New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1992

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Table insert : LEAF
5. Fraud : SCAM
9. "___ not two-pence": Beaumont-Fletcher : ICARE
14. Jewish month : ELUL
15. Ariz. native : HOPI
16. Joyous song : CAROL
17. What Don Juan wasn't : MISOGYNIC
19. Follow : ENSUE
20. Flavor : SAPOR
21. Show gumption : DARE
23. Hold 9 Down : TONG
24. The Gem State : IDAHO
26. Very fine muslin : ORGANDY
28. Bursa : SAC
30. Elevator cage : CAR
31. Klutz : BOOB
32. "___ With My Aunt" : TRAVELS
34. Of summer : ESTIVAL
38. Playbill words : ACTI
39. "Getting" girl of song : LOLA
40. "___ Must Be Crazy" : THEGODS
44. He's at the helm : STEERER
47. Heroic : EPIC
48. An N.Y.C. subway : IRT
49. Turner or Shawn : TED
50. Trendy one : HIPSTER
53. Babist's successor : BAHAI
55. "The ___ Love Belongs to . . . " : ONEI
56. Docile : TAME
58. Like a parabola : ARCED
61. Majorcan port : PALMA
63. Rotating firework : GIRANDOLE
65. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
66. Toothy look : GRIN
67. Bones : OSSA
68. Delivered : DEALT
69. Birth a goat : YEAN
70. Sail tuck : REEF
1. Spacecraft units : LEMS
2. Lamb of the pen : ELIA
3. Inaugurate, in a way : AUSPICATE
4. Spring peril : FLOOD
5. Short : SHY
6. Birds of prey : CONDORS
7. Samoan port : APIA
8. Germ : MICROBE
9. Rocks : ICE
10. In a singing manner : CANTABILE
11. Fire for hire : ARSON
12. Orotund : ROUND
13. Plaintive poem : ELEGY
18. Mercy : GRACE
22. Youngest Greek god : EROS
25. Lyricist David : HAL
27. Purchased : GOT
28. Photocopy : STAT
29. Crafty : ARCH
33. Based on the number 20 : VIGESIMAL
35. Aswirl : VORTICOSE
36. Sailor's word : ALEE
37. Firkin contents : LARD
41. Prefer : OPT
42. A word to the hefty : DIET
43. Rough : SCRAGGY
44. Omsk's locale : SIBERIA
45. Start of a refrain : TRA
46. Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
50. Had expectations : HOPED
51. Pointless : INANE
52. Ancient Macedonian capital : PELLA
54. Warmth : ARDOR
57. Entangle : MIRE
59. Otherwise : ELSE
60. Heedless : DEAF
62. River isle : AIT
64. Raggedy one : ANN

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