New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 1992

Author: Betty Hinman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. After-shave powder : TALC
5. Sp. Miss : SRTA
9. Tennis star Bjorn ___ : BORG
13. Type of exam : ORAL
14. Of ___ (ineffectual) : NOUSE
16. Jug : EWER
17. Eight, to Cato : OCTO
18. Capp's Li'l ___ : ABNER
19. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
20. Hepburn-Bogart film: 1951 : THEAFRICANQUEEN
23. Oast : KILN
24. Capital of Tex. : AUSTIN
25. Stream or Cape Cod town : BOURNE
28. Rajah's lady : RANI
30. Crafty : SLY
31. Woody's boy : ARLO
32. Hanging : DRAPING
35. Detroit dud : LEMON
37. Ripen : AGE
38. Hepburn's co-star in 55 Across : TRACY
42. Golf tournament at Augusta : MASTERS
45. "Little Sir ___" : ECHO
46. Brit. honor : OBE
49. Garbed : CLAD
50. Roller on a typewriter : PLATEN
52. Ravel classic : BOLERO
54. Kind of pilot : TEST
55. Hepburn film: 1948 : STATEOFTHEUNION
61. "___, Brute" : ETTU
62. Snooped : PRIED
63. Ferber or Millay : EDNA
64. Winter transport : SLED
65. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
66. Actor Connery : SEAN
67. Dried out : SERE
68. Unit of pressure : TORR
69. "Mens ___ in corpore sano" : SANA
1. Sound a horn : TOOT
2. Roguish : ARCH
3. Tardy : LATE
4. Place for outerwear : CLOAKROOM
5. Tangled : SNARLED
6. Spring herald : ROBIN
7. Durrell novel : TUNC
8. Sailing on the Red : ASEA
9. Suitors : BEAUS
10. Young hooters : OWLETS
11. Awakening, in Amiens : REVEIL
12. ___ Smith (green apple) : GRANNY
15. Verdi opera : ERNANI
21. Fish's flipper : FIN
22. One of a famous five : QUINT
25. Palais social event : BAL
26. Mine find : ORE
27. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
28. Spread unchecked : RAGED
29. Mimic : APER
33. Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
34. Amplitude : GREATNESS
36. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
39. Play unit : ACT
40. Fidel pal : CHE
41. "Round ___ virgin . . . " : YON
43. Longboats : SLOOPS
44. He goes like 60 : SPEEDER
46. Preoccupy abnormally : OBSESS
47. John Barleycorn's vessel : BOTTLE
48. Day maker : ELATER
51. Inst. at Baton Rouge : LSU
53. Musical composition : ETUDE
54. Possessive pronoun : THEIR
56. Group at 51 Down : FRAT
57. Ex-leader at Belgrade : TITO
58. Notion : IDEA
59. Second son of Judah : ONAN
60. Zola protagonist : NANA

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