New York Times, Friday, December 27, 1991

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Mineo and Bando : SALS
5. CAT ___ : SCAN
9. "Harper Valley ___," 1978 film : PTA
12. Restaurant owner in a 1969 film : ALICE
14. Sugar source : CANE
15. Greek god of war : ARES
16. Fix Venus de Milo? : REARM
17. Opposite of overcome? : UNDERGONE
19. Parthenon site : ACROPOLIS
21. Range in the Rockies : UINTA
22. Finns' neighbors : LAPPS
23. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
24. Frying pan : SKILLET
27. Not pawned : UNGAGED
30. Law member? : ARM
31. Vesuviates : ERUPTS
33. Beethoven's "Archduke," e.g. : TRIO
34. "___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
36. Valor : ARETE
37. St. Louis bridge : EADS
38. Social celebrity : LION
39. Crows' homes : TEPEES
41. Elizabeth I's astrologer : DEE
42. Attempts : STRIVES
44. Some saws : RIPPERS
46. Kingsley's Parisian friends? : AMIS
47. Hawaiian porch or island : LANAI
48. Gauchos' gear : BOLAS
50. Sinatra and Styne : SONGSTERS
54. Of Victoria's realm : BRITANNIC
56. Like some jazz compositions : MODAL
57. ___-majesté : LESE
58. Eagre : BORE
59. Delusion's partner : SNARE
60. TU-144. e.g. : SST
61. Fills with fear and wonder : AWES
62. Merganser : SMEW
1. Poet Teasdale : SARA
2. Composer Wilder : ALEC
3. Pinocchio, for one : LIAR
4. Archeological find near the Dead Sea : SCROLL
5. Some Bernini creations : SCULPTURES
6. This can be Major or Minor : CANIS
7. Ampersands : ANDS
8. Society-page word : NEE
9. Walking on all fours : PRONOGRADE
10. Tupik, e.g. : TENT
11. In Poseidon's realm : ASEA
13. Spear : EMPALE
15. Roil : AGITATE
18. Step to success : RUNG
20. Functions : OPERATES
23. Blind : UNSEEING
24. Niña's flappers : SAILS
25. Asian snake : KRAIT
26. Gide opus, with "The" : IMMORALIST
27. Vocal expressions : UTTERANCES
28. Duck down : EIDER
29. Medicinal quantities : DOSES
32. Vim : PEP
35. Inspirit : ANIMATE
40. Sudden activities : SPASMS
43. Passport entry : VISA
45. Spikes for Hillary : PITONS
47. River at Nantes : LOIRE
48. OPEC units : BBLS
49. Prill and cinnabar : ORES
50. ___ apple (Fameuse) : SNOW
51. Cheese made backward? : EDAM
52. Recherché : RARE
53. Ruck : SLEW
55. Org. for Ewing : NBA

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