New York Times, Tuesday, March 3, 1992

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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1. It makes dates : PALM
5. Lachrymal fluid : TEARS
10. Ripens : AGES
14. Butter substitute : OLEO
15. Brother of Moses : AARON
16. Midway prize : DOLL
17. Bet it all : GOFORBROKE
19. Apiary : HIVE
20. Surpass in venditions : OUTSELL
21. Tied : EVENED
23. Cozy retreats : NESTS
26. Work units : ERGS
27. Engendered : BEGOT
31. Buy back : REDEEM
33. Stir : AROUSE
35. Arab chieftain : AMIR
36. Affirmative vote : YEA
39. Schism : RIFT
40. Styles : MODES
42. Jug : EWER
43. Latest: Prefix : NEO
44. Military assistant : AIDE
45. A sky color : COBALT
47. Roof timber : RAFTER
49. Chasm : ABYSS
50. ___ avis : RARA
51. Useful quality : ASSET
54. Take heed : BEWARE
56. Retaliates : AVENGES
61. Culture medium : AGAR
62. Pitch a complete game : GOTHEROUTE
65. Reception room : SALA
66. Albumen : GLAIR
67. Lath : SLAT
68. Wapitis : ELKS
69. Some Slavs : SERBS
70. Building extensions : ELLS
1. Walt Kelly character : POGO
2. Baseball family name : ALOU
3. Departed : LEFT
4. Pasture palaver : MOOS
5. Postpone : TABLE
6. British noblemen : EARLS
7. Orinoco tributary : ARO
8. Korean G.I. : ROK
9. Dirk of yore : SNEE
10. Cling : ADHERE
11. Crosby movie : GOINGMYWAY
12. Pixies : ELVES
13. Coaster : SLED
18. Hires : RENTS
22. Yaw : VEER
24. Merchants : TRADERS
25. Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
27. Livestock shelter : BARN
28. Lake at SE Mich. : ERIE
29. Take a stroll : GOFORAWALK
30. Umpire's call : OUT
32. Record : DISC
34. Exhale : EMIT
37. Anguillids : EELS
38. Painting and sculpture : ARTS
41. Greek theaters : ODEA
42. Recede : EBB
44. At a distance : AFAR
46. Horse opera : OATER
48. Macaws : ARARAS
50. Stately : REGAL
52. Master, in India : SAHIB
53. Middleman in a baseball trio : EVERS
54. Low : BASE
55. Reproductive cells : EGGS
57. Proboscis : NOSE
58. Cheat : GULL
59. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
60. Square-dance figures : SETS
63. José's hooray : OLE
64. Gob : TAR

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