New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 1992

Author:Peggy Devlin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gaffs : SPARS
6. Turkish title : AGA
9. Divided : APART
14. Crude tartar : ARGAL
15. Actor Ayres : LEW
16. King's reception : LEVEE
17. Special talent : FORTE
18. Literary collection : ANA
19. Greenish quartz : PRASE
20. Upper crust : ELITE
21. Word with jacket or laced : STRAIT
23. Newsy digests : RECAPS
25. Like Cassius's look : LEAN
26. Actress Sandra : DEE
29. Wavering : UNSURE
31. Poetaster's activity : RIMING
33. "___ of Me" : ALL
35. Vainglory : POMP
37. Sister, to Cato : SOROR
38. Frighten off : DETER
41. ___ tai cocktail : MAI
42. Championship : TITLE
43. Beguile : AMUSE
44. Oppositionist : ANTI
46. Suet : FAT
47. Thick soups : PUREES
49. Daughter of Mohammed : FATIMA
52. Number after due : TRE
53. ___ Grande, Ariz. : CASA
55. Quick drinks : SNORTS
58. Singing groups : CHOIRS
60. Heavenly streaker : COMET
61. Small featured role : CAMEO
64. Uncle, in Glasgow : EME
65. Rich or Castle : IRENE
66. Poplar : ABELE
67. Total after taxes : NET
68. Succinct : TERSE
69. Sheets of matted cotton : BATTS
70. A constellation : ARA
71. Ruhr city : ESSEN
1. Morley of TV : SAFER
2. Orwellian workingman : PROLE
3. Husbandry : AGRICULTURE
4. Wickerwork material : RATTAN
5. Yields to Morpheus : SLEEPS
6. "Lackaday!" : ALAS
7. Husbandry is his avocation : GENTLEMANFARMER
8. Informed : AWARE
9. Mountain climber : ALPINIST
10. Sassy : PERT
11. A Gardner : AVA
12. Thing, in law : RES
13. Gadget for John Daly : TEE
22. Swiss river : AAR
24. Dine : SUP
26. Opposites of 7 Down : DIRTFARMERS
27. ___ Gay (W.W. II bomber) : ENOLA
28. Plumed pond dweller : EGRET
30. "Arrivederci, ___" : ROMA
32. Miss Piggy's cry : MOI
33. Conform : ADAPT
34. Monkey's nocturnal cousin : LEMUR
36. Kind of bread : PITA
39. Ending for Siam : ESE
40. Canyon phenomena : REECHOES
45. "___ Only Love": Beatles : ITS
48. ___ Paulo : SAO
50. Urge : INCITE
51. Dudley and Roger : MOORES
54. St. Catherine's commune : SIENA
56. Strained : TENSE
57. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
58. Breton or Welshman : CELT
59. Bristle : SETA
61. Truck area : CAB
62. Camel's-hair cloak : ABA
63. Strawberry, once : MET

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