New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 1992

Author: C. McInerney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Treaties : PACTS
6. "La Gioconda" letter writer : ISEPO
11. Mikhail of chess : TAL
14. Cruising : ASAIL
15. Grin : SMIRK
16. Poetic pugilist : ALI
17. Southern constellation : NORMA
18. Some Prado paintings : MIROS
19. Operated : RAN
20. Welcomes : GREETS
22. "Civil Elegies" poet : LEE
23. Lady of Lisbon : DONA
24. "Fools are my ___ . . . ": Byron : THEME
26. Sara in "Legend" : MIA
28. High: Comb. form : ALTI
31. Tabula ___ : RASA
33. Un, deux, ___ : TROIS
37. School follower : MARM
38. Blast-furnace part : TYMP
39. Frontal-bone locale : SKULL
40. " . . . kind friends, ___" : ADIEUADIEUADIEU
43. Latvians : LETTS
44. Baksheesh : ALMS
45. Musically together : ADUE
46. ___ a million : ONEIN
47. Slang assent : YEAH
48. Super Bowl XIV team : RAMS
49. Kettle and Rainey : MAS
51. Weasel : SNEAK
53. Emolument : WAGE
56. Branch : ARM
58. "___ to the Sea": Synge : RIDERS
62. Vigil : EVE
63. Grave : STAID
65. Modernismo's Rubén ___ : DARIO
66. Chemin de ___ : FER
67. Ownership : TITLE
68. Passion : ARDOR
69. Literary monogram : TSE
70. CART champion: 1990 : UNSER
71. Emulate Axel Paulsen : SKATE
1. Pain : PANG
2. Instrument in Saul's time : ASOR
3. Custody : CARE
4. "Keeping ___ /In sort of Runic rhyme": Poe : TIMETIMETIME
5. Basket bottom's center : SLATH
6. Doctrine : ISM
7. "Pack Up Your Troubles" suggestion : SMILESMILESMILE
8. Blarney's locale : EIRE
9. Preface : PROEM
10. Thumbs up : OKS
11. Elephant's-ear : TARO
12. Senator Simpson : ALAN
13. Director Wertmuller : LINA
21. Syriac script : SERTA
23. "O ___, amid the blaze of noon": Milton : DARKDARKDARK
25. Coronation time : MAYDAY
27. "___ Man's, Man's, Man's World" : ITSA
28. "Libera nos ___ . . . " : AMALO
29. Burdened : LADEN
30. Hackneyed : TRITE
32. Pithecanthropine, e.g. : APEMAN
34. Ramée's pen name : OUIDA
35. Digestion pathway : ILEUM
36. Swings around : SLUES
41. J.E.C.'s alma mater : USNA
42. Wedding worker : USHER
50. Smooth : SATIN
52. Ponselle and Price were famous ones : AIDAS
53. Shuttle thread : WEFT
54. Birds' class : AVES
55. "Internal Affairs" star : GERE
57. Squeals : RATS
59. "Das Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
60. Uproar : RIOT
61. Kind of loser : SORE
63. R-V links : STU
64. ___ Alte : DER

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