New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1991

Author:Kevin Boyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { B G J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Jerky : SACCADIC
9. Dogmata : CREEDS
15. Deplete marine life : OVERFISH
16. Coronet : DIADEM
17. Extract from a book : PERICOPE
18. Pilwiz : SPRITE
19. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
20. An avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
22. Real things, in metaphysics : ENTIA
23. Marie Louise de la ___ (Ouida) : RAMEE
25. ___-miss (haphazardly) : HITOR
27. Comp. device : OCR
28. Boundary: Comb. form : ORI
29. Harden : SEASON
31. Asylums : ARKS
32. Start of Va.'s motto : SIC
33. Slum sight : TENEMENT
35. Pasch : EASTER
37. "Father of the H Bomb" : TELLER
41. Awned : ARISTATE
45. Scottish friend : EME
46. Leap with fury : RAMP
49. Cosmopolitan snake : ELAPID
50. Kind of hemp : PUA
51. S.A. river : APA
52. Prettify : PRIMP
53. Hustle : SHILL
55. Walk daintily : MINCE
57. Mariner IV photo subject : MARS
59. Traditional Indonesian law : ADAT
60. Roscian people : ACTORS
62. Move under one's own power : LOCOMOTE
64. Kitchen whistler : TEAPOT
65. Medium, at times : EVOCATOR
66. Former Qumran denizen : ESSENE
67. Roanoke group : SETTLERS
1. Sleepy : SOPOROSE
2. Rosary bead : AVEMARIA
3. Potter's field : CERAMICS
4. Hair : CRINE
5. Part of the N.F.L. : AFC
6. Christian once lionized by stylists : DIOR
7. Persian rug : ISPAHAN
8. Woman's undergarment : CHEMISE
9. LP alternatives : CDS
10. Not so green : RIPER
11. Merit : EARN
12. Perry White, for one : EDITOR
13. Free of mites : DETICK
14. Slings mud : SMEARS
21. Shred : ATOM
24. One of the nitrites : ESTER
26. Uruguayan novelist Juan Carlos ___ : ONETTI
30. More creepy : EERIER
31. Pac. counterpart : ATL
34. Requirements : NEEDS
36. Begin to use : TAP
38. Scaly : LEPIDOTE
39. Mimic, in computerese : EMULATOR
40. Changes again : REALTERS
42. Paltry : SLIM
43. Mexican dish : TAMALES
44. O.K. : APPROVE
46. Branching out : RAMATE
47. Summits : APICES
48. Devilfish : MANTAS
52. Juan or Eva : PERON
54. Oriental porter : HAMAL
56. Handle handily : COPE
58. Assess for tax : SCOT
61. Sault ___ Marie : STE
63. Fall mo. : OCT

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