New York Times, Friday, November 1, 1991

Author: Whit
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Noisome : OLID
5. ___ grudge (have malice) : BEARA
10. "Wizard ___," Parker-Hart comic : OFID
14. Trident feature : TINE
15. Firth of Clyde isle : ARRAN
16. One of the Nereids : DOTO
17. Fool's gold : IRONPYRITE
19. Tolkien creatures : ORCS
20. Unit of luminous intensity : CANDLE
21. Crème ___, stinger ingredient : DEMENTHE
23. Steak order : RARE
25. Half-witted : DOTTY
26. Novice : BEGINNER
30. Musical Jimmie and Peter : NOONES
33. Ham it up : EMOTE
34. Camel's first stomach : RUMEN
36. Cephalopod's smoke screen : INK
37. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
38. Phrygian king : MIDAS
39. Celebes ox : ANOA
40. Antiquity, in antiquity : ELD
41. Indigent : NEEDY
42. Sluggish : INERT
43. ___ base (box-score statistic) : LEFTON
45. Spar parts : YARDARMS
47. Architectural order : IONIC
49. Vend : SELL
50. Sea east of the Sulu Sea : MINDANAO
53. Seesaw : TEETER
57. Kafka heroine : OLGA
58. Bulbul's lavish prison : GILDEDCAGE
60. Borscht ingredient : BEET
61. Silkworms : ERIAS
62. Type of work : TEAM
63. Time long past : YORE
64. Single drink : SNORT
65. Actor Ray : ALDO
1. Auricular : OTIC
2. Coin equaling 100 centesimi : LIRA
3. Involved with : INON
4. Branch of a neuron : DENDRITE
5. Munich's Staat : BAYERN
6. Slip or trip : ERR
7. Hardscrabble : ARID
8. Gave a value to : RATED
9. Windflowers : ANEMONES
10. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONTO
11. Montana, e.g. : FORTYNINER
12. Desire : ITCH
13. Prescribed amount : DOSE
18. Kind of geometry : PLANE
22. Stiff collar : ETON
24. Spectral : EERIE
26. Palm variety : BETEL
27. Novelist Zola : EMILE
28. Fleming thriller : GOLDFINGER
29. Reddish : RUDDY
31. Huge, old style : ENORM
32. Three-handed card games : SKATS
35. Yucatán Indians : MAYAS
38. Brain-enveloping membranes : MENINGES
39. Collection of literary passages : ANALECTA
41. Singer-songwriter Hendryx : NONA
42. Ran in neutral : IDLED
44. So far : TODATE
46. Assay anew : RETEST
48. Heap of stones : CAIRN
50. "___-Dick" : MOBY
51. Former Congolese P.M. : ILEO
52. Hodgepodge : OLIO
54. Chinese weight : TAEL
55. Mild oath : EGAD
56. San ___, Riviera resort : REMO
59. Nabokov novel : DAR

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