New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1992

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 7, Spans: 2
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1. ___ Valjean : JEAN
5. A Turkestani Muslim : SALAR
10. Russian nurse : BABA
14. Cart part : AXLE
15. Evergreen shrub : ERICA
16. Sultanate near Yemen : OMAN
17. Pursuer of 1 Across : DETECTIVEJAVERT
20. Author Umberto ___ : ECO
21. Amerinds of Neb. : OTOES
22. Dip in water : RINSE
23. Very, to 1 Across : TRES
24. Dracula's foe : SUN
25. Recurrent theme of 35 Across : LOVEOFLIBERTY
31. Type lead-in : PROTO
33. Entertainer Minnelli : LIZA
34. Eureka : AHA
35. Author born Feb. 26, 1802 : HUGO
36. Kin of ducks : GEESE
38. Constantly : EVER
39. U.N. labor arm : ILO
40. Routine : ROTE
41. Improve : AMEND
42. Novel by 35 Across : LESMISERABLES
46. Alas, in Ayr : OCH
47. Taxis : CABS
48. Slammer : CLINK
51. Dry-heat bath : SAUNA
53. U.N. org : FAO
56. Another theme of 35 Across : HOPESFORMANKIND
59. Hops heater : OAST
60. Flax cloth : LINEN
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. Strange saucers : UFOS
63. Boxer's milieu : ARENA
64. Once around Sol : YEAR
1. Green gem : JADE
2. C.E.O., for one : EXEC
3. Singing voice : ALTO
4. Once-called : NEE
5. Medium-sized sofa : SETTEE
6. Melodious : ARIOSO
7. Exist : LIVE
8. Certain fliers : ACES
9. Reign, Hindu-style : RAJ
10. Buffalo, e.g. : BOVINE
11. Sanction : AMEN
12. Jail features : BARS
13. Feed the kitty : ANTE
18. Dry wine of Sicily : CORVO
19. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
23. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
24. Dimensions : SIZE
25. Trademarks : LOGOS
26. Fugitive : FLEER
27. Fleur-de-___ (emblem of France) : LIS
28. Very good reviews : RAVES
29. At that time : THEN
30. Compound : YARD
31. Harris or Silvers : PHIL
32. "___, Britannia" : RULE
36. Gee whiz : GOSH
37. René's hot time : ETE
38. Uncles, in Edinburgh : EMES
40. Haystacks : RICKS
41. Composer Berg : ALBAN
43. Certain canvases : MONETS
44. Shrewdness : ACUMEN
45. ___ split : BANANA
48. ___ En-lai : CHOU
49. What 1 Across stole : LOAF
50. ___ facto : IPSO
51. Evening, in Caen : SOIR
52. Composer (see 32 Down) : ARNE
53. Shoot : FIRE
54. Looped handle : ANSA
55. Frankfurt's river : ODER
57. Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
58. Pitch : KEY

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