New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 1991

Author: Harold B. Counts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plummet : FALL
5. Obtest : PLEAD
10. Applies : USES
14. "Dies ___" : IRAE
15. Hoffman role : RATSO
16. State in Brazil : PARA
17. Dan Cupid's special date : STVALENTINESDAY
20. Mythical Irish queen : TEA
21. Cruising : ASEA
22. Discontinue : CEASE
23. Epicedes : ODES
24. Shoplifter's nemesis : SPOTTER
26. Zinke : CORNET
29. Party spoilers : BOORS
30. Nautical word : ALEE
31. Large kangaroos : EUROS
32. Follower : IST
35. Time for hearts and flowers : FEBRUARYTHEI4TH
39. Aurora, to Achilles : EOS
40. Enneads : NINES
41. Relief : DOLE
42. Co-Nobelist in Chemistry: 1950 : ALDER
43. Nation target : SALOON
45. Fierce or courageous woman : TIGRESS
48. ___ Bluff, Ark. : PINE
49. Molding edge : ARRIS
50. Branches : RAMI
51. Friend: Fr. : AMI
54. Sweets of sorts : SWISSCHOCOLATES
58. Prong : TINE
59. Beauty abducted by Paris : HELEN
60. Nucleus : CORE
61. Objectives : ENDS
62. Mimics : APERS
63. Foil's cousin : EPEE
1. Stallone film: 1978 : FIST
2. Comic Johnson : ARTE
3. Latite : LAVA
4. Meadow : LEA
5. Adjust beforehand : PRESET
6. Track strips : LANES
7. Henri chaser : ETTA
8. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
9. Oxford V.I.P. : DON
10. Rattles : UPSETS
11. Memorable Egyptian leader : SADAT
12. Obliterate : ERASE
13. Gain or nay follower : SAYER
18. Put on cargo : LADE
19. Detroit suburb : ECORSE
23. He's sui generis : ONER
24. Out of ___ (cross) : SORTS
25. Fiddlesticks! : POOH
26. Bistro : CAFE
27. TV backdrop : OLEO
28. C.S.A. men : REBS
29. Vendee : BUYER
31. Birds of prey : ERNES
32. MCD : I4OO
33. Town on the Vire : STLO
34. So : THEN
36. Save : UNLESS
37. Supports : AIDS
38. Fainéant : IDLE
42. Meets the day : ARISES
43. Rick and A. J. : SIMONS
44. Plant of the legume family : ANIL
45. Sense of fitness : TASTE
46. Writer Shaw : IRWIN
47. Drudgery : GRIND
48. Ind. cager : PACER
50. Part : ROLE
51. Over : ATOP
52. Sheer : MERE
53. "Oh yeah!" : ISEE
55. Half a dance : CHA
56. Drill sergeant's call : HEP
57. Parker of football fame : ACE

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