New York Times, Friday, July 20, 1990

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Moves quickly : ZIPS
5. Spydom's Hari : MATA
9. Appetizer : PATE
13. Toward shelter : ALEE
14. Take the stump : ORATE
16. Red river : URAL
17. Appeal : PLEA
18. Author Shute : NEVIL
19. Chuck of the N.F.L. : NOLL
20. Useful humor? : PRACTICALJOKE
23. St. Helens' product : ASH
25. Fr. holy woman : STE
26. Unanimously : TOAMAN
27. Renata of opera fame : SCOTTO
29. Somewhat sour : ACERB
31. Humorist on the phone? : CALLINGCARD
33. Moslem cap : TAJ
36. Anchovy sauce : ALEC
37. Eastern U.S. ocean : ATL
38. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
39. ___ de Calais : PAS
40. Welfare for an unemployed funnyman? : COMICRELIEF
44. Where Joan of Arc burned : ROUEN
45. Charitable acronym : UNICEF
46. Receive gladly : ACCEPT
49. Queried, dialect style : AST
50. Long-tailed simian : KRA
51. Humorist's investment? : LAUGHINGSTOCK
55. Voir ___ (juror exam) : DIRE
56. Oil used in perfumery : NEROL
57. Aware of : ONTO
60. Innisfail : ERIN
61. Light too bright for sight : GLARE
62. "Weed 'em and ___" (gardener's motto?) : REAP
63. Be a fan : ROOT
64. Lixivia : LYES
65. Tonsor's cry : NEXT
1. Use a ray gun : ZAP
2. Ind. neighbor : ILL
3. Viewpoints? : PEEPHOLES
4. Burn : SEAR
5. New Brunswick city : MONCTON
6. High crest : ARETE
7. Kipling's "Rickki-tikki-___" : TAVI
8. Axiom ender : ATIC
9. Annie's turbaned friend : PUNJAB
10. "___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
11. ___ blue streak (chatter) : TALKA
12. Actress Barkin : ELLEN
15. Cheery beetle? : ELATER
21. Italian wine district : ASTI
22. Conrad's "___ Jim" : LORD
23. B.M.I.'s rival : ASCAP
24. How some wags get started? : SCALA
28. Nursery schooler's need, for short : TLC
29. " . . . ___ the living Present!": Longfellow : ACTIN
30. Math. student's device : CALC
32. Plucky : GAME
33. Magician's joint? : TRICKKNEE
34. Eastern bigwig : AMEER
35. Part of Tel Aviv : JAFFA
38. Actor Wallach : ELI
40. Nineteenth Hebrew letter : COPH
41. Picnic or junket : OUTING
42. Wrangles wrongfully : RUSTLES
43. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
44. College official : REGENT
46. ___ buckthorn : ALDER
47. City on the Ohio : CAIRO
48. Knickknack : CURIO
49. Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
52. Dudley Do-Right's girl : NELL
53. "Duncan ___," Burns poem : GRAY
54. Iowa product : CORN
58. A 4/15 worry : TAX
59. Choose : OPT

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