New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 1993

Author: C. McInerney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Witt feat : AXEL
5. Balletic Shearer : MOIRA
10. Aubrey Solomon ___ of Israel : EBAN
14. Part of a basilica : BEMA
15. "The Wind in the Willows" character : OTTER
16. Actress Moore : DEMI
17. Singleton : ONER
18. Nine points of the law : POSSESSION
20. "But thou ___ in thy throat": Shak. : LIEST
22. Ma's toy? : YOYO
23. Panjim is here : GOA
24. La Brea sights : TARPITS
27. Famed septet : WONDERS
29. Dried poppy juice : OPIUM
31. Dos preceder : UNO
32. Like Pegasus : ALAR
35. Porter's "___ Love" : TRUE
37. Ruy Diaz de Bivar : ELCID
41. Nine of diamonds : CURSEOFSCOTLAND
44. Outdo : EXCEL
45. Actress Ward : SELA
46. Arch of defeat : YOKE
47. Sparks of films : NED
49. Showed interest : SATUP
51. Nine-sided figure : NONAGON
55. Ancient Balkan region : THRACIA
59. A Hogg : IMA
60. Nile bird : IBIS
62. Actor Leon ___ : ERROL
63. Nine-columned : ENNEASTYLE
67. Actress Daly : TYNE
68. Wrath of God's vessel : VIAL
69. Avifauna : ORNIS
70. Poet from Naishápúr : OMAR
71. "___ Rider" : EASY
72. Carols : NOELS
73. Snuggery : NEST
1. ___ from the blue : ABOLT
2. Godunov's daughter : XENIA
3. Qatar nabob : EMEER
4. "By the Nine Gods" he swore : LARSPORSENA
5. "Rag ___," 1950 song : MOP
6. Neb. Sioux : OTO
7. ___-bitsy : ITSY
8. Broadcast again : RESOW
9. "___ Sincere?": 1957 song : AREYOU
10. Pub. chiefs : EDS
11. Ecru's kin : BEIGE
12. "I never saw ___": Dickinson : AMOOR
13. "___ Book": Burdick : NINAS
19. Petrarchan poem : SONNET
21. Cumshaw : TIP
25. Bandleader Puente : TITO
26. Rides the waves : SURFS
28. Her first film was "9 to 5" : DOLLYPARTON
30. Nine of mythology : MUSES
32. Sampras specialty : ACE
33. "___ et veritas" : LUX
34. Fogbow : ARC
36. Brilliance : ECLAT
38. Playwright Yu : CAO
39. Sign : INK
40. Ike's inits. : DDE
42. Poesia triste : ELEGIA
43. Imprecation : OATH
48. Beerbohm's "Zuleika ___" : DOBSON
50. Fail tail : URE
51. Snow, to Sancho : NIEVE
52. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
53. Pram pushers : NANAS
54. TNT part : NITRO
56. Hamilton's "___ a River" : CRYME
57. Certain grapes : IONAS
58. Argus-eyed : ALERT
61. Ago, to Burns : SYNE
64. Mount ___, Nev. : ELY
65. Mae West role : LIL
66. Host follower : ESS

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