New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 1990

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 240 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. More attractive : CUTER
6. Air-raid shelters : ABRIS
11. Ill. city : MOLINE
12. Marvel : WONDER
14. Swoops : POUNCES
15. Place for matériel : ARSENAL
17. Meat and vegetable stews : OLLAS
18. Three winning lotto numbers : TERN
20. Italian wine region : ASTI
21. Japanese statesman and family : ITOS
22. Like some carriers or goods : BONDED
24. "Gotcha!" exclamation : AHA
25. Author of "One Human Minute" : LEM
26. Persian king : CYRUS
27. Professor, at times : RATER
29. Never defeated : UNBEATEN
31. Eremites : LONERS
32. Foreknowing : PRESCIENT
34. Counts (on) : RELIES
37. Broker's customer : INVESTOR
41. Raise : ERECT
42. Foundations : BASES
43. Palindromic word : ERE
44. Songwriter Kahn : GUS
45. Diving duck : SCOTER
47. Billow, at Brest : ONDE
48. ___ dixit : IPSE
50. Who's sorry now? : RUER
51. Showed partisanship : SIDED
52. More pitiless : STONIER
54. Laborers : TOILERS
56. Saws wood in bed : SNORES
57. Records : ENTERS
58. Low-lying marsh area : SWALE
59. Activists : DOERS
1. Electrical unit : COULOMB
2. Counterparts of tibias : ULNAS
3. Fixations : TICS
4. Nantes-to-Angers dir. : ENE
5. Touches up old masters : RESTORES
6. Emmy and Oscar : AWARDS
7. "___, like thy bubbles, onward": Byron : BORNE
8. Important hosp. personnel : RNS
9. Brainchild : IDEA
10. Having esthesia : SENSATE
11. Liquified by heat : MOLTEN
13. Rival of Brokaw : RATHER
14. French soldier : POILU
16. Prevaricators : LIARS
19. Utter in an articulate way : ENUNCIATE
22. Computer quantities : BYTES
23. Hive idlers : DRONES
26. Proofreaders' marks : CARETS
28. Formicary dwellers : ANTS
30. "Poema del Cid," e.g. : EPIC
31. Peavy : LEVER
33. Put in : INSERTED
34. Noted Jesuit high school in N.Y.C. : REGIS
35. Bursts : ERUPTS
36. Teaching sessions : LESSONS
38. Offers : TENDERS
39. Church ranks : ORDERS
40. Bamboolike grasses : REEDS
42. Stock exchange : BOURSE
46. Fisherman's basket : CREEL
47. Engine-room employee : OILER
49. FitzGerald's "enough" : ENOW
51. Locale : SITE
53. Novelist Levin : IRA
55. "Sail ___ Union!" : ONO

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