New York Times, Tuesday, April 30, 1991

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grad.-school degree : MBA
4. Amtrak abbrs. : ARRS
8. Marked an exam : GRADED
14. Provident finisher : IAL
15. Slip into : WEAR
16. ___ uno : NUMERO
17. Most off the wall : CRAZIEST
19. Hardy or Twist : OLIVER
20. He leads a host on the links : ARNOLDPALMER
22. Oratorio offerings : SOLI
23. Ref. book : OED
24. Fitting : APT
27. Laird's "Wow!" : OCH
29. Lanchester and Maxwell : ELSAS
32. Deep or high preceder : KNEE
33. The past tense : PRETERIT
36. Sub detector : SONAR
37. An atlas insert : TIPIN
38. "Polly, ___ the kettle on" : PUT
40. Watered silk : MOIRE
41. Like Goofy : INANE
42. Supers' openers : PASSKEYS
44. Grimm character : OGRE
45. Believed without question : ATEUP
47. Explorer Johnson : OSA
48. Beatty of "Network" : NED
49. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
50. Saturn attachment : ALIA
53. Leslie Howard in "G.W.T.W." : ASHLEYWILKES
58. Ad hoc : HERETO
61. Lute's cousin : MANDOLIN
62. Shylock was one : USURER
63. TV's talking horse : MRED
64. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
65. Soil : BEMIRE
66. Gump or Gibb : ANDY
67. Right on! : YEP
1. Layered mineral : MICA
2. TV's Roseanne : BARR
3. First U.S. spaceman : ALANSHEPARD
4. "Where there's ___ . . . " : AWILL
5. More like Twiggy : REEDIER
6. Carpenter's file : RASP
7. Sp. lass : SRTA
8. Dwarflike beings : GNOMES
9. Held sway : RULED
10. A prince of Qatar : AMIR
11. Part of R & D : DEV
12. Homophone for heir : ERE
13. Buzzing insect : DOR
18. Bronx attraction : ZOO
21. Mauna ___ : LOA
24. "Wild West Show" star : ANNIEOAKLEY
25. Family of an Arctic explorer : PEARYS
26. Wright or Brewer : TERESA
27. Druthers : OPTION
28. Quail : CRINGE
30. Kind of service : LIP
31. Compress cloth : STUPE
32. Oddball : KOOK
34. Part of a fork : TINE
35. Cork-to-Kilkenny dir. : ENE
36. Orders for p.j.'s : SMS
39. Cross design : TAU
43. Brought forth : SPAWNED
45. Off the ocean : ASHORE
46. Sesame : TIL
49. Daisylike flower : ASTER
51. Watergate figure : LIDDY
52. U.N. arm : ILO
53. Air: Comb. form : AERI
54. Educator Willard : EMMA
55. What a salt spins : YARN
56. Land of Shannon : EIRE
57. Impudent one : SNIP
58. Boston, with "the" : HUB
59. Vietnam follower : ESE
60. Piña colada base : RUM

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