New York Times, Wednesday, April 10, 1991

Author:William E. Heinemann
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Mehta's wand : BATON
6. "Volsunga ___" : SAGA
10. Sea dog : SALT
14. Gothic arch : OGIVE
15. Controversial orchard substance : ALAR
16. Pretext : PLEA
17. Dogma : TENET
18. Bristle : SETA
19. ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
20. Sweetie : HEARTTHROB
22. Secretary : DESK
23. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
24. Three-pronged spears : TRIDENTS
26. Stags : MEN
29. Dandy : DUDE
31. Rook's call : CAW
32. Templeton : ALEC
34. Renoir subject : NUDE
36. Theme : MOTIF
40. Quarantine : ISOLATE
42. Travesty : CHARADE
44. Lists of selections : MENUS
45. Spike : LACE
47. Tartan wraparound : KILT
48. An action at Belmont : BET
50. Personality : SELF
52. Horsley of "Guns of Paradise" : LEE
53. Toasts : WASSAILS
57. Fairway position : LIE
59. Connive with : ABET
60. Financier Brady : DIAMONDJIM
65. Drummer Krupa : GENE
66. In the dumps : BLUE
67. Maguey, for one : AGAVE
68. Joy Adamson's pet : ELSA
69. Calamities : ILLS
70. Rod of tennis : LAVER
71. Hunt : SEEK
72. Hebrew letter : TETH
73. Efface : ERASE
1. Equally : BOTH
2. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
3. One of the Sinatras : TINA
4. Public : OVERT
5. Snared : NETTED
6. Casement : SASH
7. On guard : ALERTED
8. Fla. bowl : GATOR
9. Egyptian language : ARABIC
10. Preliminary preparation : SPADEWORK
11. "Crimes and Misdemeanors" director : ALLEN
12. ___ squares (a statistical method) : LEAST
13. Patton's vehicles : TANKS
21. Twit : TAUNT
25. Lady of Spain : DAMA
26. Impair : MAIM
27. If not : ELSE
28. Inert gas : NEON
30. Affaire d'honneur : DUEL
33. Beef cut : CLUBSTEAK
35. ___ homo : ECCE
37. Shadow : TAIL
38. Frivolous : IDLE
39. Gala entertainment : FETE
41. Cruising : ASEA
43. "___, Young Lovers" : HELLO
46. Head-on charge : ASSAULT
49. Delicacy : TIDBIT
51. Epilogue : FINALE
53. Carries on : WAGES
54. A poplar : ABELE
55. Judgment : SENSE
56. French university city : LILLE
58. Impressionist Degas : EDGAR
61. Lattice : MESH
62. Jakarta's country : JAVA
63. Folk singer from Ill. : IVES
64. Plain : MERE

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