New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1993

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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Across Down
1. Greenland's colonizer : ERIC
5. Of a rank below prince : DUCAL
10. Famed Surrealist : DALI
14. Type of skirt : MINI
15. Aftersong : EPODE
16. Spirit : ELAN
17. Cake finisher : ICER
18. Water wheel : NORIA
19. Abel's big brother : CAIN
20. Song from "My Fair Lady" : THERAININSPAIN
23. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
24. Male turkey : TOM
25. Trunks : TORSI
28. Ian's headgear : TAM
31. Inconsequential person : SPRAT
35. Simian : APE
36. Humorist Gelett ___ : BURGESS
39. Self : EGO
40. Gene Kelly movie : SINGININTHERAIN
43. Genu : KNEE
44. Cubic meter : STERE
45. Pronoun for the Ile de France : ELLE
46. Canonized founder of the Sisters of Charity : SETON
48. Lamb's dam : EWE
49. Alter recesses : APSES
50. Extinct bird : MOA
52. Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
53. "The Wizard of Oz" song : OVERTHERAINBOW
61. Civil disturbance : RIOT
62. Black and lustrous : RAVEN
63. Hill near Dublin : TARA
64. Old woman, in Bonn : ALTE
65. Pax, to Plato : IRENE
66. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
67. French-Belgian river : YSER
68. Eliot's "cruellest month" : APRIL
69. Valley : DELL
1. Issue : EMIT
2. Affluent : RICH
3. Arrow poison : INEE
4. Fleecy cloud : CIRRUS
5. Jeans fabric : DENIM
6. Atop : UPON
7. Co-Nobelist in Medicine: 1947 : CORI
8. Tennis term : ADIN
9. Slightest : LEAST
10. Leave quickly : DECAMP
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. Homophone for lane : LAIN
13. Hostel : INN
21. Defense at court : ALIBI
22. Oater group : POSSE
25. Chores : TASKS
26. Deem : OPINE
27. Catch in a seine again : RENET
28. Stale : TRITE
29. Vice President before Ford : AGNEW
30. In Britain, 39.37 inches : METRE
32. Former Spanish coins : REALS
33. Spry : AGILE
34. Musical sounds : TONES
37. Us: Ger. : UNS
38. Haggard novel : SHE
41. Euclid was one : GEOMETER
42. Was contrite : REPENTED
47. Hide ___ hair : NOR
49. Jackie's second husband : ARI
51. Parts of hearts : ATRIA
52. Talk-show group : PANEL
53. Rembrandt's medium : OILS
54. Suffrage : VOTE
55. Dwell persistently (on) : HARP
56. Always : EVER
57. Actor Santoni : RENI
58. Lessen : BATE
59. Doctoral examination : ORAL
60. Berlin eyesore, once : WALL
61. Narrow beam : RAY

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