New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1992

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Sara Battle's creator : ELIA
5. Fem. counterpart : MASC
9. Scene of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
13. Russian city : PERM
14. Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
15. Devastation : HAVOC
16. Foot for Frost : IAMB
17. Teen-ager's hangout : MALL
18. Eocene, e.g. : EPOCH
19. Author of "Jane Eyre" : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
22. English river : OUSE
23. Coral collection : REEF
24. A cold place, but often baked : ALASKA
27. Calumniated : VILIFIED
31. Canadian Oscar : GENIE
32. Buy goods at one's own auction : BIDIN
33. Sp. spouse : SRA
34. Draftable : ONEA
35. Swell : SURGE
36. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
37. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
38. Bender : SPREE
39. ___ la Paix : RUEDE
40. Don Quixote or Leopold Bloom : ANTIHERO
42. Surpassing another : BETTER
43. ___ contendere : NOLO
44. Charlie's wife : OONA
45. Argentine poet : JORGELUISBORGES
52. Successor to Beatle Best : STARR
53. Kind of bag : GRAB
54. Clouseau's valet : CATO
55. Former Venetian bigwigs : DOGES
56. Saint: Comb. form : HAGI
57. Mend : HEAL
58. Red, White and Black : SEAS
59. Snick and ___ : SNEE
60. Nathan Hale's alma mater : YALE
1. Heroic : EPIC
2. A wife of Jacob : LEAH
3. Marie Wilson role : IRMA
4. Fruity dessert : AMBROSIA
5. Tropical plant : MIMOSA
6. "___ which will live in infamy": F.D.R. : ADATE
7. River deposit : SILT
8. "Christabel" poet : COLERIDGE
9. Shut down a gushing oil well : CAPOFF
10. Name of three English rivers : AVON
11. Night: Comb. form : NOCT
12. Yearn : ACHE
15. Legalese word : HEREIN
20. "Cool Hand ___," 1967 film : LUKE
21. Prove false : BELIE
24. Xanthippe shopped here : AGORA
25. Founder of Bolshevism : LENIN
26. In re : ANENT
27. Passerine bird : VIREO
28. Ait : ISLET
29. Trade center in India : ERODE
30. Post-office machine : DATER
32. Tarzan's creator : BURROUGHS
35. Trance : SPELL
36. Absolute sovereignty : AUTARCHY
38. Blacksmiths, at times : SHOERS
39. City that's a "oner" : RENO
41. Painter of "Jupiter and Thetis" : INGRES
42. Roberta, informally : BOBBIE
44. Orange or Indian : OSAGE
45. Degrees for attys. : JSDS
46. Siouan Indian : OTOE
47. Hindu music style : RAGA
48. Rafsanjani's land : IRAN
49. Earth goddess : GAEA
50. Etc. kin : ETAL
51. Heel's forerunner : SOLE

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