New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1992

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Rita : GAM
4. ___ Act: 1765 : STAMP
9. Iron-casting molds : PIGS
13. Paleozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
15. Deed recipient : OWNER
16. Author of "How Children Learn" : HOLT
17. Earthy deposit : MARL
18. Razorback : RIDGE
19. "___ penny, two a penny . . . " : ONEA
20. Tip O'Neill was one : SPEAKER
22. Contrite person's activity : ATONING
24. Blab : SPILLTHEBEANS
26. Meteorological devices : SONDES
28. He fought with Custer : RENO
29. Paragon : IDEAL
30. Salad plants : PURSLANES
35. Smooth: Comb. form : LISS
36. Imitation jewelry : PASTE
37. "Honor is a ___ scutcheon": Shak. : MERE
38. Berlin's "Puttin' ___" : ONTHERITZ
40. Up to this time : SOFAR
41. Mislay : LOSE
42. Vicar's deputy : CURATE
43. Neat condition : APPLEPIEORDER
48. Dashing elegance : PANACHE
49. More piquant : ZESTIER
52. Pipe part : STEM
53. Kind of grease : ELBOW
55. Soliloquy starter : TOBE
56. Live ___ (have a ball) : ITUP
57. Replicate, in a way : CLONE
58. Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
59. Admiral who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1921 : SIMS
60. Sing like a Tyrolean : YODEL
61. Tosspot : SOT
1. Jade and jasper : GEMS
2. Not give ___ : ARAP
3. Hoax : MARESNEST
4. Male fallow deer : SORELS
5. Spin : TWIRL
6. Song in "A Chorus Line" : AND
7. Unit of frequency : MEGAHERTZ
8. Artifice : PRETENSE
9. Call : PHONE
10. Where Ephesus was located : IONIA
11. Close from Greenwich : GLENN
12. Red deer : STAGS
14. Slipshod : SLAPDASH
21. Canal between the Baltic and North Seas : KIEL
23. Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
25. College president's overseer : TRUSTEE
26. Home for a missile : SILO
27. Lord of Asgard : ODIN
30. Composer of "The Barber of Seville" before Rossini : PAISIELLO
31. Infant cupid : AMORETTO
32. Extremely wicked : NEFARIOUS
33. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
34. Desiccated : SERE
36. Apocalyptic revelation : PROPHECY
39. An interest of T.A.E. : ELEC
40. Beer, colloquially : SUDS
42. Yarn for embroidery : CREWEL
43. Moon's apogee or perigee : APSIS
44. Singer LuPone : PATTI
45. Respiration: Comb. form : PNEUM
46. Lucigens : LAMPS
47. Refreshing air : OZONE
50. River in Spain : EBRO
51. Musical pause : REST
54. Fellow: Brit. : BOD

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