New York Times, Saturday, January 26, 1991

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Commit a felony : STEAL
6. Court order : STAY
10. Clubs : SAPS
14. Strap for a draft animal : TRACE
15. Flubs : ERRS
16. Laconic : CURT
17. VCR button : RESET
18. Examine diligently, with "over" : PORE
19. Food-thickening agent : AGAR
20. Skunk River city : AMES
21. Carpenter's joint : MITER
22. Computer list : MENU
23. Grammatical case: Abbr : NOM
24. "Endymion" poet : KEATS
25. Solar-vs.-lunar year period : EPACT
26. Does a farming chore : GLEANS
28. Lightweight fabrics : ETAMINES
30. Ropes for training horses : LONGES
31. Invitation request : RSVP
32. Prize : ESTEEM
33. Defunct U.S. coins : EAGLES
38. Calculate : CAST
41. Water carrier : SLUICE
42. Charm : ENTRANCE
46. Creeds : TENETS
47. Ingredient of some pralines : SYRUP
48. High priest: Luke 3:2 : ANNAS
50. Barfly : SOT
51. These may be split : PEAS
52. A Mayflower passenger : ALDEN
53. Napoleon won here: 1796 : LODI
54. He wrote "I Like It Here" : AMIS
55. Actor in "Pretty Woman" : GERE
56. Group of witches : COVEN
57. Cager Archibald : NATE
58. Hometown of soprano Mitchell : ENID
59. Charpentier creation : OPERA
60. French writer or town : ANET
61. Slippery : EELY
62. Shoulders of roads : BERMS
1. Hulk Hogan hold : STRANGLE
2. Organ devices : TREMOLOS
3. Relief : EASEMENT
4. A-one : ACES
5. Tennis term : LET
6. Cuttlefish : SEPIA
7. Meadowlands performer : TROTTER
8. Police-blotter data : ARRESTS
9. W.W. I battle site : YSER
10. Shore-dinner dish : SCAMPI
11. Difficult and distasteful : AUGEAN
12. Cavort : PRANCE
13. Cakewalks : STRUTS
21. Galley worker : MESSMAN
24. Patella : KNEECAP
25. Transfixes: Var. : EMPALES
27. It couldn't wither Cleo : AGE
29. Ancient Iranian language : AVESTAN
34. Long Tom : GUN
35. Is postponed : LIESOVER
36. Outermost cell layer : ECTODERM
37. Lyrical forms used by Dante : SESTINAS
39. Kind of triangle : SCALENE
40. Climbing plant's leafless organ : TENDRIL
42. Lluvia falls here : ESPANA
43. River south of Minsk : NYEMAN
44. French treaty or treatise : TRAITE
45. Type of apple : RUSSET
49. Indigent : NEEDY
52. Awry, in Yorkshire : AGEE
53. Canter leisurely : LOPE
56. Short, stocky horse : COB

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