New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 1993

Author: Hess
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Winter flimflam? : SNOWJOB
8. Biblical battle horns : SHOFARS
15. Deck : TERRACE
16. Hardly worth mentioning : NOMINAL
17. Goes back, unfortunately : REVERTS
18. Employ a trocar : OPERATE
19. Aesir ruler's namesakes : ODINS
20. Minaret : TOWER
22. "But ___ me a canny hour...": Burns : GIE
23. Symbol of simplicity : PIE
24. Advances : HELPS
25. Galosh : BOOT
26. ___ up (highly agitated) : HET
27. Sculpt : MODEL
28. Uses one's John Henry : SIGNS
29. Abraded : ERODED
31. Emulates W. J. Bryan : ORATES
33. Dingy duds : RAGS
35. Carry on : WAGE
36. Typewriter roller : PLATEN
38. Wordy : VERBAL
42. Bark and carrack : SHIPS
43. Popish Plot perjurer : OATES
46. Conceit : EGO
47. Snow ___ (ice and syrup treat) : CONE
48. Serve as drum majorette : TWIRL
49. Emulate 56 Across : LIE
50. Ocho minus siete : UNO
51. Bogus : FALSE
52. Germinated grains : MALTS
54. 1902 song heard at weddings : BECAUSE
56. Sapphira's guilty spouse: Acts 5 : ANANIAS
58. Gris-gris : AMULETS
59. International relaxation : DETENTE
60. Comes to rest : SETTLES
61. Like Buffalo winters, comparatively : SNOWIER
1. Division of a choral ode : STROPHE
2. More impoverished : NEEDIER
3. Umbrian wine : ORVIETO
4. "Beau Geste" author : WREN
5. Bumps : JARS
6. This mo. : OCT
7. Conquered : BESTED
8. V-shaped ski maneuver : SNOWPLOW
9. Great expectations : HOPES
10. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
11. Spruce, e.g. : FIR
12. Spiritual interpretation of Scripture : ANAGOGE
13. G.I. fare : RATIONS
14. Storms icily : SLEETS
21. Pamplona huzzah : OLE
24. British farm worker : HODGE
25. Nipper : BITER
27. Jerky and pemmican, e.g. : MEATS
28. Emersonian plants? : SAGES
30. Hang carelessly : DRAPE
32. Fray : RAVEL
34. Like a bare mountaintop : SNOWLESS
36. Basic linguistic unit : PHONEME
37. A block print : LINOCUT
39. "Norma" composer : BELLINI
40. Churn : AGITATE
41. "Guys and Dolls" composer : LOESSER
42. Diving apparatuses : SCUBAS
44. Plank for Pierre : AIS
45. Groovy patterns : TREADS
48. Critical discernment : TASTE
51. Energize : FUEL
52. ___ Grosso, Brazilian state : MATO
53. Once more : ANEW
55. Hgt. : ALT
57. River of Inner Mongolia : NEN

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