New York Times, Friday, September 1, 1989

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
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1. Stroke of luck : FLUKE
6. Rotters : CADS
10. King toppers : ACES
14. Swift : RAPID
15. "___ Journey to Antarctica": Pyne : ICEA
16. Speck of dust : MOTE
17. With sarcasm : IRONICALLY
19. Comedian King : ALAN
20. "Ruffles ___," by 43 Across : ANDFLOURISHES
22. Soap component : LYE
23. Chemical suffix : ANE
24. Like George Apley : LATE
27. Bizarre English singer : BOYGEORGE
33. Pocatello campus : ISU
34. But, in Bonn : ABER
36. Tex. longhorns : STEERS
37. First Lady who employed 43 Across as press secretary : LADYBIRDJOHNSON
40. "Not ___ stirring": Shak. : AMOUSE
41. Author Raphael Gibbs, to his friends : RAFE
42. "___ Got a Crush on You" : IVE
43. Author Liz from Austin : CARPENTER
45. Five breakers : ONES
46. Compass point : NNE
47. Methuselah, to Enoch : SON
49. Liz's "___ All the Time" : GETTINGBETTER
56. Traditional knowledge : LORE
57. Sacco and Vanzetti : ANARCHISTS
59. Breakfast cereal : BRAN
60. Typesetting machine, for short : LINO
61. Irish patriot : EMMET
62. Witticism : JEST
63. J.F.K. speedsters : SSTS
64. Poet Lizette : REESE
1. Part of a wk. : FRI
2. Actor Teeter : LARA
3. Follower of here or there : UPON
4. Ignite : KINDLE
5. Enlighten : EDIFY
6. Ta-ta, in Turino : CIAO
7. Civil-rights org. : ACLU
8. ___ Beach, north of Boca Raton : DELRAY
9. "___ Poor Richard": Franklin : SAYINGSOF
10. Oriental nurse : AMAH
11. Nat or Natalie : COLE
12. An anagram for seat : ETAS
13. Cambodian coin : SEN
18. Little one: Suffix : CLE
21. See red : SEETHE
24. Pale purple : LILAC
25. Honshu volcano : ASAMA
26. Architectural style : TUDOR
27. Ger. metropolis : BER
28. Order, in Orléans : ORDRE
29. Wine: Comb. form : OEN
30. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
31. Orchard : GROVE
32. Feudal slaves : ESNES
34. Part of AWOL : ABSENT
35. Plants that last two years : BIENNIALS
38. Slangy assent : YUP
39. Where the cookie crumbles : JAR
44. Steffi Graf's game : TENNIS
45. Prompt : ONTIME
47. Like Chablis : SEC
48. Harrington's "The ___ America" : OTHER
49. Author Vidal : GORE
50. Historic periods : ERAS
51. Scenite's home : TENT
52. "Look Homeward, Angel" hero : GANT
53. Mills, Smiths or Wrights: Abbr. : BROS
54. Salinger girl : ESME
55. Hwys : RTES
56. V.P. aided by 43 Across : LBJ
58. Sault ___ Marie : STE

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