New York Times, Thursday, April 30, 1992

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ty or Lee J. : COBB
5. Canadian prov. : PEI
8. West or Murray : MAE
11. Taj Mahal's locale : AGRA
12. Medieval guild : HANSA
14. Containers for tools : KITS
15. Cabal : PLOT
16. Some urban dwellings : APARTMENTS
18. Certain rodent : SEWERRAT
20. Wagon pole : TONGUE
21. Fastener : NAIL
22. Author of "The Mill on the Floss" : ELIOT
24. Feigned : ASSUMED
27. Experts in deceit : ARTISTS
31. Convened : MET
32. Refugee in 1789 : EMIGRE
34. Card game : SKAT
35. Château city on the Loire : BLOIS
37. Fourth of XXVIII : VII
38. A forte of Ogden Nash : RHYME
39. Woosnam and Baker-Finch : IANS
40. Household : MENAGE
42. Evian, for one : SPA
43. Martin Beck, e.g. : THEATER
45. Of current interest : TOPICAL
47. Pub quaffs : PINTS
49. Wild goat : TAHR
50. Flexible : PLIANT
53. Tablelands : PLATEAUS
57. "The principal's classroom" : AUDITORIUM
59. Basilica recess : APSE
60. Small bird : WREN
61. Neural networks : RETIA
62. Curb : REIN
63. Celebes, for one : SEA
64. Brown of renown : LES
65. Egad's kin : DRAT
1. Child's ammunition : CAPS
2. Stare lovingly : OGLE
3. Many a building in 12 Down : BROWNSTONE
4. Flat-bottomed boat : BATEAU
5. Pope, to a Roman : PAPA
6. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
7. Shamir's rep. : ISR
8. Chinese dynasty : MING
9. Aleutian island : ATTU
10. Being: Lat. : ESSE
12. N.Y.C. area : HARLEM
13. Garb : ATTIRE
14. ___ fire (prolonged clapping in disapproval, in London) : KENTISH
17. Doubtful : MOOT
19. Covers with hoarfrost : RIMES
23. Cowboy's cow catcher : LARIAT
24. Circuit : AMBIT
25. Town near Yakima : SELAH
26. Entertain : DIVERT
28. Sears Tower, e.g. : SKYSCRAPER
29. Bay of the Buccaneers : TAMPA
30. Pilfer : STEAL
33. Card game : GIN
36. " . . . obligation ___": Johnson : ISAPAIN
38. Tap gently again : REPAT
40. Guru : MENTOR
41. Buddha : GOTAMA
44. Color slightly : TINT
46. " . . . since ___ thee last": Cowper : IHEARD
48. Malice : SPITE
50. Handles clumsily : PAWS
51. Entice : LURE
52. Concept : IDEA
54. Tiant of baseball : LUIS
55. O.W.I. successor : USIA
56. Dispatched : SENT
58. Sib. : REL

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