New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1991

Author:Betty Hinman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scorch : CHAR
5. John Irving protagonist : GARP
9. Chutes : SLIDES
11. Shriver and Callas : MARIAS
13. Certain lotion : SKINCONDITIONER
16. Mad. Ave. hard sells : HYPES
17. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
18. Anklebones : TALI
19. Skiers' mecca : ALPS
20. Actor Richard from Peoria : PRYOR
21. One hundred yrs. : CEN
22. Scot's dissent : NAE
23. Hollows, to Keats : VALES
24. Cheaters : SPECS
26. Shortened, for short : ABR
27. Cousin of a via : ITER
28. Whirl : GYRATE
29. ___ Rabbit : BRER
30. "But ___ buts" : MENO
31. Of a S.A. range : ANDEAN
34. Partner of dance : SONG
35. Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
38. Reef material : CORAL
39. Kahn-Moret song: 1927 : CHLOE
40. Astronaut Evans : RON
41. Village street: Sp. : RUA
42. Lobster's claw : CHELA
43. Flank : SIDE
44. Actress Swenson : INGA
46. The water, in France : LEAU
47. Debussy work : LAMER
48. Scalp treatment : DANDRUFFSHAMPOO
51. Site of a 24-hour auto race : LEMANS
52. Buckeye and bungo : CANOES
53. Canasta card : TREY
54. Honey of a drink? : MEAD
1. Yankee follower : CLIPPER
2. Basso Jerome ___ : HINES
3. Military assts. : ADCS
4. Classic car : REO
5. U. of Florida athlete : GATOR
6. Actress Meyers : ARI
7. Tohubohu : RIOT
8. Cure-all : PANACEA
9. Space station : SKYLAB
10. Surly one : SNARLER
11. Director Forman : MILOS
12. Choose : SELECT
13. Writer Alexander : SHANA
14. Beautician's purchase : DRYER
15. Hair-care product : RINSE
20. Metal disk : PATEN
23. Of an infectious agent : VIRAL
24. "Riders to the Sea" playwright : SYNGE
25. Lanny Wadkins is one : PRO
28. Ligurian port : GENOA
29. Arthur or Lillie : BEA
30. Snail, e.g. : MOLLUSC
31. Bitter : ACRID
32. Of a certain part of speech : NOUNAL
33. Jack Webb opus : DRAGNET
34. Bundle : SHEAF
35. Groomed fussily : PRIMPED
36. Western outdoor events : RODEOS
37. January, in Lima : ENERO
39. Cuisine experts : CHEFS
42. Type of lace : CLUNY
43. Setting for "Rain" : SAMOA
45. Business exec. : ADMR
47. Priscilla or Abbe : LANE
49. Norma or Charlotte : RAE
50. Superheterodyne fan : HAM

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