New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 1991

Author: William E. Heinemann
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Batter's nightmare : SLUMP
6. Venture : DARE
10. Sealed formal order : WRIT
14. Cacoethes : MANIA
15. Dutch export : EDAM
16. Hole up : HIDE
17. Oust : EVICT
18. Commend : CITE
19. Directional computer symbol : ICON
20. Any decisive defeat : WATERLOO
22. Badgerlike animals : RATELS
24. Gig rig : OARS
25. Reluctant : AVERSE
26. Swims, in a way : CRAWLS
30. Use a bubble pipe : BLOW
31. "Damn Yankees" role : LOLA
32. Get along, but make no progress : TREADWATER
38. Baker of songdom : ANITA
40. Inventor-clockmaker Terry : ELI
41. Fusty : STALE
42. American and Horseshoe : WATERFALLS
45. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
46. Clarinet, e.g. : REED
47. Merger : CARTEL
49. Theologic literature : TRACTS
52. Heavy nap : SHAG
54. Have misgivings : REGRET
55. Gorge through Kittatinny Mts. : WATERGAP
60. Dictator's phrase : INRE
61. Stork's relative : IBIS
63. Halter : NOOSE
64. Honey bunch : BEES
65. Utter : VENT
66. Refreshing : TONIC
67. Cote dwellers : EWES
68. Impatient : EDGY
69. Kind of house : STEAK
1. Merganser : SMEW
2. Uncooled pumice : LAVA
3. Distinct part : UNIT
4. Voles : MICE
5. Reconnoiter : PATROL
6. Stage scenery : DECOR
7. Fernando's farewell : ADIOS
8. Informer : RAT
9. Colombian export : EMERALD
10. Rapids foam : WHITEWATER
11. Kitchen utensil : RICER
12. Some celebrities : IDOLS
13. High-strung : TENSE
21. Persist : LAST
23. Confesses : AVOWS
26. Decapod's weapon : CLAW
27. Author Jaffe : RONA
28. Landed : ALIT
29. A garnish : WATERCRESS
30. Surety : BAIL
33. Poet who wrote "Sheridan's Ride" : READ
34. Right-angled structure : ELL
35. Item filched by a knave : TART
36. Gilbert's Lord High Everything ___ : ELSE
37. Filature : REEL
39. Valor; virtue : ARETE
43. Gala : FESTIVE
44. Jazz style : SCAT
48. Go-betweens : AGENTS
49. Ben Adhem's people : TRIBE
50. Invigorate : RENEW
51. Harmonize : AGREE
52. Benny Goodman's music : SWING
53. Overquick : HASTY
56. Cheer : ROOT
57. Used up : GONE
58. Wife of Prometheus : ASIA
59. Hens do it : PECK
62. Garden spot : BED

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