New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1991

Author:Rosalind Pavane
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tenner : SAWBUCK
5. Commence : START
10. Low-cut shoe : PUMP
14. Actinal : ORAL
15. Vietnamese capital : HANOI
16. Chemical compound : ENOL
17. Queue : LINE
18. Dizzy : AREEL
19. ___ Caliente, Costa Rica : AGUA
20. Annie's benefactor : DADDYWARBUCKS
22. Crooner Columbo : RUSS
23. Salad addition : OIL
24. Sand-trap shot : BLAST
25. Produce : SPAWN
28. A star of "Cats" on Broadway : BETTYBUCKLEY
32. Mexican muzhik : PEON
33. Town NE of Baltimore : BELAIR
34. Sarlak : YAK
35. Court arbiter : REFEREE
36. Duty : TAX
39. Musical that won six Oscars : OLIVER
40. Nickname for an Ohioan : BUCKEYE
41. Abbott-Costello film: 1941 : BUCKPRIVATES
45. "___ Mrs. North," 1941 film : MRAND
46. Gobel's widow : ALICE
47. Fuss : ADO
48. Hick : RUBE
49. Makeshift firefighting group : BUCKETBRIGADE
56. Eight bits : ONEBUCK
57. Implement of Figaro : RAZOR
58. Inky : EBON
59. Gargantua : OGRE
60. Yoga posture : ASANA
61. Take it from the top : REDO
62. Trousers part : SEAT
63. Vidal book: 1974 : MYRON
64. Slack; not busy : SLOW
1. Hawked : SOLD
2. Song for Millo : ARIA
3. Baton : WAND
4. Tuneful order to Winsocki : BUCKLEDOWN
5. Stole : SHAWL
6. Hill near Dublin : TARA
7. Male ant : ANER
8. A male deer : ROEBUCK
9. Sesames : TILS
10. "Sons" author: 1932 : PEARLBUCK
11. Claw-shaped : UNGUAL
12. Chilled dessert : MOUSSE
13. Surgical repair: Comb. form : PLASTY
21. Yang's companion : YIN
24. Cow shed, in Yorkshire : BYRE
25. Smiley was one : SPY
26. Princess annoyer : PEA
27. "Thumbs up" message : AOK
28. Suit : BEFIT
29. Pupil of a maître : ELEVE
30. Noxious weeds : TARES
31. Layer : TIER
33. Bartók or Lugosi : BELA
35. Stray : ROVE
36. An infusion : TEA
37. Novelist Rand : AYN
38. Crossed out : XED
40. Spaceman hero in comics : BUCKROGERS
41. Cowboys : BUCKAROOS
42. Dive : PLUNGE
43. Rio bank : RIBERA
44. Place for cubes : ICEBUCKET
45. Year in Luther's time : MDI
47. A Scottish isle : ARRAN
49. Stiff fabric for lining : BUCKRAM
50. Simple : EASY
51. Russian ruler: Var. : TZAR
52. Palm Springs's mayor : BONO
53. "Green Mansions" hero : ABEL
54. Fuddy-duddy : DODO
55. FitzGerald's "enough" : ENOW

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