New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1991

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oct. preceder : SEPT
5. Subject : TOPIC
10. Muslim holy man : IMAM
14. Peary's winter headquarters : ETAH
15. Shatter : SMASH
16. Nick Charles's wife : NORA
17. Gossip : TALEBEARER
19. Irish assembly : DAIL
20. " . . . such ___ little craft": Gilbert : ASMART
21. Funny : RISIBLE
23. Out of date : PASSE
26. Baltic or Bering : SEA
27. Ancestor : FOREBEAR
30. Supply boat : TENDER
34. New Haven team : ELIS
35. Lassoed : ROPED
37. "___ been to London . . . " : IVE
38. Bigwig : VIP
39. Salts, e.g. : SEASONS
41. Neckline shape : VEE
42. First palindrome : EVE
43. Miss Dinsmore : ELSIE
44. Guidry and Cey of baseball : RONS
45. Fail to keep a promise : RENEGE
47. Egg dish : OMELETTE
50. Oct. follower : NOV
51. Baby boys, in Barcelona : NENES
52. Floating wreckage : FLOTSAM
56. Item : DETAIL
60. Take on cargo : LADE
61. Moderation : TEMPERANCE
64. Hebrew measure : OMER
65. Arabian chief : EMEER
66. Bar crossers : RYES
67. "Star ___" : WARS
68. Churchill ___, Ky. : DOWNS
69. H.M.S. Pinafore crewmen : TARS
1. "___ thief to catch a thief" : SETA
2. Certain Greek vowels : ETAS
3. Date producer : PALM
4. "Planet of ___" : THEAPES
5. Dangerous fly : TSETSE
6. German granny : OMA
7. Norm for Greg Norman : PAR
8. Elbe tributary : ISER
9. Name at baptism : CHRISTEN
10. Catawba or Cherokee : INDIAN
11. Biblical kingdom : MOAB
12. Seed coat : ARIL
13. Man or boy : MALE
18. African tree : BRAB
22. Gardener's purchase : SEEDS
24. Teasdale and Roosevelt : SARAS
25. Geology subject : EROSION
27. Yellow or scarlet ailment : FEVER
28. Type of oil : OLIVE
29. Age, as cheese : RIPEN
31. Turf dug up by a golf club : DIVOT
32. Occurrence : EVENT
33. Singer from Detroit : REESE
36. Victor Hugo product : POEME
39. Utah blooms : SEGOS
40. Noble; edifying : ELEVATED
44. Commence once more : RESTART
46. Registers : ENTERS
48. Co-Nobelist in Medicine: 1954 : ENDERS
49. Lascivious look : LEER
52. What to go with : FLOW
53. Buddhist priest : LAMA
54. Stettin's river : ODER
55. Exec's note : MEMO
57. Author Seton : ANYA
58. Bakery employee : ICER
59. Not so much : LESS
62. Tabby's plaint : MEW
63. Sword surpasser : PEN

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