New York Times, Friday, February 8, 1991

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
5. Comply : OBEY
9. A-to-Z : GAMUT
14. Kind of gravure : ROTO
15. Lacoste of tennis : RENE
16. Unique : ALONE
17. Russian sea : ARAL
18. Singer Billy ___ : IDOL
19. Site of Leonardo's "The Last Supper" : MILAN
20. Ringing line from Poe? : BELLSBELLSBELLS
23. Typical De Mille film : EPIC
24. Wrestler's goal : PIN
25. Maxim : ADAGE
28. Cobra's kin : KRAIT
31. Deli order : BLT
34. Mother of St. Augustine : MONICA
36. Ending for east or west : ERN
37. Odin's spouse: Var. : FREA
38. Smashing line from Tennyson? : BREAKBREAKBREAK
41. Actor Mark ___-Baker : LINN
42. Fla.'s ___ Singing Tower : BOK
43. Shirt section : SLEEVE
44. Tuck away : EAT
45. Back : BOOST
47. Marcel's waves : ONDES
48. Service org. : ORT
49. Clapton or Blore : ERIC
51. Brilliant line from Whitman? : SHINESHINESHINE
59. " . . . he ___ crooked mile" : WENTA
60. Girl in TV's "Grand" : EDDA
61. Heath for Heathcliff : MOOR
62. Patois : ARGOT
63. Komatik : SLED
64. The ___, comics crime fighter : ATOM
65. Kind of paper : GRAPH
66. Wizened : SERE
67. Zola protagonist : NANA
1. Azzazame, e.g. : ARAB
2. Knowledge : LORE
3. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
4. Fisk attendee, e.g. : COLLEGIAN
5. African antelope : ORIBI
6. Grace : BEDECK
7. Chemical compound : ENOL
8. Island off Scotland : YELL
9. Kasparov concern : GAMBIT
10. Exotic : ALIEN
11. Kurt of the Met : MOLL
12. Single : UNAL
13. Hamiltons : TENS
21. Dot : SPECK
22. He defeated Ali: Feb. 1978 : SPINKS
25. Stroll : AMBLE
26. Andrea ___ disaster: July 1956 : DORIA
27. In re : ANENT
29. Fumes : REEKS
30. Constellation or pine : ARA
31. Multiply : BREED
32. Take off : LEAVE
33. Film parts : TAKES
35. Monastery heads : ABBOTS
37. "A ___ must be always talking . . . ": S. Johnson : FRENCHMAN
39. Joey : ROO
40. Famous castle on the Loire : BLOIS
45. Slightest hint : BREATH
46. Jolly boat : TENDER
48. Ahead : ONTOP
50. "Drink" playwright : READE
51. Loot : SWAG
52. Mannheim mister : HERR
53. Actress Swenson : INGA
54. Myra of the keyboard : HESS
55. Pointless : IDLE
56. Jot : IOTA
57. Finest part : NOON
58. Bombeck : ERMA

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