New York Times, Monday, August 13, 1990

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Rooms at Ga. Tech : LABS
5. African snake : MAMBA
10. Weaken : SAP
13. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
14. Co-op employees : SUPERS
15. ___ Aviv : TEL
16. Children's game : HIDEANDSEEK
18. NATO member : USA
19. One of baseball's Jacksons : REGGIE
20. Greek letter : ETA
21. On the ___ (punctual) : DOT
22. Showed disdain : SNEERED
24. Siberian plain : STEPPE
27. Old Testament book : EZRA
29. Tropical plant : TARO
30. Blubbers : SOBS
34. One, in Germany : EINS
36. Cottons to : LIKES
39. Board game : CHINESECHECKERS
42. England's Scilly ___ : ISLES
43. Shortly : SOON
44. Mex. wives' titles : SRAS
45. Actress Turner : LANA
47. Kooks : NUTS
49. Grain ears : SPIKES
51. Picked up the tab : TREATED
56. ___-la-la : TRA
57. Sigma follower : TAU
60. Diner : EATERY
61. " . . . ___ daily bread" : OUR
62. Card game : RUSSIANBANK
64. Bizarre : ODD
65. Certify : ATTEST
66. Where la Chine is : ASIE
67. Bandleader Brown : LES
68. Innermost part : HEART
69. Golfers' needs : TEES
1. Comedian Bert's family : LAHRS
2. Foreigner : ALIEN
3. "The Red ___ of Courage" : BADGE
4. Military encirclement : SIEGE
5. Kind of hen or turtle : MUD
6. Church projection : APSE
7. Come together : MEET
8. Swimmer's ___ stroke : BREAST
9. Question : ASK
10. Card game : STUDPOKER
11. Fabulist : AESOP
12. Piece of tableware : PLATE
14. "Gesundheit" preceders : SNEEZES
17. Leeds's river : AIRE
23. Dehydrates : DRIES
25. Face-powder ingredient : TALC
26. Actors Estrada and Rhodes : ERIKS
28. Architectural bracket : ANCON
30. ___-fi : SCI
31. Cries of surprise : OHS
32. Table game : BILLIARDS
33. Kind of thief : SNEAK
35. Holler : SHOUT
37. Epoch : ERA
38. Draft agcy. : SSS
40. Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
41. Implore : ENTREAT
46. Crafty : ASTUTE
48. Actor Connery : SEAN
49. Kind of pigeon : STOOL
50. Bluenose : PRUDE
52. Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
53. Badger : TEASE
54. Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
55. One of Connie Mack's stars : DYKES
58. Movie dog : ASTA
59. Consumer : USER
62. Cheer : RAH
63. Adherent : IST

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