New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 1991

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frequently, in verse : OFT
4. Bath, for one : SPA
7. Secures : BOLTS
12. Russ Columbo was one : CROONER
14. Write-ups : REPORTS
16. Scene of a riot in Chicago: 1886 : HAYMARKETSQUARE
18. "Alibi ___," 1935 film : IKE
19. Villainous once-over : LEER
20. Chess pieces : MEN
21. Tack : BASTE
24. A broad finish : CAST
25. Whizzed along : SPED
26. Crumb : ORT
27. African grazer : GNU
29. Defeats decisively : WHOPS
30. Where bovines browse : LEA
31. Networks for Artie? : RETIA
34. Director Roach : HAL
35. An indication : ASTRAWINTHEWIND
40. Soft endings : IES
41. Water wheel : NORIA
42. Eur. country : NOR
43. Onagers : ASSES
45. Real conclusion : IST
46. Super add-on : EGO
47. Particulars: Abbr. : DETS
48. Large whale : ORCA
51. Barber's item : STROP
53. Witch bird : ANI
54. Lion's den : LAIR
55. Mo Udall's brother : STU
56. Christie mystery, with "A" : POCKETFULLOFRYE
62. Apprentice : TRAINEE
63. Mame et al. : AUNTIES
64. Busy place in June : ALTAR
65. Catch the idea : SEE
66. Lacuna : GAP
1. Alas, in Ayr : OCH
2. ___ Angelico : FRA
3. Whirligig : TOY
4. Forget-me-not : SNAKEGRASS
5. Fille's father : PERE
6. "Lost" artifact in a 1981 film : ARK
7. Harass : BESET
8. N-S links : OPQR
9. Gossett of films : LOU
10. Tumbler, at times : TRAMPOLINER
11. Star of "Sophie's Choice" : STREEP
13. Skip over : OMIT
14. Road systs. : RTES
15. ___ packing (fires) : SENDS
17. High note : ELA
21. Cattle catcher : BOLA
22. A son of Hera : ARES
23. Based on data : STATISTICAL
24. Break up a dancing pair : CUTIN
25. Captain Brassbound's creator : SHAW
28. Avant-garde : NEW
29. English physicist-inventor: 1802-75 : WHEATSTONE
32. Italian's diminutive suffix : INO
33. Mall areas : ATRIA
36. Roger ___, English actor : REES
37. Towel word : HIS
38. Thumbs down : NOGO
39. Kind of kick : DROP
43. Conform : ADAPT
44. A Madrileña's title : SENORA
48. "High Noon," e.g. : OATER
49. Bountiful : RIFE
50. Vineyard: Fr. : CRU
52. Topknot : TUFT
54. Actress Olin : LENA
55. Pivot : SLUE
57. Set of parts : KIT
58. Scale notes : LAS
59. Trump up : RIG
60. Ja or da : YEA
61. Psychic inits. : ESP

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