New York Times, Thursday, August 2, 1990

Author:Don Groat
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Numbers men, for short : CPAS
5. Boswell was one : SCOT
9. Containing lather : SOAPY
14. Hawaiian city : HILO
15. Opera's Gluck : ALMA
16. Radii neighbors : ULNAE
17. Printing style, for short : ITAL
18. Fortress protection : MOAT
19. Times Square features : NEONS
20. "No entertainment is so ___" (start of a Lady Montague quotation) : CHEAPASREADING
23. Ecology term : SERE
24. Masefield heroine : NAN
25. Ravioli, e.g. : PASTA
28. Strong cord : TWINE
31. Drift to leeward : SAG
34. Place de l'___, Paris : ETOILE
36. Parseghian of football-coaching fame : ARA
37. Concerning : INRE
38. Mend : DARN
39. Of ships : NAVAL
41. Isinglass : MICA
42. Give ___ up (assist) : ALEG
43. Andress film : SHE
44. One who lays mines : SAPPER
46. Shepherded : LED
47. Deceivers : LIARS
49. Winter vehicles : SLEDS
50. "___ o' My Heart" : PEG
51. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
53. Continuation of quotation : NORANYPLEASURE
60. Gourd : MELON
61. Actor-comic Thicke : ALAN
62. Stravinsky : IGOR
63. Cancel : ERASE
64. Symbol of authority : MACE
65. Earthenware jar : OLLA
66. One beyond hope : GONER
67. Editor's term : STET
68. Kremlin disapproval : NYET
1. Cleverly stylish : CHIC
2. Inside stuff : PITH
3. Winglike structures : ALAE
4. End of quotation : SOLASTING
5. Philippine island : SAMAR
6. Kind of drama : CLOSET
7. Sharif : OMAR
8. London art gallery : TATE
9. Ice-cream treat : SUNDAE
10. Liquid glyceride : OLEIN
11. Before long : ANON
12. Throe : PANG
13. Affirmative : YES
21. Sound of thunder : PEAL
22. Chronicles : ANNALS
25. Bicycle necessity : PEDAL
26. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
27. Stark Young's "___ the Rose" : SORED
29. Vacillate : WAVER
30. Nest egg acct. : IRA
31. Wading bird : SNIPE
32. Moved on a curve : ARCED
33. Toothed wheels : GEARS
35. Streamer : ENSIGN
37. Inward burst : IMPLOSION
40. Cry of triumph : AHA
45. Movie dog : ASTA
47. Horseshoes term : LEANER
48. Allay grief : SOLACE
50. Thackeray's forte : PROSE
52. Doctrine : TENET
53. L. D. Ahenobarbus : NERO
54. Buck heroine : OLAN
55. Edible tubers : YAMS
56. Map of a city : PLAT
57. Kind of duckling : UGLY
58. Performance part : ROLE
59. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
60. Jo's sister : MEG

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