New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1993

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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1. Secretary : DESK
5. Composer of "Carmina Burana" : ORFF
9. Site of golf's "blue monster" : DORAL
14. "___ Troll," Heine poem : ATTA
15. Actress Mia ___ : SARA
16. Like some oldsters : ANILE
17. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
18. Rocker Ant : ADAM
19. Clubs or spices : MACES
20. Monroe role in "Some Like It Hot" : SUGARKANE
22. ___ Peak : PIKES
23. Courage : HEART
24. Boneset, e.g. : HERB
25. Murderous: Comb. form : CIDAL
28. Hindu instrument : SITAR
30. CD's predecessors : LPS
33. Tick : ACARID
35. Operatic partner of "Pag" : CAV
36. ___ Baba : ALI
37. Minerals used in paints : BARITES
39. Kind of profile : GRECIAN
42. Bank abbr. : INT
43. Michael Jackson album : BAD
45. Blissful : EDENIC
46. Ultimate degree : NTH
47. Assessed : RATED
49. Byzantine empress : IRENE
50. ___ dire (legal oath) : VOIR
52. Gay ___ : PAREE
54. Author Dahl : ROALD
56. Connery or Moore role : JAMESBOND
60. Over : ENDED
61. Innisfail : ERIN
62. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
63. Filch : STEAL
64. Proofreader's mark : STET
65. Unsubstantial : AIRY
66. Mezzo from Pa. : HORNE
67. Plebe's place : USNA
68. Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : LOOS
1. Footpace : DAIS
2. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
3. Smoker : STAG
4. Botswana desert : KALAHARI
5. Japanese seaport : OSAKA
6. Speed-detecting devices : RADARS
7. Overwrought : FRANTIC
8. Reputation : FAME
9. Mute for a horn : DAMPER
10. "I lived ___": Frost : ONAIR
11. Bogart role in "Casablanca" : RICKBLAINE
12. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
13. Not so much : LESS
21. Kindled anew : RELIT
24. Port, to Pierre : HAVRE
25. Kind of fever : CABIN
26. "___ Go On," 1955 song : ICANT
27. "Star Wars" heavy : DARTHVADER
29. Aglet : TAG
31. Champaign : PLAIN
32. Subsequently : SINCE
34. Exclude : DEBAR
38. H.S. exam : SAT
40. Brickell and McClurg : EDIES
41. Of the intellect : CEREBRAL
44. Takes off : DEPARTS
47. Conundrum : RIDDLE
48. Paraclete at Molokai : DAMIEN
51. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
53. Designer de la ___ : RENTA
54. Hebrew letter : RESH
55. Existence: Comb. form : ONTO
56. "___, Joy of Man's Desiring": Bach : JESU
57. Taft's state : OHIO
58. Pianist Peter : NERO
59. Emerson poem : DAYS

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