New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1991

Author:C. McInerney
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City or town : BURG
5. Tumbledown dwelling : SHACK
10. Palazzo Alfieri site : ASTI
14. Male pismire : ANER
15. "Nursery of arts": Shak. : PADUA
16. Shoo! : SCAT
17. Siamese : THAI
18. Eared seal : OTARY
19. Gabrielle Chanel : COCO
20. Actor credited with "Tennis, anyone?" : HUMPHREYBOGART
23. Metal container : ORE
24. Master Melvin : OTT
25. Orbital position : APSIS
27. Mary Jane feature : STRAP
29. TV grouch who lives in a garbage can : OSCAR
33. Old French coin : ECU
34. Expert on nos. : CPA
36. Conflict : WAR
37. Boris Godunov, for one : TSAR
38. Inventor of lawn tennis : WALTERWINGFIELD
43. "Be thou like to ___" : AROE
44. Sun. follower : MON
45. Crankcase fluid : OIL
46. Panay native : ATI
47. Irish playwright: 1871-1909 : SYNGE
49. Lesley who faces the nation : STAHL
53. Kid who rode Diablo : CISCO
55. Inquire : ASK
57. Scare word : BOO
58. Park for World's Fair or Tennis Open : FLUSHINGMEADOW
63. Ananias : LIAR
64. Gay B-29 : ENOLA
65. Wax, old style : CERE
66. Kin of comedones : ACNE
67. Essayist Repplier : AGNES
68. Of an epoch : ERAL
69. Contract : DEED
70. Caries hosts : TEETH
71. Scrumdiddlyumptious storyteller : DAHL
1. Mush or gush : BATHOS
2. Intact : UNHURT
3. Meerschaum owner's device : REAMER
4. Tennis hold : GRIP
5. Tennis category : SPORT
6. "Oh! How I ___ Get Up . . . " : HATETO
7. "Queen for ___" : ADAY
8. Bridle : CURB
9. Moon Mullins's brother : KAYO
10. Org. for Cahn, Kahn, et al. : ASCAP
11. "Taxi Driver" director : SCORSESE
12. Expedient : TACTICAL
13. Prince Hirobumi ___ : ITO
21. Memorable billiard champ : HOPPE
22. Needlefish : GAR
26. Irrational : SURD
28. Part of a drame : ACTE
30. Wield a racket : SWING
31. Fire : CAN
32. Ship bound for Colchis : ARGO
35. Salvation group : ARMY
37. Pinball taboo : TILT
38. Brit. servicewoman : WAAC
39. Ingenuity : ARTIFICE
40. Daily Planet reporter : LOISLANE
41. ___ ton soup : WON
42. U.S. actress: 1865-1932 : FISKE
47. "___ your old man!" : SOS
48. Aerie fledgling : EAGLET
50. Democritus's birthplace : ABDERA
51. Fanfare : HOORAH
52. "Patterns" poet : LOWELL
54. Remedied : CURED
56. Tennis stroke : SMASH
59. Fervor : HEAT
60. Little Sheba's creator : INGE
61. Word after bar : NONE
62. Served a tennis winner : ACED
63. "And many a lightfoot ___": Housman : LAD

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