New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 1991

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Killer whales : ORCAS
6. Speaker's platform : DAIS
10. Con game : SCAM
14. Kind of code : MORSE
15. Besides : ELSE
16. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
17. Feed the ship's boilers : STOKE
18. Multi-hulled craft : CATAMARAN
20. New Zealand bird : KIWI
21. Actress Granville : BONITA
22. That girl : SHE
23. Curl the lip : SNEER
25. Type of chair : COXWELL
27. Unique : SINGULAR
30. Actress Peeples : NIA
31. Fruit punch : ADE
32. Gave grades : RATED
34. Kind of wave or phone : MICRO
38. Cease activity : REST
40. Ten make a decade : YEARS
42. Follow a suspect : TAIL
43. Fact : DATUM
45. "I'll Walk Alone" songwriter : STYNE
47. Honey maker : BEE
48. Roman sun god : SOL
50. Nonconformist's problem : ADAPTING
52. Rodent or hoarder : PACKRAT
56. Heavenly hunter : ORION
57. Flightless bird : EMU
58. For each : APIECE
60. Wading bird : IBIS
63. Famed British clipper ship : CUTTYSARK
65. Solitary : ALONE
66. Hosea, in the Douay Bible : OSEE
67. N.Y. canal : ERIE
68. Philippine invasion site : LEYTE
69. Withered : SERE
70. Concrete ingredient : SAND
71. Awful result of burning desire : ARSON
1. Soviet city founded in 1716 : OMSK
2. Roast, in Rouen : ROTI
3. Ship's lofty lockout : CROWSNEST
4. Interviewer's activity : ASKING
5. Bishopric : SEE
6. Embellishes : DECORATES
7. Trammell of the Tigers : ALAN
8. Suffix with real or ideal : ISTIC
9. Ike's second Sec. of the Interior : SEATON
10. Govt. service for retirees : SSA
11. Malediction : CURSE
12. Menotti hero : AMAHL
13. Commercial alloy : MONEL
19. Saw : MAXIM
21. Make fast, as a rope : BELAY
24. Site of Ger. or Fr. : EUR
26. Mark time : WAIT
27. Variety of quartz : SARD
28. Thought : IDEA
29. Gaucho's lasso : REATA
33. Ashore for hull repairs : DRYDOCKED
35. Sailing ships' serving lads : CABINBOYS
36. Nothing, in Nantes : RIEN
37. Actor Vidov : OLEG
39. Elephant's incisor : TUSK
41. Trap : SNARE
44. Savage eel : MORAY
46. Steeple ornament : EPI
49. Memory blanks : LAPSES
51. Tillie of old comics : TOILER
52. Tex. river : PECOS
53. Entertain : AMUSE
54. More winsome : CUTER
55. Papal adornment : TIARA
59. The Shamrock Isle : ERIN
61. Antonym for out of : INTO
62. Homophone for scene : SEEN
64. Golfer's peg : TEE
65. In the style of : ALA

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