New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 1989

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Pops : DADS
5. Soft mineral : TALC
9. Raised : BRED
13. Lamb's "Essays of ___" : ELIA
14. President of Costa Rica : ARIAS
16. Level : RAZE
17. Drivel : BLAH
18. Israeli statesman : BEGIN
19. As for : INRE
20. Of musical pitch : TONAL
22. Dom. of Otto : HRE
23. Thailand, once : SIAM
24. Cozy : WARMASTOAST
28. Actress Ekberg : ANITA
29. Procrastinates : DELAYS
33. Realtor: Abbr. : AGT
36. "___ Kapital" : DAS
37. Mercury, for one : METAL
38. Unsoiled : CLEANASAWHISTLE
43. Electrician-inventor: 1857-1943 : TESLA
44. Tuition : FEE
45. Evergreen tree : YEW
46. Purpose : INTENT
48. Poet Markham : EDWIN
51. Adamant; steely : HARDASNAILS
55. Kind of saxophone : ALTO
58. Ballet, e.g. : ART
59. Casaba : MELON
61. Charismatic leader : GURU
62. Crude person : YAHOO
65. Colombian city : CALI
66. A son of Seth : ENOS
67. ___ for (represent) : SPEAK
68. Writer Ludwig : EMIL
69. To ___ (as yet) : DATE
70. Slips : ERRS
71. Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
1. Liability : DEBT
2. Admit : ALLOW
3. Moon goddess : DIANA
4. Vast arid area : SAHARA
5. Bill : TAB
6. "We ___ the World" : ARE
7. Airy; almost weightless : LIGHTASAFEATHER
8. Egypt's capital : CAIRO
9. Stiff hairs : BRISTLES
10. Hindu princess : RANI
11. Pound or Stone : EZRA
12. Judge : DEEM
15. P.G.A.'s Sam : SNEAD
21. K-O connection : LMN
25. Verdi opera : AIDA
26. RR stops : STAS
27. Trucking rig : SEMI
30. A.B.A. member : ATTY
31. Whiffenpoof's home : YALE
32. Large amount : SLEW
33. Play opener : ACTI
34. Valley : GLEN
35. Rorschach ___ : TEST
39. Bar of a sort : ALEHOUSE
40. Dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
41. Unites : WEDS
42. Cut down : HEWN
47. Salvers : TRAYS
49. "O, ___ fortune's fool!": Shak. : IAM
50. Certain relatives : NIECES
52. Hang limply : DRAPE
53. Woolly beast of burden : LLAMA
54. Kind of geometry : SOLID
55. Like a graybeard : AGED
56. Kind of moth : LUNA
57. Student's pony : TROT
60. Shade of green : NILE
63. Scull : OAR
64. Approves : OKS

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