New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1993

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. "___ Were a Rich Man" : IFI
4. Government supporter: Comb. form : CRAT
8. Brow beads : SWEAT
13. Subjects for Matisse and Ingres : ODAS
14. Grist for the operagoer : RERI
15. Mascara holders : CILIA
16. Aircraft-engine intakes : AIRSCOOPS
18. Lendl and Boesky : IVANS
19. Twins suckled by a she-wolf : ROMULUSANDREMUS
21. Dickens's hateful clerk : HEEP
22. Sam and Miltie, in Toledo : TIOS
23. Decision for Bowe : TKO
25. "Gorillas in the ___," 1988 film : MIST
28. Misbehave : ACTUP
31. Debt certificates? : IOUS
33. Foil's cousin : EPEE
35. Portage burden : CANOE
37. Twins who sailed on the Argo : CASTORANDPOLLUX
40. "...an azure-lidded ___": Keats : SLEEP
41. Change the décor : REDO
42. River at Chartres : EURE
43. Forest trembler : ASPEN
45. No. 1 on the Mohs' scale : TALC
47. Trig. function : CSC
48. Snicker follower : SNEE
50. Scarcity : LACK
52. Inseparable friends of legend : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
59. Silly : INANE
60. Most soporific : DROWSIEST
61. Naysayers : ANTIS
62. A Saarinen : EERO
63. Sale condition : ASIS
64. Lamb and mutton : MEATS
65. Bat or dong starter : DING
66. He hit 511 home runs : OTT
1. Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
2. Rural abodes : FARMHOUSES
3. Offspring : ISSUE
4. Raker of a kind : CROUPIER
5. Classic cars : REOS
6. Strumento at La Scala : ARPA
7. Cousin of 't aint : TISNT
8. Hot, dusty wind from N. Africa : SCIROCCO
9. Old ___ (superstition) : WIVESTALE
10. Kingdom E of Babylonia : ELAM
11. Japanese aborigine : AINU
12. Soviet news agency : TASS
13. Scull : OAR
17. Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
20. This makes Pedro's day : DIA
23. Short spasms : TICS
24. Eucalyptus-leaf eater : KOALA
26. Boom : SPAR
27. Principle : TENET
29. Least fortunate : UNLUCKIEST
30. Decants : POURS
32. Gets the lead out : STEPSONIT
34. Old Norse poetry collection : EDDA
36. Company V.I.P. : EXEC
38. Candor : OPENNESS
39. Tadpole : POLLYWOG
44. Teachers' org. : NEA
46. Webber musical : CATS
49. Over : ENDED
51. Chinese unit of currency : CHIAO
52. Rad. x 2 : DIAM
53. One of two of Henry's six wives : ANNE
54. ___ Hari : MATA
55. Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
56. Target of an X rating : PORN
57. ___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
58. 42d and Wall : STS

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