New York Times, Friday, December 11, 1992

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Financial support for Dems. and Reps. : PACS
5. A Wimbledon champ: 1992 : GRAF
9. One of Richard's veeps : SPIRO
14. Expos' manager : ALOU
15. Agitate : ROIL
16. Telegraphed : WIRED
17. Lady Caroline (Byron's paramour) : LAMB
18. Kind of dollars : EURO
19. Like an otary : EARED
20. Denomination that is best in prayer? : PRESBYTERIAN
23. Kiri Te Kanawa, for one : MAORI
24. Alas : SADTOSAY
28. Tweed nemesis : NAST
30. French novelist: 1668-1747 : LESAGE
31. Do I hire parson? : PARISHIONER
36. Inlet : RIA
37. C.E.O., for one : EXEC
38. Company? : TWO
39. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
40. Nightmarish cinematic street : ELM
41. Sinless Tina has this quality : SAINTLINESS
45. Reacted like Niobe : TEARED
47. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
48. Exceptional : ESPECIAL
51. Vamoose : SCRAM
54. Vicar's not one to talk : CONVERSATION
57. Friend of Pythias : DAMON
60. Slangy suffix : EROO
61. ___ Royale National Park : ISLE
62. Grant : AWARD
63. What buffalo do on the range : ROAM
64. Brahms's "___ Rhapsody" : ALTO
65. Oboe and clarinet : REEDS
66. Actress Daly : TYNE
67. Blum or Trotsky : LEON
1. Feeler : PALP
2. Morning waker-upper : ALARM
3. ___ cropper (have a fall) : COMEA
4. Not like an SST : SUBSONIC
5. Almost white : GREYISH
6. Perform a cabinetmaking function : ROUT
7. Buenos ___ : AIRES
8. Goddess of flowers : FLORA
9. Cardigan : SWEATER
10. Instruments for the Serkins : PIANOS
11. Type of vb. : IRR
12. Arikara : REE
13. Anomalous : ODD
21. Lingerie items : BRAS
22. Worthless : IDLE
25. Looey's aide : SARGE
26. Exchange premiums : AGIOS
27. Irish poet-dramatist : YEATS
29. South American monkey : TITI
31. Calvin on the links : PEETE
32. Wheel holders : AXLES
33. Survey again : REMAP
34. Have : OWN
35. Observe : NOTE
39. Kind of guidance system : INERTIAL
41. Duelers' aides : SECONDS
42. Tennis phrase : ADIN
43. Agile : LISSOME
44. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
46. Enter, as in a log : RECORD
49. Ward off : AVERT
50. "The Wizard of Oz" producer : LEROY
52. Way to matrimony : AISLE
53. Very: Mus. : MOLTO
55. Type of feather : ROAN
56. Element no. 10 : NEON
57. To give, in Durango : DAR
58. Wonder : AWE
59. West from the East : MAE

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