New York Times, Monday, September 4, 1989

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Partner of comes : GOES
5. "The Red" : ERIC
9. "Let ___ eat cake" : THEM
13. Give forth : ISSUE
15. Words to Nanette : NONO
16. Kind of chest : HOPE
17. Distort a report : SLANT
18. Smirch : SOIL
19. One of five bodies of water : ERIE
20. Hard problem : TOUGHNUTTOCRACK
23. Rams' mates : EWES
24. Fish delicacy : ROE
25. State : ASSERT
29. "Eadie ___ a Lady" : WAS
30. Cardplayers' kitty : POT
33. Lunkheads : SAPS
34. A deadly sin : PRIDE
36. Jackie's second : ARI
37. Phrase for a narrow miss : CLOSEBUTNOCIGAR
41. Air, in compounds : AER
42. Partner of penates : LARES
43. Historical fact : DATE
44. Time in L.A. : PST
45. Dutch city : EDE
46. Partner of sticks : STONES
48. Friend, in France : AMI
49. Woodwind : OBOE
51. Hardly ever : ONCEINABLUEMOON
59. Ocho ___, Jamaican port : RIOS
60. Song for Sutherland : ARIA
61. W.W. I battle scene : MARNE
62. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
63. Roscoes : GATS
64. Photocopies : STATS
65. Come out slowly : SEEP
66. In addition : ELSE
67. Opening for coins : SLOT
1. Central idea : GIST
2. Formerly Christiania : OSLO
3. He sold his birthright : ESAU
4. " . . . sweetest songs yet remain to be ___": Whitman : SUNG
5. Follow quickly : ENSUE
6. Turnips, e.g. : ROOTS
7. Monogram pt. : INIT
8. Garden of the Gods site : COLORADO
9. Partner of here : THERE
10. Sixty minutes, in Spain : HORA
11. Of grand proportions : EPIC
12. Unassuming : MEEK
14. The clear sky : ETHER
21. A part of Can. : NWT
22. Word used in trig. : COSEC
25. Org. for Cahn, Kahn, et al. : ASCAP
26. Entertainer Soupy : SALES
27. Big spender : SPORT
28. Sigmoid letter : ESS
29. Triumphs : WINS
30. Heathen : PAGAN
31. Use a soapbox : ORATE
32. Radials : TIRES
34. Unadulterated : PURE
35. Hwy. : RTE
38. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
39. Banter : BADINAGE
40. Half a Broadway title : IDO
46. Old French coin : SOU
47. Is in abundance : TEEMS
48. Fabulist : AESOP
49. R.I.P. notices : OBITS
50. Pleasure-weary : BLASE
51. Mine products : ORES
52. Mets or Cubs : NINE
53. Morse, for one : CODE
54. Soviet sea : ARAL
55. Gym gear : MATS
56. Type of test : ORAL
57. Aware of : ONTO
58. Snug place : NEST

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