New York Times, Friday, May 3, 1991

Author: Betty Hinman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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1. She scats with cats : ELLA
5. School subj. : HIST
9. "Tosca," e.g. : OPERA
14. Goneril's father : LEAR
15. One of the tapirs : ANTA
16. Kipling's "The ___ Seas" : SEVEN
17. Wimsey's lady, Harriet ___ : VANE
18. Actor Neeson : LIAM
19. Golfer-turned-announcer : SNEED
20. "The fat ___ the fire": Heywood : ISIN
21. "The Firebird" composer : STRAVINSKY
23. Mails or wires : SENDS
25. Item for some surgeons : TREE
26. Cylindrical : TUBULAR
29. Tommy of musicals : TUNE
33. Part of to be : ARE
36. Etui or pomander : CASE
37. Prolific composer : BERLIN
39. Leopold and Wolfgang : MOZARTS
41. Met tenor : DOMINGO
42. Theatrical floodlight : OLIVET
43. Vile : BASE
44. Sounds of pleasure : AHS
45. Classic cars : REOS
46. Some are free : LOADERS
49. Darr or medrick : TERN
50. Abbey Theatre pioneer : YEATS
54. Famed Austrian conductor : VONKARAJAN
60. Kind of school : PREP
61. Byzantine images : IKONS
62. "Mr. Relaxation" : COMO
63. Actor who played Hulot : TATI
64. Maestro Rapee et al. : ERNOS
65. Director David ___ : LEAN
66. Black, to Blake : EBON
67. Fritter : WASTE
68. Tasso's patron : ESTE
69. Actress Daly : TYNE
1. Graceland name : ELVIS
2. Rent : LEASE
3. Bandleader Lester ___ : LANIN
4. German-born philosopher: 1906-75 : ARENDT
5. Famed Haarlem name : HALS
6. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
7. Surprise : STARTLE
8. Ballerina Geva : TAMARA
9. Actor Davis : OSSIE
10. Sean or William : PENN
11. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
12. What garlic buds do : REEK
13. Rooney or Williams : ANDY
22. Prolix : VERBOSE
24. Nice sugar : SUCRE
27. Scrappy fellow : BATTLER
28. Seagoing initials : USS
29. Prefix with chord : TRI
30. Cubitus : ULNA
31. Almost : NIGH
32. A son of Seth : ENOS
33. Cupid : AMOR
34. Histrion's quest : ROLE
35. Basso Pinza or Flagello : EZIO
38. Grinding material : EMERY
40. Lindbergh and Post: Abbr. : AVS
41. Pop : DAD
43. Bluegrass instruments : BANJOES
47. Seer : ORACLE
48. Musical group : SEPTET
49. Part of a knight's armor : TASSE
51. Sheik of ___ : ARABY
52. Grand ___ National Park : TETON
53. Book back : SPINE
54. Opinion : VIEW
55. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
56. St.-Lô negatives : NONS
57. Wood feature : KNOT
58. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
59. Word after bar : NONE

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