New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1993

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. A social gathering : BAKE
5. Busybody : PRIER
10. Travel method : RAIL
14. Down with, in Brest : ABAS
15. Bridal path : AISLE
16. Agatha contemporary : ERLE
17. One who spun gold from straw : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
20. Makes one jump : STARTLES
21. Bearded beauties : IRISES
22. Thames college : ETON
23. Lead-in for frau : HAUS
24. More untrustworthy : FALSER
27. " . . . star, and ___ off than . . . " : BEBETTER
31. Unified periods : ERAS
32. Vetoes : KILLS
33. Stout stuff : ALE
34. Two who were steadfast : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
38. River in Yorkshire : URE
39. Renée's friends : AMIES
40. Aware of trickery : ONTO
41. Protective walls : PARAPETS
43. High-___ (snubbed) : HATTED
45. Holy Grail name : BORS
46. It takes panes : SASH
47. Vein or artery problems : EMBOLI
50. Notions : CONCEPTS
54. Three who are run-of-the-mill : TOMDICKANDHARRY
56. ___ vera : ALOE
57. Condor's condo : AERIE
58. Rub out : DOIN
59. Shamuses : TECS
60. Twangy : NASAL
61. Profound one : SAGE
1. Freedom fighters at Sing Sing? : BARS
2. Be up against it : ABUT
3. Hindu's Eros : KAMA
4. Coffee, Italian style : ESPRESSO
5. Lividity : PALLOR
6. Out of bed : RISEN
7. Devotees : ISTS
8. G. Bush in '48 : ELI
9. In trustworthy fashion : RELIABLY
10. Oppose : RESIST
11. Broadhorns : ARKS
12. Bjorn's former foe : ILIE
13. Loupe : LENS
18. Kitchen add-on : ETTE
19. Most loyal : TRUEST
23. Lends a hand : HELPS
24. Disgusted : FEDUP
25. Macaw : ARARA
26. Debussy opus : LAMER
27. Tarries : BIDES
28. Corrupt : TAINT
29. Happify : ELATE
30. Build a better lawn : RESOD
32. Mends : KNITS
35. Port near Sorrento : NAPOLI
36. Indians' league : AMERICAN
37. Fliers off handles : HOTHEADS
42. Hogans, e.g. : ABODES
43. "Messiah" composer : HANDEL
44. Author of "The Nazarene" : ASCH
46. Film actress Braga : SONIA
47. Pierre's state : ETAT
48. Nevus : MOLE
49. College V.I.P. : BMOC
50. Some gondolas : CARS
51. Malay craft : PROA
52. Math study : TRIG
53. Since, to Angus : SYNE
55. Large parrot : KEA

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