New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1993

Author:Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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1. Hebdomad (4) : WEEK
5. Performs wedelns (4) : SKIS
9. Coe or Cram (5) : MILER
14. ___ breve (4) : ALLA
15. Pres., to the military (4) : CINC
16. Mites (5) : ACARI
17. Kind of taffy (9) : SALTWATER
19. Home of the Lorelei (5) : RHINE
20. P.G.A. winner: 1962 (6) : PLAYER
21. Of a heavenly belt (8) : ZODIACAL
23. Withers away (4) : DIES
25. Olive ___ (uniform material) (4) : DRAB
26. Mrs. Cuomo and namesakes (8) : MATILDAS
30. Counting-out numeros (6) : UNODOS
34. Taken aback, in a way (4) : AWED
35. Bridgetown native (9) : BARBADIAN
37. Unit of acceleration (3) : GAL
38. Kiss aloft? (7) : AIRBUSS
40. From ___ Z (3) : ATO
41. Uniondale skaters (9) : ISLANDERS
43. Nonpareil (4) : ONER
44. Pure (6) : CHASTE
45. Striver (8) : ASPIRANT
48. Where Anna tutored (4) : SIAM
50. A Cassini (4) : OLEG
51. Wrecked completely (8) : TOTALLED
55. Emulates Cuomo (6) : ORATES
59. Synagogue (5) : SCHUL
60. Shipboard lookout perch (9) : CROWSNEST
62. "I could ___ unfold . . . ": Shak. (5) : ATALE
63. Malacca (4) : CANE
64. Palm product (4) : DATE
65. Talks wildly (5) : RANTS
66. Ripened (4) : AGED
67. Soprano Sumac and namesakes (4) : YMAS
1. Epithet for Pope (4) : WASP
2. Middle East airline (4) : ELAL
3. Scat expert (4) : ELLA
4. Green grasshopper (7) : KATYDID
5. Sacred anagram (6) : SCARED
6. Caboodle's partner (3) : KIT
7. Don Juan's mother (4) : INEZ
8. Boston fish dish (5) : SCROD
9. Guam, Saipan and others (8) : MARIANAS
10. Crane of fiction (7) : ICHABOD
11. Temporal (4) : LAIC
12. Soprano Berger (4) : ERNA
13. Browning's "Hervé ___" (4) : RIEL
18. Because, in Bonn (4) : WEIL
22. Defeats decisively (5) : DRUBS
24. Buffalo skater (5) : SABRE
26. Orlando N.B.A. team (5) : MAGIC
27. Barely above water (5) : AWASH
28. "I cannot ___ lie" (5) : TELLA
29. Native-born Israeli (5) : SABRA
31. Actress Rigg (5) : DIANA
32. Like a grain (5) : OATEN
33. Nip, at the bar (5) : SNORT
36. ___-Japanese War: 1904-5 (5) : RUSSO
38. Some are Lesser, some Greater (8) : ANTILLES
39. Paragon (5) : IDEAL
42. Have at (7) : ASSAULT
43. Cotton fabric (7) : ORGANDY
46. Tilled (6) : PLOWED
47. Persons engaged in: Suffix (4) : IERS
49. Hajj destination (5) : MECCA
51. Ivan or Alexis (4) : TSAR
52. Kind of chord or meter (4) : OCTA
53. Holier-___-thou (4) : THAN
54. Kind of race (4) : DRAG
56. Span of oxen (4) : TEAM
57. "Cómo ___ usted?" (4) : ESTA
58. Fr. holy women (4) : STES
61. United (3) : ONE

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