New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1992

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Pilgrimage : HADJ
5. Cincinnati's river : OHIO
9. Prospector's stakeout : CLAIM
14. Mary's co-star in "South Pacific" : EZIO
15. Entrepreneur Griffin : MERV
16. Greek goddesses : HORAE
17. Author of "Portnoy's Complaint" : ROTH
18. Medicinal plant : ALOE
19. Likeness : IMAGE
20. Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
21. Inn man? : HENRYCABOT
23. Salesclerk: Br. : SHOPMAN
25. Interrogatory interjection : HEH
26. Towel monogram : HIS
27. Large bottle : DEMIJOHN
32. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
35. "Norma ___," 1979 film : RAE
36. Greek music halls : ODEA
37. Songwriter Sedaka : NEIL
38. Not give ___ : ADARN
40. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
41. Roman year that is palindromic in Arabic : DCVI
42. Achieve : WIN
43. Scottish mystery writer : INNES
44. Bluefish : SKIPJACK
46. Marquand's "H. M. Pulham, ___" : ESQ
47. Table scrap : ORT
48. In name only : TITULAR
52. Painstaking man? : HENRYDAVID
57. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
58. Distant; reserved : ALOOF
59. Biblical weed : TARE
60. Actress Naldi : NITA
61. Island in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
62. Unique person : ONER
63. Craw : CROP
64. Former president of NOW : SMEAL
65. A 1981 film : REDS
66. Urges : YENS
1. Zeus's wife and namesakes : HERAS
2. Mercury, to alchemists : AZOTH
3. The same : DITTO
4. Phone man? : JOHNPHILIP
5. Siouan people in Neb. : OMAHAS
6. ___ of Troy : HELEN
7. Mangle : IRON
8. Eavesdrop : OVERHEAR
9. Pretentiously elegant : CHICHI
10. Broad-topped hill : LOMA
11. Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
12. Verdi villain : IAGO
13. Convene : MEET
22. Country on the Red Sea : YEMEN
24. Improperly: Prefix : MIS
27. Imbibed : DRANK
28. Apple-owning man? : JOHNQUINCY
29. Chief Norse god : ODIN
30. Roll-call response : HERE
31. Cole and Turner : NATS
32. Ampersands : ANDS
33. Orlop or poop : DECK
34. Half a Caribbean tree : DIVI
38. Prize : AWARD
39. "The Great ___," Chaplin film : DICTATOR
43. Adherent : IST
45. Festive : JOYFUL
46. Duck downs : EIDERS
48. Spent : TIRED
49. Tours's river : LOIRE
50. Composer Bruckner : ANTON
51. Harvests : REAPS
52. Smokers' products : HAMS
53. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
54. Musical tone : NOTE
55. Artist Bonheur : ROSA
56. Rooster on a spire : VANE

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