New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1991

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Needs : DESIDERATA
11. Free of charge : COMP
15. Device supplying current to a battery : ELIMINATOR
16. Navigation system : OBOE
17. Sudden turn of events : PERIPETEIA
18. Swear : AVOW
19. Calcars : OVENS
20. White, in Rx's : ALB
21. Tupik : TENT
22. Bushman : SAN
23. Khayyám : OMAR
26. Tony winner for "Tru" : MORSE
27. "___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
29. Largest of seven : ASIA
31. Chasing : AFTER
32. Skilled artist, for short : TECH
33. In ___ (really) : ESSE
34. Shoe forms : LASTS
35. Fainéant : IDLE
37. Clamor : ROAR
39. Spiteful gossip : TABBY
42. Emulate Clotho : SPIN
44. Reformer Lucretia : MOTT
48. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
49. One of the Alosa : SHAD
50. Litigious person : SUER
51. Missile installations : SILOS
52. Actor Vidov : OLEG
54. "The Waste Land" poet's inits. : TSE
55. Persuade : SELL
56. Featherweight Attell : ABE
58. Jamaican cult : RASTA
60. "Let ___," Beatles hit : ITBE
61. Like a one-note performance : MONOTONOUS
64. French political unit : ETAT
65. Fan : AFICIONADO
66. Patriot Warner : SETH
67. The six days of the Creation : HEXAEMERON
1. Alluvium : DEPOSIT
2. Put in high spirits : ELEVATE
3. Alluring : SIRENIC
4. "___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
5. Admiral of the Red : DIPSO
6. Compass pt. : ENE
7. Squeal : RAT
8. "For ___ an intellectual thing": Blake : ATEARIS
9. A Churchill offering : TOIL
10. Swift steed : ARAB
11. Knight's tabard : COATOFARMS
12. Shows another surface : OBVERTS
13. Lunar phenomenon : MOONSET
14. Certain alloys : PEWTERS
24. Ronan's son in Irish myths : MAEL
25. Size up : ASSESS
26. ___ fide (not genuine) : MALA
28. Pet phrase : SHIBBOLETH
30. Visionary : AERIAL
36. Permian Period, in Europe : DYAS
38. Billow, in Breton : ONDE
39. Small drinks in Scottish pubs : TASSIES
40. Short melody : ARIETTE
41. Nighthawk : BULLBAT
43. Cardinals' home : PHOENIX
45. Fly higher : OUTSOAR
46. Ancient Roman military shelter : TESTUDO
47. Dreyfus trial subject : TREASON
53. He has a stable job : GROOM
56. Nursemaid, in the Far East : AMAH
57. Lung, in León : BOFE
59. First queen of Great Britain : ANNE
62. Sorrel of the Andes : OCA
63. Yoke : TIE

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