New York Times, Thursday, February 11, 1993

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mona Van Duyn creation : POEM
5. Epee, e.g. : BLADE
10. Type of toad : BUFO
14. Husband of Judith : ESAU
15. Iditarod entrant : RACER
16. Enough, to FitzGerald : ENOW
17. Another name for fan-tan : PARLIAMENT
19. Consanguineous : AKIN
20. Gist : ESSENCE
21. Blacksmiths' shaping blocks : ANVILS
23. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
26. Bard's twilight times : EENS
27. Pool person : STENO
31. Entad : INWARD
33. Looseness : LAXITY
35. Midge : GNAT
36. Blue Eagle org. : NRA
39. Uttered : ORAL
40. Broadcast : AIRED
42. Souvenirs from the 50th : LEIS
43. Snipefish, e.g. : EEL
44. Other : ELSE
45. Sudden spells of activity : SPASMS
47. Linen-closet items : TOWELS
49. Talent or poise : ASSET
50. Mugger stopper : MACE
51. New York Public Library benefactor : ASTOR
54. Discourages : DETERS
56. Great Lakes channel breaker : ICEBOAT
61. Ex-president of Albania : ALIA
62. Starlings' activity : CHATTERING
65. Piscivorous diving bird : LOON
66. Theater area : AISLE
67. Piedmontese wine center : ASTI
68. British ___ of Court : INNS
69. Assail : BESET
70. Gripe : BEEF
1. "___ le Moko," Gabin film : PEPE
2. Female bears: Sp. : OSAS
3. "I'm all ___": Perot : EARS
4. Donkey-horse offspring : MULE
5. Pair : BRACE
6. Brocaded fabrics : LAMES
7. Top of a suit : ACE
8. Retreat : DEN
9. Ascent, in Catania : ERTA
10. Man's high silk hat : BEAVER
11. Severity : UNKINDNESS
12. Frustrates : FOILS
13. Has : OWNS
18. Pig's cousin : INGOT
22. Unmixed : NEAT
24. Female felid : TIGRESS
25. Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
27. Blackthorn : SLOE
28. Darnel : TARE
29. Euphoria : EXALTATION
30. Nothing : NIL
32. Paper-money rolls : WADS
34. Nathan Hale's alma mater : YALE
37. Hoarfrost : RIME
38. Man Fri. : ASST
41. Cuba, e.g. : ISLA
42. Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
44. Jug : EWER
46. Lutetia, colloquially : PAREE
48. Great quantities : OCEANS
50. Casaba : MELON
52. Name : TITLE
53. Musical group : OCTET
54. Painter of stunted pines : DALI
55. Plant disease : SCAB
57. Palmyra palm : BRAB
58. Seine tributary : OISE
59. Part of A.M. : ANTE
60. Preweekend "prayer" : TGIF
63. Hasten : HIE
64. Burro : ASS

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