Eileen Lexau
Eileen Lexau 

New York Times, Friday, September 7, 1990

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Retired : ABED
5. Civil wrong : TORT
9. Playlet : SKIT
13. Group of turtles : BALE
14. " . . . with him is beauty ___": Shak. : SLAIN
16. Hawaiian city : HILO
17. Divine vocation : CALL
18. Form of Japanese poetry : HAIKU
19. Over again : ANEW
20. Annie's exclamation : LEAPINLIZARDS
23. City's political division : WARD
24. Kind of code : ZIP
25. Bon or tableau follower : VIVANT
28. Dark lantern : BULLSEYE
33. Scents : ODORS
34. Le Moko et al. : PEPES
35. Mazel ___! : TOV
36. Decorated tinware : TOLE
37. Obtest : PLEAD
38. A vegetable, for short : CUKE
39. Tolkien creature : ENT
40. Blunders : FLUBS
41. Neatness : ORDER
42. Ship section : STEERAGE
44. Pitches : SPIELS
45. Hawaiian wreath : LEI
46. Partner of now : THEN
47. Disney character : JIMINYCRICKET
53. Dark red : PUCE
54. One who sniggles : EELER
55. Romp : LARK
57. " . . . ___ vincit omnia": Chaucer : AMOR
58. Move furtively : SLINK
59. Bacchanal cry : EVOE
60. R.N.'s helpers : LPNS
61. Silicles : PODS
62. Gainsay : DENY
1. Network for Peter Jennings : ABC
2. Idol for Jezebel : BAAL
3. French periodical : ELLE
4. Red grape grown for table use : DELAWARE
5. Informal attire : TSHIRT
6. A portrayer of Charlie Chan : OLAND
7. Scold : RAIL
8. Kon-___, Heyerdahl's boat : TIKI
9. Opposite of flats : SHARPS
10. Sort : KIND
11. French islands : ILES
12. Pull along : TOW
15. Pushed with the nose : NUZZLED
21. Reviews unfavorably : PANS
22. Is under the weather : AILS
25. Casts a ballot : VOTES
26. "___ Care," 1905 song : IDONT
27. ___-face (reversal) : VOLTE
28. The bathysphere man : BEEBE
29. Asian evergreen : UPAS
30. Musical study : ETUDE
31. Rube : YOKEL
32. He threw to Chance : EVERS
34. Drain stopper : PLUG
37. Des ___, Ill. river : PLAINES
38. Corrugated : CRINKLED
40. Liberated, in Berlin : FREI
41. Oil cartel : OPEC
43. "___ Tune," 1941 song : ELMERS
44. Malingers : SHIRKS
46. Tendency : TREND
47. Move, in checkers : JUMP
48. Byzantine holy picture : ICON
49. Kennel sound : YELP
50. Award for a TV commercial : CLIO
51. Roof overhang : EAVE
52. Disney movie: 1982 : TRON
53. Cater-cousin : PAL
56. One of 88 for Van Cliburn : KEY

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