New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1992

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Perspiration unit : BEAD
5. Kind of duty : CIVIC
10. Soviet fighter plane : MIG
13. The top : ACME
14. Peaceful harmony : AMITY
15. Lode load : ORE
16. Sweet dream re Bullwinkle? : CHOCOLATEMOOSE
19. It consists of 114 suras : KORAN
20. Kasparov ploy : GAMBIT
21. Guitar predecessor : LUTE
23. Gal of song : SAL
24. Biol. or phys. : SCI
27. A subject of puns herein : DESSERT
30. They're more than pint-sized : LITERS
32. It's beaten by a birdie : PAR
33. Run amok : RIOT
35. Object of contemplation during omphaloskepsis : NAVEL
36. Geometrician's sweet dream? : LEMONMERINGUEPI
40. Novelist Zola : EMILE
41. First ruler of the Slavs : SAMO
42. Dem.'s rival : REP
43. Secured : BONDED
45. Flower people : HIPPIES
48. Chemical suffix : ENE
49. Venus or Minerva : DEA
51. Cherished animal? : DEER
52. Waterlogged : SODDEN
54. Aptly named author : READE
58. Clergyman's sweet dream? : HOTFUDGESUNDAY
61. "___ voce poco fa," Rossini aria : UNA
62. Leave off : CEASE
63. De Valera's land : EIRE
64. Court-imposed order : GAG
65. German painter Max ___ : ERNST
66. Jeanne d'Arc et al. : STES
1. Endorse : BACK
2. Canyon iteration : ECHO
3. Bow-wielding infant : AMOR
4. Bumper adornments : DECALS
5. Ripkin of the Orioles : CAL
6. Figurative descriptions : IMAGERIES
7. "La Dolce ___," 1960 film : VITA
8. List entries : ITEMS
9. A ringer for Ringo : CYMBAL
10. Debatable : MOOT
11. Apr. collector : IRS
12. Haw's opposite : GEE
17. Responsibility : ONUS
18. Bodybuilder's preshow activity : OILING
22. Six years, for Bentsen : TERM
24. Draconian : SEVERE
25. Suzette's creations? : CREPES
26. L.I. town : ISLIP
27. Subordinate deity : DAEMON
28. One of the weasels : ERMINE
29. Pentateuch : TORAH
31. Kind of cross : TAU
32. Eisenhower, in 1911 : PLEBE
34. Quality of 51 Across : TIMIDNESS
37. Stale : OLD
38. "All men have ___ the gods": Homer : NEEDOF
39. Slangy denial : NOPE
44. Glean : DEDUCE
46. Llama land : PERU
47. Dunne and Cara : IRENES
50. Summer snake? : ADDER
52. Unaccompanied : STAG
53. Former governor of Alaska : EGAN
55. Mine access : ADIT
56. Bell the cat : DARE
57. Windows of the soul : EYES
58. Hold like a bear : HUG
59. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
60. Harden : SET

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