New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1991

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Disable : MAIM
5. Coteries : SETS
9. Degrade : ABASE
14. Anent : ASTO
15. Stretched tight : TAUT
16. Canary's cousin : SERIN
17. Horse racing : THESPORTOFKINGS
20. Stove : HEATER
21. "___, my children . . . " : LISTEN
22. Bank employee : TELLER
25. Gate : PURSE
29. Poetic contraction : EEN
30. Edible tubers : SALEP
35. On the Sargasso : ASEA
36. "___ Louse": Burns : TOA
37. Jan. 1 event : PARADE
38. Broadway production: 1959 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
41. Vilipend : REVILE
42. Business abbr. : INC
43. Composer Bartók : BELA
44. Castle or Hervey : IRENE
45. Adj. for a noncommissioned officer : ENL
46. Singer Akers : KAREN
47. Diamond-shaped pattern : ARGYLE
49. Equus members : ONAGRI
53. TV adjunct : AERIAL
58. Cornucopia : THEHORNOFPLENTY
61. Broadcast : AIRED
62. Mardi ___ : GRAS
63. Marion follower : ETTE
64. Predestines : DOOMS
65. Huge hideosity : OGRE
66. Baseball's Brock and Whitaker : LOUS
1. Trig, e.g. : MATH
2. County in N.C. : ASHE
3. Graceful tree : ITEA
4. Majority : MOST
5. Cache : STORE
6. Corn unit : EAR
7. Half a rebuke : TUT
8. Like some kisses : STOLEN
9. Makes an inquiry : ASKS
10. "___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
11. "Comus" composer : ARNE
12. Omen : SIGN
13. One of Tennessee's twosomes : ENS
18. Fountain or Sampras : PETE
19. Evergreen : FIR
23. Writer Uris : LEON
24. Ahead : LEADING
25. "Gloria ___" : PATRI
26. Tithe collector : USHER
27. Female sandpiper : REEVE
28. Blackbuck : SASIN
30. Yank's uncle : SAM
31. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
32. Kind of beam : LASER
33. Circus Maximus official : EDILE
34. Large hickory : PECAN
36. Calendar abbr. : TUE
37. G.I. under an NCO : PFC
39. ___ Miss : OLE
40. Sole : ONLY
45. "___ bragh" : ERINGO
46. Ship part : KEEL
47. Depot abbr. : ARR
48. Memory gap : LAPSE
49. Chillicothe was its first capital : OHIO
50. Reputed fiddler : NERO
51. Attention getter : AHEM
52. Ra and Geb : GODS
54. Film spool : REEL
55. "___ the valley of . . . " : INTO
56. Alaskan island : ATTU
57. Alkaline solutions : LYES
58. Little boy : TAD
59. Assn. : ORG
60. A long way off : FAR

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