New York Times, Wednesday, November 28, 1990

Author:William E. Heinemann
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Frolic : ROMP
5. Mont-Saint-Michel, e.g. : ABBEY
10. Thunder sound : CLAP
14. Seed coat : ARIL
15. Home base : PLATE
16. Place for the famous : HALL
17. Poet Teasdale : SARA
18. Mottled horse : PINTO
19. Pilaster : ANTA
20. Feign : PLAYPOSSUM
22. Image : ICON
23. Kind of coffee : IRISH
24. Pinch : ARREST
26. One of Her Majesty's subjects : BRITON
29. Sea bird : ERNE
31. Fordham's team : RAMS
32. Lineage : TREE
34. Princess of Wales : DIANA
39. Bottleneck : IMPASSE
41. Freeloaded : SPONGED
43. Doohickey : GISMO
44. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
46. Peeper : TOAD
47. Remarkable : RARE
49. Contests : EVENTS
51. Hit hard : BASHED
55. Rind remover : PARER
57. Mechanical learning method : ROTE
58. Tinker-Evers-Chance routine : DOUBLEPLAY
63. Acre, e.g. : AREA
64. French university site : LILLE
65. Redoubt's output : LAVA
66. Excel : STAR
67. Mountain curves : ESSES
68. Again : ANEW
69. Pickle : SALT
70. Oracles : SEERS
71. Tall tale : YARN
1. Grating sound : RASP
2. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
3. Star in Cetus : MIRA
4. Ilsa's request in "Casablanca" : PLAYITSAM
5. Names : APPOINTS
6. Ecstasy : BLISS
7. Spirit in Erin's folklore : BANSHEE
8. "___, Brute?" : ETTU
9. Royal Guard member : YEOMAN
10. Preside over a meeting : CHAIR
11. Marines' ___ corporal : LANCE
12. Choir parts : ALTOS
13. Shill : PLANT
21. ___ tempore : PRO
25. Make over : REDO
26. Tar's cell : BRIG
27. Feather barbs : RAMI
28. Little rascals : IMPS
30. Stop exercising : REST
33. Background : REAR
35. Reciprocal influence : INTERPLAY
36. Greek contest : AGON
37. Straight, to a bartender : NEAT
38. Annexes : ADDS
40. Annoyed : SORE
42. Unsurpassed : PEERLESS
45. Throw back : REPULSE
48. Confuses : ADDLES
50. Neckline type : VEE
51. Bigwigs in uniforms : BRASS
52. Artery : AORTA
53. Peculate : STEAL
54. Courage : HEART
56. More talented : ABLER
59. Seine tributary : OISE
60. Singer Cantrell : LANA
61. State confidently : AVER
62. Gape : YAWN

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