New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1990

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Durant and Packard : CARS
5. Taj Mahal's site : AGRA
9. Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
14. President of Albania : ALIA
15. Fosse : MOAT
16. "Frailty, thy name is ___!": Shak. : WOMAN
17. Developer's map : PLAT
18. Orient : EAST
19. Gladiator's milieu : ARENA
20. Doctor's longanimous clientele : PATIENTPATIENTS
23. Partook : SHARED
24. Spoils : ROTS
25. Borden bovine : ELSIE
28. Caldron : KETTLE
32. Ecstasy : BLISS
35. Spiked the punch : LACED
37. Bluejack or holm : OAK
38. Time unit : EON
39. Singer John : ELTON
40. Mike's look-alike : IKE
41. Poor-quality stock : DOG
42. Sat : POSED
43. Bulls and boars : MALES
45. Daubs : SMEARS
47. Mole, for one : NEVUS
49. Slum reformer: 1849-1914 : RIIS
51. Press : INSIST
55. Quality possessed by 20 Across : PATIENTPATIENCE
60. Wrong : AMISS
61. Hit terra firma : ALIT
62. Demolish : RUIN
63. Group of nine, as in music : NONET
64. Respite : LULL
65. Jog : TROT
66. Lock : TRESS
67. Being : ESSE
68. Agendicum, nowadays : SENS
1. Al and Andy : CAPPS
2. Muslim deity : ALLAH
3. Lasso : RIATA
4. Pasquinades : SATIRES
5. Corrects : AMENDS
6. Naval Academy mascot : GOAT
7. Abrade : RASP
8. Rose oil : ATTAR
9. Stayed for : AWAITED
10. Most tender : SOREST
11. Feds of a kind : TMEN
12. Carry on : RANT
13. Cape Horn natives : ONAS
21. Sniggles : EELS
22. Subway admittance : TOKEN
26. Misfortunes : ILLS
27. Ingested : EATEN
29. Travail : TOIL
30. Actor who played Dagwood : LAKE
31. Supplements, with "out" : EKES
32. Places for roses : BEDS
33. Weaving apparatus : LOOM
34. He wrote "Picnic" : INGE
36. Set of standards : CODE
39. Red dye : EOSIN
42. Hierophants, e.g. : PRIESTS
43. A 1936 Oscar winner : MUNI
44. States : ASSERTS
46. Gets up : ARISES
48. Food item: Var. : VITTLE
50. Vapid : STALE
52. Harden : INURE
53. Offspring : SCION
54. Desert homes : TENTS
55. Breathe with difficulty : PANT
56. Winged child, in sculpture : AMOR
57. Prong : TINE
58. Advantage : PLUS
59. Is under the weather : AILS

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