New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1991

Author: Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Fits of anger : MADS
5. Confuse : BEFOG
10. A king of Norway : OLAV
14. Polite interjection : AHEM
15. ___ Root, Nobelist for Peace: 1912 : ELIHU
16. Capp character : LENA
17. Actor-bricklayer? : JAMESMASON
19. Newts : EFTS
20. Where Hansel won in June 1991 : BELMONT
21. "Ars ___ artis" : GRATIA
23. Graphite : LEAD
24. Lustrous : SHINY
25. Hock, old style : IMPAWN
28. Like some swords : TWOEDGED
31. Aberdeen's river : DEE
32. Caterpillar hairs : SETAE
34. Singer Haggard : MERLE
35. Rough guesses: Abbr. : ESTS
37. Like a rotunda : DOMED
39. Italia's capital : ROMA
40. Range animal : STEER
42. Life-preserver filling : KAPOK
44. Service vehicle : VAN
45. Cotton fabric for costumes : TARLATAN
47. Municipal slot machines : METERS
49. Tooth stealer? : FAIRY
50. Quintet : FIVE
51. "___ in remembrance of me": Luke 22:19 : THISDO
53. Hindu merchants : BANIANS
56. Long periods : EONS
57. Politician-broker? : JULIANBOND
60. Places : LOCI
61. Purfle : ADORN
62. One of seven : ASIA
63. Tennis great : ASHE
64. Ovid's "It hurts!" : NOCET
65. Swindles : GYPS
1. Rank above a capt. : MAJ
2. Melville whaler : AHAB
3. Attican township : DEME
4. "I begin to ___ rat": Cervantes : SMELLA
5. Lamented : BEMOANED
6. Kudu's cousin : ELAND
7. Holyfield weapon : FIST
8. Exclamation of surprise : OHO
9. Enthusiastic : GUNGHO
10. Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
11. Hall of Fame pitcher-citrus grower? : LEFTYGROVE
12. Against : ANTI
13. Anatomical ducts : VASA
18. Mergansers : SMEWS
22. African thong : RIEM
24. Win all the games in a series : SWEEP
25. That is, in Latin : IDEST
26. Erstwhile D.C. hostess : MESTA
27. British actor-aviarist? : PETERFINCH
28. ___ Negara National Park, Malaysia : TAMAN
29. ___ del Sur (South Sea) : ELMAR
30. Campus figures : DEANS
33. Sweet wine grape : TOKAY
36. Ethiopian emperor: 1930-74 : SELASSIE
38. Ruling : DOMINANT
41. Incursion : RAID
43. Dobson of "Knots Landing" : KEVIN
46. Hector was one : TROJAN
48. Hyson container : TEABAG
50. Savoir-___ (tact) : FAIRE
51. Brain tissue : TELA
52. Homophone for whose : HOOS
53. Union of a sort : BLOC
54. Prying : NOSY
55. Cut off : SNIP
58. Edible Japanese herb : UDO
59. "___ Rheingold" : DAS

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