New York Times, Friday, January 11, 1991

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Peel : PARE
5. Over : PAST
9. Chunk : SLAB
13. Off balance : ALOP
14. Root or Yale : ELIHU
15. Prong : TINE
16. Former chess master Richard ___ : RETI
17. Surgical beam : LASER
18. Assess : RATE
19. Nonlizard lacrimation : CROCODILETEARS
22. Play the guitar : STRUM
23. Spread out, as troops : DEPLOY
24. Stadium yells : RAHS
26. Merit : DESERVE
30. Western capital : HELENA
33. Telemachus, to Odysseus : SON
34. Feat : DEED
35. Ratite bird : EMU
36. Door rails, to architects : IMPAGES
39. Mythical mischief-maker : ATE
40. Bowery character : WINO
42. Valise : BAG
43. Styx ferryman : CHARON
45. Ancient core of Constantinople : STAMBUL
47. Three-handed card game : SKAT
48. Pinna : EARLAP
50. ___ Island : RHODE
54. Nonlizard fruit : ALLIGATORPEARS
57. Ice sheet : FLOE
58. Ancient Thracians : EDONI
59. "Leave ___ that!" : ITAT
60. Public disturbance : RIOT
61. Beatle Starr : RINGO
62. Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
63. Sweet potatoes : YAMS
64. Armhole : SCYE
65. Musical syllables : TRAS
1. René's recreation areas : PARCS
2. On the qui vive : ALERT
3. Copter part : ROTOR
4. Gourmet : EPICURE
5. Tartans : PLAIDS
6. Usher's milieu : AISLE
7. Collie : SHEEPDOG
8. Nonreptilian sweater : TURTLENECK
9. Wandered : STRAYED
10. Munchausen, e.g. : LIAR
11. Julian Huxley book : ANTS
12. Spelling contest : BEE
14. Yore, of yore : ELD
20. Muscat dweller : OMANI
21. Lover of Cephalus : EOS
25. Nonporcine fast food : HAMBURGERS
27. Aft : REAR
28. Presidential rejection : VETO
29. First place : EDEN
30. Chops : HEWS
31. Vent : EMIT
32. Kind of moth : LUNA
33. Droop : SAG
37. Of element #46 : PALLADIC
38. Acute : SHARP
41. Fluffy fare : OMELETS
44. Nonbeliever : ATHEIST
46. Inlet: Ger. : BAI
47. Kind of bath : SPONGE
49. Muscle weakness : ATONY
51. Western : OATER
52. lonesco product : DRAMA
53. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
54. Ending for Saturn : ALIA
55. Appear indistinctly : LOOM
56. Rita's bailiwick : RIO
57. Sauté : FRY

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