New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1989

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Whitish powder : TALC
5. Time and neutral followers : ZONES
10. Milling byproduct : BRAN
14. Medley : OLIO
15. Cool one's heels : AWAIT
16. Etna's output : LAVA
17. Utah city : MOAB
18. Amazon tributary : NEGRO
19. Parrots : APES
20. Colorful garments in Cancún : SERAPES
22. A daughter of Agamemnon : ELECTRA
24. Part of a trek : LEG
25. Wapiti : ELK
26. Furniture bottoms, sometimes : CASTERS
30. Gumshoe : SNOOPER
34. Letters for Margaret : HRH
35. Nitpicking : PETTY
37. Angel in white : NURSE
38. Don José's emotion : AMOR
40. Green : YOUNG
42. Parimutuel recording device, for short : TOTE
43. Changed residences : MOVED
45. End at an early stage : ABORT
47. Foundation : BED
48. Act like an oracle : PREDICT
50. Casino employees : DEALERS
52. Benny's Maxwell : CAR
53. Barely make do : EKE
54. Sherwood Forest's Will : SCARLET
58. Covering for Larry Bird's foot : SNEAKER
62. Mississippi tributary : OHIO
63. Do an accounting job : AUDIT
65. Emperor after Claudius I : NERO
66. Pops : DADS
67. "Mack the ___" : KNIFE
68. Midterm, for example : TEST
69. Olympic hawk : ARES
70. The fat man in red : SANTA
71. Cheers in Toledo : OLES
1. Male turkeys : TOMS
2. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
3. Speaker with forked tongue : LIAR
4. Shade of blue : COBALT
5. ". . . Purple Sage" author : ZANEGREY
6. Is in the red : OWES
7. Broken-down thoroughbred : NAG
8. Green isle : EIRE
9. "A ___ Life," 1939 film : STOLEN
10. Power failure : BLACKOUT
11. Engrossed : RAPT
12. State : AVER
13. Its red-letter day was in July 1969 : NASA
21. Bird sound : PEEP
23. College in the Tarheel State : ELON
26. Wearer of a crown : CHAMP
27. Galahad's garb : ARMOR
28. Push roughly : SHOVE
29. Brown-furred ermine : STOAT
30. Religious council : SYNOD
31. Investigate : PROBE
32. Perfume basis : ESTER
33. Attachments on clarinets : REEDS
36. Vessel for butter : TUB
39. Organization founded in 1864 : REDCROSS
41. Chop-suey companion : GREENTEA
44. Control : DIAL
46. Booty : TAKE
49. Sounds old : CREAKS
51. Shed : LEANTO
54. Fountain drink : SODA
55. Scorch : CHAR
56. Nye, to Napoleon : AIDE
57. Bluefin : TUNA
58. Separate carefully : SIFT
59. Boat-bottom timber : KEEL
60. Language for 8 Down : ERSE
61. Decomposes : ROTS
64. Heavy metal, to many listeners : DIN

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