New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1992

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
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Across Down
1. Big brass? : TUBA
5. ___ roe : SHAD
9. Game loser : GOAT
13. Top : APEX
14. More ashen : PALER
16. Scat singer : ELLA
17. Entrance : GATE
18. Bridal path : AISLE
19. Ornery : MEAN
20. Leo's team? : DETROITLIONS
23. Palm Springs, e.g. : SPA
26. Primary color : RED
27. John, in Scotland : IAN
28. Team for 9 Down? : MINNESOTATWINS
34. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
35. Right angles : ELLS
36. Feed-bag morsel : OAT
38. ___ off (angry) : TEED
39. Combine : MERGE
41. First name in mysteries : ERLE
42. Roach of film fame : HAL
43. Labels : TAGS
44. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
45. Aries team? : LOSANGELESRAMS
50. A Gershwin : IRA
51. Ga. neighbor : ALA
52. Rest : LIE
53. Taurus's team? : CHICAGOBULLS
59. Require : LACK
60. Get around : EVADE
61. Smog's cousin : HAZE
65. Kind of history : ORAL
66. Cavalry weapon : SABER
67. Begin : OPEN
68. Refuse : DENY
69. Disney canine : LADY
70. Take care of : TEND
1. Running game : TAG
2. ___ tree (cornered) : UPA
3. Vegas transaction : BET
4. Chopped : AXED
5. Large outpourings : SPATES
6. Pageboy, e.g. : HAIRDO
7. In addition : ALSO
8. Sandwich shop : DELI
9. Constellation containing Castor and Pollux : GEMINI
10. Supermarket item : OLEO
11. Actor Thicke : ALAN
12. UV effects : TANS
15. Change a name : RETITLE
21. Poetic palindrome : ERE
22. Rules : LAWS
23. Maggie or Alexis : SMITH
24. Like certain cones : PINEAL
25. Boxing's Dundee : ANGELO
29. Actor Beatty : NED
30. Concise : TERSE
31. High-school subj. : ALG
32. Ordinary : NORMAL
33. Item sold at 8 Down : SALAMI
37. Uptight : TENSE
39. Gets by : MANAGES
40. Rhode Island White's deposit : EGG
41. Attention : EAR
43. Neighbor of Twelve Oaks : TARA
46. Feeble : SICKLY
47. Praised : LAUDED
48. Queen of detective stories : ELLERY
49. ___ hepatica : SAL
53. Bumpkin : CLOD
54. Also-ran of fable : HARE
55. "___ Dream, Can't I?": 1937 song : ICAN
56. Roundish : OVAL
57. Gilda Radner persona : BABA
58. Worn-out : SHOT
62. Copy : APE
63. ___ Buddhism : ZEN
64. Purpose : END

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