New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1992

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Timely : RIPE
5. Earthenware mug : STEIN
10. Qualified : ABLE
14. City of Judah : EDER
15. ___-the-wisp : WILLO
16. Corn product : MEAL
17. Faculty official : DEAN
18. Autumnal hue : AMBER
19. "Spring forward, fall ___" : BACK
20. Sixtieth of a min. : SEC
21. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
22. Three-wheelers : TRIKES
24. Assists : HELPS
26. Like some birch bark : WHITE
27. Aztec's predecessor : TOLTEC
29. Fodder : FEED
30. Mahler's "___ Lied von der Erde" : DAS
33. "___, buckle my shoe" : ONETWO
34. Malayan gibbon : LAR
35. Bandleader Fields : SHEP
36. Greenish blue : TEAL
37. Rose's protector? : THORN
39. ___ (Fatha) Hines : EARL
40. Golden ide : ORFE
41. Rocky peak : TOR
42. Russian wolfhound : BORZOI
44. Opp. of NNE : SSW
45. ___ fide (genuine) : BONA
46. Broker's suggestion : INVEST
47. Baker's topper : ICING
49. Merciless : CRUEL
50. Autumnal hue : YELLOW
52. Rainbows : ARCS
53. Make an error : NOD
56. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
57. Winfrey of TV : OPRAH
59. Autumnal hue : RUBY
60. Farm implement : PLOW
61. Declaim : ORATE
62. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
63. Stitched : SEWN
64. Kremlin features : DOMES
65. Plaintiff : USEE
1. Autumnal hues : REDS
2. Notion, in Lille : IDEE
3. Tree of W U.S. : PEACHLEAFWILLOW
4. Sea bird : ERN
5. N. American poplar : SWAMPCOTTONWOOD
6. "The ___ They Are A-Changin'": Dylan : TIMES
7. Wittenberg's river : ELBE
8. Seine island : ILE
9. Trees of New England : NORTHERNBIRCHES
10. Circuit : AMBIT
11. American trees : BEAKEDHAZELNUTS
12. Mechlin or guipure : LACE
13. Lions' rivals : ELKS
21. Large number : SLEW
23. Free (of) : RID
25. Plan, in Ayr : ETTLE
26. Endure : WEAR
27. Namesakes of Dorothy's dog : TOTOS
28. Unique things : ONERS
29. Requirement of fauna : FLORA
31. Flying machines, for short : AEROS
32. Riven : SPLIT
35. Begin tennis : SERVE
38. ___ Kong : HONG
43. Burden : ONUS
45. Double this for a Chilean river : BIO
48. Buffoon : CLOWN
49. Jalopy : CRATE
50. Barks : YAPS
51. First name in mysteries : ERLE
52. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
54. Hautboy : OBOE
55. Unit of force : DYNE
58. Couples, e.g. : PRO
59. Indian author-astrologer : RAU

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