New York Times, Saturday, July 15, 1989

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.58, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Razor sharpener : STROP
6. Candle : TAPER
11. S.A. country, old style : SURINAM
13. Mountain nymphs: Var. : OREADES
15. Atmosphere : CLIMATE
16. Career : PURSUIT
17. "L'Allegro" companion : ILPENSEROSO
19. U.S. inst., New London, Conn. : CGA
20. Lubricant : OIL
21. Actor Richard of "L.A. Law" : DYSART
22. Huff and puff : PANT
23. ___-do-well : NEER
25. Figures : ESTIMATES
27. Pierre's state: Abbr. : SDAK
29. Showed reverence : HONORED
30. Invitation : BID
32. Fast's "The Naked ___" : GOD
33. Muddying : ROILING
37. Xanadu structure : DOME
40. Waters of the world : SEVENSEAS
42. Nickname for Nathan : NATE
44. Matures : AGES
45. Ballerina Fracci et al. : CARLAS
48. Sta. : DEP
49. Gibbon : LAR
50. Verdi opus : ILTROVATORE
52. Most Vassar graduates : ALUMNAE
54. Member of the French nobility : BARONNE
55. Hopelessness : DESPAIR
56. Certain pigments : SIENNAS
57. Religion based on reason : DEISM
58. Licit : LEGAL
1. Soils : SULLIES
2. Made one of baseball's rare hits : TRIPLED
3. Frost : RIME
4. ___ on (continuously) : ONAND
5. Fall guy : PATSY
6. Having confidence in : TRUSTING
7. Combining form with plane or sol : AERO
8. "N'est-ce ___?" : PAS
9. School : EDUCATE
10. Held sway : REIGNED
11. Descendant : SCION
12. Former Attorney General : MEESE
13. Portuguese port : OPORTO
14. E.r.a. and r.b.i. : STATS
18. Madcap : RASH
22. Forgive : PARDON
24. Hydrophobia : RABIES
26. Feeling : MOOD
28. Pottery oven : KILN
31. Deny : DISCLAIM
33. Entertained : REGALED
34. Excessive employment : OVERUSE
35. More orderly : NEATER
36. Actress Teri : GARR
38. Pop singing star : MADONNA
39. Everlasting : ETERNAL
40. Caesar, for one : SALAD
41. Messy ones : SLOBS
43. Dueling swords : EPEES
46. Be of use : AVAIL
47. Bombay fashion item : SAREE
50. Actress Balin and namesakes : INAS
51. Secret society : TONG
53. Org. for physicists : MPI

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