New York Times, Thursday, May 7, 1992

Author: Dorothy Elliott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Filter : SIFT
5. Envelop : WRAP
9. Razor sharpener : STROP
14. Wife of Hi in comics : LOIS
15. Copter : HELO
16. Yours, poetically : THINE
17. Concerning : INRE
18. Mountain goat : IBEX
19. Altercation : RUNIN
20. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
21. Complacent : SMUG
22. Peary's polar companion : HENSON
23. Informal chatter : GABFEST
25. Muffles : DEADENS
26. Lighthearted : AIRY
27. Thicket : BRAKE
28. Grammy-winning conductor : SOLTI
30. Ark : BOAT
31. Sgt. Preston's org. : RCMP
35. Stunning surprise : BOLTFROMTHEBLUE
38. Ferrer or Feliciano : JOSE
39. Planets : ORBS
40. Blue dyes : WOADS
41. V.P. under Coolidge : DAWES
43. Seaweed : KELP
44. Certain traffic signal : FLASHER
47. Type of N.E. colonial dwelling : SALTBOX
50. Laban's younger daughter : RACHEL
51. Ringlet : CURL
52. "And when I ___ my lips . . . " : Shak. : OPE
53. Different : OTHER
54. Adamson pet : ELSA
55. Primary : MAIN
56. Kind of arch : SKEEN
57. Decree : FIAT
58. Late New Yorker cartoonist : ARNO
59. Decorator's sine qua non : TASTE
60. Pitch : TONE
61. Pleasant place : EDEN
1. First-aid contrivance : SLING
2. City in Mich. : IONIA
3. Shooting stars : FIREBALLS
4. Half a fly : TSE
5. Caprice : WHIMSY
6. Disprove : REBUT
7. Shake ___ (hurry up) : ALEG
8. Disease of sweet potatoes : POX
9. Dash : STREAK
10. Something sudden and startling : THUNDERBOLT
11. Wash out : RINSE
12. Lily's relative : ONION
13. Keystone State founder and family : PENNS
21. Embellishing letter stroke : SERIF
22. Poverty grass : HEATH
24. Hope-chest item : FITTEDSHEET
25. Mild oaths : DRATS
27. Fizzles, big time : BOMBS
28. A grammarian's mood : SBJ
29. Tic-tac-toe win, maybe : OOO
30. Shipworm : BORER
32. Slate used to ID film shots : CLAPBOARD
33. Wrestling milieu, sometimes : MUD
34. Foot, to Fabius : PES
36. Part of a spur : ROWEL
37. Pitcher Blackwell : EWELL
42. Brian ___ of filmdom : AHERNE
43. Training offered in a dojo : KARATE
44. Chill : FROST
45. "Taxi" mechanic : LATKA
46. Cravings : ACHES
47. Actress St. James : SUSAN
48. Suppose : OPINE
49. Inert gas : XENON
51. Emmy's commercial cousin : CLIO
54. Newt : EFT
55. West of Hollywood : MAE

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