New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1992

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Music org. : ASCAP
6. Woeful : SAD
9. Duo : TWO
12. One of a flight : STAIR
13. Type of rain : ACID
15. Australian tennis player Lew ___ : HOAD
16. Speedy motorboat : HYDROPLANE
18. Youth org. : YMCA
19. Affirmative : YES
20. Shed feathers : MOLT
21. Loses color : FADES
23. Sacred : HOLY
24. Chan creator Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
25. Attack vigorously : LAYTO
27. San Francisco quarterback : MONTANA
30. Vast number : HORDE
31. That girl's : HERS
32. Rex Stout's Wolfe : NERO
34. Assert : AVER
35. Memorable jazz pianist : BASIE
36. Previous stones : GEMS
37. Loose-woven fabric : LENO
38. Time periods : ERAS
39. Gives over : CEDES
40. Marks with spots : DAPPLES
42. Rent : LEASE
43. Portable mortar troughs : HODS
44. Storage structures : BINS
45. Fixed allotment : QUOTA
47. Uncle's mate : AUNT
48. Certain radio operator : HAM
51. Rotate : TURN
52. Doctor Jekyll's alter ego : MISTERHYDE
55. Fury : RAGE
56. Check copy : EDIT
57. Felt poorly : AILED
58. Sound on Capitol Hill : AYE
59. Single : ONE
60. Sierra ___, Africa : LEONE
1. Pale : ASHY
2. Eyelid affliction : STYE
3. Rotters : CADS
4. Broadcast : AIR
5. Upgrade : PROMOTE
6. Sortie of troops : SALLY
7. " . . . one way to skin ___" : ACAT
8. Kipling's "Gunga ___" : DIN
9. Bulky book : TOME
10. Servicewomen : WACS
11. Harem room : ODA
14. Cry heard at an N.B.A. game : DEFENSE
15. Large-bloomed bushes : HYDRANGEAS
17. Legendary Marco : POLO
22. Jujitsu, e.g. : ART
23. Submarine detecting device : HYDROPHONE
24. Duke or Day : DORIS
25. Adored : LOVED
26. Philadelphia's Spectrum, e.g. : ARENA
27. Tablelands : MESAS
28. Wants : NEEDS
29. French fighting force : ARMEE
30. Holbrook or Linden : HAL
31. Hounds' quarry : HARES
33. Counterespionage agcy. of W.W. II : OSS
35. Hag : BELDAME
39. ___ Park, N.Y.C. : CENTRAL
41. Tea or jack attachment : POT
42. Queue : LINE
44. Kin of 27 Down : BUTTE
45. Pier : QUAY
46. Strong impulse : URGE
47. A ___ Able : ASIN
48. Wood: Comb. form : HYLO
49. Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
50. Persian's associate : MEDE
51. " . . . in the spring, ___ la" : TRA
53. Wedding words : IDO
54. Go swiftly : HIE

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