New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 1991

Author:Jonathan J. Towle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pledges : GAGES
6. Striplings : LADS
10. Places : LOCI
14. Dying, to Shakespeare : AMORT
15. Symbol of strength : IRON
16. Currier's partner : IVES
17. Competition in Colo. : RODEO
18. Off line : AGEE
19. Dickens heroine : NELL
20. Fortification : BLOCKHOUSE
22. Art Deco man : ERTE
23. Small sofa : SETTEE
24. Dress : ENROBE
26. Sting : SMART
28. Winged ant : ALATE
31. Cousin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
35. Iatric degs. : MDS
36. Tiny particle : PROTON
37. Orangutans : REDAPES
39. Alight : DESCEND
40. Prado's locale : MADRID
41. Doily : MAT
42. Actor Kristofferson : KRIS
43. Destroy or kill : SMITE
44. I.R.S. threat : AUDIT
46. Despot : TYRANT
48. Least feral : TAMEST
53. Go yachting : SAIL
55. Private fete : HOUSEPARTY
57. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
58. This can be final : EXAM
59. Kind of lamp or girl : PINUP
60. Educator Horace ___ : MANN
61. Factory : MILL
62. Summer month in Montevideo : ENERO
63. Being, to a philosopher : ESSE
64. Impertinence : SASS
65. Tries : TESTS
1. Costumes : GARBS
2. Soap substitute : AMOLE
3. He never arrives onstage : GODOT
4. Build : ERECT
5. Feeds a furnace : STOKES
6. River in NE China : LIAO
7. Disputants : ARGUERS
8. "Annie ___ Live . . . " : DOESNT
9. Scoff : SNEER
10. Relief printing plate : LINEBLOCK
11. Edacious person : OVEREATER
12. Breton, e.g. : CELT
13. Rhodes or Skye : ISLE
21. Adjusted a skirt : HEMMED
25. Wherry gear : OARS
27. Commercials : ADS
29. Singer Tennille : TONI
30. Purposes : ENDS
31. Military equipment : ARMS
32. Joint : SEAM
33. Ells : ADDITIONS
34. Eavesdropper's delight : PARTYLINE
36. Diminutive : PETITE
38. Docking site : PIER
39. Pop : DAD
41. Certain funds : MUTUALS
44. Breathing problem : ANOXIA
45. Valve mover : TAPPET
47. Attention-getting sounds : AHEMS
49. Memorable ship : MAINE
50. Littoral raptors : ERNES
51. Disturbance, in Dundee : STURT
52. Results of poor proofreading : TYPOS
53. Finely patterned : SEME
54. Lamentation : ALAS
56. T-shirt szs. : SMLS

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