New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1992

Author:Roger H. Courtney
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Sarcastic remark : BARB
5. Fervent : RABID
10. Breakfast food : BRAN
14. Inter ___ : ALIA
15. Upper crust : ELITE
16. Forfeit : LOSE
17. Sorceress with a tan? : WITCHHAZEL
19. Concerning : ASTO
20. More unreliable, as a boat : LEAKIER
21. TV's "___ Impossible" : MISSION
23. Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
24. The electorate : VOTERS
25. Emaciated lock openers? : SKELETONKEYS
31. Musical closings : CODAS
32. Pope's crown : TIARA
33. "My ___ Sal" : GAL
36. Off-center : ALOP
37. Idiots : BOOBS
38. Apple, e.g. : POME
39. Sign of Aries : RAM
40. ___ di Cosimo, Italian painter : PIERO
41. Home-run king : AARON
42. Phantom disassemblers? : GHOSTBUSTERS
44. Where the ark landed : ARARAT
47. Never, in Bonn : NIE
48. Of a unit of heat : CALORIC
50. In on : AWAREOF
54. Early desk or pulpit : AMBO
55. Cigarette? : COFFINNAIL
57. Appear : SEEM
58. Indo-European : ARYAN
59. Italian wine region : ASTI
60. North Sea feeder : TEES
61. Scottish squire : LAIRD
62. Certain year : LEAP
1. Weep and wail : BAWL
2. "It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
3. Comedienne Rudner : RITA
4. Be very cordial to : BACKSLAP
5. Warm up leftovers : REHEAT
6. Ripening agent : ALAR
7. Show ___ : BIZ
8. Piece of merchandise : ITEM
9. Emancipates : DELIVERS
10. Very merry parties : BLASTS
11. The Riveter : ROSIE
12. Philanthropist Brooke ___ : ASTOR
13. Broadway lights : NEONS
18. Charters : HIRES
22. A bean : SOYA
25. Parrot fish : SCAR
26. Some kind of nut : KOLA
27. Region Obadiah said was doomed : EDOM
28. Amerindians : OTOES
29. Capital of Deux-Sèvres, France : NIORT
30. Meat on a skewer : KABOB
33. Clinton's running mate : GORE
34. Love god : AMOR
35. Eye part : LENS
37. Of life : BIOTICAL
38. Fatherly : PATERNAL
40. Drugstore: Abbr. : PHAR
41. Tibetan, e.g. : ASIAN
42. Honeymoon-struck men : GROOMS
43. Take five : UNWIND
44. ___ of thousands : ACAST
45. Author Ouida's real name : RAMEE
46. He wrote "Fam and Yam" : ALBEE
49. Actress Witherspoon : CORA
50. At a distance : AFAR
51. Labor Day delight : EASE
52. Seaport in S Japan : OITA
53. Toss a pancake : FLIP
56. Murphy Brown's show : FYI

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