New York Times, Monday, August 7, 1989

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unit for Chris or Martina : SET
4. Thirty-two Boy Scouts : TROOP
9. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
13. Mama's mate : PAPA
14. India's main language : HINDI
15. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
16. Novelist Ambler : ERIC
17. Tripod of a sort : EASEL
18. Norman of sitcoms : LEAR
19. Jefferson's coin : NICKEL
21. Drudgery : SLAVERY
23. Rich materials : LAMES
26. Hello, to Hadrian : AVE
27. Protective garment : COVERALL
30. Gather : GARNER
34. Beame and Fortas : ABES
35. Folkways : MORES
37. "Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE
38. A Ritter : TEX
39. "Harvey" star: 1950 : STEWART
41. Heflin or Johnson : VAN
42. Vane reading : ESE
43. Kitchen tool : PARER
44. Examination : TEST
45. Porter : REDCAP
47. Confiscations : SEIZURES
50. Bauxite or galena : ORE
51. Choir member : TENOR
52. Violent storm : TEMPEST
56. Shade of blue : COBALT
60. Over : ATOP
61. Garbage : TRASH
64. Notion : IDEA
65. Quiz answer, perhaps : TRUE
66. Type of musical : REVUE
67. Close : NEAR
68. Prophet : SEER
69. Periods of time : YEARS
70. Asset claimed by 68 Across : ESP
1. Rani's garment : SARI
2. Iliad, e.g. : EPIC
3. Football positions : TACKLES
4. Another Ritter : THELMA
5. Inlet : RIA
6. Switch settings : ONS
7. Some poems : ODES
8. Plundering person : PILLAGER
9. The Lone Ranger's horse : SILVER
10. An Algonquian : CREE
11. Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
12. Cautious : WARY
13. Item mightier than the sword : PEN
20. Corn unit : EAR
22. "Stop!," at sea : AVAST
24. Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
25. Least rapid : SLOWEST
27. Serve food for a fee : CATER
28. Overweight : OBESE
29. Annoyed : VEXED
31. "___ on Sunday," Mercouri film : NEVER
32. Clean the slate : ERASE
33. Leases : RENTS
36. Street show : RAREE
39. Tire type : SPARE
40. Wall hanging : TAPESTRY
44. Steam-driven engine : TURBINE
46. One of the fuzz : COPPER
48. Foot parts : INCHES
49. Mecca for children : ZOO
52. Makes lace : TATS
53. Raison d'___ : ETRE
54. Grimace : MOUE
55. Corner : TREE
57. Summer beverages : ADES
58. Jump : LEAP
59. Feather's partner : TAR
62. Actress Gardner : AVA
63. Calif.'s Big ___ : SUR

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