New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1991

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Eccentric rotators : CAMS
5. Enjoy; relish : SAVOR
10. Interlock : MESH
14. Crooked : ALOP
15. Castle or Rich : IRENE
16. ___ pura : AQUA
17. Flatfish : SOLE
18. Inexperienced : GREEN
19. Void's partner : NULL
20. Wife of the 27th U.S. President : HELENHERRONTAFT
23. Something to bite? : DUST
24. Fitzgerald and Cinders : ELLAS
25. Engender : SPAWN
28. Century plant : AGAVE
31. Oratorio part : ARIA
32. Deli item : SALAMI
34. Cote sound : BAA
37. Wife of the 16th U.S. President : MARYTODDLINCOLN
40. Bad ___, German spa : EMS
41. European diving birds : OUZELS
42. First name in whodunits : ERLE
43. Tops : SUPER
44. Fold : PLEAT
45. One of Cortés's victims : AZTEC
48. Bern waterway : AARE
50. Wife of the 3d U.S. President : MARTHAJEFFERSON
57. Ignore : OMIT
58. Choir member : TENOR
59. That one: Lat. : ILLE
60. Citrus fruit : LIME
61. N.Z. native : MAORI
62. Enameled metalware : TOLE
63. Comfort : EASE
64. Start : ONSET
65. Twelve months : YEAR
1. J. C. Penney's middle name (honestly!) : CASH
2. Lily-family member : ALOE
3. Gangster's girl : MOLL
4. Indianapolis feature : SPEEDWAY
5. Ennui sounds : SIGHS
6. Court decree in Quebec : ARRET
7. Deviate : VEER
8. Lulu : ONER
9. Where the Truckee flows : RENO
10. Cloak; conceal : MANTLE
11. Peer : EQUAL
12. Kind of drug : SULFA
13. Stops : HALTS
21. Sister : NUN
22. Composer Ethelbert ___ : NEVIN
25. Identical : SAME
26. British buggy : PRAM
27. Broadcasts : AIRS
28. Tree resistant to rot : ALDER
29. Audacity : GALL
30. He wrote "How's Your Glass?" : AMIS
32. Garbure, e.g. : SOUP
33. Axlike tool : ADZE
34. Eagre : BORE
35. ___ breve : ALLA
36. Dill herb of the Bible : ANET
38. One of the senses : TOUCH
39. Speed : CELERITY
43. Furniture item : SETTEE
44. Before: Prefix : PRE
45. Soap plant : AMOLE
46. Floridian plant having a crown of palmlike leaves : ZAMIA
47. Prunes : TRIMS
48. Preceder of said or mentioned : AFORE
49. Mythical Arabian demon : AFRIT
51. Air: Comb. form : ATMO
52. Harlow or Stapleton : JEAN
53. A son of Seth : ENOS
54. ___ gin : SLOE
55. Southwestern stewpot : OLLA
56. Poetic contraction : NEER

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