New York Times, Thursday, April 23, 1992

Author: Betty Hinman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Singe : CHAR
5. Robin Williams role : GARP
9. Pieces of a pie : SLICES
11. Shriver and Callas : MARIAS
13. Facial lotion : SKINCONDITIONER
16. Hoopla and put-on : HYPES
17. Woody's boy : ARLO
18. Anklebones : TALI
19. Skiers' mecca : ALPS
20. Comedian Richard : PRYOR
21. Recent: Comb. form : CEN
22. Negative in Oban : NAE
23. An anagram for slave : VALES
24. Glasses : SPECS
26. Shorten, for short : ABR
27. Cousin of a via : ITER
28. Twirl : GYRATE
29. ___ Rabbit : BRER
30. Wear preceder : MENS
31. Peruvian, e.g. : ANDEAN
34. Sedaka product : SONG
35. ___-Magnon : CRO
38. Reef material : CORAL
39. Milne's "___ Marr" : CHLOE
40. Decay : ROT
41. A Bantu of Zaire : RUA
42. Lobster's claw : CHELA
43. Spring or flood : TIDE
44. Actress Swenson : INGA
46. The water: Fr. : LEAU
47. More ignoble : BASER
48. Hair treatment : DANDRUFFSHAMPOO
51. French city of racing fame : LEMANS
52. Capek and namesakes : KARELS
53. Deuce topper : TREY
54. Pickford or Martin : MARY
1. Hair trimmer : CLIPPER
2. Opera bass Jerome ___ : HINES
3. C.P.A.'s records : ACCS
4. Classic car : REO
5. Kin to a croc : GATOR
6. Mr. Onassis : ARI
7. Mob scene : RIOT
8. Cure-all : PANACEA
9. Space station : SKYLAB
10. Surly one : SNARLER
11. Director Forman : MILOS
12. Choose : SELECT
13. Writer Alexander : SHANA
14. Hair-set aid : DRYER
15. Follower of 48 Across : RINSE
20. Thin metal disk : PATEN
23. Pertaining to an infective agent : VIRAL
24. Irish author : SYNGE
25. Couples: Abbr. : PRS
28. Italian port : GENOA
29. Arthur or Lillie : BEA
30. Clam : MOLLUSK
31. Bitter : ACRID
32. Of a part of speech : NOUNAL
33. Jack Webb show : DRAGNET
34. Bundle of wheat : SHEAF
35. In a brisk way : CRISPLY
36. Western jamborees : RODEOS
37. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
39. Tall-hatted specialists : CHEFS
42. French town or lace : CLUNY
43. Not so wild : TAMER
45. Sch. supt., for one : ADMR
47. Silents vamp : BARA
49. Norma or Charlotte : RAE
50. Early seafarer : HAM

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