New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1993

Author:Bill Polvogt
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Snare : TRAP
5. Cut result : SCAR
9. Cry of triumph : AHA
12. Columnist Barrett : RONA
13. Bowling score : SPARE
14. Warning to motorists : SLOW
15. Leave unmentioned : OMIT
16. Annoyance : IRRITATION
18. Unit on a space vehicle, for short : LEM
19. Pleased : GLAD
20. Responds : REACTS
21. In an unrestrained way : LOOSELY
23. Unites : MERGES
24. Uses a settee : SITS
25. Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
26. Narrow margins : HAIRS
28. Copy : TRACE
29. Chum : PAL
32. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
33. Verity : TRUTH
34. Idol : HERO
35. The ether : SKY
36. Bright : SHINY
37. Tiny pests : MITES
38. Proofreader's mark : CARET
39. Bill of fare : MENU
40. Loads : CARGOS
42. Nursery toys : RATTLES
45. Danger : THREAT
46. Find distasteful : HATE
47. Strong brew : ALE
48. Indignant displeasure : RESENTMENT
50. River hazard : SNAG
51. A mil. absentee : AWOL
52. Actress Hope or Jessica : LANGE
53. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
54. Opposite of ant. : SYN
55. Otherwise : ELSE
56. Do k.p. work : PEEL
1. Fish from a moving vessel : TROLL
2. Juliet's love : ROMEO
3. Ill will : ANIMOSITY
4. Sajak or Boone : PAT
5. Fine mist : SPRAY
6. Ace, e.g. : CARD
7. Onassis nickname : ARI
8. Cut down; abridge : RETRENCH
9. Wonderland girl : ALICE
10. Owls' calls : HOOTS
11. Bristlelike appendages : AWNS
13. Diva Beverly ___ : SILLS
14. Old West transport, for short : STAGE
17. Eagle's nest : AERIE
19. Obtains : GETS
22. Equine progenitor : SIRE
23. Substantial : MEATY
25. Hog's sound : GRUNT
26. Owns : HAS
27. Noah's boat : ARK
28. Essays : TRIES
29. Peevishness : PETULANCE
30. Exists : ARE
31. ___ Alamos : LOS
33. Mechanism for Casey Jones : THROTTLE
34. Clue : HINT
36. Astronomer Carl ___ : SAGAN
37. Allot : METE
38. Fisherman's basket : CREEL
39. Dull finish : MATTE
40. Al dente : CHEWY
41. Antisocial burning desire : ARSON
42. Cowboy's milieu : RANGE
43. Cheer : ELATE
44. Star of "Blume in Love" : SEGAL
45. Las' companions : TRAS
46. They get cooped up : HENS
49. ___ de mer (seasickness) : MAL
50. Drain : SAP

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