New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1993

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Italian musical drama : OPERASERIA
11. Dunderhead : SAP
14. Mann's con man : FELIXKRULL
15. Con man's mark : DUPE
16. Act of bandaging : FASCIATION
17. Abba ___, Israeli diplomat : EBAN
18. Adlai's running mate: 1956 : ESTES
19. Dreams up : ENVISIONS
21. Crucifix : ROOD
22. Parsees, e.g. : SECT
23. ___ Dawn Chong of films : RAE
24. Oldest settler in the West? : SUN
25. Greek dawn goddess : EOS
28. One of the Bowls : ORANGE
30. Things to mind : PSANDQS
33. One half of essays : ESSES
34. "___ Agent," Conrad novel : THESECRET
37. Turkish city : ADANA
40. Snobbery : ELITISM
43. Kind of fiddle or string : SECOND
45. Increases, as an ante : UPS
46. "Music ___ charms . . . ": Congreve : HAS
48. New England soda fountain : SPA
49. "The ___ of Amontillado," Poe story : CASK
52. School period : TERM
53. Formal interviews : AUDIENCES
56. Be altruistic : SHARE
57. Passage in the brain : ITER
58. Parallel : COLLATERAL
60. Units on space vehicles, for short : LEMS
61. Carrot, at times : ENTICEMENT
62. Budapest-to-Belgrade dir. : SSE
63. Outlaws : DESPERADOS
1. Puts before : OFFERS
2. Foggy-day fare? : PEASOUP
3. Yankee great Howard and namesakes : ELSTONS
4. Fixed spuds, in a way : RICED
5. Second cervical vertebra : AXIS
6. Reggae relative : SKA
7. Romain de Tirtoff : ERTE
8. Angkor sight : RUINS
9. "___ everything that's old . . . ": Goldsmith : ILOVE
10. Permanent-magnet alloy : ALNICO
11. Persuades to commit perjury : SUBORNS
12. Adjunct : APANAGE
13. Pascal work : PENSEES
15. "Agnus ___" : DEI
20. Grub and Easy : STREETS
25. Add attractions : ENHANCE
26. Stasimon, e.g. : ODE
27. Mil. bodies : SQS
29. Piedmontese city : ASTI
31. Elem.-table heading : ATNO
32. Bishopric : SEE
35. Actor Gulager : CLU
36. Speed : RIP
37. Impinges upon : ASSAILS
38. Appoints as a representative : DEPUTES
39. Where Plato taught : ACADEME
41. Gathered wool : SHEARED
42. Spanish hog : MARRANO
44. Cut a rug : DANCED
47. Refines metal : SMELTS
50. Biscuit : SCONE
51. Salmon, after spawning : KELTS
52. Topic of discourse : THEMA
54. Fed. collector : IRS
55. Indiscretion : SLIP
56. Brit. money : STER
59. Point of no return? : ACE

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