New York Times, Friday, June 30, 1989

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Map : CHART
6. Dells' cousins : VALES
11. Shore bird : PLOVER
12. Ten-percenters : AGENTS
14. Imaginary monster : CHIMERA
15. Remove a light bulb : UNSCREW
17. Gypsy man : ROM
18. Snuggles : CUDDLES
20. Fuss : ADO
21. Son of Judah : ONAN
23. Nights, in Nancy : NUITS
24. Falsifier : LIAR
25. Locates : SITES
27. These: Fr. : CES
28. Intimates : HINTS
29. Symbols of royal authority : SCEPTRES
31. Dressmaker's insert : GUSSET
32. Social events : TEAS
33. Storage places : BINS
34. Stately dance : MINUET
37. Touched up old paintings : RESTORED
41. Better : AMEND
42. Exclamation : HAH
43. Show your pearly whites : SMILE
44. Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
45. Discussion group : PANEL
47. Knievel : EVEL
48. Morsel : ORT
49. He who "always rings twice" : POSTMAN
51. First transplant recipient : EVE
52. Trusting : RELIANT
54. Brother of Electra : ORESTES
56. Bridge holding : TENACE
57. Soup vessel : TUREEN
58. Poet Mark Van ___ : DOREN
59. Was informed : HEARD
1. Milieu : CLIMATE
2. Same: Comb. form : HOM
3. With: Fr. : AVEC
4. Showing of "Gunsmoke" : RERUN
5. Defames : TRADUCES
6. Leaps : VAULTS
7. Choreographer De Mille : AGNES
8. Minus : LESS
9. Ref. book : ENC
10. Purées : STRAINS
11. Of speech sounds : PHONIC
13. Placid : SEDATE
14. Irascible : CROSS
16. Most evil : WORST
19. Machine tools : DIES
22. His festival date was July 23 : NEPTUNE
24. Lithe : LISSOME
26. Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
28. One-time silver "bulls" of Tex. : HUNTS
30. A murid : RAT
31. James Jones's heroes : GIS
33. Creature of monstrous size and power : BEHEMOTH
34. Landed estate : MANOR
35. Turkish inn : IMARET
36. Vexed : NETTLED
37. Rave's partner : RANT
38. Emulated Rosie : RIVETED
39. Bridge players' rule of ___ : ELEVEN
40. Strikes out : DELES
42. Shake a leg : HASTEN
45. City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
46. Jack ___, memorable actor : LARUE
49. Carson preceder : PAAR
50. Tiber tributary : NERA
53. A daughter of Cadmus : INO
55. Sun. talk : SER

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