New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 1991

Author: William Baxley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Allotted : METED
6. University council : CAPUT
11. Legally responsible : LIABLE
12. Harangued : ORATED
14. N.J. river or city : PASSAIC
15. Blunderbuss, e.g. : FIREARM
17. Rival of Foyt or Mears : UNSER
18. Tender : OFFER
20. Shout of disapproval : BOO
21. Netman Wilander : MATS
22. French ___ : FRIES
23. Partner of might : MAIN
24. Olympic imp : ATE
25. Fierce stare : GLARE
26. Actress Burke from Orlando : DELTA
27. Part : SEPARATE
29. Ratified : SEALED
30. Redeye or white lightning : FIREWATER
32. Limit : DEFINE
35. Mountebank : OPERATOR
39. Asian rulers : AMIRS
40. Ade book : ARTIE
41. Rosary bead : AVE
42. Sped : TORE
43. "Catch-22" actor : ARKIN
44. Kind of glass or silk : SPUN
45. Summer, in Cannes : ETE
46. Carpal joint : WRIST
47. Type of wheat : SPELT
48. Entertainers Reynolds and Allen : DEBBIES
50. Diamond figures : UMPIRES
52. Eva Perón, née ___ : DUARTE
53. Male buffleheads : DRAKES
54. Gretna ___, Scotland : GREEN
55. Ancient Briton's vehicle : ESSED
1. Fall preceder : MISSTEP
2. Alleviates : EASES
3. Ski lift : TBAR
4. Yale student : ELI
5. Adorn : DECORATE
6. Contents of a biggin : COFFEE
7. Starry-eyed Ram : ARIES
8. Young salmon : PARR
9. Navajo's foe : UTE
10. Certain perforated container : TEABALL
11. Woolly : LANATE
13. À ___ (on the right): Fr. : DROITE
14. Cougars : PUMAS
16. Protozoan : MONAD
19. Pyrotechnic display : FIREWORKS
22. Signal light : FLARE
23. Actress in "The Other Woman": 1983 : MEARA
25. Beams : GRINS
26. Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
28. Blazing : AFIRE
29. Toby's cousin : STEIN
31. Inclination : APTITUDE
32. Passé : DATED
33. Hammed it up : EMOTED
34. Pyromaniac : FIREBUG
36. Diminished gradually : TAPERED
37. Small eggs : OVULES
38. Landlords' collections : RENTS
40. Up and about : ARISEN
43. Sharp-crested ridge : ARETE
44. Actor-director Lee : SPIKE
46. Finish line : WIRE
47. Vichy, Bath et al. : SPAS
49. Ingot : BAR
51. Woolf's "___ Dalloway" : MRS

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