New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1993

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Meadows : LEAS
5. Songbird : WREN
9. Cowboys' pokers : SPURS
14. Destructive peak in Sicily : ETNA
15. Male lead : HERO
16. Conical dwelling : TEPEE
17. Aleutian outpost : ATTU
18. Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
19. Teacher, at home : RATER
20. Pacifists, in slanguage : PEACENIKS
22. Élève's place : ECOLE
23. Two to two, e.g. : EVEN
24. Other : ELSE
26. Navy equivalent of M.Sgt. : CPO
29. Margin : EDGE
31. Seek ambitiously : ASPIRE
35. Harvests : REAPS
37. Pindar products : ODES
39. Marriage vows : IDOS
40. Gaelic : ERSE
41. Task : STINT
42. Female swans : PENS
43. Where the Irrawaddy flows : ASIA
44. Camper's abode : TENT
45. Union general : MEADE
46. Cactus or beverage : MESCAL
48. Florence's river : ARNO
50. Actor Chaney : LON
51. Cupid : EROS
53. Land of the leprechauns : EIRE
55. Stage : PHASE
58. Irenic period : PEACETIME
63. Pitcher's ___ bag : ROSIN
64. Joan Miró's forte : ARTE
65. Over : ANEW
66. Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
67. Treasury agts. : TMEN
68. Corn bread : PONE
69. Doyens : DEANS
70. Infamous marquis : SADE
71. They're loose or tight : ENDS
1. What hurdlers do : LEAP
2. Feminine suffix : ETTE
3. Rectangular pier : ANTA
4. Hollandaise is one : SAUCE
5. Yammered : WHINED
6. An 18th-century overcoat : REDINGOTE
7. Actor Estrada or King : ERIK
8. Lethal loop : NOOSE
9. Emphasize : STRESS
10. Calumet : PEACEPIPE
11. Capable of : UPTO
12. Movie unit : REEL
13. Withered : SERE
21. Holiday preceders : EVES
25. Hindmost : LAST
26. Bossy's best : CREAM
27. Intrinsically : PERSE
28. Desert water hole : OASIS
30. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
32. Perfect : IDEAL
33. Sonata finale : RONDO
34. Site of Krupp works : ESSEN
36. Dove, at times : PEACESIGN
38. Prayed : ENTREATED
41. Battle site: 1944 : STLO
45. Less's associate : MORE
47. The Summit and Spectrum : ARENAS
49. ___ Creed: A.D. 325 : NICENE
52. Gaiters : SPATS
54. A day's march : ETAPE
55. Urge : PROD
56. Charity begins here : HOME
57. On the briny : ASEA
59. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
60. Privy to : INON
61. Set right : MEND
62. Flock members : EWES

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