New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 1991

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. ___ California, Mexican peninsula : BAJA
5. A traffic-light color : AMBER
10. Light brown : ECRU
14. Adjoin : ABUT
15. Way : ROUTE
16. Bovine calls : MOOS
17. Torn : RENT
18. "___ and April showers": Anon. : MARCHWINDS
20. Silver grade : STERLING
22. Job-holding person : EARNER
23. Hay and cotton units : BALES
24. "Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
25. Late Philippine exile : MARCOS
27. Crosby was one : BARITONE
31. Accord : AMITY
32. Thickens; sets : GELS
33. E.P.A. concern : ECOL
34. Land east of Eden : NOD
35. Gives : DONATES
38. Mazel ___ (Hebrew congratulations) : TOV
39. Metal sources : ORES
41. Norms for Nicklaus : PARS
42. Plain language : PROSE
44. Lifesavers : RESCUERS
46. West Point freshmen : PLEBES
47. Funerary jars : URNS
48. Kennebunkport's locale : MAINE
49. P.L.O. leader : ARAFAT
52. Swapped : BARTERED
55. "April showers bring ___" : MAYFLOWERS
57. Rib in a fabric : WALE
58. Sinful : EVIL
59. Uncanny : EERIE
60. River to the North Sea : ELBE
61. Hawaiian goose : NENE
62. English sand hills : DENES
63. Costly : DEAR
1. Excludes : BARS
2. Encourage a felon : ABET
3. Group getting "altar-ations" : JUNEBRIDES
4. Draw : ATTRACT
5. Fighting forces : ARMIES
6. Bewails : MOANS
7. Whistle-stop : BURG
8. Catchall abbr. : ETC
9. Practice, theatrically : REHEARSE
10. Type of Arab state : EMIRATE
11. Direct a helmsman : CONN
12. Went on horseback : RODE
13. Where the Ussuri flows : USSR
19. African watercourse : WADI
21. Silent-screen comedian : LLOYD
24. Stops : HALTS
25. A lord's land : MANOR
26. Love, in Livorno : AMORE
27. Grizzlies : BEARS
28. Fall fest's foamy fare : OCTOBERALE
29. Part of a lariat : NOOSE
30. Sprites : ELVES
32. Snarls : GNARS
36. Like sandals : OPENTOED
37. Banana treat : SPLIT
40. Brief fracas : SCUFFLE
43. Took up an option : RENEWED
45. ___ Industrial Region, in Russia : URAL
46. Analyzes a sentence : PARSES
48. Dorsey favorite : MARIE
49. So be it : AMEN
50. Enthusiastic review : RAVE
51. Hebrew letter : AYIN
52. Swiss capital : BERN
53. Exile isle : ELBA
54. Its tail is called a flag : DEER
56. Tiny : WEE

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