New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1992

Author:Wayne Hall-Eastman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Chanteuse Horne : LENA
5. Concepts : IDEAS
10. Pinnacle : ACME
14. Winged : ALAR
15. ___ León, Mexico : NUEVO
16. Cloudburst result : RAIN
17. Children's street game : KICKTHECAN
19. Cal Tech, e.g. : INST
20. Yale or Root : ELIHU
21. Forte : TALENT
23. Roundworm : NEMA
25. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
26. Pouch : SAC
29. Hindu incantations : MANTRAS
31. Hwy. : RTE
34. Organ nourishing a fetus : PLACENTA
36. Actress for whom a theater was named : HAYES
38. Vedic fire god : AGNI
39. Siberian or slippery ___ : ELM
41. Frosh-rushing group : FRAT
42. Crosses : ROODS
44. Unconscious : COMATOSE
47. Woodland fairy : ELF
48. Gerbil cousin : HAMSTER
51. Unseld of N.B.A. fame : WES
52. Relinquish : WAIVE
54. Looped handle : ANSA
56. Languid : TORPID
57. Trifles : IOTAS
60. Ice pack : BERG
61. A Red Sox pitcher in 1990 : OILCANBOYD
65. Zumwalt of the Navy : ELMO
66. Kind of drip : NASAL
67. Joyce heroine ___ Livia Plurabelle : ANNA
68. Dry run : TEST
69. Cold-shoulders : SNUBS
70. Abound : TEEM
1. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
2. ___ Cristo-Loveanu, painter of Eisenhower : ELIE
3. Salt, to a chemist : NACL
4. A star of "The In-Laws" : ARKIN
5. Cruel : INHUMAN
6. About to arrive : DUE
7. Common Market initials : EEC
8. Incarnation of a god : AVATAR
9. The "Kreutzer ___": Tolstoy : SONATA
10. Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
11. Steinbeck work: 1945 : CANNERYROW
12. Fog's companion : MIST
13. Talking tree of fantasy : ENT
18. Motif : THEME
22. Whip : LASH
24. Poker necessity : ANTE
26. To retire, use this : SPARE
27. Star in Perseus : ALGOL
28. Pandora's box? : CANOFWORMS
30. Soapy minerals : TALCS
32. Goad : TEASE
33. Simon ___, Met star : ESTES
35. Spanish hero El ___ : CID
37. Rearward, at sea : AFT
40. Longtime Dodger : MOTA
43. Packet or corvette : SHIP
45. Servants : MENIALS
46. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
49. Aircraft in Lyon : AVIONS
50. Middle : MEDIAN
53. Lingo : ARGOT
55. Wielding a Louisville Slugger : ATBAT
56. Phone lead-in : TELE
58. Super-duper : AONE
59. Scottish "since" : SYNE
60. Wager : BET
62. Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
63. Herdic, e.g. : CAB
64. Somerset, in Vt. : DAM

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