New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1990

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Core : HEART
6. Where Stoics spoke : STOA
10. Picnic ham : CALA
14. Glowing coal : EMBER
15. Droplet : TEAR
16. Antelope : ORYX
17. Antelope is a misspelled feral creature? : WILDEBEEST
19. Bordeaux or Burgundy : WINE
20. Co-founder of Ms. : STEINEM
21. Family of a Norwegian playwright : IBSENS
23. Total : ADD
24. Angler's accessory : CREEL
26. Crab : BELLYACHE
30. Confesses tunefully? : SINGS
34. Cheer for a torero : OLE
35. Tidy : NEAT
36. "Norma," for one : OPERA
37. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
38. Unyielding rock singer? : ADAMANT
40. W.W. II soldiers : GIS
41. Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
43. Peau de ___ (silk fabric) : SOIE
44. On: Prefix : EPI
45. Author of "Waiting for Lefty" : ODETS
46. Dutch city : EINDHOVEN
49. Groups of antelopes : HERDS
51. Bob, as bait : DAP
52. Decadent : EFFETE
55. Helmet-shaped : GALEATE
59. Surrealist who painted Helena Rubinstein : DALI
60. Antelope, or Chinese vocalist? : CHOUSINGHA
63. No antelopes is good antelopes? : GNUS
64. Scriptural antelope? : TORA
65. Palindromic principle : TENET
66. Sat., on Sun. : YEST
67. City NNW of Provo : OREM
68. Foes of the Senecas : ERIES
1. Chops : HEWS
2. Give off : EMIT
3. Competent : ABLE
4. Phone again : REDIAL
5. Faddish : TRENDY
6. Check : STEM
7. Kickoff gadget : TEE
8. Western Hemisphere org. : OAS
9. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
10. Marsh marigold : COWSLIP
11. Author Eliav : ARIE
12. Country singer Loretta : LYNN
13. Fires : AXES
18. Words with board or breakfast : BEDAND
22. Confuse : BESOT
24. Antelope at the car wash? : CHAMOIS
25. Keep : RETAIN
26. Drummer's antelope? : BONGO
27. Spanish hero : ELCID
28. Former president of Italy : LEONE
29. Stopped : CEASED
31. Middle East desert region : NEGEV
32. See 26 Across : GRIPE
33. European airline in, this antelope? : SASIN
38. Resource : ASSET
39. Tragic heroine of "I Pagliacci" and namesakes : NEDDAS
42. He eschews pews : ATHEIST
47. Salt : HALITE
48. N.F.L. event in Sept. : OPENER
50. Right-hand page : RECTO
52. Nervous : EDGY
53. Temple or church: Poetic : FANE
54. Respiratory ailments : FLUS
55. U.S. territory : GUAM
56. Hindu fire god : AGNI
57. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
58. Diner sign : EATS
61. Biblical mount : HOR
62. Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE

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