New York Times, Wednesday, October 14, 1992

Author: Don Groat
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of bonnet : POKE
5. Animal docs : VETS
9. Concise : TERSE
14. Tip or top : APEX
15. Off-center : ALOP
16. Improve : AMEND
17. Confined : PENT
18. Delhi garb : SARI
19. Miser Marner : SILAS
20. "There is ___" (Start of a Byron quotation) : NOINSTINCTLIKE
23. A Webster : NOAH
24. Shoe width for Bigfoot? : EEE
25. ___ Aviv : TEL
26. Dirk : DAGGER
29. Open area in the woods : GLADE
31. Run ___ of the law : AFOUL
32. Apiarist's concern : BEES
33. City near Phoenix : MESA
37. Rajah's wife : RANI
38. Import : SENSE
39. English machine gun : BREN
40. Desert areas : ERGS
41. Corn spikes : EARS
42. A Mayflower passenger : ALDEN
43. He wrote "The Luck of Roaring Camp" : HARTE
45. Frees from dirt : CLEANS
46. Tenet : ISM
49. Cato's 102 : CII
50. Sometimes it's lowered : BOOM
51. End of the Byron quotation : THATOFTHEHEART
56. Electrician, often : WIRER
57. Central African river : UELE
58. Mitchell locale : TARA
60. Of birds : AVIAN
61. Surrealist Salvador : DALI
62. Inflexible : IRON
63. Ore strata : SEAMS
64. German reservoir : EDER
65. Ten mills : CENT
1. Baby food : PAP
2. Hit Broadway : OPEN
3. Numbers game : KENO
4. Snuff out : EXTINGUISH
5. College named for a brewer : VASSAR
6. Gulf of Aqaba port : ELATH
7. Convex moldings : TORI
8. Cowardly : SPINELESS
9. Sampled : TASTED
10. Painter Nolde : EMIL
11. Illuminated again : RELIT
12. Plumber's pipe cleaner : SNAKE
13. A Ford : EDSEL
21. Christmas song : NOEL
22. Discontinue : CEASE
26. Take a risk : DARE
27. From a distance : AFAR
28. Tam-tam : GONG
29. Type : GENRE
30. Representative : EMBLEMATIC
32. "Blessed are the meek," for one : BEATITUDE
34. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
35. "Wars I Have ___": G. Stein : SEEN
36. Jillian and Blyth : ANNS
38. Letter embellishment : SERIF
42. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
44. Oak producers : ACORNS
45. Joint inheritor : COHEIR
46. "___ So Beautiful," 1932 song : ITWAS
47. Flax splinter : SHIVE
48. "West Side Story" heroine : MARIA
50. Pretty woman : BELLE
52. Bulls or Bears : TEAM
53. Pin or piece preceder : HEAD
54. Uncommon : RARE
55. Disney sci-fi movie : TRON
59. Formicary occupant : ANT

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