New York Times, Saturday, July 4, 1992

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Short journey : JAUNT
6. Captain Pierce portrayer : ALDA
10. Tastes : SIPS
14. Heating lamps : ETNAS
15. Letter opener : SIRS
16. Closed circuit : LOOP
17. March king : JOHNPHILIPSOUSA
20. Disquiet : UNEASE
21. Weskit : VEST
22. Topic for Peter Jennings : NEWS
23. Rise : ASCENT
26. Conflict : WAR
29. Marine raptor : ERN
30. Playwright Joe ___ : ORTON
31. Mountain lake : TARN
32. Merlin ___, sportscaster : OLSEN
33. Actors' remarks to audience : ASIDES
35. March by 17 Across : SEMPERFIDELIS
38. Sprites : PIXIES
39. Declaim : ORATE
40. Practice diaskeuasis : EDIT
41. Kyd work : DRAMA
42. Capture : BAG
45. Clear : NET
46. Vassar graduate, usually : ALUMNA
48. Evenings, in Roma : SERE
49. Part of a hammerhead : PEEN
50. Linens : NAPERY
52. "The ___ Forever" (march by 17 Across) : STARSANDSTRIPES
57. De Witt Clinton's canal : ERIE
58. ___ scaloppini : VEAL
59. El Greco's birthplace : CRETE
60. Cunning : WILY
61. Vortex : EDDY
62. Commemoration of an exodus from Egypt : SEDER
1. Banal : JEJUNE
2. One doing penance : ATONER
3. Not axed : UNHEWN
4. Amahs' cousins : NANAS
5. Recipe meas. : TSPS
6. Thus, in Taxco : ASI
7. Mae West role : LIL
8. Evidencing a sense of urgency : DRIVEN
9. Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
10. Football position : SLOT
11. Marker : IOU
12. Not neg. : POS
13. Bath, England, e.g. : SPA
18. Funeral vehicles : HEARSES
19. Concorde : SST
24. Suffix with team : STER
25. Adapt : CONFORM
26. Seasonal oasis : WADI
27. Father of Hippolyte : ARES
28. Hosp. Nightingales : RNS
30. Ancient leather flask : OLPE
31. Bathroom-wall piece : TILE
32. Leave out : OMIT
33. Unyielding : ADAMANT
34. Bristle : SETA
35. Faction : SIDE
36. Way out : EXIT
37. Where the Atrek flows : IRAN
38. Confinement area : PEN
41. Demanded payment : DUNNED
42. Used an electronic pager : BEEPED
43. Wait, Henri! : ARRETE
44. Yellowstone sight : GEYSER
46. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
47. Base break : LEAVE
48. Flèche : SPIRE
49. Quarry : PREY
51. Azimuths : ARCS
52. Overcast : SEW
53. Quang ___, city in Vietnam : TRI
54. Gallic garlic : AIL
55. Book by William Wharton : DAD
56. Shakespearean tinker : SLY

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