Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon 

New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 1989

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Snug : COZY
5. Indonesia's ___ Islands : BANDA
10. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
14. Fired : AXED
15. Like the walls at Harvard : IVIED
16. Part of the eye : UVEA
17. Richard Thomas film: 1970 : REDSKYATMORNING
20. Printers' measures : ENS
21. Hawaiian necklaces : LEIS
22. Heats excessively : ROASTS
23. Osso buco ingredient : VEAL
24. A long time : AEON
25. Dexter, e.g. : STEER
27. Cousin of a frat house : DORM
28. Baden-Baden, for one : SPA
31. Arab potentate : EMIR
32. Give the eye, evilly : LEER
34. Gone, as a dinner : EATEN
36. Al Pacino film: 1975 : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
39. Moral principle : ETHIC
40. E. Caldwell's "Tobacco ___" : ROAD
41. Mrs. Charles Chaplin : OONA
42. Seine : NET
43. Competent : ABLE
45. Breathes laboriously : GASPS
47. Andy's radio partner : AMOS
48. Assistant : AIDE
49. Prevailing customs : USAGES
52. Teen's skin woe : ACNE
53. Reverence plus fear : AWE
56. Meryl Streep film: 1982 : STILLOFTHENIGHT
59. In the buff : NUDE
60. Finishes a chess game : MATES
61. Call it a day : QUIT
62. Med-school subject : ANAT
63. Tuxedo shirt buttons, usually : STUDS
64. Antitoxins : SERA
1. Give a hoot : CARE
2. Yoked animals : OXEN
3. Last letters in London : ZEDS
4. N.F.L. gains : YDS
5. Once every 24 months : BIYEARLY
6. Benefit : AVAIL
7. Units of luminous intensity : NITS
8. E.M.K. is one : DEM
9. Romeo, to Juliet : ADORER
10. Province in China : HUNAN
11. Advice, in Arles : AVIS
12. Fender bender : DENT
13. Barbs : JAGS
18. "Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
19. Paying guest : ROOMER
23. Composer of "La forza del destino" : VERDI
24. Heart artery : AORTA
25. Struck sharply : SMOTE
26. Stingy : TIGHT
27. Author of "Robinson Crusoe" : DEFOE
28. Small porch : STOOP
29. Menial workers : PEONS
30. Tolstoy's "___ Karenina" : ANNA
31. First place : EDEN
33. House of Lords group : EARLS
35. Has ___ for news : ANOSE
37. " . . . easier for ___ to go through the eye of a needle . . . ": Bible : ACAMEL
38. Tense feeling : EDGINESS
44. Embraces : BOSOMS
46. Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
47. End of a shoelace : AGLET
48. Yearned for : ACHED
49. Sch. in Annapolis, Md. : USNA
50. Flabbergast : STUN
51. Operatic heroine : AIDA
52. Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
53. Chills and fever : AGUE
54. Vacuum-cleaner noise : WHIR
55. Kett of comics : ETTA
57. Mrs. Sprat's diet : FAT
58. Mensa members have high ones : IQS

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