New York Times, Tuesday, December 10, 1991

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
6. June honorees : DADS
10. Tell all : BLAB
14. Part of A.F.L. : LABOR
15. Mediterranean feeder : EBRO
16. The ___ of Riley : LIFE
17. Hippodrome : ARENA
18. Topsoil : LOAM
19. "___ boy!" : ATTA
20. Gardener's asset : GREENTHUMB
22. Sonny's ex : CHER
23. Numismatist's prize : COIN
24. Glacial ridges : ESKERS
26. Representations : IMAGES
30. Pub game : DARTS
32. Treaty acronym : NATO
33. Mozart's "___ fan tutte" : COSI
35. "It takes ___ o' livin' . . . ": Guest : AHEAP
39. Outstanding : STELLAR
41. Purplish-red : MAGENTA
43. Cronyn's wife : TANDY
44. Gaelic : ERSE
46. Letters from Greece : ETAS
47. Wipe clean : ERASE
49. Be contrite : REPENT
51. Finishing tool : PLANER
54. Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
56. Cicero's city : ROMA
57. Misleading clue : REDHERRING
63. . . . bug in ___ : ARUG
64. Lamb's pen name : ELIA
65. Phantasmal : EERIE
66. Cancel : DELE
67. Pearl Buck book : SONS
68. Milano's La ___ : SCALA
69. Standout : ONER
70. Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
71. Beef source : STEER
1. Dross : SLAG
2. Singer Vikki ___ : CARR
3. Busy as ___ : ABEE
4. Isolated : LONE
5. Cavort : PRANCE
6. City on the Jumna : DELHI
7. Teems : ABOUNDS
8. Sixty grains : DRAM
9. Gloomy : SOMBER
10. Deviant in a group : BLACKSHEEP
11. Flexible : LITHE
12. Subsequent to : AFTER
13. Stock-market figures : BEARS
21. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
25. Kind of party : STAG
26. M.I.T. is one : INST
27. ___ Hari : MATA
28. " . . . ___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
29. Retiree : GOLDENAGER
31. Intentions : AIMS
34. Cinnebar and bauxite : ORES
36. Being: Sp. : ENTE
37. ___ end (over) : ATAN
38. One of the tenses : PAST
40. Harp relative : LYRE
42. Lofty nest : AERIE
45. School subject : READING
48. Police action : ARREST
50. Emerge : EGRESS
51. Madrid museum : PRADO
52. Signora Ponti : LOREN
53. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
55. Stage : PHASE
58. French saint : ELOI
59. A parallelogram: Abbr. : RECT
60. Dies ___ : IRAE
61. Green shade : NILE
62. Equipment : GEAR

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