New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1991

Author:Don Groat
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Soaring : ALOFT
6. Fellow : CHAP
10. Bath or wash follower : TUB
13. Word in Psalms : SELAH
14. Make quiet : HUSH
15. Nibble : BITE
16. ___ Tribunal : HAGUE
17. Climax lead-in : ANTI
18. Road for a chariot : ITER
19. Student of fossils : PALEONTOLOGIST
22. Sound of disapproval : TSK
23. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
24. Some are hydraulic : RAMS
27. Queries : ASKS
30. Ship's depth finder : SONAR
34. Depot info : ETA
35. Boom : SPAR
36. Dunne of old films : IRENE
37. End of quote : CONSCIOUSOFNONE
41. O'Day of song : ANITA
42. Inferior in size : PUNY
43. City in Serbia : NIS
44. Oyster's largess : PEARL
45. Beowulf, for one : EPIC
46. Fortuneteller's words : ISEE
47. Summit : APEX
49. Mem. of the fleet : USS
51. Metaphysical : TRANSCENDENTAL
58. Yin's complement : YANG
59. Neb. Indian : OTOE
60. Rose-colored dye : EOSIN
62. Solemn observance : RITE
63. Boxer Spinks : LEON
64. "___ With Me" : ABIDE
65. Violinist Bull : OLE
66. Sea eagle : ERNE
67. Compact : DENSE
1. Bat wood : ASH
2. Vault : LEAP
3. Actress Petrova : OLGA
4. "The greatest of ___ . . . " (Start of a Carlyle quote) : FAULTS
5. Biblical pronouns : THEES
6. Detective Charlie : CHAN
7. Pursue game : HUNT
8. John Jacob and family : ASTORS
9. Sleuth Vance : PHILO
10. S.A. monkey : TITI
11. All-purpose trks. : UTES
12. Lahr or Wheeler : BERT
15. Rocky Mountain sheep : BIGHORN
20. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
21. Become rigid : OSSIFY
24. Post-game report : RECAP
25. Make up for : ATONE
26. Excessive craze : MANIA
28. ___ Paulo : SAO
29. German steel-family name : KRUPP
31. Times Square lights : NEONS
32. Oakley or Hall : ANNIE
33. Della or Pee Wee : REESE
35. Tonsure areas : SCALPS
38. Golfer Curtis : STRANGE
39. Generis or juris preceder : SUI
40. Opportunely : ONCUE
45. Collegiate home of Puritanism: 17th century : EXETER
46. Continuation of 4 Down : ISTOBE
48. School in Metz, e.g. : ECOLE
50. Slammin' Sam : SNEAD
51. Novice : TYRO
52. Speak reproachfully : RAIL
53. Penny ___ : ANTE
54. "High ___," Cooper film : NOON
55. Sandy tract, in England : DENE
56. A ___ apple : ASIN
57. Covers : LIDS
61. Society-page word : NEE

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