New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1993

Author: Bill Polvogt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Latin I word : AMAT
5. Lady of Spain : DAMA
9. Western Indians : UTES
13. Cook book : COMA
14. Witch town of yore : SALEM
15. Poet Ogden ___ : NASH
16. Start of a Mark Twain comment : EVERYONEWANTSTO
19. Like an autocrat : DESPOTIC
20. Impatient driver, often : TOOTER
21. Dos, formerly : UTS
22. Crib : BIN
23. Suffix with south : ERN
24. Twain comment: Part II : GOTOHEAVEN
28. Eocene, e.g. : EPOCH
30. Fib : LIE
31. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
35. Author Gardner et al. : ERLES
36. Twain comment: Part III : BUT
37. Not those : THESE
38. Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
39. Chew the ___ (ruminate) : CUD
40. "___ Men Out," 1988 film : EIGHT
41. Twain comment: Part IV : NOONEWANTS
45. Alphabet start : ABC
48. One kind of feeling : GUT
49. Retirement-plan initials : IRA
50. Meteorite's creation : CRATER
52. Point out in a lineup : IDENTIFY
57. End of the comment : TODIETOGETTHERE
59. German river : ODER
60. Uneven : EROSE
61. Sector : AREA
62. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
63. Pub missile : DART
64. Stratum : TIER
1. Served perfectly : ACED
2. Change abodes : MOVE
3. Singer Ed ___ : AMES
4. Canvas cover, for short : TARP
5. Coffee-break treat : DANISH
6. Sir ___ Guinness : ALEC
7. Kitty comment : MEW
8. Disposed to love : AMATIVE
9. Biblical preposition : UNTO
10. Sample : TASTE
11. Organic compound : ESTER
12. Clipped : SHORN
14. ___ voce : SOTTO
17. Teen-agers : YOUTHS
18. Not any : NONE
22. Chum, for one : BAIT
24. Autumnal hue : GOLD
25. Pelagic body : OCEAN
26. Avoid artfully : ELUDE
27. Like some of Koufax's games : NOHIT
28. Snakelike fish : EEL
29. Before: Prefix : PRE
32. Golfer Mallon et al. : MEGS
33. Fireplace residue : ASH
34. Bottom line : NET
36. Baseball ploy : BUNT
37. Occupant : TENANT
39. Wooed : COURTED
42. Molding : OGEE
43. Most expansive : WIDEST
44. Mountain ridge : ARETE
45. Thespian : ACTOR
46. Soup, in a trattoria : BRODO
47. Youngest son : CADET
51. Flag : TIRE
52. Aircraft designer Sikorsky : IGOR
53. The other one : THAT
54. Yesterday, in Pisa : IERI
55. Liberate : FREE
56. Mercury's 88 days : YEAR
58. Domesday Book money : ORA

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