New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1993

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Money in Mashhad : RIAL
5. Indian king or prince : RAJAH
10. October birthstone : OPAL
14. Cuxhaven's river : ELBE
15. Omit : ELIDE
16. Reek : FUME
17. Describing earners of 23 Across : BLUECOLLAR
19. Cleaving tool : FROE
20. Pitcher Drabek is one : ASTRO
21. Hosts : TREATERS
23. Certain compensation : WAGES
26. Where a Met may meet a Met : SHEA
27. Atlas contents : MAPS
31. Angry color : RED
32. Sault ___ Marie : STE
33. Try to equal : EMULATE
35. Lighthouse light : BEACON
38. Ebbs : RECEDES
39. Kind of eclipse : ANNULAR
41. Obelisk : NEEDLE
42. College town in Va. : RADFORD
43. Power: Lat. : VIS
44. Put down at bridge : SET
45. Titles for friars : FRAS
46. "We've ___ had!" : BEEN
48. Toot : SPREE
50. Sight at Fenway Park : BALLGAME
52. Surface for painters : GESSO
57. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
58. Dip : PICKPOCKET
61. Soaks flax : RETS
62. Mary Ann Evans : ELIOT
63. Tip : HINT
64. Tavern taps : ALES
65. Forecasters : SEERS
66. Aware of a hoax : ONTO
1. Singer McEntire : REBA
2. Misfortunes : ILLS
3. Touch upon, as property : ABUT
4. Stage villain's look : LEER
5. Antique car : REO
6. Wholly : ALL
7. Left at the altar : JILTED
8. Jewish months : ADARS
9. Roll-call reply : HERE
10. Extemporaneously : OFFTHECUFF
11. Vichyssoise, e.g. : PUREE
12. Hebrew law interpreter of yore : AMORA
13. Dross : LEES
18. Intimidate : COW
22. Take ___ (get off the fence) : ASTAND
24. Soviet workers' collectives : ARTELS
25. Simpletons : GEESE
27. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
28. Kind of corner : AMEN
29. Dark purple : PUCE
30. Describing a vest : SLEEVELESS
32. Where the V.P. is a V.I.P. : SENATE
34. Action for calculating people? : ADDING
35. More open to view : BARER
36. Swan genus : OLOR
37. Honshu city : NARA
40. Hwys. : RDS
44. Coined money : SPECIE
46. Scene of noisy confusion : BABEL
47. Crème de la crème : ELITE
48. One's umbrella? : SMILE
49. Kind of trip : EGO
50. Actress Theda : BARA
51. Tarzan's friends : APES
53. Resound : ECHO
54. Peel : SKIN
55. Made ecstatic : SENT
56. Sarge's dog : OTTO
59. Old Hebrew measure : KOR
60. TD's give these : PTS

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