New York Times, Wednesday, August 2, 1989

Author: Mimi Moody
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Preparers of 1040 data : CPAS
5. Deep sleeps : COMAS
10. Pornography : SMUT
14. Colo.'s Gary : HART
15. Nautical direction : APORT
16. Overseas package for the needy : CARE
17. Pitcher : EWER
18. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
19. Fad : RAGE
20. Old-fashioned threshing method : FLAILING
22. Course requirement for future M.D.'s : PREMED
24. Corn bread : PONE
25. Aweather's opposite : ALEE
26. Small struggle : TUSSLE
29. Take to the ___ (rip off) : CLEANERS
33. Alias, for short : AKA
34. Bikini is one : ATOLL
36. Station : DEPOT
37. Lose strength : PALL
39. Make tracks : SCOOT
41. Prescription amount : DOSE
42. Chemical compound : ESTER
44. Surcoat : TUNIC
46. Wd. on a French letterhead : CIE
47. Fated : DESTINED
49. Midnight raider : NOSHER
51. Waste allowance : TRET
52. Traffic sign : STOP
53. Heaps of rocky debris : SCREES
56. "___ Goes," 1934 musical : ANYTHING
60. Indigent : POOR
61. Scout group : TROOP
63. Heaven on earth : EDEN
64. The tops : ACME
65. Memorable portrayer of villains : LORRE
66. French receipt : RECU
67. Tree denizen : TOAD
68. Endings with major and din : ETTES
69. Comics exclamations : EEKS
1. Beard or Child : CHEF
2. Ratchet part : PAWL
3. One kind of code : AREA
4. Denudes : STRIPS
5. Presidential advisers : CABINETS
6. Sound off : OPINE
7. Electronic synthesizer : MOOG
8. Op or Pop : ART
9. Bread or rice : STAPLE
10. Filtered : SCREENED
11. Thank-you-___ (bump in a road) : MAAM
12. Egg on : URGE
13. ___ off (irate) : TEED
21. She gets what she wants : LOLA
23. Peruse : READ
25. "___ a summer's day" : ALLON
26. Recorded : TAPED
27. Russian edict : UKASE
28. Seasons : SALTS
29. Cirrus or cumulus : CLOUD
30. Time period : EPOCH
31. W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
32. Navigate : STEER
35. Double quartet : OCTET
38. Well educated : LETTERED
40. Old-fashioned snapshots : TINTYPES
43. To laugh, in Paris : RIRE
45. Old bird? : COOT
48. Snuggle up : NESTLE
50. Area of influence : SPHERE
52. Night sound : SNORE
53. Minor disagreement : SPAT
54. Hepburn role on Broadway : COCO
55. Italia's capital : ROMA
56. Corporeal channel: Comb. form : AORT
57. Brainstorm, in Paris : IDEE
58. Smooch : NECK
59. African antelopes : GNUS
62. Decay : ROT

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