New York Times, Tuesday, June 5, 1990

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Sen. Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
6. Southampton shindig : BASH
10. Sins : ERRS
14. Aquatic rodent of S.A. : COYPU
15. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
16. Triton, to Neptune : MOON
17. Close, poetically : ANEAR
18. Bosom companions : BRAS
19. N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
20. Perceptive PBS pundit : BILLMOYERS
22. Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
23. Major constellation : URSA
24. Powerful explosive : AMATOL
26. Throughout, in music : SEMPRE
30. Scatter : STREW
32. Zoological suffix : IDAE
33. Choir member : ALTO
35. Civil-rights org. : NAACP
39. Henley, for one : REGATTA
41. Pundit's former PBS program : JOURNAL
43. Author Jong : ERICA
44. Branch of biol. : ECOL
46. Type of devil : DARE
47. A-bomb bomber ___ Gay : ENOLA
49. Endured : LASTED
51. Noisy busses : SMACKS
54. Willard Scott word : RAIN
56. Pundit's Okla. birthplace : HUGO
57. Adelphi U.'s locale : GARDENCITY
63. Glacial ridges : OSAR
64. Spicy stew : OLIO
65. "___ Was a Lady," 1932 Merman hit : EADIE
66. Sen. Cranston is one : WHIP
67. European river : ODER
68. K.C.'s Kemper : ARENA
69. Wds. with similar meanings : SYNS
70. Measure of medicine : DOSE
71. Dalai, and others : LAMAS
1. Strikebreaker : SCAB
2. Singer Tennille : TONI
3. Iranian dollar: Var. : RYEL
4. Oct. birthstone : OPAL
5. What pines do, à la Longfellow : MURMUR
6. ___ breath (one of the pinks) : BABYS
7. Side by side : ABREAST
8. What gliders do : SOAR
9. Croatian cavalryman : HUSSAR
10. Pundit's 20 honors : EMMYAWARDS
11. Dovecote, e.g. : ROOST
12. Juliet's adorer : ROMEO
13. Snafu : SNARL
21. " . . . if I should sleep ___/'Twere deadly sickness": Shak. : OREAT
25. Computer availabilities : MENU
26. Paddock papa : SIRE
27. German dam : EDER
28. Wise men : MAGI
29. Pundit's calling: 1961-63 : PEACECORPS
31. Japanese Prime Minister in W.W. II : TOJO
34. A parent of Eliasaph: Num. 3:24 : LAEL
36. Med.-school subject : ANAT
37. Kind of package : CARE
38. Begged : PLED
40. Rommel's deadly vehicle : TANK
42. Stan Laurel's pal : OLLIE
45. Totes : CARRIES
48. TV commentator Charles ___ : OSGOOD
50. Temper steel : ANNEAL
51. Broadway events : SHOWS
52. Lovey-dovey : MUSHY
53. Encore! : AGAIN
55. Worship : ADORE
58. Actor Ray : ALDO
59. "___ Mia," 1954 song : CARA
60. The same as before : IDEM
61. Singer Turner : TINA
62. Pro votes : YEAS

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