New York Times, Saturday, September 7, 1991

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Distiller's glass vessel, once : MATRASS
8. Certain Degas works : PASTELS
15. Cuban province : ORIENTE
16. College town in Ohio : OBERLIN
17. Headgear for Charles : CORONET
18. Pact town: 1925 : LOCARNO
19. Skeddaddle : HIE
20. This could put you under : ETHER
22. Pilaster : PIER
23. Annex : ADD
24. Wood's "Woman With ___" : PLANTS
26. Crumb : ORT
27. Intrinsic : ESSENTIAL
30. Thwack : WHOMP
33. " . . . and no man ___ him": Luke 15:16 : GAVEUNTO
37. Dons duds : ATTIRES
40. Gun dogs : SETTERS
41. Independence notable : HSTRUMAN
43. Dangerous mosquito : AEDES
44. Stream at Troy : SCAMANDER
47. Reflux : EBB
50. U.S.S.R. bay : ENISEI
51. Twice DC : MCC
54. European fruit tree : SORB
56. A tribe of Israel : ASHER
57. Mode or carte preceders : ALA
58. "___ the Phalarope": Paton : TOOLATE
60. Saudi Arabian oil center : DHAHRAN
63. Organism that grows from the inside : ENDOGEN
64. Quebec village : LAREINE
65. Croaker's cousin : SEABASS
66. "The Scarlet ___," 1934 Dietrich film : EMPRESS
1. Glove leather : MOCHA
2. Taro or wild calla : AROID
3. Spent : TIRED
4. Rock's ___ Speedwagon : REO
5. Actress Harding : ANN
6. Causes maceration : STEEPS
7. Put down roots : SETTLE
8. Cornmeal dishes : POLENTAS
9. Fruitless : ABORTIVE
10. Dry, as wine : SEC
11. Horse-drawn vehicle : TRAP
12. Tucson suburb : ELRIO
13. Diamond drive : LINER
14. Bar shot : SNORT
21. General idea : HANG
25. Bristles, to Brutus : SAETAE
27. Arab princes : EMIRS
28. ___ Goose (Hughes plane) : SPRUCE
29. One who seals coke-oven doors : LUTER
30. "___ Hoo," 1936 song : WAH
31. Alts. : HTS
32. McGraw's "wunderkind" : OTT
34. Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
35. It's past due : TRE
36. Donovan's org. : OSS
38. Springs : EMANATES
39. Japanese instruments : SAMISENS
42. "Bed Riddance" poet : NASH
45. It has a sightless eye : NEEDLE
46. Moroccan money : DIRHAM
47. Opera singer Simon : ESTES
48. Storied frontiersman : BOONE
49. Toronto's former all-star goalie : BRODA
51. Berlin song: 1928 : MARIE
52. MacRaes et al. : CLANS
53. Weaves rattan : CANES
55. Splotch : BLOB
59. Begum's husband : AGA
61. French artist-sculptor : ARP
62. An L.B.J. beagle : HER

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