New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1992

Author: Calista Luminati
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kick : BOOT
5. Psalter of ___ : TARA
9. Abbr. on a tombstone : HRIP
13. "___ in the Wilderness," 1974 TV movie : ACRY
14. Heron cousin : IBIS
15. Tune, in Taxco : AIRE
16. Corded cotton : REPP
17. Young ___, Scott hero : LOCHINVAR
19. Rampur address of respect : SAHIB
21. Conniving wife in an Ibsen play : HEDDA
22. Type of poker game : ANACONDA
25. "___ Home With Bonnie Jean," 1947 song : ILLGO
28. He devised logarithms : NAPIER
29. French F.B.I. : SURETE
31. The Afrikaans : TAAL
33. Arp's art : DADA
35. University city in Honshu : KYOTO
36. Have : OWN
37. Pilose : HIRSUTE
39. Bro. or dau. : REL
40. Role in "I Pagliacci" : TONIO
42. Marquis de ___ : SADE
43. Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
44. Prayer : ORISON
46. Indebted : LIABLE
48. Perry's aide : DELLA
49. One-mate state : MONOGAMY
52. Mohammed's favorite wife : AISHA
54. Quapaw quarters : TEPEE
55. Good-___ (plant used as a potherb) : KINGHENRY
59. "Gil ___" : BLAS
60. Icelandic collection : EDDA
61. B.L.T. addition : MAYO
62. " . . . ye better reck the ___": Burns : REDE
63. Org. : ASSN
64. Like a summer drink : ICED
65. Parliament votes : AYES
1. "Nor iron ___ cage": Lovelace : BARSA
2. Singer Billy ___ : OCEAN
3. Comics heroine : ORPHANANNIE
4. Representative : TYPICAL
5. Sesame : TIL
6. Turku, to Swedes : ABO
7. "Poor ___": Franklin : RICHARDSALMANAC
8. U.S. Open champion: 1968 : ASHE
9. "Cool ___," 1967 film : HANDLUKE
10. Competition : RIVALRY
11. Author Levin : IRA
12. For each : PER
18. Exile Amin et al. : IDIS
20. Jazz form : BOP
23. Nests, to Virgil : NIDI
24. Charming children : DEARS
26. Marquand protagonist : GEORGEAPLEY
27. Paravane : OTTER
30. Weed of the West : EOLA
31. Ms. Gale's pet : TOTO
32. "___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
34. Field of sound recording : AUDIO
37. Happy ___, comics hero : HOOLIGAN
38. Tone, in Troon : TEAN
41. Baffin and Block : ISLANDS
43. High-school subject : ALGEBRA
45. "Versus" poet : NASH
47. Fly larva : BOT
50. Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
51. O.K.'s : YESES
53. Prefix for sphere : HEMI
55. Green parrot : KEA
56. Sources of libidos : IDS
57. Bar order : RYE
58. Hebrew letter : YOD

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