New York Times, Monday, July 10, 1989

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Knock down in the ring : DECK
5. Entree precursor : SALAD
10. Hipster's raiment : DUDS
14. Acupuncture target : ACHE
15. Like a gymnast : AGILE
16. Theater prize : OBIE
17. Group at a coll. : FRAT
18. Tierney and Barry of the screen : GENES
19. Urge : GOAD
20. A certain sweater : TURTLENECK
22. Rustic road : LANE
23. Lasciviousness : LUST
24. Prevent : DETER
25. Cram, e.g. : MILER
28. Polo-pony grouping : STRING
32. Mistreated : ABUSED
34. Bothered incessantly : HARASSED
38. Actress Farrow : MIA
39. Gladiator's showplace : ARENA
41. Juan's treasure : ORO
42. Horace Mann was one : EDUCATOR
45. Charmingly old-fashioned : QUAINT
48. Reduces : ABATES
50. Mich. city SW of Kalamazoo : NILES
51. Antipasto follower : PASTA
54. Seed covering : ARIL
56. Elects : OPTS
57. TV adjunct : RABBITEARS
63. Bring to bay : TREE
64. Foreigner : ALIEN
65. Fulminate : RAIL
66. Minute : TINY
67. Blue-field fillers : STARS
68. Church calendar : ORDO
69. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
70. Hustlers after rustlers : POSSE
71. Settle in : NEST
1. Off one's rocker : DAFT
2. Beige : ECRU
3. Red-bellied trout : CHAR
4. Some pots : KETTLES
5. Wise ones : SAGES
6. James Bond et al. : AGENTS
7. Hook and sinker's companion : LINE
8. Actor Guinness : ALEC
9. Secretary : DESK
10. Certain golf holes : DOGLEGS
11. "Das Boot," e.g. : UBOAT
12. Actress Keaton : DIANE
13. Passover feast : SEDER
21. Angler's fly : LURE
24. Trait carrier : DNA
25. Russell role: 1958 : MAME
26. Footnote abbr. : IBID
27. Lanai get-together : LUAU
29. "Being ___," Sellers film : THERE
30. Sought office : RAN
31. A neighbor of Jordan : IRAQ
33. Microprocessor's diet : DATA
35. Begrime : SOIL
36. Sea eagle : ERNE
37. Morse-code elements : DOTS
40. Putrify : ROT
43. Gem or playing marble : CATSEYE
44. Arab garment : ABA
46. Army group : UNIT
47. Part of a Spad : AILERON
49. Side arms : SABERS
51. Actress Annie ___ : POTTS
52. May's lead-in : APRIL
53. Exec's helper : STENO
55. Washer cycle : RINSE
57. Coarse file : RASP
58. Countertenor : ALTO
59. Prejudice : BIAS
60. Rhine tributary : AARE
61. Drives out : RIDS
62. Opening for coins : SLOT

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