New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1991

Author: Jean M. Hunt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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1. Woman's closefitting hat : COIF
5. Improve : AMEND
10. Pen : STY
13. Caper : ANTIC
15. German engraver-painter : DURER
16. Author Levin : IRA
17. A grain ground into small pellets : PEARLBARLEY
19. Celtic sea god : LER
20. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
21. Flourished : WAVED
23. Decorates : ADORNS
26. Domesticated : TAMED
27. Put on a happy face : SMILE
28. One in peak condition? : SCALER
30. October birthstone : OPAL
31. Bar or milking follower : STOOL
32. Concealed : HID
35. ___ mater : ALMA
36. Breakwaters : PIERS
37. Antitoxins : SERA
38. Former car : REO
39. Fatigued : JADED
40. Warm up : HEAT
41. Vitamin-B complex member : NIACIN
43. ___ Meir : GOLDA
44. Keats was one : ODIST
45. Indolent : OTIOSE
47. "I saw ___ a-sailing" : ASHIP
48. Sea or snake : CORAL
50. Rubber tree : ULE
51. Hibernia : EMERALDISLE
57. Caddy's contents : TEA
58. Fortification : REDAN
59. Heavens : SKIES
60. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
61. Wading bird : STILT
62. Cupid : EROS
1. Detonator : CAP
2. Single : ONE
3. Give ___ whirl (try) : ITA
4. Balsam, e.g. : FIR
5. Tarkington's "Alice ___" : ADAMS
6. Wall in, old style : MURE
7. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
8. Society-page word : NEE
9. Mortarless construction : DRYWALL
10. Jay ___, Tonto portrayer : SILVERHEELS
11. Cornered : TREED
12. Court of a sort : YARD
14. Irish county : CLARE
18. Container for coal : BIN
22. Soul, in Sedan : AME
23. Capacious : AMPLE
24. Honolulu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
25. Spicy stew : OLLA
26. N.M. resort : TAOS
27. Fly high : SOAR
28. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
29. Horsley's "Guns of Paradise" role : CORD
31. ___ Ifni, Moroccan port : SIDI
33. Muslim decree : IRADE
34. Facts : DATA
36. Locarno ___: 1925 : PACT
37. "Go away!" : SHOO
39. Manhattan College team : JASPERS
42. IX minus VI : III
43. Embellishes : GILDS
44. Canadian physician-writer : OSLER
45. Praying figure : ORANT
46. Hindu cymbals : TAL
47. Hatchback, e.g. : AUTO
48. Ghana's monetary unit : CEDI
49. Type of test : ORAL
52. Encountered : MET
53. Presidential nickname : IKE
54. "To ___ With Love" : SIR
55. A constellation : LEO
56. Curve : ESS

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