New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1993

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Hebdomad : WEEK
5. Performs wedelns : SKIS
9. Coe or Cram : MILER
14. ___ breve : ALLA
15. Pres., to the military : CINC
16. Mites : ACARI
17. Kind of taffy : SALTWATER
19. Home of the Lorelei : RHINE
20. P.G.A. winner: 1962 : PLAYER
21. Of a heavenly belt : ZODIACAL
23. Withers away : DIES
25. Olive ___ (uniform material) : DRAB
26. Mrs. Cuomo and namesakes : MATILDAS
30. Counting-out numeros : UNODOS
34. Taken aback, in a way : AWED
35. Bridgetown native : BARBADIAN
37. Unit of acceleration : GAL
38. Kiss aloft? : AIRBUSS
40. From ___ Z : ATO
41. Uniondale skaters : ISLANDERS
43. Nonpareil : ONER
44. Pure : CHASTE
45. Striver : ASPIRANT
48. Where Anna tutored : SIAM
50. A Cassini : OLEG
51. Wrecked completely : TOTALLED
55. Emulates Cuomo : ORATES
59. Synagogue : SCHUL
60. Shipboard lookout perch : CROWSNEST
62. "I could ___ unfold . . . ": Shak. : ATALE
63. Malacca : CANE
64. Palm product : DATE
65. Talks wildly : RANTS
66. Ripened : AGED
67. Soprano Sumac and namesakes : YMAS
1. Epithet for Pope : WASP
2. Middle East airline : ELAL
3. Scat expert : ELLA
4. Green grasshopper : KATYDID
5. Sacred anagram : SCARED
6. Caboodle's partner : KIT
7. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
8. Boston fish dish : SCROD
9. Guam, Saipan and others : MARIANAS
10. Crane of fiction : ICHABOD
11. Temporal : LAIC
12. Soprano Berger : ERNA
13. Browning's "Hervé ___" : RIEL
18. Because, in Bonn : WEIL
22. Defeats decisively : DRUBS
24. Buffalo skater : SABRE
26. Orlando N.B.A. team : MAGIC
27. Barely above water : AWASH
28. "I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
29. Native-born Israeli : SABRA
31. Actress Rigg : DIANA
32. Like a grain : OATEN
33. Nip, at the bar : SNORT
36. ___-Japanese War: 1904-5 : RUSSO
38. Some are Lesser, some Greater : ANTILLES
39. Paragon : IDEAL
42. Have at : ASSAULT
43. Cotton fabric : ORGANDY
46. Tilled : PLOWED
47. Persons engaged in: Suffix : IERS
49. Hajj destination : MECCA
51. Ivan or Alexis : TSAR
52. Kind of chord or meter : OCTA
53. Holier-___-thou : THAN
54. Kind of race : DRAG
56. Span of oxen : TEAM
57. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
58. Fr. holy women : STES
61. United : ONE

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