New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 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 V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stamp of approval? : PAID
5. "Playing fields" site : ETON
9. Kind : BREED
14. Prado offering : ARTE
15. Carefree gait : LOPE
16. Defeat : OUTDO
17. Use McCormick's machine : REAP
18. Arise : STEM
19. ___ den Linden, Berlin : UNTER
20. Start of a quip : CALORIECOUNTERS
23. Appear : SEEM
24. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
25. Herb used in cooking : BASIL
28. What bugbears do : SCARE
31. Hall of Fame botanist ___ Gray : ASA
34. Robert Giroux, e.g. : EDITOR
36. Regret : RUE
37. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
38. Quip continued : SOMETIMESAPPEAR
41. Stepped : TROD
42. Nesselrode or mud follower : PIE
43. Shelter : LEANTO
44. Coin of Malaysia : SEN
45. Biblical hymn : PSALM
47. Groom : PREEN
48. Sweet item : PEA
49. Entrance for Clementine's dad : ADIT
51. Quip concluded : AWFULWEAKINMATH
59. "___ We Dance?" : SHALL
60. Not fer : AGIN
61. Singer Brickell : EDIE
62. Championship : TITLE
63. A small amount : SONG
64. Au naturel : NUDE
65. "Time is ___ of trouble": E. Dickinson : ATEST
66. Like floating island : EGGY
67. ___ off (irate) : TEED
1. Buttes-Chaumont or Monceau : PARC
2. District : AREA
3. Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
4. Banked : DEPOSITED
5. Celebrated cow : ELSIE
6. Carved emblems : TOTEMS
7. Oily acronym : OPEC
8. Verne skipper : NEMO
9. Pep : BOUNCE
10. Total : RUNTO
11. Wagon trailer : ETTE
12. Fulda tributary : EDER
13. June bugs : DORS
21. Apportion again : RELOT
22. Artificial : UNREAL
25. Wins : BESTS
26. Worship : ADORE
27. "Lost in Yonkers" playwright : SIMON
29. Trout container : CREEL
30. From, in Friedberg : AUS
31. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
32. Roofing : SLATE
33. Home-run king : AARON
35. Carpenter's cutter : RIPSAW
37. "The ___," Wilder film : APARTMENT
39. Actress Farrow : MIA
40. ___ the Short, Frankish king : PEPIN
45. BB : PELLET
46. Origination : MAKING
48. Attracts : PULLS
50. Squalid : DINGY
51. Film terrier : ASTA
52. Iota : WHIT
53. Kismet : FATE
54. Riley's life : EASE
55. Tingly : AGOG
56. Together, to Mehta : ADUE
57. A nonwaiter : TIDE
58. Pay attention : HEED

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