New York Times, Friday, August 11, 1989

Author: Harold B. Counts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jimmy, e.g. : CRAB
5. Dutch treat : EDAM
9. Actress in "The Maltese Falcon" : ASTOR
14. Infielder Tommy ___ : HERR
15. ___ di Rienzi, Roman orator : COLA
16. Kerman dweller : IRANI
17. Busy as ___ : ABEE
18. Baltic feeder : ODER
19. Covered with hoarfrost : RIMED
20. Meet by chance : RUNACROSS
22. Billiard stroke : MASSE
23. Things to pull up : STAKES
24. Preliminary race : HEAT
26. What an oneirocritic interprets : DREAM
29. Echo, e.g. : ANSWER
33. Western resort : TAHOE
36. Singer Vikki : CARR
38. Nap : PILE
39. Lined up : AROW
40. Victim of a scorpion's sting : ORION
41. Javanese tree : UPAS
42. Bedaze : STUN
43. Make over : REDO
44. ___ Orange : AGENT
45. Acapulco souvenir : SERAPE
47. ___ Creek, district in Belize : STANN
49. "___ That Tune" : NAME
51. Cio-Cio-San, e.g. : GEISHA
55. Film family : LADDS
58. Like 10 Down : SDRAWKCAB
61. Throw out : EVICT
62. Lampblack : SOOT
63. Snug as a bug in a rug : COZY
64. Zola's "La ___" : TERRE
65. Lord High Everything ___ ("The Mikado") : ELSE
66. An attendant on Cleopatra : IRAS
67. Poker hand : TREYS
68. Stack role : NESS
69. Howard and Maynard : KENS
1. Blackens : CHARS
2. Confute : REBUT
3. Tarkington's "In the ___" : ARENA
4. Give way to tears : BREAKDOWNANDCRY
5. Detroit suburb : ECORSE
6. Fuddy-duddy : DODO
7. City in S France : ALES
8. Paludous place : MARSH
9. Corrigan was one : AIRMAN
10. Promoting, in a way : SRIATSPUGNIKCIK
11. Berets' cousins : TAMS
12. Greenbacks : ONES
13. Rib : RIDE
21. Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
25. Produce interest : EARN
27. Seaport in NW Israel : ACRE
28. Abigails : MAIDS
30. ___ out (raze) : WIPE
31. Joie de vivre : ELAN
32. Take five : REST
33. Scottish goblet : TASS
34. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
35. Rush follower : HOUR
37. Grub : ROOT
40. Utah city : OREM
44. Freshly : ANEW
46. Hits hard : PASTES
48. Marbles : AGATES
50. W. German city : ESSEN
52. Grudge : SCORE
53. Synagogue cantor : HAZAN
54. Bottomless gulf : ABYSS
55. Balto-Slav : LETT
56. Maintain : AVER
57. Terrible : DIRE
59. Pasteur's birthplace : DOLE
60. Play by Rattigan : ROSS

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