New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 1990

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 3
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1. "___ Carlotta," T. A. Daly poem : MIA
4. Works with rattan : CANES
9. Line winder : SPOOL
14. Constant : INVARIANT
16. Spiteful : CATTY
17. "___ Dundee," 1986 movie : CROCODILE
18. Like many rings or watches : AURIC
19. Reeve role : KENT
20. Actor in 56 Across : ELIWALLACH
22. A cube's sextet : SIDES
24. Curmudgeon's cry : BAH
25. Golfer Peete : CAL
28. Woman's wide, lacy collar : BERTHA
30. Gift for some Scorpios : OPAL
34. Soap plant : AMOLE
36. Boozer : SOT
37. Wingding : GALA
38. Put in a new carton : REBOXED
41. Tardy : BELATED
43. City in Scotland : OBAN
44. The real issue : NUB
46. What some burglars gain : ENTRY
47. Playwright Connelly : MARC
48. Port on the Black Sea : ODESSA
51. "___ Magic," Doris Day hit : ITS
52. Actor Linden : HAL
54. Of both kinds: Comb. form : AMPHI
56. "The ___," 1981 movie : SALAMANDER
60. "___ Enchanted Evening" : SOME
64. "___ Romance" : AFINE
65. "The ___ People," 1959 movie : ALLIGATOR
67. Abdul-Jabbar was one : LAKER
68. Jet design : DELTAWING
69. Dice throws : TREYS
70. A strong point : ASSET
71. Mich. locks, for short : SOO
1. Rocker Jagger : MICK
2. Concerning : INRE
3. Bath's county : AVON
4. ___-Magnon : CRO
5. ___-camp : AIDEDE
6. Carpenter, often : NAILER
7. Gets one's help : ENLISTS
8. Jugged hare, e.g. : STEW
9. Milan's La ___ Opera House : SCALA
10. Star of 17 Across : PAULHOGAN
11. Norwegian river : OTRA
12. Of hearing : OTIC
13. Churchyard's ___ gate : LYCH
15. Biblical book : ACTS
21. Simmer down : ABATE
23. Wild goat : IBEX
25. Billiard shot : CAROM
26. Very simple animal : AMEBA
27. Of a part of the lungs : LOBAR
29. Raise ___ (behave destructively) : HOB
31. Page or LuPone : PATTI
32. Argus-eyed : ALERT
33. ___-slipper (orchid) : LADYS
35. Actor in 65 Across : LONCHANEY
39. ___ Gay, W.W. II bomber : ENOLA
40. Clinker : DUD
42. A wife of Jacob : LEAH
45. Parish officers : BEADLES
49. Whiffs : SMELLS
50. Tinker Bell, e.g. : SPRITE
53. Natives of the U.S.A. : AMERS
55. "Was it a cat ___?" : ISAW
56. Shaker contents : SALT
57. Almost out of sight : AFAR
58. Much the same as : LIKE
59. It's nothing to Juan : NADA
61. Name in lifts : OTIS
62. Kind of rail : MONO
63. Therefore : ERGO
66. Thug's heater : GAT

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