New York Times, Friday, April 30, 1993

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Hebrew word of unknown meaning : SELAH
6. Second-largest state : TEXAS
11. New ___, Land of Enchantment : MEXICO
12. Beaver State : OREGON
14. Burnt sugar candy : CARAMEL
15. Mandated : ORDERED
17. Soul: Lat. : ANIMA
18. Norman battle town : STLO
20. Kett of the comics : ETTA
21. School orgs. : PTAS
22. Male beef cattle : STEERS
24. Him: Ger. : IHN
25. Pipe fitting : ELL
26. Commingle : BLEND
27. Beat : CANED
29. Inhibit : RESTRAIN
31. Eagerly desirous : HUNGRY
32. North Star State : MINNESOTA
34. Notch : INDENT
37. Rapid, confused speech : SPLUTTER
41. Sierra ___ : LEONE
42. Sacred song : PSALM
43. Type of rug : RYA
44. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
45. Like an iron alloy : STEELY
47. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
48. Appoint : NAME
50. Turkish port : ICEL
51. Fameuse, e.g. : APPLE
52. Soprano Patti : ADELINA
54. Tasteless : INSIPID
56. Gotten up : ARISEN
57. Nidified : NESTED
58. Fertilized, mature ovules : SEEDS
59. Cupidity : GREED
1. Continued stories : SERIALS
2. S.A.T.'s : EXAMS
3. Ohio city north of Dayton : LIMA
4. Pitcher like Clemens : ACE
5. Breed of cattle : HOLSTEIN
6. Machined : TOOLED
7. Blooper : ERROR
8. Scratched out : XED
9. Author of "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
10. Post-office task : SORTING
11. Yankee teammate of Maris : MANTLE
13. Lower : NETHER
14. Dido : CAPER
16. Beau Brummell : DANDY
19. Volunteer State : TENNESSEE
22. Bias : SLANT
23. Roman shield : SCUTUM
26. Salt solutions : BRINES
28. Premed. course : ANAT
30. Govt. agents : TMEN
31. Ilex : HOLLY
33. Miner's activity : SPALLING
34. Actress Massey : ILONA
35. Silver State : NEVADA
36. Prognosticators like Cassandra : DOOMERS
38. Released, as a mechanism : TRIPPED
39. Palpebra : EYELID
40. Acted like Lear : RAGED
42. Praline ingredients : PECANS
46. Having prongs : TINED
47. Kind of fence : SPITE
49. French art historian Faure : ELIE
51. S. African fox : ASSE
53. Suffix with expert : ISE
55. Saul's uncle or grandfather : NER

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