New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1991

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pitcher's plate : SLAB
5. Afternoon socials : TEAS
9. Soufflé ingredient : EGGS
13. Missouri neighbor : IOWA
14. Declaim : ORATE
15. Haul : DRAG
16. District attorney : PROSECUTOR
18. Poet Whitman : WALT
19. Picks : SELECTS
20. Leathernecks : MARINES
22. Feel one's ___ (be sprightly) : OATS
24. Hang fire : PEND
25. Hold on (to) : CLING
28. Stratum : TIER
30. DiMaggio or Louis : JOE
33. Empty : VOID
34. Mediterranean port : ORAN
36. Maltreat : ABUSE
38. High-ranking law officer : ATTORNEYGENERAL
41. Fence crossing : STILE
42. Stamping devices : DIES
43. Cabin material : LOGS
44. Children's game : TAG
45. Deep black : EBON
47. Gawk : STARE
49. Cathedral section : APSE
51. ___ up (matured) : GREW
53. Bernhardt or Terry : ACTRESS
56. Puzzles : ENIGMAS
61. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
62. Criminal charge : INDICTMENT
64. Early autos : REOS
65. Fictional Lorna : DOONE
66. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
67. Millions of years : EONS
68. Farm animals : EWES
69. Have to have : NEED
1. Tastes : SIPS
2. Body of knowledge : LORE
3. Army truant : AWOL
4. Object often stolen : BASE
5. Rely on : TRUST
6. ___ crow (recant) : EAT
7. Unit of matter : ATOM
8. Mexican's blanketlike shawl : SERAPE
9. Poet Markham : EDWIN
10. Judicial system's participant : GRANDJUROR
11. Nor'easter : GALE
12. Some NCO's : SGTS
14. Geometrical figure : OCTAGON
17. Financier's sci. : ECON
21. Showed a film again : RERAN
23. Kind of power : STAYING
25. Surplice : COTTA
26. Legal action : LITIGATION
27. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
29. He wrote "Come Back, Little Sheba" : INGE
31. Western Indian : OSAGE
32. Morays : EELS
33. Enormous : VAST
35. Make over : REDO
37. Actor Lugosi : BELA
39. Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
40. Perfume : ESSENCE
46. Except for : BESIDE
48. Tease : TWIT
50. The Fourth Estate : PRESS
52. Holds back : REINS
53. Swiss river : AARE
54. Liz Taylor role: 1963 : CLEO
55. ___ job (flattery) : SNOW
57. Feds : GMEN
58. Deal out : METE
59. Room or chamber preceder : ANTE
60. Kind of poker : STUD
63. Fawn's dam : DOE

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