New York Times, Tuesday, December 17, 1991

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unruly mob : GANG
5. Wielded : PLIED
10. Dieters' retreats : SPAS
14. Walter of Hollywood : ABEL
15. Oakes of "CHiPs" : RANDI
16. Got off a steed : ALIT
17. "Madame ___," 1977 film : ROSA
18. Mangles : IRONS
19. Irene Dunne role : MAMA
20. PRETENDS : PUTSONANACT
23. Desire : YEN
24. Precollege exams : SATS
25. Ran out : LAPSED
27. Deduces : INFERS
30. Gena Rowlands film: 1980 : GLORIA
32. Rent : LEASE
33. Historical periods : ERAS
34. Mimicked : APED
37. Nathan, to David : SON
38. Gadgets : DEVICES
41. Beer alternative : ALE
42. Rectangular pier : ANTA
44. Scarf holder : NAPE
45. By itself : PERSE
47. Straightens : ALIGNS
49. Cloth-stretching framework : TENTER
50. A first banana : COSTAR
52. Eye drop : TEAR
53. Porthos, to Athos : AMI
54. PRETENDS : MASQUERADES
60. Level : RAZE
62. Leap : VAULT
63. Willing : GAME
64. Movie re ants: 1954 : THEM
65. "South Pacific" hero : EMILE
66. Author Calderon : ERMA
67. Impudence : SASS
68. Hold back : DETER
69. Negotiate : DEAL
1. Robin Williams role : GARP
2. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
3. Tree house of sorts : NEST
4. Bifocals : GLASSES
5. Snapshots : PRINTS
6. "___ Theme" : LARAS
7. Part of the scheme : INON
8. Best of films : EDNA
9. Make public : DISCLOSE
10. P.I. Spade : SAM
11. PRETENDS : PLAYSAPART
12. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
13. Lectern : STAND
21. Propelled a dinghy : OARED
22. Roof topping : TAR
26. Singer Zadora : PIA
27. Visitor to Rick's place : ILSA
28. Bright lights : NEON
29. PRETENDS : FANTASIZES
30. Holds tightly : GRIPS
31. Fancy fabric : LACE
33. Author Hunter : EVAN
35. Otherwise : ELSE
36. Forest forager : DEER
39. Impressed deeply : ENGRAVED
40. Primitive weapon : SPEAR
43. Ht. : ALT
46. Infuriated : ENRAGED
48. "___ a Dancer," 1973 film : IAM
49. Wobble : TEETER
50. Wagons : CARTS
51. Neb. metropolis : OMAHA
52. Veiling : TULLE
55. Identical : SAME
56. Leave the job : QUIT
57. Challenge : DARE
58. Mme. Bovary : EMMA
59. Ball balancer : SEAL
61. Rheine's river : EMS

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