New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 1989

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { B J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Beach-party edible : CLAM
5. Cousins of pfennige : CENTS
10. Sunbathers' aims : TANS
14. Sharpen : HONE
15. Triple Crown winner: 1935 : OMAHA
16. Boa or stole : WRAP
17. Playwrights' "innings" : ACTS
18. Having an edge in experience : WISER
19. New Rochelle institution : IONA
20. George H. Ruth : THESULTANOFSWAT
23. Sale words : ASIS
24. Goofball : NUT
25. Kind of mask or tent : OXYGEN
28. Ramble; stray : DIGRESS
32. Unshackle : FREE
33. Dixie side dish : GRITS
35. Pi follower : RHO
36. Gaelic cap : TAM
37. Washington note : ONE
38. Ship's tail : AFT
40. Popular shrub : YEW
42. Imprint : STAMP
44. Tinker, Evers and Chance : TRIO
45. Brandy vessel : SNIFTER
47. Cowhand's tool : LARIAT
49. Stickum : GOO
50. Half: Prefix : HEMI
51. Tyrus R. Cobb : THEGEORGIAPEACH
59. Cooperstown building : HALL
60. Bell sounds : PEALS
61. One concern of a derby bettor : SIRE
62. Map dot : ISLE
63. Armstrong's craft : EAGLE
64. Poon or roble : TREE
65. Sopwith Camel contemporary : SPAD
66. Marines' ___ blues : DRESS
67. Brando's "One-___ Jacks" : EYED
1. Causerie : CHAT
2. Lake, to a Scot : LOCH
3. Bellum beginning : ANTE
4. Knockdown pitch, in baseball jargon : MESSAGE
5. Engine covering : COWLING
6. Releases : EMITS
7. Voyager agency : NASA
8. At the moment : THEN
9. Polynesian skirts : SARONGS
10. Prairie peril : TWISTER
11. How bench jockeys might sit : AROW
12. Wendy Darling's pooch : NANA
13. Lovers' quarrel : SPAT
21. Purpose : USE
22. Kolinsky or chinchilla : FUR
25. "___ in the Stilly Night," T. Moore poem : OFT
26. Diagnostic aids : XRAYS
27. Sana's locale : YEMEN
28. Jordanian dollar : DINAR
29. Columnist's detail : ITEM
30. Ventriloquist Lewis : SHARI
31. Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
34. Kyle or Tobin of the gridiron : ROTE
39. Diaper wearer : TOT
41. Moved quickly from side to side : WIGGLED
42. Bent over : STOOPED
43. Brings joy : PLEASES
44. Mediterranean gulf : TRIESTE
46. Hannibal, to Scipio Africanus : FOE
48. Electrical meas. : AMP
50. Rome has seven : HILLS
51. "Now hear ___!" : THIS
52. Trunk fastener : HASP
53. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
54. Bring up : REAR
55. Sign of a challenge : GAGE
56. Light; unsubstantial : AIRY
57. Canadian aborigine : CREE
58. Take advice seriously : HEED

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