New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1992

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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1. Exergues, e.g. : SPACES
7. Math can be "a garble" : ALGEBRA
14. Bumper coating : CHROME
15. More tempestuous : STORMIER
16. Crosse : RACKET
17. Headquarters : HOMEBASE
18. Revolutionary general: 1720-81 : ASHE
19. "___ There Eyes," 1930 song : THEM
21. Bridge seats : EASTS
22. S China river : PEI
23. Affable : PLEASANT
25. It is, to Livy : EST
26. Irish sea god : LER
27. Cozy seat for two : SETTEE
31. Kind of mania : EGO
33. Bedizen : DECK
36. Flow along : LAVE
37. Streaked, as with color : LACED
39. Japanese outcast : ETA
40. Wild : FERAL
41. Functions : ACTS
42. Fetor : ODOR
43. Author Tarbell: 1857-1944 : IDA
44. Jai-alai baskets : CESTAS
46. Misdirect : ERR
48. Emerize : NAP
51. Truant, possibly : ABSENTEE
54. Prefix with pod : TRI
55. Loos or Louise : ANITA
58. Vespiary : NEST
59. Josephine or Henry : HULL
60. Pledge : DEDICATE
62. Menotti heroine : AMELIA
64. Cleansed of parasites : DELOUSED
65. Formalist : PEDANT
66. English poet: 1552-99 : SPENSER
67. French presidential palace : ELYSEE
1. Curette : SCRAPE
2. Lunar dichotomies : PHASES
3. Bezaleel et al. : ARCHITECTS
4. Type of oven : COKE
5. A friend in Fife : EME
6. Resolve : SETTLE
7. Minute quantities : ATOMS
8. Actor Herbert : LOM
9. He wrote "A Burnt-Out Case" : GREENE
10. Fortified : EMBATTLED
11. Diagonal : BIAS
12. Balance : REST
13. A Brother of Hebe : ARES
15. Anagram of 18 Across : SHEA
20. Drove : HERDED
23. Trudge : PLOD
24. Beseech : ASK
28. Hairy arachnids : TARANTULAS
29. Actress Tanguay : EVA
30. Slippery one : EEL
32. Period of slow development : GESTATION
34. Third Army's area : ETO
35. Insertion marks : CARETS
37. Varnish ingredient : LAC
38. Spot on a die : ACE
40. Incite or excite : FIRE
42. Donovan's gp. : OSS
45. Soroban : ABACUS
47. Bind anew : RETAPE
49. Judge of Hollywood : ARLINE
50. Roman procurator of Judea : PILATE
52. Inscribe : ENTER
53. Exigency : NEED
55. Subjoins : ADDS
56. Turnip, in Lambeth : NEEP
57. Monty Python's Eric ___ : IDLE
59. Actress Lamarr : HEDY
61. Enzyme suffix : ASE
63. Tillis or Gibson : MEL

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