New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1991

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { V X }, Scrabble score: 449 (avg 2.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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1. "Let us ___ die!": Burns : DOOR
5. Topknot : CREST
10. Lose pizazz : FLAG
14. Rice-shaped pasta : ORZO
15. Word to Dolly : HELLO
16. Craze : RAGE
17. Bankrupt firm? : FIZZLEDBIZ
19. Concerning : INRE
20. "Murder at the ___": Margaret Truman : FBI
21. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
22. A Walton : IZAAK
23. Sonora snooze : SIESTA
25. Thing easy to do : WALTZ
27. Finish first : WIN
28. Wake, for one : ISLAND
32. Passengers' area in a plane : CABIN
35. Charlie Parker's specialty : JAZZ
38. " . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
39. Forty-eighth st. : ARIZ
40. Mario of music : LANZA
41. More minute : WEER
42. Ring : BUZZ
43. Court crier's word : OYEZ
44. Whit : SHADE
45. Mrs. Kowalski : STELLA
47. ___-disant (so-called) : SOI
48. Quilt source : EIDER
51. Cheer : HUZZAH
55. One from Kirkuk : IRAQI
58. Adds punch to the punch : LACES
60. "___ Man Answers," 1962 film : IFA
61. Freud's "Totem und ___" : TABU
62. Irate Taylor? : SIZZLEDLIZ
64. Cherie's case : ETUI
65. Ermine in summer : STOAT
66. Rod multiple : ACRE
67. Historic city on the Moselle : METZ
68. Toweling : TERRY
69. Slough : SHED
1. Takes off : DOFFS
2. Bushbuck's kin : ORIBI
3. One of the Nelsons : OZZIE
4. Cartoonist Chast : ROZ
5. Lake in Wash. : CHELAN
6. Fix up : REDO
7. Shove : ELBOW
8. ___ cog (err) : SLIPA
9. From A ___ : TOZ
10. Hairdresser? : FRIZZLEWHIZ
11. Singer Cantrell : LANA
12. Taj Mahal's locale : AGRA
13. A carny : GEEK
18. Quarter in Paris : LATIN
22. "___ in the bag!" : ITS
24. Part of a bartender's test? : SWIZZLEQUIZ
26. "Li'l ___ Jane," 1916 song : LIZA
29. Kind of code : AREA
30. Indigence : NEED
31. ___ Straits, rock group : DIRE
32. Yonkers honkers : CABS
33. In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
34. Cold wind: Var. : BIZE
35. First Chief Justice : JAY
36. One, in Ayr : ANE
37. What a snorer counts : ZZZ
40. Thing to get off one's mind : LOAD
44. Pickle : SOUSE
46. Twice XXVI : LII
47. Sheepdog : SHELTY
49. Top-drawer : ELITE
50. Tonsorial tool : RAZOR
52. Zip : ZILCH
53. Like a house ___ : AFIRE
54. Clouded : HAZED
55. New Hollywood couple : ITEM
56. Count : RATE
57. Touch on : ABUT
59. Boris Godunov was one : CZAR
62. J.F.K. visitor : SST
63. Some legal eagles, for short : DAS

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