New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1992

Author:Don Groat
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grist receiver : MILL
5. Aircraft personnel : CREW
9. Honkers : GEESE
14. Reveler's cry of old : EVOE
15. Lead-in for gram : HEXA
16. Damask-rose perfume : ATTAR
17. Not fem. or neut. : MASC
18. Inspired : AWED
19. Gunwale adjunct : THOLE
20. "Better a blush ___" (Beginning of a Cervantes quote) : ONTHEFACETHANA
23. Continually : EVER
24. Poetic contraction : EEN
25. ___ up (gather quickly) : SCARE
28. Library instrument : DATER
31. Unruly crowd : MOB
34. Just about : ALMOST
36. Developer's purchase : LOT
37. Sufficiently cooked : DONE
38. "Mon ___!" : DIEU
39. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
41. Malt kiln : OAST
42. Jillian and Miller : ANNS
43. Chaney or Nol : LON
44. Calf's stomach membrane : RENNET
46. Asian festival : TET
47. Jason's sorceress : MEDEA
49. Sample : TASTE
50. Group of whales : POD
51. Savoir-faire : TACT
53. Conclusion of the quote : BLOTONTHEHEART
60. Slipknot loop : NOOSE
61. Toward the mouth : ORAD
62. English humorist Edward ___ : LEAR
63. Dean Martin party : ROAST
64. Musical sound : TONE
65. Cement ingredient : LIME
66. Llama's habitat : ANDES
67. ___ of the earth : ENDS
68. "Pardon me!" : OOPS
1. Office note : MEMO
2. A grand duke of Muscovy : IVAN
3. Kind of cause : LOST
4. Lustful : LECHEROUS
5. Irritate : CHAFE
6. Recompense : REWARD
7. Branch of govt. : EXEC
8. Move with effort : WADE
9. Infer : GATHER
10. Allen of the Revolution : ETHAN
11. College on the Thames : ETON
12. Room in a hacienda : SALA
13. Before, in poesy : ERE
21. Holiday preceders : EVES
22. Wobble : TEETER
25. Egypt's Anwar ___ : SADAT
26. Singer Patsy : CLINE
27. Flower spike : AMENT
29. Skirt style : ALINE
30. Long or short weight : TON
31. Eerie noises : MOANS
32. Assault : ONSET
33. Midler or Davis : BETTE
35. City on the Tagus : TOLEDO
37. Renaissance sculptor : DONATELLO
40. Cain's land : NOD
45. Impress distinctly : ETCH
47. Some a cappella songs : MOTETS
48. Available : ATHAND
50. ___ comitatus : POSSE
52. Unwelcome mosquito : AEDES
53. Blessing : BOON
54. Burden : LOAD
55. Dollar bill : NOTE
56. Disney movie : TRON
57. All but "u" : AEIO
58. Freeway exit : RAMP
59. Cinco less dos : TRES
60. New Deal letters : NRA

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