New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1991

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Total : ADDUP
6. Sprag : PROP
10. Musical inspired by T. S. Eliot : CATS
14. Stand of trees : GROVE
15. Financial deal : REPO
16. Metal eqpt. : HDWE
17. Fabulous; visionary : ROMANTICAL
19. Athirst : AVID
20. Siamang : APE
21. Group of whales : POD
22. Abundant food fish : HERRING
24. " . . . Can You ___ Dime?" : SPAREA
27. Host : EMCEE
28. Capable of movement : MOTILE
30. S. African village : STAD
33. Forage plant : ERS
34. Wanderlust appeaser : TRIP
35. Increase : STEPUP
37. Certain students of human behavior : SOCIOBIOLOGISTS
43. Thigh armor : TUILLE
44. Grayish yellow : ECRU
45. Miss Piggy, e.g. : SOW
48. Indian storeroom : GOLA
49. Respect : ESTEEM
51. Coarse linen cloth : CRASH
53. "A mother is not a person ___ on . . . ": D. C. Fisher : TOLEAN
55. "___ Enough," TV sitcom : EIGHTIS
58. Buzzer : BEE
59. Have the flu : AIL
62. "Futilitarian" expression : NOGO
63. Speedway : RACECOURSE
66. A river at Rennes : ILLE
67. Wellaway : ALAS
68. Scottish dance : FLING
69. So-so grades : CEES
70. Montague, e.g. : NAME
71. Pays; settles : FOOTS
1. Taj Mahal city : AGRA
2. Gutta : DROP
3. Of a household : DOMESTIC
4. Pulpy fruit : UVA
5. Correspondent of a sort : PENPAL
6. Group of lions : PRIDE
7. ___ room, as at camp : REC
8. Colorful fish : OPAH
9. Chopin was one : POLE
10. Flock of finches : CHARM
11. Counsel : ADVICE
12. Ivy or morning glory : TWINER
13. Flocks of herons : SEDGES
18. Sped : TORE
23. Excavated anew : REDUG
25. Larklike singing bird : PIPIT
26. Elaine's home : ASTOLAT
28. Ida and Ossa: Abbr. : MTS
29. Gold, in Peru : ORO
31. TV part : TELE
32. G.I.'s overseas address : APO
35. Threshold : SILL
36. Michelangelo sculpture : PIETA
38. Should, with "to" : OUGHT
39. Live hist. : BIO
40. Screenplay : SCENARIO
41. Three, in Roma : TRE
42. Aggregate : SUM
45. Like Yosemite or Yellowstone Park : SCENIC
46. Troupial : ORIOLE
47. Shake : WAGGLE
49. Pwr. source : ELEC
50. Say "bon voyage" to : SEEOFF
52. Crispin's products : SHOES
54. Plump plus : OBESE
56. Persia today : IRAN
57. Hacienda room : SALA
60. Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
61. Parts of journeys : LEGS
64. Machine part : CAM
65. Of the gums: Comb. form : ULO

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