New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 1991

Author:William E. Heinemann
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Short distance : STEP
5. Controversy : FLAP
9. Recorded : TAPED
14. PBS science series : NOVA
15. Recent : LATE
16. Humble : ABASE
17. Iron and Stone : AGES
18. ___ patriae : AMOR
19. High-strung : TENSE
20. Marcel Marceau, for one : PANTOMIMIST
23. Traffic snarl : JAM
24. Lamb's sobriquet : ELIA
25. Invariably : ALWAYS
27. Corded fabric : POPLIN
30. Up-to-date : MODERN
32. A Khan : AGA
33. Girl-watcher : OGLER
35. Elevation between valleys : RIDGE
38. Advance, as money : LEND
40. Bribed : OILED
42. Paris's home : TROY
43. Red Bordeaux wine : MEDOC
45. Court pleas, for short : NOLOS
47. Shoshonean : UTE
48. Declaims : ORATES
50. Harmony : COSMOS
52. Warning word : BEWARE
54. Ponder : MUSE
55. Stripling : LAD
56. Bedlam : PANDEMONIUM
62. Athletic : AGILE
64. Staffer : AIDE
65. Carolina rail : SORA
66. Winter forecast : SLEET
67. Broad smile : GRIN
68. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
69. Criteria : TESTS
70. Howdah, e.g. : SEAT
71. Sinbad or Popeye : SALT
1. Easy exam : SNAP
2. Cicero's wear : TOGA
3. Unruffled : EVEN
4. Chalklike crayon : PASTEL
5. Hialeah bird : FLAMINGO
6. Vampire : LAMIA
7. Speck : ATOM
8. Lovely woman : PERI
9. Telltale : TATTLER
10. Vigoda or Fortas : ABE
11. Pretentious official : PANJANDRUM
12. Macaulay product : ESSAY
13. Regards : DEEMS
21. Medley : OLIO
22. Blue : SAD
26. Warrant : WRIT
27. Pilfer : PALM
28. Double curve : OGEE
29. Some apple pies : PANDOWDIES
30. Island in the Cyclades : MELOS
31. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
34. Queue : LINE
36. Head for : GOTO
37. Watches : EYES
39. The first Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
41. Deed : DOCUMENT
44. Broadlooms : CARPETS
46. Passable : SOSO
49. Souchong or hyson : TEA
51. Touch and taste : SENSES
52. Explosion : BLAST
53. Bird on a bill : EAGLE
54. TV, radio, etc. : MEDIA
57. Badgers : NAGS
58. Urgent : DIRE
59. Tittle : IOTA
60. U.S.S.R.'s ___ Mountains : URAL
61. Brewer's need : MALT
63. Call at Wimbledon : LET

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