New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 1991

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Yodelers' locale : ALPS
5. Dumbfounds : AWES
9. Flower part : SEPAL
14. Via del Corso coins : LIRE
15. Saucy : PERT
16. Vestige : TRACE
17. C. Porter's "I ___ Love" : AMIN
18. Wilde or Wilder, at times : PLAYWRIGHT
20. Took away : REMOVED
22. Elsa, for one : LIONESS
23. Opera highlight : ARIA
24. Source of water : WELL
25. Family member : DAD
27. Kind of gin : SLOE
29. Informal trousers : SLACKS
34. Lusitania sinker : UBOAT
36. Public showing, for short : DEMO
38. ___ fide : BONA
39. Fred Astaire, e.g. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
42. Food fish : TUNA
43. Customer : USER
44. École attendant : ELEVE
45. Gawked : STARED
47. Well ___ (literate) : READ
49. The, in Kiel : DER
50. Mellows : AGES
52. Indonesian island : BALI
54. Braggart : BOASTER
58. Screams : SHRIEKS
61. Sol Hurok was one : IMPRESARIO
63. Agitated state : SNIT
64. Close, to a poet : ANEAR
65. Burn : SEAR
66. Part of A.D. : ANNO
67. Actress Spacek : SISSY
68. End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
69. Ooze : SEEP
1. Winged : ALAR
2. Egg-shaped fruit : LIME
3. Maria Callas was one : PRIMADONNA
4. Cádiz gentleman : SENOR
5. Urgent request : APPEAL
6. Join metals : WELD
7. Historic period : ERA
8. Manner : STYLE
9. Amble : STROLL
10. Emerald Isle : ERIN
11. Book part : PAGE
12. Frau's cries of woe : ACHS
13. Rents : LETS
19. Taft's successor : WILSON
21. Distant view : VISTA
24. Garden devices : WEEDERS
25. Does a house chore : DUSTS
26. Roughly : ABOUT
28. Gambler's concern : ODDS
30. Early earthling : ABEL
31. Lucille Ball was one : COMEDIENNE
32. Unprincipled man : KNAVE
33. More logical : SANER
35. Food thickener : AGAR
37. Grown-up filly : MARE
40. Pokes gently : NUDGES
41. Kind of chest : CEDAR
46. Diner : EATERY
48. Loathes : ABHORS
51. Wipe out : ERASE
53. Actresses Bonet and Eilbacher : LISAS
54. Slant : BIAS
55. Prefix with bus : OMNI
56. Gibbons : APES
57. Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
58. Thailand, once : SIAM
59. Cows, to Cowper : KINE
60. End : STOP
62. Islam, e.g.: Abbr. : REL

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