New York Times, Friday, August 31, 1990

Author: Evans
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wear a happy face : BEAM
5. Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea : ELBA
9. Wealthy, influential one : NABOB
14. Jason's command : ARGO
15. Cordelia's father : LEAR
16. Contralto Nikolaidi : ELENA
17. Happy endings : BIRTHDAYNEWYEAR
20. Maternally related : ENATE
21. Kind of cut or cake : SHORT
22. Auction action : BID
23. Endure : LAST
25. Also-rans : LOSERS
27. Famed French physicist : AMPERE
30. "___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
32. New Guinea port : LAE
33. Balderdash : TRIPE
35. Greek peak : OSSA
39. Photo finishes : SYNTHESISGRAPHS
43. Solemn vow : OATH
44. Western resort : TAHOE
45. Dawn goddess : EOS
46. Stage part : APRON
49. Eden, e.g. : GARDEN
51. Bugle signal : TATTOO
54. Prospector's quest : LODE
55. Aerial saucer : UFO
56. Fla. city near Silver Springs : OCALA
59. Certain host : EMCEE
63. Camp followers : FIREDAVIDGROUND
66. Santa Fe, e.g. : TRAIL
67. Unavailing : IDLE
68. Walked : TROD
69. It may be common : SENSE
70. Activist : DOER
71. Lioness of note : ELSA
1. Innocent in the woods : BABE
2. Land of Tara : ERIN
3. Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
4. Mark with spots : MOTTLE
5. Antiquity, to a poet : ELD
6. Minimum : LEAST
7. Birch ___, former senator : BAYH
8. Pisa's river : ARNO
9. "Optics" author : NEWTON
10. A Khan : ALY
11. Bathysphere inventor : BEEBE
12. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
13. Ancient reciters of poetry : BARDS
18. Fireside : HEARTH
19. Perry's creator : ERLE
24. Withered : SERE
26. Ancient portico : STOA
27. Moreover : ALSO
28. Author Pines : MAYA
29. Confined : PENT
30. Beeline: the ___ way? : APIAN
31. Hebrew letter : RESH
34. Ratio words : ISTO
36. Made tracks : SPED
37. Buskin or brogan : SHOE
38. Org. : ASSN
40. "The Light ___ Failed": Kipling : THAT
41. Kind of dancer : GOGO
42. McGuffey's volume : READER
47. Breed of dog : POODLE
48. Portuguese cape : ROCA
50. Kind of control : REMOTE
51. University at Medford, Mass. : TUFTS
52. Full of zeal : AFIRE
53. Indian Buddhist gateway : TORAN
54. Tureen adjunct : LADLE
57. Gung-ho : AVID
58. Fashionable beach resort : LIDO
60. Play at a game on ice : CURL
61. TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
62. Norse heroic work : EDDA
64. Cold cubes in Köln : EIS
65. A neighbor of Aus. : GER

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