New York Times, Tuesday, September 4, 1990

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Records sent to a deejay : DEMOS
6. Derisive sound : BOO
9. Cap : LID
12. Deter : AVERT
13. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
15. Home of the Baylor Bears : WACO
16. Caribbean chain : WESTINDIES
18. Fateful March date : IDES
19. Gun fanciers' org. : NRA
20. Bar orders : RYES
21. Turned ashen : PALED
23. Steep tea : BREW
24. Radio item : DIAL
25. Shore bird : EGRET
27. Right : CORRECT
30. Pungent : ACRID
31. Sit : POSE
32. Cato's 1,052 : MLII
34. Ore.'s Mount ___ : HOOD
35. Essayed : TRIED
36. Vend : SELL
37. Steel-mill waste : SLAG
38. Tear : REND
39. No longer fresh : STALE
40. Allies, to the Axis : ENEMIES
42. Luminaries : STARS
43. Sea bird : TERN
44. Encircle : GIRD
45. Hit hard, old style : SMOTE
47. Señor's home : CASA
48. Likely : APT
51. Pour forth : FLOW
52. French Caribbean isle : MARTINIQUE
55. Band instrument : HORN
56. N.Y. canal : ERIE
57. Emaciated : GAUNT
58. Consumed : ATE
59. Network for "60 Minutes" : CBS
60. Akin on the mother's side : ENATE
1. Daybreak : DAWN
2. Always : EVER
3. Butte's cousin : MESA
4. Food particle for Spot : ORT
5. Emotionally moved : STIRRED
6. Moisten : BEDEW
7. Elevator man : OTIS
8. Single : ONE
9. Stow cargo : LADE
10. Chilled : ICED
11. Author ___ Passos : DOS
14. Hoped for : ASPIRED
15. Capital of the Netherlands Antilles : WILLEMSTAD
17. Russian refusal : NYET
22. Swiss river : AAR
23. Barbados's capital : BRIDGETOWN
24. Gave medication : DOSED
25. School, on 52 Across : ECOLE
26. Response to a bad pun : GROAN
27. Nickels and dimes : COINS
28. Obvious : CLEAR
29. Works on soil : TILLS
30. Oohs and ___ : AHS
31. Fluff one's feathers : PREEN
33. ___ de France : ILE
35. Ancient galley : TRIREME
39. U.S. Open golf champ: 1988-89 : STRANGE
41. N.Y. opera house, fondly : MET
42. Mexican's emphatic "yes" : SISI
44. Portals : GATES
45. Kind of machine : SLOT
46. Additional : MORE
47. Place for corn or baby : CRIB
48. Bluish green : AQUA
49. Pigskin ploy : PUNT
50. Pierre's pate : TETE
51. Govt. mortgage agency : FHA
53. ___ de Triomphe, Paris : ARC
54. Author Fleming : IAN

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