New York Times, Tuesday, March 31, 1992

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 11, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Demijohns' cousins : JUGS
5. Oxford, e.g. : SHOE
9. " . . . how like a ___ she blushes": Shak. : MAID
13. Wild ox : ANOA
14. Separate : APART
15. Gaelic : ERSE
16. "Go tell ___ the mountain" : ITON
17. One way to quit : COLDTURKEY
19. Calif. city : LOSGATOS
21. Flavoring seeds : ANISES
22. Avid : EAGER
23. Fleece : SKIN
24. Holy : SACRED
26. Artificial eloquence : RHETORIC
30. Alternate : OTHER
31. Shopping center : MART
32. A feast ___ famine : ORA
33. Dies ___ : IRAE
34. Commandment verb : COVET
35. Calendar abbr. : TUES
36. "___ Misérables" : LES
37. Was sorry : RUED
38. English metaphysical poet : DONNE
39. Like some grapes : SEEDLESS
42. Alit : LANDED
43. Adjutant : AIDE
44. Lid : COVER
45. Novelist Laurence ___: 1713-68 : STERNE
48. Sweetheart : TRUELOVE
51. With shoes pointed in? : PIGEONTOED
53. Black, to 38 Across : EBON
54. Writer Leon : URIS
55. Bell sound : CHIME
56. Barn's neighbor : SILO
57. Remainder : REST
58. Conger fisherman : EELER
59. Blizzard material : SNOW
1. Slammer; stir : JAIL
2. Biblical preposition : UNTO
3. Wild ___ (futile endeavor) : GOOSECHASE
4. Tall drink garnished with nutmeg : SANGAREE
5. Animal track : SPOOR
6. Holbrook and March : HALS
7. Fort ___, Calif. base : ORD
8. Comic-strip heroine : ETTAKETT
9. Spanish-bred sheep : MERINO
10. Clumsy vessels : ARKS
11. Words of comprehension : ISEE
12. Former Turkish bigwigs : DEYS
14. Emulated John Lithgow : ACTED
18. Fixed amount : UNIT
20. Ripening agent : AGER
23. Fragment : SHRED
24. Stains : SOILS
25. "A poem lovely as ___" : ATREE
26. Some reviews : RAVES
27. Kind of letter : ROUNDROBIN
28. Goddess of peace : IRENE
29. Examined carefully : CASED
31. Mickey or Minnie : MOUSE
34. Belief : CREDENCE
35. Without modulation : TONELESS
38. Baseball's Winfield : DAVE
40. Biblical anagram for trades : DAREST
41. Floor covering, for short : LINO
42. With more decibels : LOUDER
44. ___ de menthe : CREME
45. Inciter : SPUR
46. Whitewall : TIRE
47. Sponsorship : EGIS
48. Labor : TOIL
49. Flight: It. : VOLO
50. Sufficient, to FitzGerald : ENOW
52. King of ___ hill : THE

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