New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1992

Author:Robert W. Sturges
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
6. Capone blemish : SCAR
10. Restorer's tool : ADZE
14. Leading : PRIME
15. Shelf burden : TOME
16. Perspiration unit : BEAD
17. St. ___ fire : ELMOS
18. A grandson of Adam : ENOS
19. ___ in a poke : APIG
20. Despoilment : DEPREDATION
23. A feast ___ famine : ORA
24. "___ Shanter" : TAMO
25. Felis leo, at times : ROARER
27. Most comprehensive : WIDEST
31. Lab vessel : RETORT
33. Prayer finale : AMEN
34. Backroad sign : EATS
36. Certain cereals : SAMPS
39. Givers' opposites : GETTERS
41. Anagram for theater : THEREAT
43. Cubic meter : STERE
44. Graceful tree : ITEA
46. Opposer : ANTI
47. Enjoy immensely : RELISH
49. Cat, perhaps : RATTER
51. Long, tiresome discourse : SCREED
53. Campus org. : ROTC
55. Hoppe tool : CUE
56. Sketch : DELINEATION
62. Pisa's river : ARNO
64. Is indisposed : AILS
65. Ball : DANCE
66. Nadir, with "the" : PITS
67. Falsehood : TALE
68. Incensed : IRATE
69. "___ of Eden" : EAST
70. Formerly, formerly : ERST
71. One of the 400 : ASTOR
1. Tore : SPED
2. Wreath on Galahad's helmet : ORLE
3. Flaccid : LIMP
4. Cupid : AMOR
5. Changes type : RESETS
6. What inspired Watt : STEAM
7. Twist violently : CONTORT
8. Mine, in Brest : AMOI
9. Holiday haunt : RESORT
10. F. Lee Bailey org. : ABA
11. Behavior : DEPORTMENT
12. Sudanese neighbor : ZAIRE
13. Poe or Masters : EDGAR
21. Office aid : DATER
22. It's seen on a gallows : NOOSE
26. Noah's port of call : ARARAT
27. Funny fellows : WAGS
28. "___ a man who . . . " : IMET
29. Restraints : DETERRENTS
30. Word on a carte : ENTREE
32. This, in Segovia : ESTE
35. Merchandise condition : ASIS
37. Golf's U.S. Open champion: 1976 : PATE
38. Affect emotionally : STIR
40. Sniggled : EELED
42. "M'Liss" author : HARTE
45. Daredevils' delights : THRILLS
48. Think : IDEATE
50. Nova Scotia, once : ACADIA
51. Grace preceder : SCAPE
52. Vatican administrative body : CURIA
54. Commencement : ONSET
57. Ananias, e.g. : LIAR
58. "H.M.S. Pinafore" group : TARS
59. ___ the finish : INAT
60. Eight, to Ovid : OCTO
61. ___-do-well : NEER
63. Direction in a Bonn RR station : OST

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