New York Times, Wednesday, June 24, 1992

Author:Morton B. Braun
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Tease : BAIT
5. Prepares a wall for plaster : LATHS
10. "___ she blows!" : THAR
14. He wrote "The Nazarene" : ASCH
15. Heron : EGRET
16. Nimbus : HALO
17. Chaplin ate one : SHOE
18. ___ de cacao : CREME
19. Historic periods : ERAS
20. Guards : SENTRIES
22. Princess in "The Magic Flute" : PAMINA
24. Detest : HATE
25. City south of Moscow : TULA
26. Lack : DEARTH
29. Member of the Fourth Estate : REPORTER
33. Great anger : RAGE
34. March date : IDES
36. Banish : EXILE
37. Lake or canal : ERIE
38. Peer : NOBLE
40. French cheese : BRIE
41. Shine : GLOSS
43. Noggin : BEAN
44. ___ Foxx : REDD
45. Of the body as a whole : SYSTEMIC
47. Shuts : CLOSES
49. Curved molding : OGEE
50. Blemish on one's escutcheon : BLOT
51. Bar or pub : SALOON
54. Awards : TROPHIES
58. The subject of cos. and co-sec. : TRIG
59. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
61. Actress ___ May Oliver : EDNA
62. Mother of Elizabeth I : ANNE
63. Pointed arch : OGIVE
64. Check : REIN
65. "Anything ___": C. Porter : GOES
66. Lassoed : ROPED
67. Marquis de ___ : SADE
1. Clef or drum preceder : BASS
2. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
3. Religious image : ICON
4. Larry, Moe and Curly : THETHREESTOOGES
5. Fatty compound : LECITHIN
6. Correspond : AGREE
7. ___ bien : TRES
8. Haw's partner : HEM
9. Increase : STEPUP
10. Zeppo and siblings : THEMARXBROTHERS
11. Spy name : HARI
12. Actor Arkin or Autry : ALAN
13. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
21. Squeal : RAT
23. African plant : ALOE
25. Famed electrical engineer : TESLA
26. Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
27. Confederate general : EARLY
28. Premiums on money exchanges : AGIOS
29. Lute's kin : REBEC
30. Wearies : TIRES
31. Pass over : ELIDE
32. Oboes and bassoons : REEDS
35. Gillis of old TV : DOBIE
39. Surrounded : ENCLOSED
42. Kind of lily : SEGO
46. Adviser : MENTOR
48. Cut off : LOP
50. Courageous : BRAVE
51. Without a date : STAG
52. Pisa's river : ARNO
53. Queue : LINE
54. Stumble : TRIP
55. Concept : IDEA
56. City in Okla. : ENID
57. Of sound mind : SANE
60. "Long ___ and far away" : AGO

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