New York Times, Monday, March 16, 1992

Author:Stanley Glass
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Nasty remark : BARB
5. College town in Colo. : LAMAR
10. Derisive comment : HAHA
14. Type of exam : ORAL
15. Residence : ABODE
16. Astronaut Bean : ALAN
17. Israeli port : ACRE
18. Raison ___ : DETRE
19. Tilt sideways : LIST
20. English liquor holder? : HENRYTHEFIFTH
23. "___ Rheingold" : DAS
24. Mal de ___ (seasickness) : MER
25. Atty.'s org. : ABA
28. Comparative connector : THAN
31. Money back : REBATE
36. Optician's product : LENS
38. Mesabi product : IRON
40. U.S.N.A. part : NAVAL
41. Spanish fight attendant? : PHILIPTHESECOND
44. Abhors : HATES
45. Type of opera : SOAP
46. Commit check fraud : KITE
47. Garland : ANADEM
49. Enclose : WRAP
51. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
52. Field role : RAE
54. Snooze : NAP
56. Outstanding Russian rabbit? : PETERTHEGREAT
63. Not taped : LIVE
64. Discourage : CHILL
65. Grad : ALUM
67. Plow pullers : OXEN
68. Merchants' guild : HANSE
69. Solicitude : CARE
70. ___ Land in Antarctica : BYRD
71. Done : ENDED
72. Clue : HINT
1. Elongated squeezer : BOA
2. Cunning : ARCH
3. Lightly cooked : RARE
4. Merge : BLEND
5. Rank for Bea Lillie : LADYSHIP
6. Assist an arsonist : ABET
7. Scourge of clothing : MOTH
8. To the point : ADREM
9. Closefitting jacket : REEFER
10. Fifty percent : HALF
11. Came down : ALIT
12. Jumble : HASH
13. Picnic visitor : ANT
21. Traitor : RAT
22. "Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
25. First of a series : ALPHA
26. Irish playwright : BEHAN
27. Singer Baker : ANITA
29. Some are fine : ARTS
30. Not at all : NOHOW
32. "___ to the Future" : BACK
33. Shun : AVOID
34. Aunt, in Arles : TANTE
35. A Pliny : ELDER
37. Luge : SLED
39. Approach : NEAR
42. Rhone feeder : ISERE
43. Glittered, in a way : SPANGLED
48. Historical region of central France : MARCHE
50. Golf standard : PAR
53. Allen of Vt. : ETHAN
55. Nectarine, e.g. : PEACH
56. Sprite : PIXY
57. At any time : EVER
58. Incline : TEND
59. Female deer : HIND
60. Otherwise : ELSE
61. Jai ___ : ALAI
62. Rotate : TURN
63. Tennis stroke : LOB
66. America's La Scala : MET

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