New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 1990

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Area : ZONE
5. " . . . the ___ the ocean" : GEMOF
10. Police team : SWAT
14. Fulda feeder : EDER
15. Tropical vine : LIANA
16. Take on : HIRE
17. "___ Polka" : BEERBARREL
19. ___ even keel : ONAN
20. Actor Taylor : ROD
21. Served perfectly : ACED
22. Razes : LEVELS
24. Equipped with a handle : ANSATE
26. Foot part : INSTEP
28. Hurl : TOSS
30. Tympanum : EARDRUM
33. Nobleman : BARON
36. What Buster Douglas won: Feb. 1990 : TITLE
38. Spire ornament : EPI
39. Grad : ALUM
40. One-tenth : TITHE
41. Glacial ridges : OSAR
42. ___ de plume : NOM
43. "___ Triste": Sibelius : VALSE
44. Nursery character in a well : PUSSY
45. Kind of machine : GUMBALL
47. Electrical units : RELS
49. Ushers' milieus : AISLES
51. Correct a recording : RETAPE
55. Compunction : REGRET
57. Certain moldings : TORI
59. "___ vobiscum!" : PAX
60. Dry : ARID
61. Va. metropolis : ALEXANDRIA
64. Kind of bus or skirt : MINI
65. Animate : LIVEN
66. G.W. was one : CINC
67. Little Sheba's creator : INGE
68. Happening : EVENT
69. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
1. Equus member : ZEBRA
2. "___ a Grecian Urn": Keats : ODEON
3. Sleep, food, etc. : NEEDS
4. Goof : ERR
5. Frozen desserts : GLACES
6. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
7. ___ Gras : MARDI
8. United : ONE
9. Retailer's autumnal offer : FALLSALE
10. ___ off (left) : SHOVED
11. Vintner's purchase : WINEPRESS
12. Russian inland sea : ARAL
13. Wallet items : TENS
18. Musical wand : BATON
23. Raison d'___ : ETRE
25. Molecule part : ATOM
27. Infernal : NETHER
29. "___ Nacht," German carol : STILLE
31. Javanese tree : UPAS
32. Full of mud : MIRY
33. July 4 noise : BANG
34. Baseball's Felipe : ALOU
35. Ransacker's action : RUMMAGING
37. "___ Magic," Cahn-Styne song : ITS
40. Unlikely story : TALLTALE
41. Evict : OUST
43. Urn's cousin : VASE
44. ___-air painting : PLEIN
46. A three on a par-four hole : BIRDIE
48. Wandering : ERRANT
50. Allen or Martin : STEVE
52. When Arbor Day comes : APRIL
53. He wrote "Common Sense" : PAINE
54. Precise : EXACT
55. Branches of nerves : RAMI
56. Actress Gray : ERIN
58. Draft animals : OXEN
62. Learned role on "The Waltons" : LIV
63. Start of the seventh century : DCI

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