New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1991

Author:William Baxley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Persian poet : OMAR
5. Norse navigator : ERIC
9. Former Netherlands queen et al. : EMMAS
14. Apex of a volcano : CONE
15. Costa ___ : RICA
16. S.A. lariat : REATA
17. Third base, colloquially : HOTCORNER
19. Small bodies of land : ISLES
20. Saturated : STEEPED
21. N California Indians : SHASTAS
23. Failure : DUD
24. Meadow sound : MOO
25. Host : ARMY
26. Persistent pains : ACHES
29. Coin-making process : MINTAGE
31. Prevailing attitude : MOOD
32. Thing, in law : RES
33. Reveries : DREAMS
36. Inclined : APT
37. Showily skillful person : HOTSHOT
39. Digit : TOE
40. Israelite : HEBREW
42. Strong attraction : TUG
43. Wheys : SERA
44. Diminished : LOWERED
46. More venerable : OLDER
47. Espy : SPOT
49. Once around the oval : LAP
50. Chicken ___ king : ALA
51. Object : PROTEST
53. Fishing lure : SPINNER
57. Element used in medicine: Var. : IODIN
58. Issue too risky to deal with : HOTPOTATO
60. Happening : EVENT
61. Oft-used abbr. : ETAL
62. Miss Kett of comics : ETTA
63. Marsh plant : SEDGE
64. Judge's garment : ROBE
65. Active person : DOER
1. Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
2. Debatable : MOOT
3. Feed the kitty : ANTE
4. Withdrew : RECEDED
5. Sinned : ERRED
6. Peel : RIND
7. Hood's diamonds : ICE
8. Kit, Johnny or Rachel : CARSON
9. Assam silkworm : ERIA
10. Communication : MESSAGE
11. Abused : MALTREATED
12. Former TV adventure show, with "The" : ATEAM
13. Insolent : SASSY
18. Musical composition : OPUS
22. Shea Stadium staple : HOTDOG
24. Blunder : MISSTEP
26. Oriental nurse : AMAH
27. Overcome problems : COPE
28. Excitable; impetuous : HOTBLOODED
29. Encountered : MET
30. Freer offering : ART
32. Wheels on spurs : ROWELS
34. Additional : MORE
35. Scorch : SEAR
37. Predecessor of H.H.S. : HEW
38. Newman film : HUD
41. On the way to decay : ROTTING
43. Biased : SLANTED
45. TV newsman : RATHER
46. Potpourri : OLIO
47. Some are moles : SPIES
48. Establish the truth of : PROVE
50. Russet, e.g. : APPLE
52. Creature, in Lisbon : ENTE
53. Pierce : STAB
54. Acronym for a treaty org. : NATO
55. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
56. Stadium sound : ROAR
59. Western Amerind : OTO

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