New York Times, Wednesday, September 25, 1991

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Prepare for publication : EDIT
5. Monk's garb : COWL
9. NASA's concern : SPACE
14. Father : SIRE
15. Sandusky's lake : ERIE
16. ^ : CARET
17. ¶ : PARAGRAPH
19. Gladiators' sandy battlefield : ARENA
20. Jockey : RIDER
21. Bowling-alley button : RESET
22. Kind of carpet : TAPIS
25. British gun : STEN
27. Readers : PERUSERS
30. Kefauver : ESTES
33. Descendant of Judah : OREN
34. Relative of etc. : ETAL
36. Shell of a ship : HULL
38. Cousin of a gator : CROC
39. Analyze grammatically : PARSE
40. Sponsorship : EGIS
41. Scot's skirt : KILT
42. She loves: Lat. : AMAT
43. Dispatched : SENT
44. Impertinent : SAUCY
46. Family in "Peter Pan" : DARLINGS
49. Too : ALSO
51. Mitigates : EASES
52. Subside : ABATE
55. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
58. Song from "West Side Story" : MARIA
59. ; : SEMICOLON
64. Hunter constellation : ORION
65. Notable time periods : ERAS
66. For fear that : LEST
67. O'Casey and Connery : SEANS
68. Rocky crags : TORS
69. — : DASH
1. J. B. Rhine's interest : ESP
2. Day, in Durango : DIA
3. Like some vbs. : IRR
4. Bohea or congou : TEA
5. Cherry red : CERISE
6. Toward the mouth : ORAD
7. Dry the dishes : WIPE
8. Glassmakers' ovens : LEHRS
9. Alarms : SCARES
10. ( : PARENTHESIS
11. Son of Zeus and Hera : ARES
12. Recent: Comb. form : CENE
13. "L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
18. Spanish Cubist painter : GRIS
22. "Pacem in ___": John XXIII : TERRIS
23. Interstice : AREOLA
24. One concern of a proofreader : PUNCTUATION
26. Far: Comb. form : TELE
27. Small indentation : POCK
28. Use an auger : REAM
29. Mus. heirloom : STRAD
31. University of Ore. site : EUGENE
32. First-aid contrivances : SLINGS
35. Movie dog : ASTA
37. D-day boats : LSTS
39. Yields a profit : PAYS
45. Washes : CLEANS
47. Careless : REMISS
48. Secular : LAIC
50. Start : ONSET
52. An Alcott : AMOS
53. Unadorned : BARE
54. Opera highlight : ARIA
56. Prefix for dynamics : AERO
57. Tent-making poet : OMAR
60. Long in the tooth : OLD
61. Grassland : LEA
62. C.I.A. antecedent : OSS
63. Ultimate degree : NTH

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