARNO
28. Kermit, Quentin et al. : ROOSEVELTS
29. Kalong or pipistrelle : BAT
31. Shuffleboard implement : CUE
32. State confidently : AVER
33. Salts : TARS
36. Up to it : ABLE
37. Affliction : ILL
40. Porcine : SWINISH
42. Scholarship allowance : STIPEND
44. Nick or Nell : CARTER
45. Against : ANTI
46. Succored : AIDED
47. River of Yugoslavia : DRINA
48. Game of chance : LOTTO
50. Blague : BOSH
52. Code word for A : ALFA
53. Racing announcer McCarthy : CLEM
54. What snobs put on : AIRS
56. Wager : BET
57. O.S.S. successor : CIA

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