New York Times, Thursday, June 7, 1990

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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1. State featured in this puzzle : IOWA
5. Jewish month : ELUL
9. Hindu holy man : SADH
13. Skips : OMITS
15. Actress Eilbacher : LISA
16. "The Arrangement," by ___ Kazan : ELIA
17. Too much, in music : TANTO
18. Birthplace of Meredith Willson : MASONCITY
20. In the front : ANTERIOR
22. Cylindrical : TERETE
23. Goals : ENDS
24. ___ hair (not a trace) : HIDENOR
25. Liqueur : CORDIAL
28. Hot spot : OAST
29. Hirt and Smith : ALS
30. Kind of fly : DRAGON
32. Being, to a philosopher : ESSE
36. Coop sound : PEEP
38. Neighbor of Ida. : NEV
39. Radio appurtenance : DIAL
40. Chefs' containers : POTS
41. Grandparents, at times : DOTERS
44. Goddess of plenty : OPS
45. Affirmative votes : AYES
47. Maltreat again : REABUSE
49. Vice President from 1 Across : WALLACE
52. Holm oak : ILEX
53. Grieg's dancer : ANITRA
54. Small tooth : DENTICLE
58. One of the Quad Cities : DAVENPORT
60. Exchange premiums : AGIOS
61. "Rome of Hungary" : EGER
62. Mediterranean city : ORAN
63. " . . . born to ___ right!": Hamlet : SETIT
64. Cub Scout units : DENS
65. Facts : DATA
66. Since, in Ayr : SYNE
1. Whit : IOTA
2. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
3. John Wayne's birthplace : WINTERSET
4. Be present : ATTEND
5. Pollster Roper : ELMO
6. Prevaricator : LIAR
7. Naval initials : USS
8. Native of Vientiane : LAOTIAN
9. Hid : SECRETED
10. Peregrine : ALIEN
11. The same : DITTO
12. Certain rural workman : HAYER
14. Squalid : SORDID
19. Sparks and Rorem : NEDS
21. Munich's river : ISAR
24. President from West Branch : HOOVER
25. Li'l Abner's creator : CAPP
26. Spread : OLEO
27. Woolly : LANOSE
31. Comprehend : GET
33. Birthplace of twin columnists Abby and Ann : SIOUXCITY
34. Undermines : SAPS
35. Otherwise : ELSE
37. Devotional books : PSALTERS
41. Crustacean with 10 legs : DECAPOD
42. Strap : REIN
43. City and province in Argentina : SALTAS
46. Tale : YARN
48. Light colors : BEIGES
49. Forded : WADED
50. "The labor of ___ in piled stones?": Milton : ANAGE
51. Rouse : LIVEN
54. Mild oath : DRAT
55. Sicilian landmark : ETNA
56. Cut of meat : LOIN
57. Punta del ___ : ESTE
59. " . . . man ___ mouse?" : ORA

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