New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 1990

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Israel's seventh ruler : AHAB
5. "Return of the Jedi" creatures : EWOKS
10. Hatred: Comb. form : MISO
14. Retinal photoreceptor : CONE
15. Bungo, e.g. : CANOE
16. Over : ANEW
17. Do the impossible : TRISECTTHEANGLE
20. Allodium : ESTATE
21. Site of valuable deposits : OILFIELD
22. Soundproofs : DEADENS
24. Forest ranger's degree : MSF
25. Garment for Calpurnia : STOLA
27. Steamed : IRATE
32. Character in TV's "Grand" : EDDA
36. "Ubu ___," Jarry play : ROI
37. Oversight : SLIPUP
38. Doing the impossible : DOUBLINGTHECUBE
41. Like numerals 0-9, e.g. : ARABIC
42. Stat for Clemens : ERA
43. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
44. Buck and tom : MALES
45. Psychoanalyst Erich : FROMM
47. Fool, to a Fräulein : TOR
49. Human being or lemur : PRIMATE
54. Gustatory cell site : TASTEBUD
59. Ruminant's third stomach : OMASUM
60. Do the impossible : SQUARETHECIRCLE
62. Influence : PULL
63. " . . . 'vanity, sets love ___ like that'": Hunt : ATASK
64. Shake : LOSE
65. Purpose : SAKE
66. Cods' kin : HAKES
67. Zaniah or Zosma : STAR
1. Emulated Cronyn or Tandy : ACTED
2. Rosinante, e.g. : HORSE
3. Singer Baker : ANITA
4. " . . . remember and ___": Rossetti : BESAD
5. Bizarre : ECCENTRIC
6. Angkor ___ (Cambodian ruins) : WAT
7. Wise about : ONTO
8. Capital of Nagaland : KOHIMA
9. Closes a falcon's eyes : SEELS
10. Gershwin's "The ___ Love" : MANI
11. Photographer Morath : INGE
12. Convince : SELL
13. Was in the red : OWED
18. Savoie seasons : ETES
19. Sharpen, once : AFFILE
23. Shortly : SOON
26. Hybrid feline : LIGER
28. Wedding staple : RICE
29. Southern constellation : APUS
30. Vats : TUBS
31. Blois blade : EPEE
32. Town on the IJsselmeer : EDAM
33. Dickens's ___ Spenlow : DORA
34. Twofold : DUAL
35. Ecclesiastic title : ABBE
37. Trefoils : SHAMROCKS
39. Founder of antiseptic surgery : LISTER
40. De ___ (superfluous) : TROP
45. Prugna, mela, ciliegia, etc. : FRUTTA
46. Puccini heroine : MIMI
48. Voodoo cousin : OBEAH
50. Fertilizes with loam : MARLS
51. Neckwear : ASCOT
52. Tony Randall's birthplace : TULSA
53. Muslim prince : EMEER
54. Recipe abbr. : TSPS
55. Pastel shade : AQUA
56. Brood : SULK
57. Account : TALE
58. Asian tree : DHAK
61. Suffix for Canton or legal : ESE

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