New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1992

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grandpa Walton : ZEB
4. Stay : ABIDE
9. Functions : USES
13. Merit : EARN
15. Promising one : COMER
16. Cooper's negative : NOPE
17. Govt. agency after O.W.I. : USIA
18. Overactive kitchen worker? : HYPERWIPER
20. Boils : SEETHES
22. Hunts illegally : POACHES
23. Trifling amounts : FIGS
24. Sign between Leo and Libra : VIRGO
25. Burns was one : SCOT
26. Andy Gump's wife : MIN
27. Kovacs or Ford : ERNIE
31. Tommy or Elton : JOHN
32. Roach or Holbrook : HAL
33. Benedict or Eddie : ARNOLD
34. Yalie : ELI
35. Places down under : CELLARS
37. Col.'s command : REG
38. Make quits : EVENUP
40. TV alien : ALF
41. Noble Italian family : ESTE
42. Allude : REFER
43. LI doubled : CII
44. Earth goddess : GAEA
45. Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
47. Pledge : OATH
48. Vandykes' kin : GOATEES
51. "___ bed": Pepys : ANDSOTO
54. Angry Julia? : RILEDCHILD
56. Celestial Bear : URSA
57. Wise ___ owl : ASAN
58. "___ stand . . . ": Luther : HEREI
59. Exam for a coll. aspirant : PSAT
60. Urges : YENS
61. Saccharine : SWEET
62. Forage plant : ERS
1. Jupiter, to Plato : ZEUS
2. Vacationer's delight : EASE
3. President Ford? : BRIEFCHIEF
4. Pains' companion : ACHES
5. Kahn's "The ___ of Summer" : BOYS
6. Devilkin : IMP
7. "___ the Heart of Texas" : DEEPIN
8. Goof : ERROR
9. Mythical symbol of purity : UNICORN
10. Next year's jr. : SOPH
11. Blunted sword : EPEE
12. Sun. talks : SERS
14. Saloonkeeper's nemesis : NATION
19. Bets : WAGERS
21. Alt. : HGT
24. Role for Greenstreet : VILLAIN
25. Decipher : SOLVE
26. ___ de mer : MAL
28. Viking's equine? : NORSEHORSE
29. "___ Song Go . . . " : ILETA
30. Advantage : EDGE
31. Taunt : JEER
32. With it, in the 40's : HEP
33. Woof's kin : ARF
35. Formed ringlets : CURLED
36. Clay today : ALI
39. Tidies : NEATENS
41. Gobbles : EATSUP
43. Some kind of nut : CASHEW
44. Wander idly : GAD
46. Walesa and namesakes : LECHS
47. Rumor: Fr. : ONDIT
48. Color of Lee's uniform : GRAY
49. Seine feeder : OISE
50. Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
51. Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
52. Russian ruler of yore : TSAR
53. Dobbin's fare : OATS
55. Choler : IRE

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