New York Times, Monday, March 25, 1991

Author:Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Venomous creatures : ASPS
5. Domino or Waller : FATS
9. Money or Johnny : CASH
13. Mild fight or gaiter : SPAT
14. Allen or Frome : ETHAN
16. Utah ski resort : ALTA
17. Evening, in Paris : SOIR
18. Make amends : ATONE
19. Sprat's diet : LEAN
20. Famous R.L.S. novel : TREASUREISLAND
23. Play part : ACT
24. Us, to Ovid : NOS
25. Fastener or unbranched antler : SPIKE
28. Partner of vigor : VIM
31. Gallery or golf shot : LOFT
34. Dowel or trifle : PIN
35. Big beasts, for short : RHINOS
38. Gambling game : FARO
40. "Yo-ho-ho, ___" : ANDABOTTLEOFRUM
43. Armstrong or Diamond : NEIL
44. Scottish fabric : TARTAN
45. Exclamation or command : GEE
46. Tar or condiment : SALT
48. ___ Vegas, N.M. : LAS
49. Decorate : ADORN
51. Consume or corrode : EAT
53. Ring name : ALI
54. Character in 20 Across : LONGJOHNSILVER
62. Persian poet : OMAR
63. Kingdom : REALM
64. Notable periods : ERAS
66. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
67. Follow : ENSUE
68. Location : SITE
69. Greek letters : ETAS
70. Crude building : SHED
71. Try : TEST
1. Burro or fool : ASS
2. In 20 Across, it was black : SPOT
3. Couple : PAIR
4. Vein or strain : STREAK
5. Banquet : FEAST
6. One of the Aleutians : ATTU
7. Norse god : THOR
8. Rational : SANE
9. Cancels : CALLSOFF
10. "Iacta ___ est" : ALEA
11. Musial or Laurel : STAN
12. Ben Gunn, e.g. : HAND
15. Fritz's negative : NEIN
21. Sour : ACERB
22. The sun : SOL
25. Bridge or measure : SPAN
26. Loblollies or ocotes : PINES
27. Madras is here : INDIA
28. Essential to life : VITAL
29. Within: Prefix : INTRA
30. Sheds feathers : MOLTS
32. N.D. city : FARGO
33. More accurate : TRUER
36. Kind of shot : HOT
37. Red or Black : SEA
39. Augury : OMEN
41. Lively musical passages : ALLEGROS
42. ___ sides (everywhere) : ONALL
47. ___ Mahal : TAJ
50. Strip of rights or rank : DIVEST
52. Ripped : TORE
53. Pointed carefully : AIMED
54. Misplace : LOSE
55. Skip : OMIT
56. Nursemaid in Norfolk : NANA
57. Poulards or pullets : HENS
58. Poet or car : NASH
59. Swing around : SLUE
60. Lake or canal : ERIE
61. Word of disgust : RATS
65. Defeat at bridge : SET

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