New York Times, Friday, November 20, 1992

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. React to Emmett Kelly : LAUGH
6. Scrape harshly : RASP
10. Be a grouch : CRAB
14. ___-Detoo, sci-fi robot : ARTOO
15. Frangipani, e.g. : ODOR
16. Helter-skelter pelter : HAIL
17. Inexperienced : GREEN
18. Claude Kipnis is one : MIME
19. "___ 'n' Janis," comic strip : ARLO
20. Where to see Big Bird : SESAMESTREET
23. Completed a hop : ALIT
26. Unified : ONE
27. Overeater's serving? : THIRDS
28. Flee : RUNOFF
30. Bills and ___ : COOS
31. LXVII, tripled : CCI
32. "The ___ Sanction" : EIGER
35. Cleaning need : MOP
38. Landon series on TV : HIGHWAYTOHEAVEN
43. TV's Scooby-___ : DOO
44. Scouting mission, briefly : RECON
45. "Bird ___ Wire," 1990 film : ONA
46. I would make it corny! : MAZE
49. Neophyte : NOVICE
51. Puccini's "La ___" : BOHEME
54. Action at Sotheby's : BID
56. Middlemarch? : IDES
57. Harmon-Fairchild TV series : FLAMINGOROAD
60. Actress Eilbacher : LISA
61. Bard baddie : IAGO
62. Sever again : RECUT
66. Rarin' to go : AVID
67. High schooler : TEEN
68. Linen fabric : TOILE
69. An 18th-century wig : TETE
70. "Airplane!" actor : HAYS
71. Robert Devereux : ESSEX
1. Barrel stave : LAG
2. Part of E.T.A. : ARR
3. An Amerind : UTE
4. "It just ___ show you!" : GOESTO
5. Use an oilstone : HONE
6. Ovid, e.g. : ROMAN
7. Stop on ___ : ADIME
8. Several : SOME
9. Chango preceder : PRESTO
10. Personal asset : CHARISMA
11. Less common : RARER
12. Afflicted : AILED
13. Escutcheon spoilers : BLOTS
21. Bulgarian capital : SOFIA
22. However, shortly : THO
23. Foot part : ARCH
24. Clear : LUCID
25. Architect Jones : INIGO
29. Not very many : FEW
30. Gator's kin : CROC
33. Carroll verb : GYRE
34. It begins in juin : ETE
36. Elliptical : OVOID
37. Pound into pieces? : PENCE
39. Crafted from scratch : HOMEMADE
40. Wayne role : HONDO
41. Rock producer Brian ___ : ENO
42. Refusals from Scrooge McDuck : NAES
47. Friend for François : AMI
48. Nadir's opposite : ZENITH
50. MTV fare : VIDEOS
51. A sharp : BFLAT
52. Salad item : OLIVE
53. "Legend ___ that . . . " : HASIT
54. Blemish on Kite's score card : BOGEY
55. "Swann in Love" actor : IRONS
58. Titans' mother : GAEA
59. A Johnson : ARTE
63. U.S.S.R., now : CIS
64. Small: Suffix : ULE
65. Bandleader Beneke : TEX

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