New York Times, Friday, September 15, 1989

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.64, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Road-map abbr. : RTE
4. Except : UNLESS
10. Put the curtains back up : REHANG
13. Midday : NOONTIDE
16. ___ dictum : OBITER
17. Speculative enterprises : VENTURES
18. Suburb of Philadelphia : LANSDALE
20. Tibetan goat antelopes : SEROWS
21. Mass. engineering sch. : LTI
22. Fastener : NAIL
24. Year in the papacy of Paschal II : MCII
25. Inferior : SECONDCLASS
30. Fair grade : CEE
31. French film director-actor-writer : RENOIR
32. Savile Row group : TAILORS
34. Ending for a buck : EROO
35. Hawaiian port : HILO
36. Piece of armor : CUIRASS
39. Set up a sting : ENTRAP
42. Colony dweller : ANT
43. Ground coverings having sparse vegetation : DESERTSOILS
46. Whaler's oil cask : RIER
48. Noble, in Nürnberg : EDEL
49. Line : ROW
50. Basilica's courtyard : ATRIUM
53. Noble name in Monaco : GRIMALDI
56. Give back confidence : REASSURE
58. Surrounds tightly : EMBEDS
59. " . . . ___ to me as my soul!": Shak. : ASTENDER
60. Della, Pee Wee et al. : REESES
61. Rubs out : ERASES
62. Armenia, e.g. : SSR
1. Discounter, in a way : REBATER
2. No place for skating : THINICE
3. Gobbles : EATS
4. Reveal : UNVEIL
5. Noah, in Nogales : NOE
6. Two Chaneys : LONS
7. Duck, in Düsseldorf : ENTE
8. ___ und Drang : STURM
9. Hot wind from Africa : SIROCCO
10. ___-Royce : ROLLS
11. Actor Beatty : NED
12. Pompous : GRANDIOSE
14. Moister : DEWIER
15. Little Esthers : ESSIES
19. Wis. city : LACROSSE
23. Shaver, frequently : LATHERER
26. Unique person : ONER
27. Defense-pact acronym : NORAD
28. More like Mother Seton : SAINTLIER
29. Sediments : SILTS
33. Parrot fish : LORO
36. Swine-cress genus : CARARA
37. Joins together : UNITES
38. Battologize : ITERATE
40. Needing ventilation : AIRLESS
41. Hard-working, so-so student : PLODDER
44. Gardeners' tools : EDGERS
45. Word with cheese or chocolate : SWISS
47. Perron part : RISER
51. Annapolis inst. : USNA
52. Spa-bath materials : MUDS
54. Mrs., in Marseille : MME
55. Lincoln, Beame et al. : ABES
57. Female ruff : REE

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