New York Times, Friday, December 18, 1992

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Flight records : LOGS
5. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
9. Robespierre's hometown : ARRAS
14. "Caro nome," e.g. : ARIA
15. A trout : CHAR
16. Scans : READS
17. Knee, to an M.D. : GENU
18. Achilles sulked here : TENT
19. Progeny : ISSUE
20. Quotation: Part I : LANGUAGEISTHE
23. "The powers ___ be . . . " : THAT
24. RR depot : STA
25. Conical, in a way : PINEAL
28. Quotation: Part II : GREATEST
33. Embellish : ADORN
34. Lout : BOOR
35. Montreal baseball player : EXPO
36. Philologist who authored the quotation : PEI
37. Canceled at Canaveral : ABORTED
40. Beanie : CAP
41. What walls have : EARS
43. Sediment : LEES
44. Hebdomads : WEEKS
46. Unexpected winners : SLEEPERS
48. Edible cereal grass : BARLEY
49. Blue Eagle org. : NRA
50. Tender : SORE
51. End of quotation : CREATIONOFMAN
57. Sans ___ (carefree): Fr. : SOUCI
58. Jog : TROT
59. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
61. Telamon : ATLAS
62. Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
63. Elephant's-ear : TARO
64. Quink and Embden : GEESE
65. Hannah Van Buren, née ___ : HOES
66. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
1. Trail : LAG
2. City on the Oka : OREL
3. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
4. Stroll : SAUNTER
5. Real : ACTUAL
6. Highbinder : CHEAT
7. Prong of a fork : TANG
8. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
9. Awn : ARISTA
10. Iterate : RESTATE
11. Foolhardy : RASH
12. Together: Mus. dir. : ADUE
13. Chicago-to-Atlanta dir. : SSE
21. Nkrumah's country : GHANA
22. River to the Rhône : ISERE
25. Vatican heads: Fr. : PAPES
26. Utopian : IDEAL
27. Bête ___ (one's bane) : NOIRE
28. Al and Tipper : GORES
29. Putrefies : ROTS
30. Outdo : EXCEL
31. "Thus ___ Zarathustra" : SPAKE
32. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : TOPSY
34. Dutch South African : BOER
38. Goat's cry : BLEAT
39. Homunculus : DWARF
42. N.Y. Indian tribe : SENECAS
45. Recluse : EREMITE
47. Panegyrize : PRAISE
48. Arcturus's constellation : BOOTES
50. Rhonchus : SNORE
51. Home for baahlings : COTE
52. Canon : RULE
53. Septennial problem : ITCH
54. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
55. He was ribbed : ADAM
56. Average : NORM
57. Bearish period : SAG
60. Seat of Wayne Co., Utah : LOA

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