New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1992

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Cerastes : ASP
4. Ethiopian town : ADUWA
9. Face relaxer : SMILE
14. Rumanian coins : LEI
15. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
16. City in Afghanistan : HERAT
17. Disposed : APT
18. Pluperfect : UTTER
19. Betel source : ARECA
20. Gp. Lewis headed : CIO
21. Italian Romantic poet: 1798-1837 : LEOPARDI
23. Louisiana Purchase part : KANSAS
25. Finesse : OUTWIT
29. ___ salt : ATTIC
32. Patron of Leonardo da Vinci : SFORZA
33. City in Walesa's land : OPOLE
36. Writer Vidal : GORE
38. Fellies : RIMS
39. Point ___, Calif. cape : MUGU
40. Muslim Satan : EBLIS
41. "Whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
42. Outfit : UNIT
43. Scatter : ROUT
44. À ___ santé : VOTRE
45. Bank, old style : RIVAGE
47. Portuguese enclave in China : MACAU
49. Vinegary : ACETIC
50. Made silent : HUSHED
54. Complete : INTEGRAL
58. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
59. Form a pile of straw : STOOK
62. " . . . to ___ the lily": Shak. : PAINT
63. Pyknic : FAT
64. Oscillated : SWUNG
65. Simulacrum : IMAGE
66. Exercise : USE
67. Trunk in a museum : TORSO
68. Packed : CASED
69. G-man, e.g. : FED
1. Welladay! : ALACK
2. Cuttlefish ink : SEPIA
3. Spike for Hillary : PITON
4. Admire servilely : ADULATE
5. Execrate : DETEST
6. "___ This Last": Ruskin : UNTO
7. Emulate Niobe : WEEP
8. River or province of Luzon : ABRA
9. Egyptian irrigating device : SHADUF
10. Worthy : MERITORIOUS
11. Wrath : IRE
12. Scale insect's secretion : LAC
13. Greek vowel : ETA
22. Floribundas : ROSES
24. Letter openers : SALUTATIONS
26. Carpus : WRIST
27. Smyrna today : IZMIR
28. Armor piece : TASSE
30. Nigerian native : IGBO
31. Writer Padraic ___ : COLUM
33. Kyushu bay : OMURA
34. Rome's ___ Wars : PUNIC
35. Architectural rib : OGIVE
37. Tass, today : RITA
40. Upright : ERECT
44. Like 35 Down : VAULTED
46. Large shade tree : GINKGO
48. This may be loose : CHANGE
51. Saudi city : HOFUF
52. Wipe out : ERASE
53. Passé : DATED
55. "Orlando Furioso," e.g. : EPIC
56. Vasco da ___ : GAMA
57. Creeks : RIAS
59. Fast transport : SST
60. Jefferson bill : TWO
61. Possessive pronoun : OUR

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