New York Times, Friday, June 14, 1991

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V X }
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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1. Bricklayers : MASONS
7. "Under ___," 1936 movie : TWOFLAGS
12. White banner : FLAGOFTRUCE
14. Regarding this point : HERETO
16. Architectural column : PILASTER
17. Word-of-mouth bet maker : ORALER
18. Emulate W. J. Bryan : ORATE
19. Cacophony : NOISE
21. Guided : LED
22. Lunar modules : LEMS
23. Privet's use : HEDGE
24. Cotton unit : BALE
25. Ending for Pekin : ESE
26. Gay city : PAREE
27. Dilute : WATER
28. Ambiguous : HAZY
29. Lingers aimlessly : LOITERS
31. Macbeth was one : THANE
33. Steer steerers : PRODS
34. Chuckle gleefully : CHORTLE
36. Countenance : MIEN
37. Hauls to the bar : HALES
38. Alter : AMEND
40. U.S.N. aviation base : NAS
43. Primitive or root word : ETYM
44. Tea cake : SCONE
45. Half a Melville title : MOBY
46. Mauritanian port, now Cherchel : IOL
47. " . . . the ___ makes you free!": H. C. Work : FLAGTHAT
48. Hell dweller : SATAN
49. Angola's capital : LUANDA
51. "___ April's breeze unfurled": Emerson : THEIRFLAGTO
53. "He nothing common did ___": Marvell : ORMEAN
54. Switch type : SOLENOID
55. " . . . rally round the ___ . . . ": G. F. Root : FLAGBOYS
56. Cruise vessels : LINERS
1. Watered silks : MOIRES
2. Burning : AFLAME
3. Census figs. : STATS
4. "The ___ 'e knows . . . ": Kipling : ORSE
5. Macadamia or kola : NUT
6. Maria Björnson forte : SCENERY
7. Huxley's "___ Barren Leaves" : THOSE
8. "As you ___" : WERE
9. Old English money : ORA
10. Whipped : FLAGELLATED
11. Pittsburgh 11 : STEELERS
12. Where Old Glory flies : FLAGPOLE
13. Wear away : ERODE
15. Military commands : ORDERS
20. Black Forest hedgehog : IGEL
23. Witch ___ : HAZEL
24. Stokowski's stick : BATON
26. Clam diggers, jeans, etc. : PANTS
27. Telegraphed : WIRED
28. Seraglio : HAREM
30. Think : OPINE
31. " . . . ___ was still there": F. S. Key : THATOURFLAG
32. Agnus Dei : HOLYLAMB
34. Lip: Comb. form : CHEILO
35. Anagram for ache : EACH
36. Cigarette flavor : MENTHOL
39. Certain trenches : MOATS
40. "We shall ___ fail": Churchill : NOTFLAGOR
41. Barricade : ABATIS
42. Ecclesiastical council : SYNOD
44. Watergate figure : STANS
45. Seine feeder : MARNE
47. June 14 : FLAGDAY
48. Temple, in Toledo : SIEN
50. Modernist : NEO
52. Whitney or Wallach : ELI

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