New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1993

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 22, XRef: 0
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1. "___ learn him or kill him": Twain : ILL
4. Scrooge word : BAH
7. Disperse : SCATTER
14. Abbott and Costello film : RIORITA
16. Clay vessels, e.g. : POTWARE
17. Greek vowel : EPSILON
18. "My First Lie, and How I Got ___": Twain : OUTOFIT
19. Stephens of Red Sox fame : VERN
20. Brewing residue : DRAFF
21. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
24. "___ Ideas" : IGET
26. Drome start : AERO
29. Quartet : FOUR
30. Stat for Boggs : RBI
31. Baby ___ : SITTER
33. Licorice-flavored liqueurs : SAMBUCAS
35. Mold : SHAPE
36. ___ Roberts : ORAL
37. Kind of punch : BOLO
39. Mine-roof prop : SPRAG
42. Eon : BLUEMOON
46. Calories counter : DIETER
48. "___ the land . . . " : OER
49. "It is easier to ___ out than get out": Twain : STAY
50. File : RASP
51. Recedes : EBBS
53. Hockey ploy : DEKE
54. Menander's "___ Self-Knowledge" : AIDTO
56. Locate : SITE
59. Colonel in "The Gilded Age" : SELLERS
61. Beetles, wasps, etc. : INSECTS
65. Footstool : OTTOMAN
66. More chilly : NIPPIER
67. Pale colors : PASTELS
68. Certain wts. : GTS
69. ___ volente : DEO
1. Wrath : IRE
2. Balm target : LIP
3. ___ Angeles : LOS
4. A "humor" : BILE
5. Suffix with valid : ATOR
6. Twain was raised here : HANNIBAL
7. Fine china : SPODE
8. Places for aces : COURTS
9. "___ boy!" : ATTA
10. What "mark twain" means : TWOFATHOMSDEEP
11. Silk fabric : TAFFETA
12. Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
13. Soak flax : RET
15. Job for Twain : RIVERBOATPILOT
21. Conditions : IFS
22. Mauna ___ : LOA
23. "___ and Abner" : LUM
25. Pyle subj. : GIS
27. Agt. : REP
28. Mine find : ORE
30. NBC's ex-owner : RCA
32. ___ of Ely : ISLE
34. Exhort : URGE
37. "A baby is an inestimable ___ and bother": Twain : BLESSING
38. "___ Town" : OUR
39. Ltr. mailer : SDR
40. ___ Zadora : PIA
41. Seasons anew : RESALTS
42. A Cratchit : BOB
43. Capri attachment : OTE
44. Bucket wood : OAK
45. Comic Louis ___ : NYE
47. Backward : RETRAL
52. Some petty offs. : BOSNS
55. Attic township : DEME
57. "There's millions ___!": Twain-Warner : INIT
58. Recipe amts. : TSPS
59. Saturate : SOP
60. Zeta follower : ETA
62. El ___ : CID
63. Tom has one : TEE
64. B'way sign : SRO

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