New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1990

Author: Betty Hinman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Misplaced : LOST
5. Little bits : DABS
9. Icon : IMAGE
14. Painter nicknamed "The Cornish Wonder" : OPIE
15. Director Kazan : ELIA
16. Rich man : NABOB
17. Start of a quip : MATRIMONY
19. Trap : SNARE
20. Radcliffers of yesteryear : ALUMNAE
21. Phantom : SPECTER
23. What a ques. seeks : ANS
24. Alas, in Munich : ACH
25. Henry ___, Thackeray hero : ESMOND
29. Quip: Part II : CANTURNA
34. West German river : RHINE
35. Rooster on a spire : VANE
36. Norse goddess of healing : EIR
37. Quip: Part III : RAKE
38. Placards : SIGNS
39. Teen problem : ACNE
40. Horatian creation : ODE
41. Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
42. Quip: Part IV : INTOA
43. Spartan admiral : LYSANDER
46. Singer John and namesakes : ELTONS
47. Danish weight : VOG
48. Native of Panay : ATI
49. Hindus' Holy City, now called Varanasi : BENARES
53. Nap : SHUTEYE
58. In re : ANENT
59. End of the quip : LAWNMOWER
61. Shirley or Edwin : BOOTH
62. Jai ___ : ALAI
63. Become firm : JELL
64. Actress Francesca : ANNIS
65. Judge's bench : BANC
66. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
1. Glen Gray's Casa ___ orchestra : LOMA
2. Fiery gemstone : OPAL
3. In ___ (in place) : SITU
4. Tenure : TERM
5. Insist upon, as payment : DEMAND
6. Shade of green : ALOES
7. Hamper's cousin : BIN
8. Remarks : SAYS
9. Entomologist's interest : INSECT
10. Dr. Fu ___ : MANCHU
11. Blind as ___ : ABAT
12. Skirt feature : GORE
13. Legendary Irish king : EBER
18. Foolish : INANE
22. What glaziers take with their work : PANES
25. Flynn of flicks : ERROL
26. Umbrageous : SHADY
27. Hammer and Wallace : MIKES
28. Unit : ONE
29. Wilt the Stilt was one : CAGER
30. ___ Eleanor Roosevelt : ANNA
31. Right-hand page : RECTO
32. Sheer fabric : NINON
33. Regions : AREAS
35. Despicable : VILE
38. Bulrush : SEDGE
39. Picnic pest : ANT
42. "Topless towers" kingdom : ILIUM
44. Lemmon film: 1972 : AVANTI
45. Radio's Pam and Jerry : NORTHS
46. Cultural : ETHNIC
48. Nile dam : ASWAN
49. Rum cake : BABA
50. Town NE of Cincinnati : ENON
51. Broadway light : NEON
52. A piece of the rock : SLAB
54. Japanese leader Hideki: 1885-1948 : TOJO
55. Pitcher : EWER
56. Shout : YELL
57. A first name in mystery : ERLE
60. Pie ___ mode : ALA

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