New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1993

Author: Beverly J. Seward
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Rule, Brittania" composer : ARNE
5. Have the means for : AFFORD
11. Barn resident : OWL
14. Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
15. Dealer in hush money : BRIBER
16. Hawaiian acacia : KOA
17. Start of an epigram by J. J. Ingalls : THEPURIFICATION
20. Muslim : ISLAMITE
21. Stood behind : UPHELD
22. Network inits. : CBS
23. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
24. Count of jazz : BASIE
27. Draft org. : SSS
29. ___ the ears : UPTO
33. Epigram: Part II : OFPOLITICS
36. "The Endless Summer" subject : SURF
37. ___ de guerre (war whoop) : CRI
38. One piece of information : DATUM
39. Suicus : RUT
40. Coop swaggerer : COCK
42. Prestigious D.C. workplace : OVALOFFICE
45. Epigram: Part III : ISAN
46. Memorable period : ERA
47. Cow's first stomach : RUMEN
48. Sponsorship : EGIS
51. Ache all over : AIL
52. Certain trains : LOCALS
55. Analytical prediction : FORECAST
60. End of the epigram : IRIDESCENTDREAM
62. Ran into : MET
63. Subtle distinction : NUANCE
64. Give impetus to : URGE
65. Work diligently : PLY
66. Is intuitive : SENSES
67. Dream idly : MOON
1. High: Comb. form : ALTI
2. Cheering words : RAHS
3. Present time : NOEL
4. Spanish space : ESPACIO
5. Dugout shelters : ABRIS
6. Glassmaker's mixture : FRIT
7. Region of E. Scotland : FIFE
8. Geisha's sash : OBI
9. Happen again : RECUR
10. Hang loosely : DRAPE
11. Steinbeck Sooner : OKIE
12. Fleece : WOOL
13. Inventor of an instant camera : LAND
18. An inflorescence : UMBEL
19. Biblical pronouns : THOUS
23. Apertures in a sponge : OSCULA
24. Lawn bowling, Italian style : BOCCI
25. Certain hairdos : AFROS
26. Star in Virgo : SPICA
27. Inventory at a cooperage : STAVES
28. Long-necked lute : SITAR
30. Feast of Lots : PURIM
31. Hatchet-burying event : TRUCE
32. Seldom's opposite : OFTEN
34. Words of solemnity : IDO
35. A mil. M.D. : SMO
41. Baking direction : KNEAD
43. Made on a griddle : FRIED
44. Lever support : FULCRUM
49. Hidden valleys : GLENS
50. Publish : ISSUE
51. Skills, in Sevilla : ARTES
52. Flaccid : LIMP
53. City on the Oka : OREL
54. Jersey, Kansas or Oklahoma : CITY
55. Okefenokee features : FENS
56. Quondam : ONCE
57. Flying prefix : AERO
58. Pudding thickener : SAGO
59. Feds of a kind : TMEN
61. Where most tuna comes from : CAN

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