New York Times, Wednesday, August 9, 1989

Author: June A. Boggs
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. No-no : TABU
5. "Crucifixion" painter : DALI
9. Morose : GLUM
13. List entry : ITEM
14. John, in Cardigan : EWAN
15. Ring enclosure : ROPES
17. Coffee chasers : POTBREAKKLATSCH
20. I hope: Lat. : SPERO
21. Pitched, in music : KEYED
22. Old French coin : ECU
23. Pierre's female friend : AMIE
25. Chaste : VESTAL
27. Diaghilev presentation : BALLET
30. Sound when a batter misses a pitch : SWISH
32. In past time : AGO
33. "M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
35. Kauai neighbor : OAHU
39. Milk chasers : CHOCOLATESOPMAN
43. " . . . ___ laid the odds . . . ": Hamlet : HATH
44. Made a collar : RANIN
45. Yalie : ELI
46. Pasty : ASHEN
49. Be compunctious : REGRET
51. Golfer's position : STANCE
54. Minor preceder : ASIA
55. Slip : ERR
56. Tall or short follower : ORDER
59. Hang loosely : DRAPE
63. Tea chasers : TIMEPARTYBAGCUP
66. Habitation : ABODE
67. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
68. What a vacationer drops : LINE
69. Greek love god : EROS
70. Carte before the course : MENU
71. Advantage : EDGE
1. Tout's suggestions : TIPS
2. On the summit : ATOP
3. ___ noire : BETE
4. Like a phantom : UMBRAL
5. Cleveland's Ruby : DEE
6. Vigilant : AWAKE
7. The Caspian Sea is one : LAKE
8. Atramentous : INKY
9. A,b,c,d,e,f, e.g. : GRADES
10. Abraham's nephew : LOT
11. Unnerve : UPSET
12. Birthplace of Mohammed : MECCA
16. Synagogue : SHUL
18. Cesar, of flicks : ROMERO
19. Jacob's third son : LEVI
24. It borders Aust. : ITAL
26. Type of steward : SHOP
27. Scarlatti contemporary : BACH
28. Turkish title : AGHA
29. Spoils : LOOT
30. He smote Job : SATAN
31. Noted architect : WREN
34. Virginia ___, early American : DARE
36. Citizen of U.S. or Can. : AMER
37. He wrote "The Man Without a Country" : HALE
38. Army division : UNIT
40. Film sleuth : CHAN
41. Knights' titles : SIRS
42. An Iroquois : ONEIDA
47. Monkey-trial figure : SCOPES
48. Olympic queen : HERA
50. Throat freshener : GARGLE
51. Bristle : SETA
52. Phyle : TRIBE
53. It has couters and beavers : ARMOR
54. Indo-European descendant : ARYAN
57. Three scruples, e.g. : DRAM
58. To be, in Belley : ETRE
60. Kind of rock or rain : ACID
61. Boxlike sleigh : PUNG
62. Blunt sword : EPEE
64. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
65. Heat meas. : BTU

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