New York Times, Saturday, March 9, 1991

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Ostentatious display : POMP
5. Swiss theologian: 1886-1968 : BARTH
10. Salubrious spot : SPA
13. Ship's position : ALEE
14. Divert : AMUSE
15. Bone affliction : SPUR
16. Scripture verse : TEXT
17. Scoundrel : LOSEL
18. Priscilla of old movies : LANE
19. Vibrissa : HAIR
20. Underworld god : DIS
21. End : FINIS
22. Concern : CARE
24. Of the Muslim faith : ISLAMIC
27. Altruistic one : SHARER
29. Observes Yom Kippur : ATONES
30. Prevention measure : OUNCE
31. Make cords in bed : SNORE
32. Chinese dynasty : HAN
35. Hebrew letter : RESH
36. This has strings attached : APRON
37. Tony's little cousin : OBIE
38. Sum, es, ___ : EST
39. Pry : SNOOP
40. N.Y.'s World ___ Center : TRADE
41. Spongy substance : AMADOU
43. Influenced : SWAYED
44. Half-hour on the Half Moon : ONEBELL
45. Movie dog : TOTO
46. Ancient Asian country : MEDIA
47. Noted painter of birds : EDE
49. Head of a tale : ONCE
52. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
53. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
55. Titubate : REEL
56. They penalize N.F.L.ers : REFS
57. Ballad lead-in : INTRO
58. New couple, to Barrett : ITEM
59. Sprite : ELF
60. Lennon's "___ and Glass" : STEEL
61. Benito's bone : OSSO
1. Garden area : PATH
2. Olive genus : OLEA
3. Impasse : MEXICANSTANDOFF
4. "Africa" was this poet's epic : PETRARCH
5. Norse god of light : BALDER
6. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
7. Dangerous game : RUSSIANROULETTE
8. Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
9. Loki's daughter : HEL
10. Yucca plants : SPANISHBAYONETS
11. Treacherous : PUNIC
12. Brother of Eris : ARES
15. Pond film : SLIME
21. Temple, old style : FANE
23. Female ruff : REE
25. Condescend : STOOP
26. Bereft, to Byron : LORN
27. Distressed : SORE
28. Man Ray's concerns : HUES
31. Reversed loops? : SPOOL
33. Right-hand person : AIDE
34. Penury : NEED
36. Peruvian Indian : ANDE
37. Handel forte : ORATORIO
39. Netherlands Antilles island : SABA
40. Tango number : TWO
42. Golda's family : MEIRS
43. Unsaturated alcohol : STEROL
44. German name for a Baltic island : OESEL
46. Flat lunar area : MARE
48. Golden : DORE
50. Quintet in catch-as-catch-can : CEES
51. Saint associated with fire : ELMO
53. Encore : BIS
54. Echidna's morsel : ANT

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