New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1992

Author: Wayne Hall-Eastman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 3 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bede of fiction : ADAM
5. Teatime comestibles : CAKES
10. Ratio words : ISTO
14. Molar: Comb. form : MYLO
15. Long-jump champ: 1936 : OWENS
16. Capture : NAIL
17. Song by 2 Down : BLOWININTHEWIND
20. Highway divisions : LANES
21. Actress Carrie ___ : NYE
22. Twining stems : BINES
23. First of 12, in Madrid : ENERO
24. Nice lad : GARCON
26. Wee, in Wick : SMA
28. County in NW Mich. : ANTRIM
32. Put on a show : ACT
35. Jewelry material : ENAMEL
39. Overhang : EAVE
40. Real name of 2 Down : ROBERTZIMMERMAN
43. Original man : ADAM
44. Jim ___, Apollo astronaut : LOVELL
45. To ___ fro : AND
46. Christie's Jane ___ : MARPLE
48. Singer Sumac : YMA
50. Steer steerer : LARIAT
54. Drive forward : IMPEL
58. Literary gathering : SALON
61. Monogram of a famed suffragist : SBA
62. English novelist: 1814-84 : READE
63. "The Times ___," song by 2 Down : THEYAREACHANGIN
66. Flow against : LAVE
67. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
68. Vols' state : TENN
69. Theatrical honor : OBIE
70. Where runners get together : MEETS
71. Command to Spot : STAY
1. Take time to smell the flowers : AMBLE
2. Singer born 5/24/41 : DYLAN
3. Unaccompanied : ALONE
4. Suburbanites' machines : MOWERS
5. Pro's foe : CON
6. " . . . on ___ and a prayer" : AWING
7. Its capital is Nairobi : KENYA
8. "___ Talking," Rivers book : ENTER
9. Library sound : SSH
10. "The Lion ___," 1968 movie : INWINTER
11. Spahn teammate in the 40's : SAIN
12. Prong : TINE
13. Early car manufacturer : OLDS
18. Chemical compound : ISOMER
19. Dark, in poesy : EBON
25. With equanimity : CALMLY
27. Buck's outgrowth : ANTLER
29. Hindu deity : RAMA
30. Netman Lendl : IVAN
31. Do some darning : MEND
32. Saroyan hero : ARAM
33. Musical finale : CODA
34. Ski lift : TBAR
36. Type of dye : AZO
37. DII x II : MIV
38. Scottish uncle : EME
41. Wage earner : EMPLOYEE
42. Twain's last hometown : ELMIRA
47. Hollywood's Turner : LANA
49. Catkins : AMENTS
51. Alpine river : ISERE
52. Diminish : ABATE
53. Implicit : TACIT
55. Debra of films : PAGET
56. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
57. Comedian Bruce : LENNY
58. Norman town : STLO
59. One-legged protagonist : AHAB
60. Third son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
64. Ewe's mate : RAM
65. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES

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