New York Times, Thursday, February 25, 1993

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Judge : DEEM
5. Serene : CALM
9. ___ Rouge, Cambodian guerrilla : KHMER
14. Precipice part : EDGE
15. Olive genus : OLEA
16. Kent portrayer : REEVE
17. Lilly Daché's métier : MILLINERY
19. Immigrant's island : ELLIS
20. Marine fish : SEABASS
21. Produce an egg : OVULATE
23. One-billionth: Comb. form : NANO
24. Tizzy : SNIT
25. Natalie's singing father : NAT
26. Q-U connection : RST
28. Adulate : LIONIZE
31. Fetid : OLID
33. Soprano Trentini : EMMA
34. "Sweeney ___": T. S. Eliot : ERECT
38. City on the site of ancient Carthage : TUNIS
40. Designer of the J.F.K. Library : PEI
41. Conductor Erno ___ : RAPEE
42. Cockscomb : CREST
43. ___ Bud, Dickens heroine : ROSA
45. Its field once had a Strawberry : SHEA
46. Cheat : COZENER
48. This opens sesame : ESS
49. Micmac's cousin : SAC
52. ___-majesté : LESE
53. Call : TERM
56. Catherine the Great, for one : TSARINA
58. "The Pearl ___," Bizet opera : FISHERS
61. Intended : AIMED
62. Falstaff, for one : ROISTERER
64. Utopian : IDEAL
65. Part of M.I.T. : INST
66. Cantina snack : TACO
67. On deck : READY
68. A classic race at Epsom Downs : OAKS
69. Vietnamese holidays : TETS
1. Some F.O.B.'s : DEMS
2. Ernie K.'s widow : EDIE
3. Sweetbrier : EGLANTINE
4. Soprano to be toasted? : MELBA
5. Organ part : CONSOLE
6. City in S France : ALES
7. Celtic Neptune : LER
8. Thick dressing : MAYONNAISE
9. Beethoven's "___ Sonata" : KREUTZER
10. Thing sometimes given or caught : HELL
11. Black: Comb. form : MELAN
12. LuPone role : EVITA
13. Transplant : RESET
18. John, to Jock : IAN
22. Lucky Roman number : VII
24. "___ to Watch Over Me," Gershwin song : SOMEONE
26. Campus mil. group : ROTC
27. Disparage : SLUR
29. Hurok was one : IMPRESARIO
30. Epochs : ERAS
32. CD, for one : DISC
35. Mayflies, e.g. : EPHEMERAE
36. So-so grades : CEES
37. Cachar and bancha : TEAS
39. In a phlegmatic way : STOLIDLY
44. Hopper and Turner : ARTISTS
47. Japanese Buddhist sect : ZEN
49. Ship's companionway : STAIR
50. Place for kidding? : ASIDE
51. ___ cropper (failed) : CAMEA
54. Superlative suffix : EST
55. Butler at Tara : RHETT
57. Peruse : READ
58. Carlton of baseball : FISK
59. Straight: Comb. form : RECT
60. Angels' delights : SROS
63. ___ shoestring : ONA

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