New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 1989

Author:Dorothy Davis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.50, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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1. Cleopatra's snake : ASP
4. "I ___ it out of women's faces": Shak. : LEARNT
10. Director's command : CUT
13. RR depot : STA
14. Mesh : ENGAGE
15. Tree of the olive family : ASH
16. ___ Borch, Dutch painter : TER
17. "Moonlight in ___": Whiting's 1944 hit : VERMONT
19. Beam of light : RAY
20. A Met score : ARIA
22. Famous uncle : SAM
23. ___ contendere (legal plea) : NOLO
25. Kingdom : REALM
27. In the manner of the U.S. Government : FEDERALLY
31. "Beautiful ___," 1918 hit song : OHIO
32. Greek Cupid : EROS
33. Marcello's farewell : CIAO
34. Raised ornamentation : BOSS
36. J. Low org. : GSA
38. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
39. Marvel at : ADMIRE
42. Mission : ERRAND
44. Oahu garland : LEI
45. Swift-running bird : EMU
47. Physics preceder : META
48. Pelion's supporter : OSSA
50. Facts, informally : INFO
52. Ruler division : INCH
55. "On, ___" (a state song) : WISCONSIN
57. Dazzling effect : ECLAT
59. Palindromic name : OTTO
60. Request : ASK
62. "The Battle Hymn . . . " lyrist : HOWE
63. Wildebeest : GNU
65. Methuselah, e.g. : OLDSTER
68. Sociologist Weber : MAX
69. Auction follower : EER
70. Geological epoch : EOCENE
71. Actress-singer Zadora : PIA
72. Son of Gad : ERI
73. Stable sounds : SNORTS
74. Sonny's sibling : SIS
1. "When You Wish Upon ___," 1940 song : ASTAR
2. Sound system : STEREO
3. Outcast : PARIAH
4. Tolstoy's first name : LEV
5. Chemical suffixes : ENES
6. Small cramp irons : AGRAFES
7. Butter : RAMMER
8. ___ Dinh Diem of S. Vietnam : NGO
9. "___ Waltz," Page hit : TENNESSEE
10. "___ Moon," 1928 hit : CAROLINA
11. "Born in the ___," Springsteen hit : USA
12. Word among Friends : THY
18. High, craggy hill : TOR
21. Plausible excuse : ALIBI
24. Varnish ingredient : LAC
26. Singer Melba : MOORE
28. Man's best friend : DOG
29. Reclined : LAIN
30. "___ Cassius . . . ": Shak. : YOND
35. Fla. Indians : SEMINOLES
37. Ade book : ARTIE
39. Down, at sea : ALOW
40. An Arnaz : DESI
41. "___ Waltz" (a state song) : MISSOURI
43. Horse farm : RANCH
46. Us, in Bonn : UNS
47. Chimera or Minotaur : MONSTER
49. Deed : ACT
51. Complete failure : FIASCO
53. Walks heavily : CLOMPS
54. "Blue ___," 1937 song : HAWAII
56. Siouan : OTO
58. "The Yellow Rose of ___," 1853 song : TEXAS
61. Painter Rockwell ___ : KENT
63. Turn right : GEE
64. Saul's uncle or grandfather : NER
66. Put on : DON
67. In medias ___ : RES

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