New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1991

Author: Brett A. Blaylock
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flèche : SPIRE
6. Cheshire cart : PRAM
10. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
14. ___ Kasem, noted deejay : CASEY
15. "Fortuna" painter : RENI
16. Botanical angle : AXIL
17. Redolence : AROMA
18. Leave out : OMIT
19. Schnitzel ingredient : VEAL
20. Branch, to a botanist : RAMUS
21. Grand slam : VOLE
22. Vertex : ACME
23. Heaven on earth : EDEN
24. Basis for pâté de foie gras : LIVER
25. Military gp. : REG
26. "Manhattan ___," theme song of "The Easy Aces" : SERENADE
28. Let up : ABATE
30. Ring : REVERBERATE
33. Silas Marner, e.g. : WEAVER
35. Feature of 54 Across : ANTLER
36. Met : INTERSECTED
38. Milk snake : ADDER
39. Bony : SKELETAL
43. Auto pioneer's inits. : REO
44. Former coin of Turkey : ASPER
46. Make over : REDO
47. Cartoonist Walker : MORT
49. Early French fighter plane : SPAD
50. Plant blight : EDEMA
51. Dog of Tibet, for short : APSO
52. Chinese: Prefix : SINO
53. Quarter in Paris : LATIN
54. Staggard : DEER
55. Matty, Jesus or Filipe : ALOU
56. Grenoble's river : ISERE
57. Comical Capp : ANDY
58. Deliquesce : MELT
59. Trace : SHRED
1. What a bugbear does : SCARES
2. Cocteau ballet : PARADE
3. Chemical compound resembling another one : ISOMER
4. Pay for services : REMUNERATE
5. Nestling hawk : EYAS
6. Breadwinners : PROVIDERS
7. Turpentine, to an oil painter : REMOVER
8. Doddering : ANILE
9. Bishop's headdress : MITER
10. Pelée output : LAVA
11. Curse : EXECRATE
12. Lens magnification factor : DIAMETER
13. Purport : ALLEGE
24. Four-time Wimbledon singles winner : LAVER
27. When Hell freezes over! : NEVER
28. Russian collective : ARTEL
29. Piffle : BALDERDASH
31. Reneged on a deal : BACKEDOUT
32. Diarize : ENTER
33. Agape : WIDEOPEN
34. Underwrote : ENDORSED
37. Señor's lengua : ESPANOL
38. Argosy carrying weapons : ARMADA
40. Seesaw : TEETER
41. Marvel at : ADMIRE
42. Advanced : LOANED
44. Indian state : ASSAM
45. Barrel spigot : SPILE
48. Extreme conservative : TORY
50. First Olympics site : ELIS

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