New York Times, Friday, August 6, 1993

Author:Bill Polvogt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jeopardy : RISK
5. Bearcat : PANDA
10. Tarzan's companions : APES
14. Ambition : ASPIRATION
16. Tey's "___ Farrar" : BRAT
17. Diplomatic agent : PLENIPOTENTIARY
19. Jiff : SEC
20. Feeler : PALP
21. Ancient Roman magistrate : AEDILE
22. Tire mount : RIM
24. Slight : SLIM
26. Dry: Comb. form : XER
27. Bulgaria's capital : SOFIA
29. Plant disease : SCAB
31. Riverbank, in Roma : RIPA
34. Espials : EYINGS
36. Hamburger magnate : KROC
38. Cosmological unit of time : EON
39. Gofers : LACKEYS
41. Giant statues : COLOSSI
43. Math course : ALG
44. Con game : SCAM
46. Fines : MULCTS
47. Chervil or parsley : HERB
49. Parts of psyches : EGOS
51. German mystic: 1575-1624 : BOHME
52. Land measure : ARE
54. With the bow, to Muti : ARCO
56. Egg ___ yong : FOO
57. Fine smoke : HAVANA
60. Kalahari's Mongolian cousin : GOBI
62. Mouths : ORA
64. Auto couplings : UNIVERSALJOINTS
67. Starbuck on the Pequod : MATE
68. Novices : TENDERFEET
69. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
70. Leavening : YEAST
71. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
1. Criticizes : RAPS
2. National park in Lake Superior : ISLEROYALE
3. Relative density : SPECIFICGRAVITY
4. Relations : KIN
5. Actress from Greece : PAPAS
6. Lagoon sites : ATOLLS
7. Quibble : NITPICK
8. Female lagomorph : DOE
9. O'Neill's Christie : ANNA
10. Tolerant one : ABIDER
11. Pioneer's wagon : PRAIRIESCHOONER
12. Fatha Hines : EARL
13. Chalazion : STYE
15. Split apart : RIP
18. Bandleader Beneke : TEX
23. Type of ranch : MINK
25. Kind of brandy : MARC
27. Word used in Psalms : SELAH
28. Grows old : AGES
30. Thrive : BOOM
32. After-the-fact discussion : POSTMORTEM
33. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
35. Stable attendant, in India : SYCE
37. Truncheon : CLUB
40. "Volsunga ___" : SAGA
42. ___ Palme, former P.M. of Sweden : OLOF
45. Fata ___ : MORGANA
48. Meets head-on : BRAVES
50. Upbraids : SCOLDS
53. Opposite of WSW : ENE
55. ___ d'art : OBJET
57. Bombinates : HUMS
58. Blblical giant : ANAK
59. Pseudo-esthetic : ARTY
61. Super finale : IOR
63. The Charles's pet : ASTA
65. Holy ___, at Rome : SEE
66. Nigerian city : IFE

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