Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Monday, May 3, 1993

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Refs' cousins : UMPS
5. Presidential pooch : FALA
9. Gray poem : ELEGY
14. Piglet's friend : POOH
15. Camelot lady : ENID
16. A Margaret Mead subject : SAMOA
17. Fair : SOSO
18. Greek portico : STOA
19. Fledgling's sound : CHIRP
20. James Mason film, with "The" : SHOOTINGPARTY
23. ___ Lanka : SRI
24. Circus performer : SEAL
25. Banking abbr. : ACC
28. "Die Meistersinger" heroine : EVA
30. Kilt features : PLEATS
35. Lump of clay : CLOD
37. Surrounded by : AMID
40. Bay window : ORIEL
41. Bush league? : REPUBLICANPARTY
44. Prop for Wyeth : EASEL
45. Half: Prefix : SEMI
46. Parched : SERE
47. Botany's ____ theory : STELAR
49. Wide receiver : END
51. Patriotic org. : DAR
52. Names, in Nancy : NOMS
55. Part of the U.K. : ENG
57. T.S. Eliot opus, with "The" : COCKTAILPARTY
63. County in 55 Across : SHIRE
64. Jacob's third son : LEVI
65. Attention getter : AHEM
67. Renter's sign : TOLET
68. Neat as ___ : APIN
69. Costly : DEAR
70. Church recesses : APSES
71. Danish-American journalist : RIIS
72. Pitcher parts : EARS
1. Deliverer's initials : UPS
2. Pasture noises : MOOS
3. Luxurious : POSH
4. Drives away : SHOOS
5. Salzburg attraction : FESTIVAL
6. Con : ANTI
7. Pride members : LIONS
8. Saw : ADAGE
9. Bake, as potatoes : ESCALLOP
10. Memorable comic actor : LAHR
11. Exude : EMIT
12. Describing Grand Guignol : GORY
13. Sharp bark : YAP
21. Pitchblende or bauxite : ORE
22. Twaddle : PAP
25. Ranch segments : ACRES
26. Ballplayer's shoe : CLEAT
27. Small wood : COPSE
29. He wrote "The Old Devils" : AMIS
31. Notable periods : ERAS
32. Broadcast : AIRED
33. Half of octa : TETRA
34. More like Volpone : SLYER
36. Combat for two : DUEL
38. Diamonds, to Legs : ICE
39. There's nothing like her : DAME
42. Covers : BLANKETS
43. Bowling game : NINEPINS
48. "Humbug!" : ROT
50. Genetic letters : DNA
53. Cheekbone : MALAR
54. Basso Cesare : SIEPI
56. A or B : GRADE
57. Tennis stroke : CHOP
58. Some Rembrandts : OILS
59. Manitoban Indian : CREE
60. One-third of CLXXI : LVII
61. "Take ___ Train" : THEA
62. Leap follower : YEAR
63. Dep. : STA
66. Grundy or Miniver : MRS

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