New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 1990

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Spongelike cake : BABA
5. She gets what she wants : LOLA
9. Give the eye to : OGLE
13. Digression : ASIDE
15. Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
16. Light gas : NEON
17. Benevolence : KINDLINESS
19. Whilom : ONCE
20. Site of the Norman Conquest : ENGLAND
21. How's that again? : HUH
23. Scottish cap : TAM
24. Inclusive abbr. : ETC
25. Quite : REALLY
27. Cushion : MAT
30. Word on a towel : HIS
32. Saw : ADAGE
33. Neighborhood : AREA
35. Name on a marquee : STAR
37. Rajah's spouse : RANEE
40. Compassion : KINDHEARTEDNESS
43. Foy or Cantor : EDDIE
44. Show dizziness : REEL
45. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
46. Heron : EGRET
48. Hood's exit : LAM
50. Comprehend : SEE
51. Tirade : SCREED
53. Beige : TAN
55. Discharge : CAN
56. Make a lap : SIT
58. Olio : MELANGE
62. Again : ANEW
64. Open-mindedness : TOLERATION
66. Gertrude Stein's flower : ROSE
67. Hautboy : OBOE
68. Sped : RACED
69. Song or gab follower : FEST
70. Torn : RENT
71. Not so much : LESS
1. Use a kiln : BAKE
2. "It's ___ to Tell a Lie" : ASIN
3. Singer Crosby : BING
4. Confuse : ADDLE
5. Light : LAND
6. Mispickel, e.g. : ORE
7. Scold severely : LASH
8. Ridiculous : ABSURD
9. Yoko ___ : ONO
10. Refinement; serenity : GENTLENESS
11. It makes whistle stops : LOCAL
12. Hector, to Achilles : ENEMY
14. Gulf of Aqaba city : ELATH
18. Cut : INCISE
22. Harkened : HEARD
26. Capital of Guam : AGANA
27. Create : MAKE
28. Describing Death Valley : ARID
29. Loving quality : TENDERNESS
31. Commence : START
32. Russian co-op : ARTEL
34. Verona's river : ADIGE
36. "Some ___ born great": Shak. : ARE
38. Start of the N.C. motto : ESSE
39. Tasso's patron : ESTE
41. "___ mud in your eye" : HERES
42. Click beetle : ELATER
47. Newspaper V.I.P. : EDITOR
49. Zygomatic bone : MALAR
51. Boa : SCARF
52. Indian craft : CANOE
54. Inborn : NATAL
57. What 38 Down means : TOBE
58. Face : MEET
59. Pleasant : NICE
60. Departs : GOES
61. Goals : ENDS
63. Kind of blanket : WET
65. Actor Chaney : LON

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