New York Times, Saturday, June 12, 1993

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Nib : BEAK
5. "Jack Sprat could eat ___" : NOFAT
10. Austrian chancellor: 1953-61 : RAAB
14. Singer Cantrell : LANA
15. Spinach cousin : ORACH
16. Mélange : OLIO
17. Chichi : ARTY
18. British trams : STREETCARS
20. Watchband : STRAP
22. Well type : ARTESIAN
23. Subjs. of a famous literary controversy? : SHAKEANDBAC
26. Org. Harry Hopkins headed : WPA
27. A cut of beef : HBONE
32. Medical specialist : INTERNIST
38. Buck chaser : AROO
39. Windshield viper? : SNAKEONTHEGLASS
41. Blast or plasm preceder : ECTO
42. In an artless manner : NATURALLY
43. Renaissance poet Torquato ___ : TASSO
45. Vichy vineyard : CRU
46. Drive-in movie : SPARKINGLOT
54. Sicken : NAUSEATE
58. Soupçon : TRACE
59. Allocate : DISTRIBUTE
62. Word that stuck in Macbeth's throat : AMEN
63. Ancient city near Argolis : ALEA
64. Capital of Yemen : SANAA
65. Island near Sumatra : NIAS
66. Bewail, Irish style : KEEN
67. Peppard's pards : ATEAM
68. Great canine : DANE
1. Designer Bill : BLASS
2. Your place or mine : EARTH
3. Bone cavities : ANTRA
4. Eskimo craft : KAYAK
5. Beckett's "___ Knife" : NOS
6. Food for Fido : ORT
7. Electrical unit : FARAD
8. Sour in taste : ACERB
9. Letter from Athens : THETA
10. Fabulous birds : ROCS
11. Mountain range in Asia : ALAI
12. Grass genus : AIRA
13. Ship's petty off. : BOSN
19. Georgia or Cal : TECH
21. Flycatcher : PEWEE
24. Airfield area : APRON
25. Balder's wife : NANNA
28. Pomander case : BALL
29. ___ surgery : ORAL
30. Like a quidnunc : NOSY
31. Dawn goddess : EOS
32. Quechuan : INCA
33. Turner and Cole : NATS
34. Refs.' ring calls : TKOS
35. Communication inits. : ITT
36. Prepare oysters : SHUCK
37. TV actress Garber : TERRI
39. Thirty-two chessmen : SET
40. Emaciated : GAUNT
44. To dare, to Pierre : OSER
47. Copper coin of Pakistan : PAISA
48. Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
49. Celebrate Alumni Day : REUNE
50. Thou : GRAND
51. Keats poem : LAMIA
52. Indian is one : OCEAN
53. Uptight : TENSE
54. Sask. neighbor : NDAK
55. Part of an ange : AILE
56. Plaintiff : USEE
57. Weir of the N.H.L. : STAN
60. Beijing pagoda : TAA
61. W.W. II Greek underground movement : EAM

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