New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1992

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Entities : ONES
5. Mata ___ : HARI
9. Gape : STARE
14. Grime : DIRT
15. On in years : AGED
16. Down from a duck : EIDER
17. Bhutan's continent : ASIA
18. Ceremony : RITE
19. Of a protuberance : NODAL
20. Liberian neighbor : SIERRALEONE
23. Kind of cream : ICE
24. Amphora : VASE
25. Discharges : EGESTS
27. Aspects : FACETS
30. African antelope : IMPALA
32. Drs.' org. : AMA
33. Musical sign : SEGNO
35. Qaddafi's country : LIBYA
38. Space gp. : NASA
40. Blip maker : RADAR
42. Impudence : SASS
43. The Gold Coast today : GHANA
45. Softened : MUTED
47. Sometimes it's safe : BET
48. Muddle : BEMUSE
50. Mali's desert : SAHARA
52. Vacillate : FALTER
54. Operatic African slave : AIDA
55. Paraguayan border river : APA
56. Stanley's greeting: "Dr. ___, I presume" : LIVINGSTONE
62. Hawaiian island : LANAI
64. Hibernia : ERIN
65. Mouse, to a cat : PREY
66. Capital of 43 Across : ACCRA
67. Enameled metalware : TOLE
68. Anent : INRE
69. Chairs etc. : SEATS
70. Lulu : ONER
71. Beatty and Sparks : NEDS
1. Rooms in a harem : ODAS
2. ___ prius (trial court) : NISI
3. Put-in-Bay's lake : ERIE
4. Lack sustenance : STARVE
5. Molester : HARASSER
6. Nimble : AGILE
7. Neural network : RETE
8. Logic lead-in : IDEO
9. Dakar's country : SENEGAL
10. Pedro's uncle : TIO
11. Capital of Ethiopia : ADDISABABA
12. Do a double-take : REACT
13. Namesakes of a Gardner : ERLES
21. Piper's followers : RATS
22. Fiber knot : NEP
26. Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
27. Canine tooth : FANG
28. Nanjing nanny : AMAH
29. Moroccan site of a classic movie : CASABLANCA
30. Endow with a quality : INDUE
31. Castle trench : MOAT
34. Tars' chats : GAMS
36. North Sea feeder : YSER
37. Dog star : ASTA
39. Dill of the Bible : ANET
41. Quitter of sorts : RESIGNER
44. Earhart et al. : AMELIAS
46. June heroes : DADS
49. Altdorf's canton : URI
51. Chapeau fastener : HATPIN
52. Part songs : FALAS
53. Swiftly : APACE
54. Old-womanish : ANILE
57. Presidential prerogative : VETO
58. A number 5, e.g. : IRON
59. Caen's river : ORNE
60. Bore : NERD
61. Ogles : EYES
63. Rubens's métier : ART

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