New York Times, Friday, August 24, 1990

Author: June A. Boggs
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Row : SCRAP
6. Before surgery, in hosp. argot : PREOP
11. Thud : BAM
14. "___ in the Dark," 1982 film : ALONE
15. Chilling : EERIE
16. Scorpius neighbor : ARA
17. Hayworth title role : GILDA
18. Wading bird : STILT
19. Soused : LIT
20. Peevish : SPLENETIC
22. Angry : UPSET
24. Grapevine concern : RUMOR
25. "___ Be Kind," 1938 song : PLEASE
26. Type of earthenware : FIESTA
29. Publisher-critic Joel ___ Spingarn: 1875-1939 : ELIAS
31. A Guthrie in "Alice's Restaurant" : ARLO
32. Back another's promissory note : COSIGN
34. British builder's bar : ZED
37. Sanhedrin, e.g. : COUNCIL
39. Dilettante : ESTHETE
41. Photography abbr. : ENL
42. Most fit : HALEST
44. "Artaxerxes" composer : ARNE
45. Xinjiang oasis : HOTAN
46. Encroachment : INROAD
48. Tractable : DOCILE
51. Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
53. Fuming : IRATE
54. Peppery; testy : IRASCIBLE
58. Coach-and-four : RIG
59. Johnson of decathlon fame : RAFER
61. Brickell and Adams : EDIES
62. Turn right : GEE
63. Long series of woes : ILIAD
64. Springarn Medal presenter : NAACP
65. Town on the Ouse : ELY
66. Feline : CATTY
67. Exalt : ENSKY
1. Flags : SAGS
2. Swindle : CLIP
3. Brötchen : ROLL
4. A star in "Rebecca": 1940 : ANDERSON
5. Certain gallery : PEANUT
6. Italian sauce : PESTO
7. Ballet movements : RETIRES
8. Stoltz of "Mask" : ERIC
9. Balm base : OIL
10. Touchy : PETULANT
11. Life raft : BALSA
12. Heavenly butter : ARIES
13. Roughened surface : MATTE
21. Make abnormally lean : EMACIATE
23. Footlike part : PES
25. Filthy places : PIGSTIES
26. Confront : FACE
27. Mangle : IRON
28. Jewish month : ELUL
30. Taradiddles : LIES
33. Spanish stew : OLLA
34. The mark of sorrow : ZERO
35. Pittsburgh suburb : ETNA
36. Doing : DEED
38. Irritable : CHOLERIC
40. Nag : HARRIDAN
43. Beseech : ENTREAT
45. Belt : HIT
47. ___ Creed: A.D. 325 : NICENE
48. "Dies Irae" is one : DIRGE
49. Protruding window : ORIEL
50. Shrewd : CAGEY
52. Strong : HARDY
54. "___ Die": Gide : IFIT
55. Predispose : BIAS
56. Leaky, in Lübeck : LECK
57. Make out : ESPY
60. ___ rigueur (literally) : ALA

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