New York Times, Friday, December 20, 1991

Author: William Baxley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Mulligrubs : COLIC
6. Patola, e.g. : SARI
10. Bourse : SALE
14. Hershey town : ADANO
15. Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
16. Caper : TRIP
17. Irreverence : DISRESPECT
19. Ascend : RISE
20. Adjective for some athletic events : INTERCOLLEGIATE
22. Low island : CAY
23. Bam's locale : IRAN
24. " . . . a peak in ___": Keats : DARIEN
28. Catches, in a way : SNAGGLES
32. Conflicts : AGONS
33. Smart elegance : CHIC
34. Wait : BIDE
35. Kind of act : RIOT
36. Sty sound : GRUNT
37. Wicked : EVIL
38. Additionally : ELSE
39. Pealed : RANG
40. Vine used in making leis : MAILE
41. Places like Camp David : RETREATS
43. Basswood : LINDEN
44. Correspondence courtesy: Abbr. : SASE
45. Sonny's sibling : SIS
46. What oneirocritics give : INTERPRETATIONS
54. Levantine ketch : SAIC
55. City in the Land of Opportunity: 71730 : ELDORADOAR
56. Spirited song : LILT
57. Make over : REDO
58. Greek letter : KAPPA
59. Newts : EFTS
60. Pillar: Comb. form : STYL
61. Double curves : ESSES
1. Muslim judge : CADI
2. Norse god : ODIN
3. Endure : LAST
4. Concerning : INRE
5. Forces : COERCES
6. Indian mercenary : SEPOY
7. Explorer Tasman : ABEL
8. Kind of chair : RECLINING
9. Relate : INTERACT
10. Tall, thin person : STRINGBEAN
11. Song for Quilico : ARIA
12. Enumerate : LIST
13. Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
18. Scrutinize : SCAN
21. Kind of rule : GAG
24. Venturesome one : DARER
25. Nimble : AGILE
26. Perch : ROOST
27. Crosses : INTERSECTS
28. Sends to Coventry : SHUNS
29. Enraged : LIVID
30. Circus Maximus official : EDILE
31. Moon: Comb. form : SELEN
33. Small cavity atop a volcano : CRATERLET
36. Those who comprehend : GRASPERS
40. Example of fallibility : MISTAKE
42. Spike of corn : EAR
43. Prevaricator : LIAR
45. Milkmaid's need : STOOL
46. Small body of land : ISLE
47. Artless : NAIF
48. Joust : TILT
49. MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
50. Slayer of Castor : IDAS
51. Apologetic cry : OOPS
52. Nuque : NAPE
53. Sp. married women : SRAS

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