New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 1991

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sleuth portrayed by Dean Martin : HELM
5. Young pig : SHOAT
10. An avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
14. Indonesia's ___ Islands : AROE
15. Rib : TEASE
16. The Devil's work : EVIL
17. Cod's cousin : LING
18. Lobsters, spiders, etc. : ARTHROPODA
20. Long, involved tale: Slang : MEGILLAH
22. Mont ___, Alpine pass/tunnel : CENIS
23. It has gobs of gobs : FLEET
24. Site of William the Conqueror's tomb : CAEN
26. Crinkled fabric : CREPE
28. Net star Gabriela : SABATINI
32. Cusk ___ : EEL
33. Fibrous protein : KERATIN
36. Prefix denoting recency : NEO
37. River in Sweden : DAL
38. Directed, as a blow : AIMED
39. Helios : SUN
40. Nigerian native or tongue : EDO
41. Disregarded : IGNORED
43. Greek letter : PSI
44. Fresh state : DEWINESS
46. Mikhail's mate : RAISA
48. Pool, in poesy : MERE
49. Kanone : SKIER
51. Sticker : STAMP
54. Astonishment : SURPRISE
57. Things kept secret : PENETRALIA
60. One of the Aleutians : ATTU
61. Zeus's messenger : IRIS
62. Cremona fabricator : AMATI
63. Lachrymal drop : TEAR
64. "Bed Riddance" poet : NASH
65. Sacred choral work : MOTET
66. Selvage : EDGE
1. Plant stem or stalk : HALM
2. Foe of a Seneca : ERIE
3. "Kavanagh" author : LONGFELLOW
4. Oil painter's mixture : MEGILP
5. Flat : STALE
6. Afghan city : HERAT
7. Juratory statement : OATH
8. Ygdrasil, e.g. : ASH
9. Painter Gerard ___ Borch : TER
10. Evangelist's admonition : REPENT
11. Eden's earldom : AVON
12. Noon, in Nice : MIDI
13. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
19. Pelagic body : OCEAN
21. Herb honored in Wales : LEEK
24. Supply food : CATER
25. Remain : ABIDE
26. Surrendered : CEDED
27. Novelist Charles ___: 1814-84 : READE
28. Aegean island : SAMOS
29. Gave courage to : INSPIRITED
30. City west of Düsseldorf : NEUSS
31. Thales's homeland : IONIA
34. Agog : EAGER
35. Car-wash step : RINSE
41. Clumsy : INEPT
42. Faucet fault : DRIP
45. Entangle : IMMESH
47. Ventilate soil : AERATE
49. Retinue : SUITE
50. Venomous snake : KRAIT
51. Rotate : SPIN
52. Japanese monastery : TERA
53. Flavoring for a French cordial : ANIS
54. Stave : SLAT
55. Hind's mate : STAG
56. Chartres's river : EURE
58. Male aoudad : RAM
59. "Odi et ___": Catullus : AMO

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