New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 1990

Author: Betty Hinman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. "It takes two to ___" : TANGO
6. Row : TIER
10. Burn : CHAR
14. Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
15. Marcel's wave : ONDE
16. Sharpen : HONE
17. Like a tall diva : LONGLEGGED
19. Aware of : ONTO
20. Directional inits. : ENE
21. Dies ___ : IRAE
22. Sequence : SERIES
24. Lillie and Arthur : BEAS
25. Quaker pronoun : THEE
26. Appalled : AGHAST
29. Extends : PROLONGS
33. Prosperity : WEAL
34. Run away : FLEE
35. Nice station : GARE
36. Indigo : ANIL
37. Homophone for sleighs : SLAYS
38. Foray : RAID
39. Get one's goat : RILE
40. Triumphs : WINS
41. Summit : ACME
42. Divert : DISTRACT
44. Natty : DAPPER
46. Sty sound : OINK
47. Baroque composer : BACH
48. Of the skin : DERMAL
51. Shake-on powder : TALC
52. Milburn Stone role : DOC
55. Hawaiian fish : ULUA
56. Fan : AFICIONADO
59. Sibelius was one : FINN
60. Knot or cramp : KINK
61. Send payment : REMIT
62. Karma : FATE
63. Notable periods : ERAS
64. Move like Susan Jaffe : DANCE
1. Decorated tinplate : TOLE
2. Later : ANON
3. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
4. Joke : GAG
5. Hardy and North : OLLIES
6. Judges' robes : TOGAS
7. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
8. Dutch commune : EDE
9. Vehicle in which Moira Shearer starred : REDSHOES
10. Emulated Michael Kidd : CHOREOGRAPH
11. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
12. Poker stake : ANTE
13. Old cars : REOS
18. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
23. Slippery one : EEL
24. Devotee of Balanchine's creations : BALLETOMANE
25. Three-spot cards : TREYS
26. Oscar, e.g. : AWARD
27. Supernatural spirits : GENII
28. Greets : HAILS
29. Factory : PLANT
30. Civil-rights org. : NAACP
31. Dirt : GRIME
32. Jewish rite : SEDER
34. Movie : FLICK
37. Production in which Princess Odette is transformed : SWANLAKE
43. Creek : RIA
44. Memorable Surrealist : DALI
45. Harmony : ACCORD
47. Supports : BACKS
48. Thick flour pudding : DUFF
49. Director Kazan : ELIA
50. Tiniest of a litter : RUNT
51. Singer Turner : TINA
52. Denounce as a failure : DAMN
53. Of lyrical poetry : ODIC
54. Sheepfold : COTE
57. Douglas ___ : FIR
58. A.F.T. rival : NEA

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