New York Times, Monday, July 24, 1989

Author: Peter G. Snow
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Yearn : ACHE
5. Ornamental scheme : DECOR
10. Spoken : ORAL
14. Small pond : POOL
15. Irregular : EROSE
16. Pilaf ingredient : RICE
17. Star comedians : TOPBANANAS
19. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
20. Adolescents : TEENS
21. Take part in a winter sport : SKI
22. At that time : THEN
23. Oolong, e.g. : TEA
25. Cravat : ASCOT
27. Hazelnuts : FILBERTS
32. Put in sod : TURFED
35. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
36. Mink's cousin : OTTER
38. A Gershwin : IRA
39. Prison term : LIFE
40. Extort : BLEED
41. Ardor : HEAT
42. Posed : SAT
43. Famous woman of Troy : HELEN
44. Otherwise : ELSE
45. A Kennedy : EDWARD
47. Caused to remember : REMINDED
50. Notions : IDEAS
52. Young child : TOT
53. Group of musicians : BAND
55. Shoshonean : UTE
57. Rib : TEASE
61. Advocate : URGE
62. Low-lying fields along a watercourse : BOTTOMLAND
65. Lascivious look : LEER
66. Trial's partner : ERROR
67. Actor Ray : ALDO
68. Taverns : BARS
69. Judges : DEEMS
70. Aerie, e.g. : NEST
1. Appropriate : APT
2. Foolish one : COOT
3. Hospital ship : HOPE
4. River to the North Sea : ELBE
5. More compact : DENSER
6. Stat for Gooden : ERA
7. Those against : CONS
8. Japanese seaport : OSAKA
9. Put up a struggle : RESISTED
10. Eloquent public speaker : ORATOR
11. Position Mel Ott played : RIGHTFIELD
12. 43,560 square feet : ACRE
13. Tilt : LEAN
18. Prefix for penultimate : ANTE
24. Coral island : ATOLL
26. Mongrel : CUR
27. Bogus : FALSE
28. A series of disasters : ILIAD
29. Radical : LEFTWINGER
30. Spelling contest : BEE
31. Guide : STEER
33. Wipe out : ERASE
34. Passé : DATED
37. Doctrine : TENET
40. Overdecorated : BEDAUBED
41. Layer : HEN
43. Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
46. Vipers : ADDERS
48. Goes by auto : MOTORS
49. List part : ITEM
51. Put away : STORE
53. Underground bud : BULB
54. Length x width, perhaps : AREA
56. French being : ETRE
58. Alda or Ladd : ALAN
59. Special offering : SALE
60. Partners of odds : ENDS
63. Watson of the P.G.A. : TOM
64. Dowry : DOT

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