New York Times, Thursday, May 6, 1993

Author: Mary S. Snyder
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Parisian gangsters : APACHES
8. Vanilla ice specialty : RAP
11. Month for 14 Across : MAY
14. Theme of this puzzle : MOTHERS
15. Greek vowel : ETA
16. Caucho : ULE
17. Pittsburgh gridder : STEELER
18. A carrier : MAILMAN
20. Ornamental tree : ELM
21. Pitcher and Maguire : MOLLYS
22. Mom's twosome : EMS
24. What amo means : ILOVE
26. Boxes: Abbr. : CTNS
29. Sheet of floating ice : FLOE
30. Lug : TOTE
31. Drew co-star : REHAN
32. Ignited : LIT
33. Ordinal suffix : ETH
34. " . . . ___ prouder foe": Shak. : MEETA
35. Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
38. Kind of breeze : SEA
40. Actress Gabrielle ___ : ANWAR
41. City in Tuscany : SIENA
42. Speed meas. : RPS
44. "This ___ House" : OLE
45. Mohammed's Word : KORAN
46. I.o.u. : CHIT
47. Jejune : ARID
48. Irritated state : SNIT
49. Toward the back : AREAR
50. J.F.K.'s preceder : DDE
51. "Hud" actor : NEWMAN
53. Volcanic product : ASH
55. Goosefoot, e.g. : ALLSEED
57. Mother-___ (nacre) : OFPEARL
61. "Golden Girl" Arthur : BEA
62. Gram. case : ABL
63. Thespian Michael ___ : LEARNED
64. Mother whale, e.g. : COW
65. Burns negative : NAE
66. Nabs : ARRESTS
1. Morning hrs. : AMS
2. Kind of boiler : POT
3. Consul follower : ATE
4. Gruyère, e.g. : CHEESE
5. Tartarus : HELL
6. Recluse : EREMITE
7. Ukr., once : SSR
8. Get rid of : REMOVE
9. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
10. Beach toy : PAIL
11. "Don't tell a soul!" : MUMSTHEWORD
12. ___ king : ALA
13. Hankering : YEN
19. French high-school student : LYCEEN
21. Fussily protective parent : MOTHERHEN
22. Omission : ELISION
23. Mrs. Rodham, to Clinton : MOTHERINLAW
25. Oodles : LOTS
27. Cole or Wood : NATALIE
28. Entangled : SNARED
29. Laboratory utensils : FLASKS
31. Brit. military sch. : RMA
36. Kin on Mom's side : ENATES
37. Sprinted : RAN
39. Samoan port : APIA
43. Machine gunner : STRAFER
46. Stork's repository? : CRADLE
47. Cling : ADHERE
49. One-celled protozoan : AMEBA
52. Withdraw from dependency : WEAN
54. Bandy words : SPAR
55. A network : ABC
56. Summer sign : LEO
57. Ending for pay or plug : OLA
58. Articles : ANS
59. Soak flax : RET
60. Mormons: Abbr. : LDS

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