New York Times, Monday, June 24, 1991

Author:Don Groat
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brass horn : TUBA
5. Busy terminal : OHARE
10. Pub drinks : ALES
14. Armadillo : APAR
15. Gay ___ : PAREE
16. Posted : SENT
17. Of lasting value : MONUMENTAL
19. An Asian : THAI
20. Lengthwise : ENDLONG
21. Demote : DISRATE
23. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
24. Calls that delight performers : ENCORES
25. Close friend : PAL
27. ___ Islands, off Ireland : ARAN
31. Unit of acceleration : GAL
32. Author of "The Morning Watch" : AGEE
34. Kind of door : TRAP
36. Corolla parts : LABIA
40. Doyle's "The Adventure of ___" : THESPECKLEDBAND
43. Keep one's ___ the ground : EARTO
44. Pay attention to : HEAR
45. Duck, in Düsseldorf : ENTE
46. Cerise, e.g. : RED
48. Changed the color : DYED
50. Actor Ameche : DON
51. Quiets : SEDATES
55. Waistband for Cio-Cio-San : OBI
57. Theodolite : TRANSIT
58. Oppressive wind : SIROCCO
62. Sounded a bell : RANG
63. Kind of room : SOUNDPROOF
65. Cape fox : ASSE
66. Of pitch : TONAL
67. Greg Norman's game : GOLF
68. Quitclaim : DEED
69. Incline : SLOPE
70. Greek letters : ETAS
1. Domesticate : TAME
2. "Once ___ a midnight . . . ": Poe : UPON
3. Ammo belt : BANDOLEER
4. As ___ (usually) : ARULE
5. House or stock preceder : OPEN
6. Suspend : HANG
7. Creative work : ART
8. Aptly named author : READE
9. Sniggler's activity : EELING
10. Sextant's predecessor : ASTROLABE
11. Hungarian composer Franz ___ : LEHAR
12. Related maternally : ENATE
13. Pens : STIES
18. Syllabic unit : MORA
22. Burn with steam : SCALD
25. ___ de foie gras : PATE
26. Turkish official : AGHA
28. Hwy. : RTE
29. Bishop lead-in : ARCH
30. Stark follower : NAKED
33. Alienated : ESTRANGED
35. N. Simon product : PLAY
37. Ratlike animal : BANDICOOT
38. Word in division : INTO
39. Yemeni seaport : ADEN
41. "Dead ___ Society," 1989 film : POETS
42. Before, to the Bard : ERE
47. Paine, Jefferson et al. : DEISTS
49. New ___, in Richmond, N.Y.C. : DORP
51. Prized violin, for short : STRAD
52. Remove completely : ERASE
53. ___ du ventre : DANSE
54. Bar equipment : STOOL
56. Comic Victor from Denmark : BORGE
58. Thin cookie : SNAP
59. Inactive : IDLE
60. Carbonated drink : COLA
61. Switch positions : OFFS
64. Tres less dos : UNO

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