New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1991

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Horned vipers : ASPS
5. Uruguayan money : PESOS
10. Surrealist painter : DALI
14. Lean : THIN
15. Ward off : AVERT
16. Black, to a bard : EBON
17. Theater box : LOGE
18. Second-story man : CATBURGLAR
20. Space : AREA
21. Vienna duo : ENS
22. Anna Neagle's title role: 1940 : IRENE
23. Furnace tenders : STOKERS
25. ___ the music (accept consequences) : FACE
27. Tidings : NEWS
28. Latin American knives : MACHETES
32. Hue for Gainsborough : OCHRE
34. Trawler's haul : FISH
35. Affirmative reply : SURE
36. ___ volente : DEO
37. Chanticleer : ROOSTER
40. Inlet : RIA
41. Building wings : ELLS
43. Punctuation marks : DOTS
44. Typical Tom Mix film : OATER
46. Printing devices : STENCILS
48. Bird's beak : BILL
49. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
50. Money holders : WALLETS
53. Pile : STACK
56. Poker player's prize : POT
57. Entity : UNIT
58. Ragtime dance : TURKEYTROT
61. Expensive : DEAR
62. Rose's lover : ABIE
63. Wear away : ERODE
64. Yellowish brown : ECRU
65. Raise : REAR
66. Woodland spirit : SATYR
67. Card game for three : SKAT
1. A reference book : ATLAS
2. Brief : SHORT
3. Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
4. Shoe for L. Bird : SNEAKER
5. Meadowlands competitors : PACERS
6. Dame Edith ___ : EVANS
7. Tennis-match units : SETS
8. Sphere : ORB
9. Actor Erwin : STU
10. Academic awards : DEGREES
11. Proficient : ABLE
12. Kind of shark : LOAN
13. Regarding : INRE
19. Well-heeled : RICH
24. Piece of crockery : EWER
25. Refrains from eating : FASTS
26. Dull pain : ACHE
28. Aerosol sprays : MISTS
29. Type of sweater : TURTLENECK
30. Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
31. Burn : SEAR
32. Lyrical poems : ODES
33. Briton or Breton : CELT
34. Nincompoops : FOOLS
38. Norse deity : ODIN
39. Irritate : ROIL
42. Snide laugh : SNICKER
45. Refers : ALLUDES
47. Soap unit : CAKE
48. Man in a box : BATTER
50. Writer-actor Allen : WOODY
51. Papal crown : TIARA
52. Walk like 37 Across : STRUT
53. Headliner : STAR
54. Toothpaste container : TUBE
55. Song for Bumbry : ARIA
56. Meth., e.g. : PROT
59. Truckler's word : YES
60. ___-la-la : TRA

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