New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1991

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { B J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 93, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Form of argument, in logic : SORITES
8. Less abundant : SPARSER
15. Unpublished literary works : INEDITA
16. Ornamental armor piece : AILETTE
17. Dotage : SECONDCHILDHOOD
19. Pencil stroke : TRAIT
20. Lunar trench : RILLE
21. Prefix with day or night : MID
22. Billions of years : EONS
23. Kind of baby or bride : WAR
24. Priced to go : ONSALE
26. Portolano : RUTTER
28. Oblong iron mass : SOW
30. Summers in la cité : ETES
31. Draft org. : SSS
32. Summer TV fare : RERUN
34. Barmecide ___ (illusion of plenty) : FEAST
35. U.S. missile : MINUTEMAN
37. ___ aves : RARAE
40. Hog breed : DUROC
41. Org. concerned with dwellings : PHA
44. Mad as ___ hen : AWET
45. Electrical unit : REL
46. Put in memory : STORED
48. Electronics enthusiast : TECHIE
50. Cereal grass : OAT
52. Drip : NERD
53. U.S.N. rank : CSO
54. Title for an Ethiopian emperor : NEGUS
56. Australian horse : WALER
57. Gibson girl's form : HOURGLASSFIGURE
60. Stuck : EMPALED
61. Aegean island, now called Bozcaada : TENEDOS
62. Canopies over altars : TESTERS
63. Cassandra : SEERESS
1. Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, e.g. : SISTERS
2. Galling : ONEROUS
3. Disavows : RECANTS
4. Artificial-language proponent : IDOIST
5. Color diluted with white : TINT
6. Approx. takeoff period : ETD
7. Pelvic bones : SACRA
8. Jamie Green, e.g. : SAIL
9. "___ Talk," Doris Day film : PILLOW
10. Stand-in for Standish : ALDEN
11. "Alkali" of the West : REH
12. Mouths : STOMATA
13. Prima ballerinas : ETOILES
14. Most rubicund : REDDEST
18. Minutely hairy : HIRSUTULOUS
23. Brit. servicewoman : WREN
25. "Wars I Have ___": G. Stein : SEEN
27. Foe of a Seneca : ERIE
29. Unique person : ONER
33. Primitively simple : RUDE
34. Reality : FACT
35. Hindu monastical order : MATH
36. "America's ___ Wanted," TV hit : MOST
37. Steady progression up or down : RATCHET
38. Wondrous : AWESOME
39. Balances : RECOUPS
41. Opera overture : PRELUDE
42. People of Namibia, Botswana and Angola : HEREROS
43. Ready skill : ADDRESS
45. Textile-plant employee : REELER
47. Medieval catapult : ONAGER
49. Hearth : INGLE
51. Aux. ones : ASSTS
55. Moves aimlessly : GADS
56. Sommelier's concern : WINE
58. Squeal : RAT
59. Emolument of a sort : FEE

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