New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1993

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Whittled : PARED
6. Thicket : COPSE
11. Quarry : STONEPIT
14. Like Rich Stadium at playoff time : AROAR
15. Wife of Odysseus : PENELOPE
16. Pioneer in high-tension electricity : TESLA
17. "Persistence of Memory," etc. : DALIS
18. Wrist blow : SLAP
20. Siouan group : OTOS
21. Atlas feature : INSET
22. Biblical duke : OMAR
24. Scottish uncle : EME
25. Morse-code words : DITS
26. Pro ___ (for the nonce) : TEM
28. Jolly boat : TENDER
30. Actress Massen : OSA
31. Long discourse : TREATISE
33. Acknowledge defeat : THROWINTHETOWEL
38. "Turn O Libertad" composer : SESSIONS
39. Rock producer-musician : ENO
40. Pamper : COSSET
43. Ax : CUT
44. Windmill part : VANE
45. Where angels worship? : ARA
46. Soft mineral : TALC
48. Worries : CARES
49. Word with driver or hammer : PILE
51. Palindromic time : NOON
53. Ex-President of Costa Rica : ARIAS
54. Pointed arch : OGIVE
56. Got one's dander up : BRISTLED
58. Baby boys, in Burgos : NENES
59. Fizzles : SPUTTERS
60. Año beginning : ENERO
61. "What thou ___, write . . . ": Rev. 1:11 : SEEST
1. Trots : PONIES
2. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
3. Bro. or dau. : REL
4. Heroic poetry : EPOS
5. State Department group : DIPLOMATICCORPS
6. Margay, e.g. : CAT
7. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
8. Kept up-to-date : POSTED
9. Deli dancer? : SALOME
10. Classroom missile? : ERASER
11. Colo.'s ___ Peaks : SPANISH
12. Communications satellite : TELSTAR
13. Yoke; crew : TEAM
17. Famed name in printing : DIDOT
19. Like Griselda : PATIENT
23. Notations on scores : RESTS
26. Wagner's Cornish knight : TRISTAN
27. Sunset times, to bards : EENS
29. Avant-gardist : NEO
31. Aviary sound : TWEET
32. Grand, for short : THOU
34. Netherlands city : OSS
35. More toilworn : WEARIER
36. Septets plus duets : ENNEADS
37. Fertile soil : LOESS
40. Head over heels in Chicago : CAPONE
41. Alexandrian writer-theologian : ORIGEN
42. Like some solutions : SALINE
44. Rascal of yore : VARLET
47. Graf ploys : LOBS
48. Suffragette Carrie's family : CATTS
50. Ad infinitum : EVER
52. Savage Island : NIUE
55. That, in Valencia : ESO
57. Sault ___ Marie : STE

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