New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 1991

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bustle : TODO
5. Praises : LAUDS
10. Actual : REAL
14. Arab ruler : EMIR
15. Firebug's crime : ARSON
16. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
17. High plain : MESA
18. Took apart : DISMANTLED
20. More attractive : PRETTIER
22. Self-assurance : POISE
23. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
24. Org. : ASSN
25. Highlanders : SCOTS
26. Decapitated : BEHEADED
30. Ex-baseball chief Bowie ___ : KUHN
31. Ancient Greek city : ARGOS
32. Ore. neighbor : IDA
33. Greek letters : ETAS
34. Braid : PLAIT
35. Short helper? : ASST
36. Sea eagle : ERN
37. Uses a grapnel : DRAGS
38. Ostrichlike bird : RHEA
39. New England eleven : PATRIOTS
41. Dromedary : CAMEL
43. Town in NE Italy : ESTE
44. Yogi of baseball : BERRA
45. "Shalom!" : PEACE
47. Had a yen for : HANKERED
50. Take property away : DISPOSSESS
52. Eye problem : STYE
53. Church part : APSE
54. Unfinished statue : TORSO
55. Sea swallow : TERN
56. Equal : PEER
57. Wild animal's track : SPOOR
58. Obstacle : SNAG
1. F. or C. : TEMP
2. Hebrew dry measure : OMER
3. Take illusions away : DISENCHANT
4. Ciceronian products : ORATIONS
5. Lords' mates : LADIES
6. The Ram : ARIES
7. Former cold-war antagonist : USSR
8. Suffix with serf : DOM
9. Quick pic : SNAPSHOT
10. Eye part : RETINA
11. Building additions : ELLS
12. Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
13. Young fellow : LAD
19. Certain winning margins : NOSES
21. Explosive : TNT
24. Sponsorship : AEGIS
25. Hindu sacred writings : SUTRA
26. Boasts : BRAGS
27. Take away courage : DISHEARTEN
28. Ford's folly : EDSEL
29. Facts : DATA
30. Retain : KEEP
31. Winged : ALATE
34. Objects : PROTESTS
35. Furniture features : ARMRESTS
37. Descendant of jazz : DISCO
40. Farm machine : REAPER
41. Faultfinder : CENSOR
42. Clumsy boat : ARK
44. ___ profundo : BASSO
45. Corncob or hookah : PIPE
46. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
47. Brave one : HERO
48. Wildcat : EYRA
49. Chinese leader : DENG
50. Fish, in a way : DAP
51. Placebo : SOP

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