New York Times, Tuesday, December 31, 1991

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 3, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Upright : ERECT
6. Danube feeder : ISAR
10. Unhinged : DAFT
14. Rogers contemporary : AUTRY
15. Beachcomber's concern : TIDE
16. ___ Cristina : ISLA
17. Reversed parts? : STRAP
18. Adorned : CLAD
19. Confidence game : SCAM
20. Start of a timely verse : THENIGHTHASCOME
23. "Old chap" preceder : ISAY
24. Ford's successor : CARTER
25. Artificial : ERSATZ
28. Suffuse with liquid : BATHE
30. Mountain pass : COL
31. Poetic hue : EBON
33. List particulars : ITEMS
37. "And the ___" (more of verse) : COUNTDOWNSBEGUN
41. Guest or Poe : EDGAR
42. Calendar event, with 66 Across : LEAP
43. Bikers' org. : AMA
44. Mudder or bangtail : RACER
46. ___ on (gather facts) : READUP
49. Locust tree : ACACIA
52. Baltic and Andaman : SEAS
53. "Hi, New Year! ___" (end of verse) : SOLONGNINETYONE
59. "Now hear ___!" : THIS
60. Protuberance : NODE
61. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
62. Four-star review : RAVE
63. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
64. Argument : RUNIN
65. Individuals : ONES
66. See 42 Across : YEAR
67. Say "cheese" : SMILE
1. Down ___ (Maine) : EAST
2. The Babe : RUTH
3. To be, in Tours : ETRE
4. Skulls : CRANIA
5. Pool member : TYPIST
6. Antsy : ITCHY
7. Sediment : SILT
8. A wife of Esau : ADAH
9. Edit : REDACT
10. Separate : DISCRETE
11. Tie or scarf : ASCOT
12. Heartthrob : FLAME
13. Less ferine : TAMER
21. Eyeballed : GAZED
22. Master, in Madras : SAHIB
25. ___ homo : ECCE
26. Crucifix : ROOD
27. Shot of booze : SLUG
28. Cottage : BOWER
29. Naturalist Comstock : ANNA
32. Tree trunk : BOLE
34. Mild oath : EGAD
35. Voluminous dress : MUMU
36. Easy chore : SNAP
38. Stuporous states : NARCOSES
39. Retinue : TRAIN
40. Carousal : SPREE
45. Portrayer of 50 Down in 1942 : CAGNEY
47. Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
48. Temporary refuge : ASYLUM
49. Houston athlete : ASTRO
50. "Over There" songwriter : COHAN
51. Breathing : ALIVE
52. Show scorn : SNEER
54. Uh-uh : NOPE
55. Brainstorm : IDEA
56. Atlanta arena : OMNI
57. Polish preceder : NAIL
58. Kin of ette and trix : ENNE

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