New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1993

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain dorsal bones : SACRA
6. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
10. Pep : VIM
13. Profits : AVAILS
15. Pedestal: Sp. : BASA
16. Ending for elephant : INE
17. Count Basie was one : HEPCAT
18. Intertwines : ENSNARLS
20. Stitchbirds : IHIS
21. Poet Hughes : LANGSTON
22. ___ loss (befuddled) : ATA
23. Dowel : PEG
24. Porter's "___ Got Something" : YOUVE
25. Winged : ALAR
26. Leveled, in Leeds : RASED
28. Movie maker Spike : LEE
29. Cry in Caen : MONDIEU
31. Honey of a drink : MEAD
33. Port protection : SEAWALL
34. He wrote "Invisible Man" : ELLISON
38. Regretful one : RUER
39. "___ have they of ills to come": T. Gray : NOSENSE
40. Bacheller's "___ and I" : DRI
42. Legal wrongs : TORTS
44. Concern of Morgan Freeman, e.g. : ROLE
45. Moola : DOUGH
47. Freedom Riders' transport : BUS
48. U.S.-Can. ___ Canals : SOO
49. Becomes zealous : ENTHUSES
51. Yokums' creator : CAPP
53. Bedding part : MATTRESS
54. Dahl of film : ARLENE
57. Western athlete : UTE
58. Gin variety : SLOE
59. Safari figure : BEARER
60. Incarnadine : RED
61. Camper's need : TENT
62. Orgs. of sorts : SYSTS
1. Czech unit of length : SAH
2. Galba's greeting : AVE
3. Spanish flagship : CAPITANA
4. "Native Son" author : RICHARDWRIGHT
5. Jai ___ : ALAI
6. Poplars : ABELES
7. Corporate boards, e.g. : MANAGEMENTS
8. Part of N.A.A.C.P. : ASSN
9. Pungent : TANGY
10. Rectitude : VIRTUE
11. Stung by Cupid : INLOVE
12. Middle, in law : MESNE
14. Blvds.' kin : STS
19. Fuller's 1982 Pulitzer drama : ASOLDIERSPLAY
22. Medicinal herb : ALOE
23. Memorable actor-singer : PAULROBESON
25. P.M.'s opposites : AMS
26. Rented again : RELET
27. Apollo's birthplace : DELOS
30. Stargazers' gp. : IAU
32. Pacino and Smith : ALS
35. Nosy ones : SNOOPERS
36. European capital : OSLO
37. Society editor's word : NEE
40. Give : DONATE
41. Like some rural roads : RUTTED
43. Kind of apple : RUSSET
45. Take exception : DEMUR
46. She wrote "Back Street" : HURST
50. Stream near Salerno : SELE
51. Composer-conductor Calloway : CAB
52. War god : ARES
55. Barrier for Z. Garrison : NET
56. Forage plant : ERS

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