New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1991

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small quantity : DRAM
5. "Key ___," 1948 Huston film : LARGO
10. Liquefy : MELT
14. Kind of gravure : ROTO
15. Buck and stink endings : AROOS
16. Glacial ridges : OSAR
17. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
18. Old-time actress Zasu : PITTS
19. Pro ___ : RATA
20. Grew nervous : TENSED
22. Chinese dish : CHOPSUEY
24. Post, in the Ozarks : STOB
26. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
27. Snail, in Tours : ESCARGOT
31. Except : UNLESS
35. Quiver : SHAKE
36. "Californians are ___ of people": O. Henry : ARACE
38. Like Willie Winkie : WEE
39. "The Destroyer" in Hinduism : SIVA
40. Artist El ___ : GRECO
41. Flowerless plant : FERN
42. Choler : IRE
43. Memorable Egyptian leader : SADAT
44. Kind of goose : SOLAN
45. Artificial : ERSATZ
47. A bread in Cancun : TORTILLA
49. Snoozes : NAPS
51. Rake : ROUE
52. Meat dish in Osaka : SUKIYAKI
56. Bergman of films : INGRID
60. Entity : UNIT
61. Of a killing: Comb. form : CIDAL
63. Miles per hour : RATE
64. German river : EDER
65. Ax handle : HELVE
66. Russian sea : ARAL
67. Unit of weight in India : TOLA
68. Mountain nymph : OREAD
69. ___ like hotcakes : SELL
1. Mild oath : DRAT
2. Tunic : ROBE
3. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
4. Popular dish in Athens : MOUSSAKA
5. Chihuahua, e.g. : LAPDOG
6. Jackie's second : ARI
7. V.M.I. group : ROTC
8. City in Thuringia : GOTHA
9. Veal dish in Milano : OSSOBUCO
10. Tidbit : MORSEL
11. A son of Isaac : ESAU
12. Recent : LATE
13. Salver : TRAY
21. Being: Fr. : ETRE
23. Yearn : PINE
25. Plank : BOARD
27. Lass in "The Devil's Disciple" : ESSIE
28. Bake eggs : SHIRR
29. Grottoes : CAVES
30. Pay the bill : TREAT
32. Tom of the cinema : EWELL
33. Of a series of ecological communities : SERAL
34. Plant of the legume family : SENNA
37. Thespian : ACTOR
40. Soup in Málaga : GAZPACHO
41. Pâté de ___ : FOIEGRAS
43. Sojourn : STAY
44. Astound : STUN
46. Grieg's dancer : ANITRA
48. Stirred up : ROILED
50. Denizen of the slopes : SKIER
52. Tallow yielder : SUET
53. Loosen : UNDO
54. Schleswig-Holstein canal : KIEL
55. Indolent : IDLE
57. Unusual : RARE
58. Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
59. Farmer's milieu : DELL
62. Actress Gardner : AVA

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