New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1992

Author: Stanley Glass
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a calyx : SEPAL
6. Fiber for rope : HEMP
10. Take ___ (rest) : FIVE
14. Defendant's mainstay : ALIBI
15. Sharif : OMAR
16. Polish-German border river : ODER
17. Cajun red stick? : BATONROUGE
19. Sinister fiddler : NERO
20. Implore : ENTREAT
21. Erstwhile holidays in Kiev : MAYDAYS
23. Gregory Hines's specialty : TAP
24. Tied, in a way : LACED
25. Physicians' assn. : AMA
28. Andean capital : LIMA
30. Schlepped : HAULED
34. Intrepid : BOLD
36. Bamboozle : DUPE
38. Dred Scott was one : SLAVE
39. Kitty starters : ANTES
41. Dandy : FOP
42. Accepted : TAKEN
43. Squirrel away : STASH
44. Guitar ridge : FRET
46. Portrayer of Lincoln : CENT
47. Recluse : HERMIT
49. Bulls or Bears : TEAM
51. Map abbr. : RTE
52. Pinguid : OBESE
54. Owns : HAS
56. Last in clarity : HAZIEST
59. Bungled : BOTCHED
63. Bard's stream : AVON
64. Hoosier high ground? : TERREHAUTE
66. Like an eremite : LONE
67. Lamb who wrote about a pig : ELIA
68. Helen, in Napoli : ELENA
69. Is in debt : OWES
70. Minimal gift? : DAMN
71. Electronic sentinel : RADAR
1. ¿Quién ___? (who knows?) : SABE
2. Zip : ELAN
3. The Great Commoner : PITT
4. Cancel a flight : ABORT
5. In direct descent : LINEAL
6. Cowboy star Gibson : HOOT
7. Grounded Australian : EMU
8. Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
9. Sermonize : PREACH
10. Lake bottom in Wisconsin? : FONDDULAC
11. Cartoonist's light bulb : IDEA
12. To an extreme : VERY
13. Antony's friend : EROS
18. Precipitate : RAPID
22. Bread leavener : YEAST
24. Door east of Gary? : LAPORTE
25. Embarrass : ABASH
26. Carlo or Cassino : MONTE
27. Ritual table : ALTAR
29. Dropped pop fly : MUFF
31. Recent teammate of Magic : LAKER
32. Happening : EVENT
33. Al ___ (firm to the bite) : DENTE
35. Corn Belt monks? : DESMOINES
37. Fencer's tool : EPEE
40. Former Philadelphia ball park : SHIBE
45. Western resort lake : TAHOE
48. Tried : TESTED
50. Noted 17th-century clergyman : MATHER
53. Ornamental stone slab : STELA
55. Ladder for Luigi : SCALA
56. Nimbus : HALO
57. Profess : AVOW
58. Kind of defense in football : ZONE
59. Popular cereal : BRAN
60. Colored : HUED
61. Sicilian menace : ETNA
62. High-priced : DEAR
65. Perimeter : RIM

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