New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 1991

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rhyme scheme : ABBA
5. Mall unit : STORE
10. A sound of music : HIFI
14. Boxer Max : BAER
15. Frankie of rock fame : LYMON
16. Yemeni seaport : ADEN
17. Varied background : CHECKEREDCAREER
20. ___ ceremony (be formal) : STANDON
21. Insipid : STALE
22. Malamutes, e.g. : DOGS
23. Nabokov's "___ Fire" : PALE
25. Garment size : PETITE
28. Turn; veer : SLUE
29. Scot's cap : TAM
32. Turkish V.I.P. : AGHA
33. Kind of oil : SHALE
34. Wrath : IRE
35. Hot dog's antics : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
39. Yet, in poesy : EEN
40. Storehouse : ETAPE
41. Where Kerman is : IRAN
42. Jeanne d'Arc's title: Abbr. : STE
43. Expose : BARE
44. Gaseous fuel : BUTANE
46. Make out : FARE
47. Meat : GIST
48. Mountains of Morocco : ATLAS
51. Lists : CAREENS
54. Caucus site? : SMOKEFILLEDROOM
58. Alleviate : EASE
59. TV group : ATEAM
60. Shade makers : ELMS
61. Hill dwellers : ANTS
62. Springe part : NOOSE
63. "Easy ___ it" : DOES
1. TV network : ABC
2. Cries of contempt : BAHS
3. Root vegetable : BEET
4. Pastoral : ARCADIAN
5. Tool or vehicle : SLEDGE
6. Novices : TYROS
7. Augury : OMEN
8. Curtain holder : ROD
9. Business-letter abbr. : ENC
10. Author of "The Luck of Roaring Camp" : HARTE
11. Think-tank product : IDEA
12. Grope : FEEL
13. Anent : INRE
18. Sheepshank, for one : KNOT
19. In the arms of Morpheus : ASLEEP
23. Kind of geometry : PLANE
24. Old: Scot. : AULD
25. Leaves : PAGES
26. Wading bird : EGRET
27. Title for Macbeth : THANE
28. Configuration : SHAPE
29. Chaplet : TIARA
30. Indo-European : ARYAN
31. Middle, in law : MESNE
33. Rubberneck : STARE
36. Humble : DEBASE
37. Featured actor : STAR
38. Strewed trash : LITTERED
44. Oared galley : BIREME
45. Took advantage of : USED
46. Four-flushers : FAKES
47. Celebrations : GALAS
48. On the Ligurian : ASEA
49. Fed : TMAN
50. Pixie-led : LOST
51. An Afr. queen : CLEO
52. ___ contendere : NOLO
53. Indefinite number : SOME
55. Rooter : FAN
56. "Quincy" actor : ITO
57. Novel drafts: Abbr. : MSS

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